The Witch Of The North Achieves International Chart Success!

On May 28th, 2021, BURNING WITCHES released their fourth full-length, The Witch Of The North, which was praised by international media as their best work to date. And fans seem to like it as well: the album entered album sales charts all across Europe and was able to secure some of the best rankings BURNING WITCHES have had in their career so far.

Here is an overview of the official chart results:

  • Switzerland: # 6
  • Germany: # 16
  • UK: # 4 (Rock), #14 (Indie)
  • USA: # 8 (Current Hard Music Albums), # 14 (Top New Artist Albums)
  • USA: # 34 (Record Label Independent Albums), # 35 (Current Rock Albums)
  • Scotland: # 35
  • France # 170
  • Belgium: # 190

BURNING WITCHES comment: “It was a crazy release week of our new record “The Witch of the North” – reactions have been really fantastic! A big thanks to everybody that bought or streamed the album and supported the band. You are the BEST!!!

Buy / Listen to the album “The Witch Of The North” here:

Below is The Witch Of The North tracklist:
01. Winter’s Wrath
02. The Witch Of The North
03. Tainted Ritual
04. We Stand As One
05. Flight Of The Valkyries
06. The Circle Of Five
07. Lady Of The Woods
08. Thrall
09. Omen
10. Nine Worlds
11. For Eternity
12. Dragon’s Dream
13. Eternal Frost
14. Hall Of The Mountain King (Bonus)
 Selected praise for “The Witch Of The North“:

Thumbs up for the best album in the band’s career so far!” – ROCK HARD (DE)

The ladies have used the isolation wisely and hit us with their best album to date.” 

Really, every cut, even the short instrumental and transitional pieces is excellent! Hopefully, this line-up will remain intact for a good while because Burning Witches have never sounded so good!” – POWERPLAY (UK)

If anything this album is the band’s strongest set of tunes thus far – powerful denim ‘n leather anthems, choruses, that sort of thing!” – ZERO TOLERANCE (UK)

‘The Witch Of The North’ sounds powerful and fresh” – METAL.DE (DE)

‘The Witch Of The North’ captures a band that has matured, knows its goals and realizes them no matter what. If you dug ‘old’ Burning Witches you will love this.

If you’re into Heavy Metal, you should not turn ‘The Witch of the North’ down.” 

A prize-winning creation.” – BRAVEWORDS (CAN)

It’s fantastic to hear how much this young band has grown and how effortless they’re able to integrate a completely different style into their very own sound.

‘The Witch Of The North’, to me, is one of the best metal albums I have heard in a while.” 
– HEADBANGERS LIFESTYLE (NL) BUY THE ALBUM HERE: (several limited formats – be quick!)
Few bands in recent memory have established themselves as quickly as BURNING WITCHES, and few are able to write such timeless, grand tunes with somnambulistic ease; carrying Judas Priest in their hearts without becoming overly nostalgic, whilst rapidly developing their own unique voice. “We’re not really into bigger experiments,” confesses guitarist and main songwriter Romana. “We’re all burning for classic metal like Maiden, Priest, and Slayer. For me, nothing’s better than this kind of music, so Burning Witches will always stay true to themselves.

Now, the Witches opened a particularly gripping page in their grimoire: an album forged in the fires of a pandemic, created with patience, finesse, and pitch-black lifeblood during a time in which even the Swiss/Dutch coven had to retreat into the isolation and quietness of the dark woods. Right there they hatched new spells and new ways of weaving their potent magic into the world. For Freya, for the druidesses, for the witches as past, present, and future.

Several recording sessions with Swiss metal legend V.O. Pulver and their producer, thrash titan Schmier (Destruction), at the end of 2020, enabled this foremost incarnation of the band to take their explosive heavy metal to new heights. With “Circle Of Five,” “We Stand As One” or the title track there’s an ample amount of rousing, blistering hymns; but for BURNING WITCHES – and you can call that old fashioned if you like – it’s the album that counts, from its intro up to the concluding cover song.

Speaking of cover songs: after “Holy Diver” and “Battle Hymn” this time sees “Hall Of The Mountain King” by the mighty Savatage – including guest solos by Chris Caffery – what a choice, what a rendition!

The Witch Of The North sounds unleashed and completely rounded. We’re looking at five pure musicians that have sought and finally found each other.

This coven can’t be stopped by prejudice, nor by stakes, nor diatribes. The era of the Witches has begun. And anyone who won’t join this black magic circle will bitterly regret it for all eternity.
BURNING WITCHES live as Special Guests on

14.09.21 D-Aschaffenburg /ColosSaal
15.09.21 D-Berlin / Hole 44
16.09.21 D-Nürnberg / Hirsch
17.09.21 D-Leipzig / Hellraiser
18.09.21 CZ-Zlin / Masters Of Rock Cafe
20.09.21 CZ-Prague / Meet Factory
22.09.21 BUL-Sofia / Music Jam Club
24.09.21 SK-Zvolen / DK ZSR Culture House
25.09.21 SK-Bartislava / Majestic Music Club
26.09.21 AUT-Salzburg / Rockhouse
27.09.21 HU-Budapest /Barba Negra


12.01.22 D-Muenchen / Backstage
13.01.22 D-Regensburg / Eventhalle Airport
14.01.22 D-Stuttgart / LKA

15.01.22 D.-Memmingen / Kaminwerk
16.01.22 D-Koeln / Essigfabrik
18.01.22 D-Bochum / Zeche
19.01.22 D-Hamburg / Markthalle
20.01.22 NED-Amstelveen / P60
21.01.22 B-Vosselaar / Biebob
22.01.22 D-Fulda / Kreuz
23.01.22 D-Saarbruecken /Garage
25.01.22 F-Paris / La Machine du Molin Rouge
28.01.22 ITA-Bergamo / Druso
29.01.22 CH-Sion / Le Port Franc
30.01.22 CH-Pratteln / Z 7
01.02.22 F-Lyon / CCO
03.02.22 ES-Pamplona / Totem
04.02.22 ES-Madrid / Shoko
05.02.22 ES-Murcia / Gamma
06.02.22 ES-Barcelona / Salamandra


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