The Haunt are a four piece edgy Alternative-Indie-Rock quartet with some Pop and Punk vibes from Boca Raton, Florida. The band is made up of bassist Natalie Smallish, drummer Nick Lewert who joined the band in 2018, vocalist Anastasia Grace, and guitarist/vocalist Max Haunt. Their Musical influences range from Duffy to Amy Winehouse to The White Stripes to Freddie Mercury to Nine Inch Nails to No Doubt. They released their most recent EP, Social Intercourse in April 2021 which features their singles Wish You Stayed and the passionate song with a ballad vibe, Twisted Dream.
Max and Anastasia are siblings who’ve grown up sharing the stage for most of their Lives, before changing their band name to The Haunt, they were known as AnastasiaMax. Anastasia is the younger sibling of Max, she is 19 years old with a uniquely soulful, yet playful voice with attitude! She wrote the song All Went Black when she was 12 years old while going through a rough time with bullying in school.
Fan Facts: The Haunt are huge fans of Palaye Royale, whom they’ve toured with several times! Natalie is a fan of No Doubt, Garbage, and 90s female bands… Nick is a fan of Sleeping With Sirens, Yungblud, and Movements! Max‘s first concert ever was Nine Inch Nails. Anastasia is a fan of Nina Simone and Billie Holiday.
The Haunt recently played a show in Fargo, North Dakota at The Sanctuary Events Center by Jade Presents where we caught up with them after their sound check for a few minutes before they opened up for Mongolian Hunnu Rock band, The Hu!
In our interview, The Haunt chat about their new song titled I’m Not Yours, which was written by Anastasia, about breaking free of a relationship. The song will be on their upcoming album, which is in the works and there is no release date, as of yet!
Max Haunt elaborated on the song, “It’s kind of a song about breaking free from something that’s holding you back, whether it’s a relationship or– I mean, it’s really about a relationship! [laughs]”
They also chat about the Music they’ve written that gave them the most mental clarity, as well as other Artists’ Music that also help their mentality! You can watch our interview at the top of the page, which was filmed by Damnation Vault’s newest addition and partner in world domination, Daeve Combs!
Fan Fact: Robyn, The Haunt’s tour manager, is also Anastasia and Max’s Mom, who is also best friends with Natalie!
You can catch The Haunt on the rest of the North American tour with The Hu and also on their following headlining dates!
On tour with The Hu:
Monday, May 16th — Washington, DC — Warner Theatre — BUY TICKETS
Tuesday, May 17th — Norfolk, VA — The Norva — BUY TICKETS
Thursday, May 19th — Charlotte, NC — The Fillmore — BUY TICKETS
Friday, May 20th — Raleigh, NC — The Ritz — BUY TICKETS
Saturday, May 21st — Charleston, SC — Music Farm — BUY TICKETS
Wednesday, May 25th — Birmingham, AL — Iron City Bham — BUY TICKETS
Thursday, May 26th — Little Rock, AR — The Hall — BUY TICKETS
Friday, May 27th — Oklahoma City, OK — Tower Theatre — BUY TICKETS
Sunday, May 22nd – Savannah, GA — District Live — BUY TICKETS
Tuesday, May 24th — Columbia, SC — New Brookland Tavern — BUY TICKETS
Monday, May 30th — Austin, TX — Come And Take It Live — BUY TICKETS
Tuesday, May 31st — Houston, TX — Scout Bar — BUY TICKETS
*Please note: their show mentioned in the interview that was scheduled for Sunday, May 15th in Brooklyn, NY at Kingsland has been cancelled.*