World Burns To Death is a hardcore punk/d-beat band from Austin, Texas. Formed in 2000, the current lineup (as of June, 2006) consists of: Severed Head of State lead vocalist Jack Control Scorched Earth Policy; Zac Tew, guitar; Craig Merritt, bass; and Jon Guerinot, drums. Current and former members are also involved with other bands, including From Ashes Rise, Kegcharge, The Bulemics, and Krematorium Dogs. World Burns To Death's singer, Jack Control, was stabbed outside of a show in late January, 2006. The weapon, a 5" knife, barely missed his heart.