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Artist of the day: Faith Addiction




The top dogs of Tampa’s grindcore scene, Cellgraft, recently played their final show at the Brass Mug. So what are they up to now?

In the case of singer Matt McKamey and drummer Chris Wotring, they’ve started a chaotic new metal band called Faith Addiction. Joining them are Feral Babies singer Justin Arnold on bass and former Actions Speak Louder guitarist Joshua Couture.

“We all come from slightly different musical backgrounds which gives the band a somewhat eclectic sound, mixing influences of grindcore, hardcore, punk, D-beat and metal,” said Arnold. “The songs do not have a traditional structure or flow. There are many temp and timing changes throughout the songs and parts typically don’t repeat.”

If you dig the grindcore sound of Cellgraft or the classic punk sound of Feral Babies, they’re worth a listen. Check out their Order From Chaos 7-inch here — or just go see them at the Brass Mug on Wednesday (with Merauder) or at Fubar on Oct. 3 (with Party Time, Razormaze and Ulcer).

Photo: Nicole C. Kibert /

[Last modified: Friday, September 14, 2012 2:33pm]


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