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Close The Hatch

Close The Hatch

Experimental / post/metal / shoegaze Dayton, OH  US


  • Photo by Justin Tharpe
  • Barton on WWSU 106.9 doing a promotional interview


Sounds Like: ISIS, Deftones, Palms, Torche, Clutch

Label: Red Moth Records, Red Moth Records

Manager: stephen@redmothrecords.com

Bio: Close the Hatch is a 5-piece experimental/post-metal act from Dayton, OH. Built on the foundation that music is art and without rules. A practice in contrasts & textures both visual & aural.

"The first 2 years for CTH has provided them opening slots with acts like Mastodon & Dillinger Escape Pla...See Full Bio

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"Unlike many of their contemporaries who over-emphasize chops and the number of breakdowns they can shoehorn into a song, Close the Hatch seem much more concerned with painting a sonic landscape that takes the listener on an ugly yet evocative ride to those parts of the human psyche most prefer never to visit. These guys have studied hard at the Neurosis/Godflesh school of aural terrorism and graduated with with honors."

— Tony Rohrbough, Tony Rohrbough:Byzantine

Recent Blogs

2013 for CTH
Feb 3, 2013

This year's going to be a big one for Close the Hatch. We have multiple releases... [more]

Blog Pod
Sep 24, 2011

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