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HRH Metal – Academy, Birmingham – Day 2, Sunday 18th February 2018

Sunday’s main stage lineup kicked off with Fire red empress. More rock than metal they’re still more than heavy enough to be on the bill here and singer Jennifer Diehl does a good job of waking up the slightly sleepy and hungover members of the audience with her powerful vocal …

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Dakesis interviewed at Bloodstock 2017

  Dakesis made a huge impression at this year’s Bloodstock festival I talked to the band the day after their storming set to see how things went, new material, future shows and imminent births https://www.facebook.com/Dakesis    

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Bad Ass Bash – Snooty Fox Club,Wakefield, 3/3/17.

A welcome return for me to Wakefield for the annual Bad Ass Bash saw all the bands booked by event organiser Martin Short playing for free with the proceeds once again going to Ian’s Chain and chART charities. Seventeen bands for only £14.50 was a sure fire bargain with proceedings …

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Breaking Bands Festival 2017 Announces 15 Further Bands

BREAKING BANDS FESTIVAL 2017 26th-28th May 2017 Hugely popular independent festival announces a further 15 bands for next year’s event! The BREAKING BANDS FESTIVAL keeps on going from strength to strength and next year’s festival promises to be the best yet. Taking place at the Stoke Prior Sports & Country …

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SOS Festival 2016 Day 2 16th July. The Longfield Suite, Prestwich

Saturday dawned hot and sunny for SOS festival day two and I made it back just in time to catch openers Soma Dark who were another thrash band with shouty vocals but also some melody. They powered through a short set that finished with what appeared to be a metal …

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Dakesis – Special Guests on Thunderstone’s UK Tour

Dakesis Announced as Special Guests on Thunderstone’s UK Tour   Finnish power metallers Thunderstone are set to embark on their UK mini tour in May 2016 following the release of their upcoming album ‘Apocalypse Again’ which hit the public domain on 1st April 2016.   Thunderstone last graced the UK …

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Dakesis – The New Dawn

Since forming in Birmingham in 2008, Dakesis released an EP and their debut studio album Trial By Fire by 2011and it shows the confidence that they have in themselves to follow these up with a 78 minute long concept album titled The New Dawn. Concept albums can strike fear to …

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Dakesis release details of new album and 02 Academy album launch show

Hailing from Birmingham UK, four-piece progressive power metal band Dakesis have released details of their forthcoming album. Dakesis are pleased to announce that the title of their new album will be ‘The New Dawn’. The album will be released on March 10th 2016 at their album launch show at The 02 …

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Wildfire Festival – Wiston Lodge, Wiston, Scotland. Sunday 28/06/2015

As yet another old saying goes, “All good things must come to an end”, so bleary eyed we headed off to the main stage for the final day of Wildfire Festival in more glorious sunshine. Another 11am start and opening band, Sheffield based trio Silverjet faced a packed out tent …

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Wildfire festival 2015 preview

It barely seems almost a year ago since I attended Les-fest, now renamed Wildfire, an annual 3 day classic rock & metal festival situated in the picturesque setting of Wiston Lodge, South Lanarkshire in Scotland. Now in it’s 4th year it has gone from strength to strength and organiser Dave …

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Wildfire announces main stage line-up and the return of the CackBlabbath.com stage for a second year

Wildfire, Scotland’s premier three day rock and metal festival announces main stage line-up and the return of the CackBlabbath.com stage for a second year.  The country may be in the grip of winter, but what better time for some warming information from Wildfire H.Q. Topping the main stage bill we …

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Sunkfest 2013 – 16th-18th August 2013

Sunk Fest is a Rock/Metal/Alternative music festival held annually in the secluded countryside parish of Sunk Island (which is a small countryside hamlet in East Yorkshire, about 18 miles East of Kingston Upon Hull) and since 2007 it has developed into a real asset for the local music scene. Sunk Fest …

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