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Photo taken at a Cancer Bats show in Barcelona on June 22nd, 2008.
Background information
Origin United Kingdom
Genres Metalcore, groove metal[1]
Years active 2012–2013 (hiatus)
Labels Search and Destroy
Associated acts Bullet for My Valentine, Cancer Bats, Glamour of the Kill, Pitchshifter, Rise to Remain, Pop Will Eat Itself, Zoax
Website Official Website
Members Liam Cormier
Matthew Tuck
Mike Kingswood
Joe Copcutt
Jason Bowld

AxeWound is a British-Canadian supergroup formed in 2012 comprising Liam Cormier of Cancer Bats on lead vocals, Matthew Tuck of Bullet for My Valentine on guitar and backing vocals, Mike Kingswood formerly of Glamour of the Kill on guitar, Joe Copcutt of Zoax and formerly of Rise to Remain playing bass and Jason Bowld of Bullet for My Valentine on drums.[2]

The band was officially unveiled on 1 May 2012 on the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show with their lead single, "Post Apocalyptic Party", premiered the same night, and made available for free download.[3] The same day, they were confirmed to sub-headline the Pepsi Max Third Stage at Download Festival 2012, on 8 June, underneath The Devin Townsend Project. Tuck announced that Avenged Sevenfold guitarist Synyster Gates will guest on the song title track of the debut album. It was confirmed in Kerrang! Magazine that the debut album would be entitled Vultures. It was also confirmed four track titles: "Vultures", "Post Apocalyptic Party", "Cold", and "Blood Money and Lies". AxeWound's debut album Vultures was released on October 2.

Band members[edit]


AxeWound discography
Studio albums 1
Music videos 2
Singles 3

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions
2012 Vultures
  • Released: 1 October 2012
  • Label: Search and Destroy
  • Formats: CD, Download
"—" denotes a title that did not chart.

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Album
2012 "Cold" Vultures


  1. ^ "AxeWound "Vultures" Album Review — 5 out of 5 stars". Artistdirect. 2012-09-27. Retrieved 2012-10-02. 
  2. ^ "BFMV's Matt Tuck and Cancer Bats' Liam Cormier form new band AxeWound". NME. 2012-05-01. Retrieved 2012-05-01. 
  3. ^ "Get a FREE download from AxeWound". AxeWound. 2012-05-01. Archived from the original on 2012-05-08. Retrieved 2012-05-01. 

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