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Seether is a South African rock band founded in 1999 in Pretoria, South Africa. The band was originally formed under the name Saron Gas until renaming it to Seether in 2002. Disclaimer is their original album and major label debut. They gained mainstream popularity in 2002 with their US Active Rock #1 single “Fine Again,” and their success was sustained in 2004 with the single “Broken” which peaked at No. 20 on the Billboard Hot 100. They have experienced continued success with #1 hits on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart such as “Remedy”, “Fake It”, and “Country Song”.
On 31 January 2014, the band posted a video on their YouTube channel in which frontman Shaun Morgan stated that the album was well underway and recording should be completed in about a week (as of the video post date).
During a recent Twitter interview, John Humphrey, the band’s drummer, stated that the upcoming album is due for a summer release. More details about the new album will be announced in “the next month or so”.
The week of 14 April, Seether put out a new song teasers via the app Snapchat, and Instagram. One of the songs is confirmed to be “Words As Weapons,” while the other’s presumed title is “My Disaster,” which was a Snapchat exclusive teaser. Both “Words As Weapons” and “My Disaster” have teasers uploaded to YouTube. Later, song clips of “Watch Me Drown”, “Keep the Dogs at Bay”, “Save Today” and “See You at the Bottom” were also revealed through band’s official Instagram profile.
On 24 April 2014, it was revealed that the new album, Isolate and Medicate is set to be released on 1 July 2014, with the lead single, “Words as Weapons” slated for release on 1 May 2014.
On 29 April 2014, Bryan Wickmann, band’s longtime guitar tech and former Art Director of Schecter Guitar Research, was announced as the new touring guitarist.
On 17 May 2014, the band performed their premier single, “Words as Weapons,” from the album Isolate and Medicate, live at the Orbit Room in front of 1,700 fans.
The band released a music video for the album’s second single, “Same Damn Life,” on 30 October 2014. The video was directed by Nathan Cox. – Wikipedia