Cancer Bats are a Canadian hardcore punk band from Toronto, Ontario. They have released six studio albums and six extended plays. The band is composed of vocalist Liam Cormier, guitarist Scott Middleton, drummer Mike Peters and bassist Jaye R. Schwarzer. Cancer Bats take a wide variety of influences from heavy metal subgenres and fuse them into hardcore and punk rock, and also include elements of Southern rock. Their sound has been likened to sludge metal, as well as to that of metalcore bands such as Converge and Hatebreed. The members of Cancer Bats have also toured and recorded as a Black Sabbath tribute band under the name Bat Sabbath.
Also Known As
Alexisonfire, Dance Laury Dance, At the Mercy of Inspiration, AxeWound, Billy Talent, Gallows, Rise Against
Hardcore punk, Southern rock, sludge metal
Toronto, Ontario and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
2004 (2004) present