New York post-metal unit GUHTS premiere eerie first single off upcoming ‘blood feather’ EP via Cvlt Nation!
NYC-based fearless post-metal foursome GUHTS (with members of Witchkiss, Bask) present an eerie and poignant first track taken from their self-released debut EP ‘blood feather’, coming out August 6th on CD and digital. Listen to « Eyes Open » now exclusively via Cvlt Nation!
GUHTS is a New York post-metal band comprising members of Witchkiss, Bask and Black Mountain Hunger, delivering larger-than-life sounds and deeply emotional music, driven by Amber Burns’ eerie and tormented vocals. With a sound that is cold as concrete, at times industrial, the foursome will take you on a spine-shivering trip where metal encounters machines, wounded souls meet purgatory. They have only just begun to capture the hearts of the masses.
Listen to GUHTS debut single « Eyes Open » via Cvlt Nation
Vocalist Amber Burns tells more about the EP thematics: “A lot of my lyrics are taken from the daily journals I keep to help deal with my emotions. Books that I might be reading at the time of working on a particular song will also inspire my lyrics. The book I have been most inspired by personally and lyrically is “Women Who Run With Wolves” by Clarissa Pinkola Estés. As well as being a musician, I am also an Artist and tend to be inspired by powerful and emotional artworks. One artist that especially inspires me is Leslie Fandrich with her “Beauty and Bullshit” series. Her artwork displays very powerful themes of unrealistic gender and beauty expectations as well as exploring the desire to break free from binaries and confuse boundaries. »
All songs on ‘blood feather’ were recorded at The Doom Room in Newburgh, NY and at The Thunder Dungeon in Asheville, NC. The album was mixed and mastered by Scott Prater at The Doom Room in Newburgh, NY. Debut EP ‘blood feather’ will be released on August 6th on CD via Bandcamp, and on all digital streaming platforms.
GUHTS ‘blood feather’ EP
Out August 6th on CD and digital – Self-released
1. Eyes Open
2. Handless Maiden
3. The Mirror
4. The Forest
Deep in the pandemic, GUHTS guitarist Scott Prater was writing music for his other band Witchkiss and realized he had tapped into something greater. He quickly recruited his wife Amber, who is also the drummer and singer of Witchkiss, as well as his old friend Jesse Van Note of Bask and Black Mountain Hunger, who then brought in his bandmate Dan Shaneyfelt.
From there the band was off to the races crafting a sound influenced by acts like Cult Of Luna, Isis, Neurosis but perhaps above all Deftones. GUHTS will release their debut EP ‘blood feather’ on July 30th, 2021 and are seeking to find a full-time drummer and synth player to round out the lineup. The band has dreams of building a collective around the project where friends and like-minded musicians work together to craft emotional and powerful music. Once the EP is released, the band will gear up to drop a full length in 2022 and tour as much as possible. The future is bright for GUHTS, are you ready for their deeply emotional take on heavy music?
Amber Burns – Vocals
Scott Prater – Guitar & Synth
Dan Shaneyfelt – Guitar & Synth
Jesse Van Note – Bass