Phoenix, AZ metal band MURKOCET have unleashed their newest single, “Dominator.” The song features guest vocals by ex-CHIMAIRA front man Mark Hunter.
“Dominator” is streaming now at:
MURKOCET vocalist Richie Jano comments on the song, “We’re proud to release this new single for everyone for the first time in a while, through these tough and frustrating times even we needed some new music to be happy with and we felt like our fans were overdue for something special. We are proud to have Mark Hunter from CHIMAIRA on ‘Dominator’ with us as he has been a metal icon and idol of ours for years and years. With that we hope everyone enjoys the song and shares it with fellow metal lovers who need something new to bang around to.”
Mark Hunter also commented on his involvement on the track, “Its always an honor when bands ask to collab. Especially when those bands bring filthy riffs. Think y’all are gonna dig this one!”
“Dominator” is the band’s first new material since their 2018 EP Epidemic (available here). MURKOCET is currently working on new material for their next album.
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MURKOCET is an American heavy metal band based out of Phoenix, Arizona. Formed in 2013, the band’s debut album Digging Mercy’s Grave was released on January 14, 2017. The album consists of eleven tracks, two of which have been aired on Phoenix’s 98KUPD “Into The Pit” and another that was chosen by indie horror film director, Bob Clark of Reel Bloody Films to be the title track of his movie, ‘Strip Club Massacre.’ Since their debut, the band has ventured out on multiple North American tours rocking stages in New Mexico, Nebraska, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, throughout Southern California and The Viper Room in LA. They have shared the stage with headlining acts such as Attila, Exodus, Crowbar, The Browning and more. With a rapidly growing fanbase, the metal quartet landed themselves a spot in Phoenix New Times’ article for “13 Best Metal Bands In Metro Phoenix” on August 29, 2017.
Heavily influenced by Lamb of God, Slipknot, and Hatebreed, just to name a few, MURKOCET combines their own musical talents to deliver a highly aggressive and unrelenting sound with a catchy melodic groove. The band’s main objective has always been to write material that would not only be exciting musically, but have a strong emphasis on crowd involvement. Their captivating live performance and high energy stage presence prescribes every audience a heavy dose.
MURKOCET is vocalist Richie Jano, guitarist Nate Garrett, drummer Mike Mays and bassist Jared Pettit.