Ohio’s Skeletonwitch came to widespread attention in the metal scene in 2007 with their second album “Beyond The Permafrost”, a uniquely catchy affair that mixes thrash with the distinctive tone of black metal. With their following two albums the band continued to tighten that sound while mercilessly gigging with some of metal’s biggest names.

I spoke to guitarist Scott Hedrick outside Toronto’s Mod Club on their recent tour supporting The Black Dahlia Murder, about their new album “Serpents Unleashed” and how Skeletonwitch is working after five albums and ten years.


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