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Black Trinity

Formed: 1997
From: Cleveland, OH, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Black Trinity News

Below is our complete Black Trinity 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.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

Black Trinity Sign With Sol Invictus Recordings

Sol Invictus Recordings, the new label headed up by Guido Heijnens (formerly of Karmageddon Media and Mascot Records), has signed Cleveland, Ohio's black metal band BLACK TRINITY. The group's new full-length CD, titled "Bleed for Him", will feature songs originally intended for a six-song EP, samples of which can be heard on the band's MySpace page.

BLACK TRINITY recently named Prophryr Ov Tyre its new vocalist. According to a press release, Prophryr Ov Tyre "has shown tremendous dedication, writing ability and willing to cooperate with the band's message and [the group] therefore felt he was the perfect choice."

BLACK TRINITY's debut album, "Demonic Pleasures", was released last year via Apocalyptic Records. The band will open for NILE on August 9, FINNTROLL on September 26 and DARK FUNERAL and NAGLFAR on October 18. All shows will take place at Peabody's Down Under in Cleveland.

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Black Trinity Seek New Vocalist

Cleveland, Ohio-based black metal band BLACK TRINITY is seeking a professional vocalist to complete its lineup. "After several failed attempts by others, we, once again, are looking for someone who possesses a strong voice with a traditional black metal sound (incorporating a unique, individualistic style)," the group writes in a press release. "He/she must be able to attend rehearsals twice a week (Tuesday at 7pm and Saturday at 4pm) and be willing to contribute financially to rehearsal space rent (approximately $40-$50 per month). BLACK TRINITY will not tolerate drug/alcohol abusers, no-call/no-show for practices, or other personal 'issues' that may interfere or otherwise hinder the progress and success of the band. He/she must also have own transportation and be willing to travel for future shows. Send inquiries to:blcktrnty666@aol.com,sluciano6@aol.com or englamps66@yahoo.com or visit www.blacktrinity.com."

BLACK TRINITY's debut album, "Demonic Pleasures", was released last year via Apocalyptic Records.

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Black Trinity Part Ways With Vocalist Lord Balaam

Cleveland, Ohio black metal band BLACK TRINITY has parted ways with ex-JORMENGUND frontman Lord Balaam and is currently seeking a replacement. The band is still planning on doing the October 26 show at Peabody's Down Under in Cleveland, Ohio with MOONSPELL, KATATONIA and DAYLIGHT DIES.

Interested parties can contact the group at www.blacktrinity.com.

BLACK TRINITY's debut album, "Demonic Pleasures", was released last year via Apocalyptic Records.

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Ex-Jormengund Vocalist Joins Black Trinity

Ex-JORMENGUND frontman Lord Balaam has joined Cleveland, Ohio's black metal band BLACK TRINITY as the group's new frontman. "We know he will solidify our lineup and aid in our conquest!!" the group writes in a statement. BLACK TRINITY will now rehearse at full force to start playing shows, release an EP and head back to the studio to record their second full-length album, which as of now is untitled.

BLACK TRINITY's debut album, "Demonic Pleasures", was released last year via Apocalyptic Records.

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Dwell in Darkness Festival Details

The Dwell in Darkness festival will take plance in Elbos, Ohio from June 10-11. Bands are as follows:

Friday, June 10:

EXTOL
INCANTATION
CIRCLE OF DEAD CHILDREN
SUMMON
ESTUARY
WEHRWOLFE
JUDAS GOAT
THROCULT
SIN ORIGIN
Black Trinity
SKULLCAP
FECAL CORPSE
EVERMOURN
DAY I DREAD
PREMATURE BURIAL
ELUSIVE TRAVEL

Saturday, June 11:

BOBAFLEX
DOG FASHION DISCO
Into Eternity
All Shall Perish
BYZANTINE
BROADZILLA
THE HEAVILS
4 IN THA CHAMBER
TWISTED TOWER DIRE
AVERNUS
HELL WITHIN
FAST EDDIE
A WAKING NIGHTMARE
THE MESSIAH COMPLEX
REV. 9
PROJECT 44
JACKALOPES
I Died Trying
MORPHIC RESONANCE
SPLITT
CAJE
LOWCHAIN
LUDAVICO TECHNIQUE
SECONDS FROM DISASTER
ESLAVED TO MERCY
SOUTH GATE
REGIMENT
DISSONANT HATRED
KRIMSON REIGN
NEEDLESS GUILT, REWIND
DISKREET, METAPHYSICAL
WOE OF TYRANTS
FOURTYFOUR More...

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More Info On Ohio's Dwell In Darkness Festival

June 10th-11th will mark the return of the nationally acclaimed 'Dwell in Darkness' festival that is set to bring a dark cloud over the city of Dayton, Ohio for two straight days. In a waning metal scene, SMNnews.com in conjunction with JagerMeister, and The End Records will be breathing new life back into Dayton, Ohio for a two day metal extravaganza that will feature a myriad of international, national, regional, and local bands.

The 2 days of pure metal fury will be unleashed at Elbos, a premiere Dayton venue that will be housing most diverse festival that North America has to offer. Located in the heart of the "Oregon District", Elbos features an outdoor patio, pool tables, vendorville and merch areas, and a full bar.

