WAGE WAR – “Stitch” Exclusive Playthrough and Video Discussing Song’s Origins and Meaning


The Floridians in metalcore band Wage War recently released their sophomore effort, Deadweight, via Fearless Records. As a cool little follow-up to that, guitarists and bassist Seth Blake, Cody Quistad, and Chris Gaylord, respectively, went HAM on a playthrough of a single from the album, “Stitch.”

Cody and vocalist Briton Bond also spoke briefly about the creation of the track, delving a bit into lyrical concepts and the energy behind the song:

You can hear Deadweight on CD/vinyl, iTunes, or Spotify by visiting wagewarband.com and following a short trail of breadcrumbs. In just a few short weeks, Wage War will head out on a North American run with A Day to Remember as well, the dates for which can be found below. Tickets, in addition to the aforementioned album purchase links, can all be found here.

Sept. 10 – Philadelphia, PA @ Self Help Fest
Sept. 12 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
Sept. 13 – Indianapolis, IN @ Old National Center
Sept. 30 – Orlando, FL @ Self Help Fest
Oct. 3 – Houston, TX @ Revention Music Center
Oct. 4 – Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live!
Oct. 7 – Detroit, MI @ Self Help Fest
Oct. 6 – Clive, IA @ 7 Flags Event Center
Oct. 8 – Buffalo, NY @ Riverworks
Oct. 10 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
Oct. 11 – Toronton, ON @ Rebel
Oct. 13 – Columbus, OH @ Express Live!
Oct. 15 – Nashville, TN @ Marathon Music Works
Oct. 16 – Tulsa, OK @ Brady Theater
Oct. 17 – Wichita, KS @ The Cotillion
Oct. 19 – Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee Theatre

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Gear Gods intern Maxwell studied English at Cal Poly Pomona and has since realized life ain’t all about semicolons and syntax. He’s studying audio now, and will probably judge your music taste before your grammar.