William Hayes is a composer, guitarist, and electronic musician from Seattle, WA. He is guitarist/collaborator with experimental electronic band Newaxeyescomposer of original music and sound design for film, contemporary dance, theater, and contributor to various bands and artists as a performer and improviser. William received a bachelors degree in classical composition in 2013 from Cornish College of the Arts, where he studied under Wayne Horvitz and Jarrad Powell

William recently recorded guitars on Danish folk/black metal artist Myrkur's newest album 'Mareridt' (September 2017, Relapse Records) and toured the US and Canada as live keyboardist of Wolves in the Throne Room in Fall of 2016. Newaxeyes' debut LP 'Black Fax' was produced by Randall Dunn (Sunn O))), Earth, Marissa Nadler) and is set for release in March 2018 on Important Records.