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Wild Fire (formerly Cathercist) Reveals Brand New Track “Villain” + Lyric Video

On November 5, 2015, Mississippi rockers Wild Fire released their new track Villain along with a statement washing their hands of the bands old name Cathercist.
With a fresh new sound and name the band is ready to close out 2015 big, dropping their new lyric video for their single Villain.

Check out the official “Villain” Lyric Video Here

The most defining aspect of Wild Fire is the music itself and how they play it– nothing is held back at a Wild Fire show. Dynamic songwriting, passionate vocals, intense, technical instrumental work and memorable hooks… these are things the band’s ever-growing fan base have come to appreciate and expect. The band delivers with an untamed, unrelenting energy that commands attention and leaves their audience craving more.

Currently recognized as one of the most prominent and busiest bands from the Gulf South, Wild Firetrace their roots back to 2010 when guitarist Taylor Roberts and vocalist Zack Sawyer began to collaborate. They first made a name for themselves with underground metal fans throughout their local area, with their intense live shows and aggressive sound. The band’s reach broadened with the release of their debut album, The Untimely Death of Zack Sawyer. They began appearing at music festivals and performing alongside larger national artists throughout the greater region. Fans across the map began to take notice of this new sound from South Mississippi, and their sophomore releaseAs Hope Expires further solidified Wild Fire as a name on the national rock scene.

The single, If Anything at all, achieved regular national airplay in 2014 on dozens of traditional, internet and satellite rock radio stations including Sirius Octane. Response for the band has been strong and has enabled them to secure spots on national tours, music festivals, and has helped win them various fan-voted accolades. These include:

-National winner of Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands – Welcome to Rockville

-Performances at Minerva Music Festival, Rockstar Uproar Tour, BayFest, 97.9 CPR Fest,Welcome to Rockville, 103.1 Blaze Fest, and Carnival of Madness Tour

-Taproot Winter Tour 2013, American Head Charge 2014 Shoot Tour, Righteous Vendetta/ Wild Fire 2014 Spring Tour, Wild Fire 2014 Summer/ Fall Tour

Wild Fire (then Cathercist) was named Gulf Coast’s Favorite Rock/ Alternative band by popular vote at Mississippi Coast Observer’s Covey Awards in 2015. Endorsement deals held include Peavey Electronics, Ernie Ball Strings, Music Man Guitars, Mesa Boogie.

Zack Sawyer- Vocals
Taylor Roberts- Guitar
Tyler Voss- Bass
Cameron Alidor- Drums

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cathercist

Twitter: https://twitter.com/WiFi_Band1

Website: http://www.cathercist.com/

Youtube Channel: http://youtube.com/user/wildfire

About David Farrell

General Manager and 'THE' competition guy at planetmosh.com. Manager of The Goddanm Electric www.thegde.co.uk, Tour manager for Serpentine, and ex-general Dogsbody at Hammerfest.co.uk. Media partner to numerous bands. Also takes photos, writes reviews and likes classic rock, with a touch of thrash to get the blood flowing.
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