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Below is our complete Sadgiqacea news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Lord Almighty To Play Shadow Woods Metal Fest

Maryland's open air metal camping party Shadow Woods Metal Fest today announces that Boston black metallers Lord Almighty will join the lineup this fall. Other newcomers to the fest include Germany's sludge masters Mantar, North Dakota's eerie Ghost Bath, Canada's frosty Numenorean, and New Jersey's Iberian folk-metalists Windfaerer.

The three-day event continues through the morning of Sunday, September 18th at Camp Hidden Valley, in White Hall, Maryland, about thirty miles north of Baltimore. Now in its second year, Shadow Woods Metal Fest strives to showcase the best in underground metal from diverse subgenres.

"Lord Almighty has a raw, fresh approach to black metal," says festival organizer Mary Spiro. "They display both aggression and beauty when they perform, and we are super stoked to have them!" Lord Almighty replaces Chicago's Empyreus on Saturday night.

Friday night headliners include Brooklyn's post black metal pillagers Tombs, Mongolian folk metal warriors Tengger Cavalry, Detroit's horror-death conjurers Acid Witch, and a special reunion performance from Philly's blackened doom two-piece Sadgiqacea. Saturday headliners include black-thrash alchemists Blood Storm, Pennsylvania death metal stalwarts Sadistic Vision, Maryland's doom metal godfather Scott "Wino" Weinrich with friends from Faith In Jane, and Long Island ritualists Teloch Vovin. The fest will close with the return of Maine's black metal-blues shredders Zud. More...

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Shadow Woods Metal Fest Reveals Full Lineup

Shadow Woods Metal Fest, the Mid-Atlantic's open-air camping metal party, is pleased to announce the complete lineup for the 2016 edition of the festival, which runs from Thursday, September 15th through Sunday, September 18th at Camp Hidden Valley, in White Hall, Maryland.

This year, forty metal bands, representing various diverse subgenres, will terrorize three stages in the woodlands of The Old Line State at the same summer camp where the fest was held last year. The full list of confirmed bands is as follows: More...

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Sadgiqacea And Hivelords Announce Tour

Philadelphia blackened-sludge giants Sadgiqacea and Hivelords have announced a new U.S. tour.

The trek, which starts on June 20th in New Jersey, sees both bands travel throughout the months of June and July before ending on July 30th in Philadelphia. Support on the tour comes from Ajax of Ardent Vein. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

Sadgiqacea and Hivelords will be touring in support of the "False Prism" and "Cavern Apothecary" releases. Both albums are streaming now at the Anthropic Records website and their respective Bandcamp pages. More...

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Sadgiqacea Announces New Shows

While still unpacking from a recent Summer trek which saw the duo occupying more than forty cities across the country, this week Philadelphia-based spiritualistic sludge duo Sadgiqacea confirms another tour in support of Candlelight Records debut "False Prism."

Originating in Boston on Wednesday, September 18th, the new bout of East Coast performances will takeSadgiqacea on a six-city trek through Washington, Columbus, Indianapolis and Dayton before the final show in Pittsburgh on Sunday the 22nd.

Sadgiqacea will be performing alongside comrades Haethen for all shows except the Indianapolis Metalfest III, but following the early set at the fest the duo will trek over to Dayton, Ohio to meet back up with Haethen for a second show that day.

9/18/2013 Roggies - Boston, MA w/ The Binary Code, Scaphism, Brain Famine
9/19/2013 The Pinch Bar - Washington, DC w/ Caustic Casanova
9/20/2013 The Summit - Columbus, OH w/ Swarm
9/21/2013 Old National Centre - Indianapolis, IN @ Indianapolis Metalfest III (*no Haethen)
9/21/2013 Blind Bob's - Dayton, OH w/ Half Ghost
9/22/2013 The Smiling Moose - Pittsburgh, PA w/ Dendritic Arbor, Wrought Iron, Dutchguts More...

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Indianapolis Metal Fest III Announces Lineup

The Indianapolis Metal Fest III will take place September 20-21, 2013 at the Old National Centre in Indianapolis, Indiana. Among the acts features is the reformed Byzantine, as well as, Temple of Brutality, which features Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and guitarist Stet Howland (W.A.S.P.). Tickets can be purchased over at this location.

The full slate of acts to appear:

Rivers of Nihil
Seven Witches
Vicious Rumors
Angel Vivaldi More...

