Stoner Metal • United States — the ultimate metal music online community, from the creators of
Earth Witch is a stoner metal band from Champaign, Illinois. They call their musical style "doom blues", and released their debut album "Out of the Shallow" in 2017.

Thanks to Unitron for the addition and Vim Fuego for the updates

EARTH WITCH Online Videos

No EARTH WITCH online videos available. Search and add one now.


Amazon (logo)
0 results found for "EARTH WITCH"
Retry your search on website
No items found | Keyword-based search | Best seller rank | More results on
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
0 results found for "earth witch"
Retry your search with "earth witch" on website
No items found | Keyword-based search | Ordered by ending time | See results on

More places to buy metal & EARTH WITCH music

EARTH WITCH Discography

EARTH WITCH albums / top albums

EARTH WITCH Out of the Shallow album cover 3.97 | 4 ratings
Out of the Shallow
Stoner Metal 2017

EARTH WITCH EPs & splits

EARTH WITCH Earthbound album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stoner Metal 2013

EARTH WITCH live albums

EARTH WITCH demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

EARTH WITCH re-issues & compilations

EARTH WITCH singles (1)

.. Album Cover
0.00 | 0 ratings
Green Torch / Guts
Stoner Metal 2015

EARTH WITCH movies (DVD, Blu-Ray or VHS)


EARTH WITCH Out of the Shallow

Album · 2017 · Stoner Metal
Cover art Buy this album from MMA partners
Now is a perfect time to be a stoner fan, as so many stoner rock and metal bands are popping up like crazy. Being a stoner fan, I'm very happy to see this, and many of them are retaining the old school 70's metal sound that started the whole genre. If you were to ask me who the best of these new stoner bands is though, I would probably have to say Earth Witch.

They set themselves apart with how much heart and soul they clearly have, and a real passion of classic 70's heavy metal. While many of the riffs would make Tony Iommi proud, the band has their own sound and plays some pretty beautiful leads. The band calls themselves "doom blues", which honestly couldn't be a more fitting title. The album is engulfed in a laid back blues metal vibe, but isn't afraid to crush some skulls with blistering doom riffs such as in the grand finale of "Earth Witch". Though the album is also bursting with driving riffs as heard right at the beginning with opener "Guts". The vocals will often be gravely sounding, but sometimes they're a bluesy croon in the vein of Danzig.

The best song on the album, and one of the greatest stoner songs ever written (Yes, it is that good) is easily "Butterfly". Not since Clutch's The Elephant Riders have I heard something so beautiful yet heavy from the stoner genre. The plodding murky yet melodious bassline blends perfectly with the crooning vocals, and adds that much more impact when the distortion gets cranked up to 11 and the guitar rips and the drums become colossal. The guitar leads and soloing are stunning, and let the heaviness and beauty blend right together.

Other main highlights include, the whole damn album! "Starfighter", "Lovecraft", "Riff Rider", "Green Torch", "Mermaid", "Pilgrim", it is all absolutely fantastic. Each song is among the best stoner you'll ever hear. Basically, if you want to hear beautiful melodies, singing guitar solos, punchy distorted riffs and hooks, warm and organic productions, or the aforementioned driving riffs and crushing dirges, this is essential listening.

I don't have much else to say, it is just an absolute masterpiece. If you're a stoner fan, do yourself a favor and listen to these amazing guys. Hope you found this review helpful, feel free to comment!

EARTH WITCH Out of the Shallow

Album · 2017 · Stoner Metal
Cover art Buy this album from MMA partners
Vim Fuego
Metal Music Archives Reviewers' Challenge December 2017

A big problem with a lot of stoner metal is that the band gets too carried away with the stoner part and forgets the fucking metal. Not Earth Witch.

There’s plenty of Iommi/Butler/Ward worship going on here, but thankfully these guys realised it’s not compulsory to have an Osbourne too to make fucking great music. Too often stoner and doom bands ruin a perfectly good bedrock foundation by trying to top it with a screechy, tuneless Ozzy impersonator. There’s only one Ozzy, and a few good Ozz-like acolytes, and trying to create one is pointless. If you’re not born with the pipes and the moves, you’re out of luck.

So… If you want some hard assed, spazzed out stoner-not-stoned metal with riffs and grooves coming out the ass, Earth Witch is the band for you. “Lovecraft” is an outstanding rocker, cranking up the tempo, and features the rocking sort of riff 1972 was famous for. “Butterfly” is mellower, a bit of a comedown from the frenzy of the previous track. Unlike many blissed out THC tripping songs though, this track doesn’t overstay it’s welcome, and has the decency to eventually start abusing the amplifiers again.

This isn’t quite as hard and heavy as High On Fire or recent offerings from Electric Wizard, but for someone coming from a straightforward rock or metal background, it’s a reasonably gentle introduction to the genre. When I say gentle though, remember this is still fucking metal! There’s also a deep vein of blues influence flowing through this album. Check the intro to “Green Torch” for some bluesy string bending goodness, and the main riff and leads in “Mermaid”. Sure it’s a mutant kind of blues, but then that’s where ye olde metal originally came from.

Ultimately, “Out of the Shallow” offers enough fire and fury to keep metal fans interested, and provides enough of a demonstration of stoner metal’s potential to encourage further explanation. It never falls into that old trap of becoming boring for a non-weed addled mind, while also retaining enough of the psychedelic and hallucinogenic to satisfy those in a chemically altered state of mind.

EARTH WITCH Movies Reviews

No EARTH WITCH movie reviews posted yet.


Please login to post a shout
No shouts posted yet. Be the first member to do so above!


Member Zone

Stay signed in

Metal Subgenres

Artists Alpha-index


Rating by members, ranked by custom algorithm
Albums with 30 ratings and more
Master of Puppets Thrash Metal
Buy this album from our partners
Moving Pictures Hard Rock
Buy this album from our partners
Powerslave NWoBHM
Buy this album from our partners
Keeper of the Seven Keys Part II Power Metal
Buy this album from our partners
Rust in Peace Thrash Metal
Buy this album from our partners

New Metal Artists

New Metal Releases

Eclipse Metalcore
Buy this album from MMA partners
Helical Metalcore
Buy this album from MMA partners
64​-​Hit Combo! Hardcore Punk
Buy this album from MMA partners
The Atlantic Progressive Metal
Buy this album from MMA partners
Cascading Inferno Death Metal
Buy this album from MMA partners
More new releases

New Metal Online Videos

Tupan· 4 days ago
More videos

New MMA Metal Forum Topics

More in the forums

New Site interactions


Latest Metal News


More in the forums

Social Media

Follow us

Buy Metal Music Online