Formed in 2012 by Bullet for My Valentine’s Matt Tuck and Pitchshifter’s Jason Bowld, AxeWound came together after the pair bonded over their shared love of metal. Deciding they wanted to make an album, AxeWound rose to supergroup status after the pair recruited Cancer Bats’ Liam Cormier, Glamour of the Kill’s Mike Kingswood, and Rise to Remain’s Joe Copcutt, creating a lineup of modern metalcore heavy-hitters to bring the project screaming into the world.
Wanting to get away from the pressures and expectations of their other bands, the members of AxeWound explore a wide variety of sounds, with the band dabbling in thrash, groove metal, and metalcore, acting as a remedy to the homogeneity that can build up in the metal scene. With an easy songwriting chemistry, AxeWound worked quickly, writing an album’s worth of material in under a month and making their full-length debut in 2012 with Vultures.
Axewound is available for corporate events, private shows, milestone celebrations (birthday, anniversary), fundraisers, festivals, and more.