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Sadgiqacea Gearing Up For U.S. Tour

With the release of debut LP "False Prism" still fresh, Philadelphia-based spiritualistic sludge duo Sadgiqacea will embark on a rigorous tour of the country beginning on the 4th of July, just a week and a half away.

"False Prism" was released via Candlelight on CD and limited edition vinyl via Anthropic Records in May, and can be streamed in its entirety right here.

Following sporadic regional shows supporting the release of the record, Sadgiqacea will take on as much of the country as possible this Summer for a brutal forty-two date trek with brethren Hivelords kicking off on Independence Day. View the full tour itinerary below and watch for additional updates on the band to be posted in the coming days. More...

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Sadgiqacea Streams Full New Album

Philadelphia’s genre-morphing duo Sadgiqacea today celebrates the official North American release of debut album "False Prism." You can now stream the full album via Invisible Oranges or in the player below. The following press release was also issued about the album:

"Recorded by Chris Grigg (Woe), the sprawling forty-minute album projects the organic, monstrous tones and unified, distinctive style which has helped the two-piece act become one of Philly’s hottest live acts over the past two years. The record features virtually no overdubs or studio trickery, the band wishing to preserve the authentic recording quality of their live performances.

"Formed in 2010, Sadgiqacea (pronounced sad-juh-kay-sha) forges a diverse sonic palette that has been likened at times to Neurosis, Intronaut, Hull, The Atlas Moth, Weakling, and Kylesa. Musically and artistically, the band draws from a melting pot of influences that together presents a lush yet tension-filled sound. The band calls it, 'music for our trodden minds and sodden souls.' In a continuing effort to bring their craft to public forums, the band is finalizing the details for a bulky tour set to take place through most of July and well into August, joined by local cohorts Hivelords. The full tour routing will be announced in the coming days." More...

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Sadgiqacea Posts New Song Online

Pitchfork today is streaming “False Cross” from Sadgiqacea's forthcoming debut album, "False Prism." Give the song a listen at this location.

Set for release on May 7th, the album was recorded and produced by Chris Grigg (Woe), and the 40-minute audio journey features four mammoth songs. "False Prism" follows the release of the band’s 2011 EP, "Submerged In Manichea" (Horror Pain Gore Death Productions) and two split recordings with Ominous Black and Grass (Anthropic). More...

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Sadgiqacea Announces New Album Details

Candlelight Records today confirms May 7th as the North American release date for "False Prism," the debut full-length from Sadgiqacea.

Produced by Chris Grigg (Woe), the album’s four mammoth songs will pummel listeners for close to 40 minutes. The album follows the 2011 EP, "Submerged in Manichea" (Horror Pain Gore Death Productions) and two split recordings with Ominous Black and Grass (Anthropic).

Plans are already in order to return to the road for the album’s springtime release. “We are honored to be working with Candlelight Records and ready to spread our music to masses with their support,” says the band. “We are currently planning our second full American tour with our Philadelphia brothers Hivelords for Summer 2013.”

Formed in 2010, Sadgiqacea (pronounced sad-juh-kay-sha) forge a diverse sonic palette that has been likened at times to Neurosis, Intronaut, Weakling, and Kylesa. Musically and artistically, the band draws from a melting pot of influences that together presents a lush yet tension-filled sound. They call it, “music for our trodden minds and sodden souls.” More...

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Sadgiqacea Announces Shows With Mose Giganticus

Sadgiqacea has issued the following announcement about upcoming tour dates alongside Mose Giganticus:

"We are honored and pleased to announce a ten day tour with Mose Giganticus. We leave in a week. Thank you for your support."

The dates are as follows:

May 13 – JAX Blacksburg VA
May 14 – Ground Zero Spartanburg SC
May 15 – The Get Down Asheville NC
May 16 – The Handlebar Greenville SC
May 17 – Pending
May 18 – Live Bar Greenville NC
May 19 - DIVEbar Raleigh NC
May 20 – Pending
May 21 – TREASURE FEST Charlotte NC
May 22 – The Blue Nile Harrisonburg VA

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Sadgiqacea Issues Activity Update

Sadgiqacea has checked in with the following update about the band's recent activity and announcement about a new split release:

"News and updates: Thank you to everyone who helped make our weekend tour with Ominous Black fun and successful. We have new merch available (pressed and shrink wrapped E.P. and new T-shirts) and we will have a new split CD/cassette with Ominous Black available at our next show which is Thursday January 27th @ Kung Fu Necktie in Philadelphia. We love you, we thank you for your support, and we hope you love yourselves."

You can also hear several Sadgiqacea tracks via the band's official MySpace profile.

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