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Traditional Rocking Heavy Metal from NC! We'll see you in the night . . .

Genre: Heavy Metal

Band Members:

    •Chris Bennett - Lead Guitars & Vocals

    •Robbie Mercer - Drums 

    •John E. Wooten IV - Lead Vocals & Bass

Hometown: Raleigh, NC

Record Label: Pure Steel Records


Widow has been a staple of underground metal scene since 2000 and have released 5 albums, performed countless shows including Kansas City Power Metal Festival, Rocklahoma, Sword Brothers Festival IX, Up the Hammers, and Steel Assassins Festival. Widow have performed in the US, Canada, Europe, Japan and Australia and continue to tour as much as possible. They have played/toured with many great artists such as Saxon, Queensryche, Cauldron, Skull Fist, White Wizzard, Icarus Witch, Grim Reaper, Raven, Destruction, Krisiun and many more!!!

Widow explores the neo-classical side of heavy metal and is proud to take their influences from their own experiences plus groups such as King Diamond, Crimson Glory, Warlord, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, and Yngwie Malmsteen. The morbid personality of each member comes together to form the unique sound of the band.

Metal Hammer magazine has named WIDOW one of the leaders of the "New Wave of Traditional Metal" and is recognized as a band at the front of the melodic metal uprising. Widow has put the final touches on their new release entitled Carved In Stone available now on Pure Steel Records.

Artists We Also Like :

Cauldron, TTD,Skull Fist, Icarus Witch, your band here


Van Halen, Kiss, Ozzy, Dio, Slayer, The Ramones, King Diamond, Priest, Maiden, Sabbath, Crimson Glory, Leatherwolf

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Raleigh, NC USA
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