Progressive Death Metal Savagery Coming in June with THE HALLOWED CATHARSIS’ ‘Killowner’ / Official Video Released

Canada’s THE HALLOWED CATHARSIS (THC) will release new EP Killowner on June 2 via Lacerated Enemy Records. You can check out the official video for album track “Breeding Pits” at

THC plays a unique style of unhinged progressive death metal. Tired of generic tech-death flooding the scene, THC works to be unpredictable, brutal, and technical, while staying catchy. This attitude carries through to the live show where you can expect to see unparalleled energy.

The new record, Killowner, explores faster, shorter, and more brutal song structures than on the band’s previous offerings. Killowner tells the desperate story of the end of life for a mutated human pet of an elitist extraterrestrial master after she has lost her merit and attempts at having her breed prove futile.

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Track List

  1. Abduction Sequence
  2. Forced Mutation
  3. Breeding Pits
  4. Swap Meat
  5. Strays
  6. Killowner


Sean Ip – Vocals
Kyle Bains – Guitar
Claire Lamb – Guitar
Michael Holme – Bass, backing vocals
Kevin Emms – Drums


THC is a 5-piece progressive/technical death metal outfit from Vancouver BC, founded in 2013. In 2020 the band will release Killowner, their follow up to Solar Cremation (2017) and their recent single, “The Gaia Expulsion” (2019). THC has toured across Western Canada twice, appeared at Armstrong Metal Festival, and opened for numerous touring acts (Veil of Maya, The Faceless, Voivod, Archspire, etc) in Vancouver. In 2020 the band plans to tour Canada in support of Killowner and extend their reach into the PNW of the USA.

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