Headlining Day One (June 10th) of Dwell in Darkness II, all the way from Norway will be Century Media Records' mighty Extol. The band will be performing in support of their May 3rd release "Blueprint Dives" as they trek across North America. Co-headlining with Extol will be Listenable Records' road-warriors Incantation who will be making a special one-off appearance before heading out on a full US tour with Hate Eternal. Like a turd in your easter basket, Friday's lineup wouldn't be complete without the almighty grindcore quartet of Circle of Dead Children. Day one of terror continues with the addition of the incredibly brutal black metal stalwarts Summon, regional powerhouses Estuary, and Cleopatra Records artists Wehrwolfe. Also flying in from Norway to make a rare one off US performance, will be up and coming death metallers Judas Goat. Fusing the best of the mid-west and east coast with a flavorful touch of European metal delight, June 10th is set to make metal history in Dayton, Ohio. Throcult will also be making there way across a few states to debut some new material for all to see and hear. On top of that…preparing to send a bold, powerful statement to their local metal community, rounding out the day's lineup will be Blackmetal.com artists Sin Origin, regionals Black Trinity and Skullcap, New York's Fecal Corpse, Kansas Metal Awards winners Evermourn, Kentucky's Day I Dread, West Virginia's Premature Burial, and locals Elusive Travel.

If Friday wasn't enough - prepare for the unstoppable lineup of Saturday (June 11th)…Headlining the 2nd day of this amazing event will be the insane, intense, musical powerhouses who recently inked a deal with TVT Records and go by the name of Bobaflex. Known for their brutal live show, and onstage intensity, the band will be taking time out of the studio to headline this prestigious Ohio event - so start preparing yourself. Adding to the tally of the east coast's biggest names in rock and metal that will be appearing at Dwell in Darkness II is Artemis Records' Dog Fashion Disco. DFD will be making a special one off appearance to take to the stage in Dayton, Ohio as they continue to work on their major label debut. Century Media's finest Canadian act, progressive-melodic-death metallers Into Eternity as well as one of Nuclear Blast Records latest signings All Shall Perish will be storming the front, part of an all out main stage Ohioan aural assault.

Also diverging away from their regular touring schedule, from the white-hot West Coast label, Prosthetic Records (Lamb of God, All that Remains, Himsa, etc.), will be one of West Virginia's most merciless and forthright acts - Byzantine. Alas, what would a true festival be without a bit of female spice? Broadzilla, who have toured the world, will also be stopping by to tear the house down. Jetting over from Illinois, with bottles of Jager in hand, and plenty of free merch, will be Metal Blade Records artists and rock and roll virtuosos the Heavils - expect a set-time full of surprises! The pit doesn't stop there. Upping the ante and flying in from New York City to wreak havoc upon the city of Dayton, a band who will be making their second Dwell in Darkness appearance, is former Century Media/Kingfisher Records hardcore artists 4 in tha Chamber. Also making the trip from the East Coast, a group who has taken to the stage at European Festivals such as Wacken, and have toured relentlessly all over Germany, will be Twisted Tower Dire. Other namesakes rounding out the billing for Saturday, June 11th will be doomsters Avernus, who recently inked a deal with Flood the Earth Records, Lifeforce Records' Hell Within, New York City's Mr. Bungle Fast Eddie, as well as, A Waking Nightmare, The Messiah Complex, Rev. 9, Project 44, Jackalopes, I Died Trying, Morphic Resonance, Splitt, Caje, Lowchain, Ludavico Technique, Seconds from Disaster, Enslaved to Mercy, South Gate, Regiment, Dissonant Hatred, Krimson Reign, Needless Guilt, Rewind, Diskreet, Metaphysical, Woe of Tyrants and Fourty Tour.

This two day phenomenon, that features artists from Ferret Records, Metal Blade Records, Century Media Records, Prosthetic Records, Cleopatra Records, TVT Records, Listenable Records, and Lifeforce Records, with bands coming in from Norway, Pennsylvania, Kansas, West Virginia, California, Illinois, Kentucky, and New York. The show will ONLY cost a mere $15 dollars a day, with two-day passes running for a discounted rate at $27. Bringing in genres of music from all across the world, and from all across the United States, Dwell in Darkness II provides the best in hardcore, metal core, heavy metal, black metal, death metal, doom, industrial, and much, much more all for the cost of a 3 band club show.

There will also be hourly giveaways, raffles, contests, festival shirts, merch booths, autograph sessions with performing artists, vendorville areas, and much, much more. Also on hand to complete your two days of metal will be SMNnews.com and SMN Promotions Staff, who will be flying in to meet and greet fans, and MC the event. Discounted hotels rates are available for traveling parties through the Red Roof Inn in Miamisburg, Ohio @ 937-866-0705 - just mention the group name of 'Dwell'!

More show information is available at: http://dwellindarkness.SMNnews.com.

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Cleveland Bands Perform For College Radio Benefit

Five of Cleveland's top metal bands performed a concert on Monday, February 7 to benefit college radio station WJCU. The bands performing are: SOULLESS (Cleveland's undisputed death metal kings!), DESTRUCTOR ('80s power/thrash metal underground legends), ABDULLAH (stoner Doom Metal), AMPS II ELEVEN (MOTÖRHEAD meets the MC5 - revved-up rust belt rumble) and BLACK TRINITY (unholy Norwegian-style black metal). The concert will take place at Cleveland's newest club, the House of Blues. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to WJCU to help fund a recently approved power increase.

Cleveland is fortunate enough to be home to four powerful college radio stations - WJCU (John Carroll University), WCSB (Cleveland State University), WRUW (Case Western Reserve University) and WBWC (Baldwin Wallace College). The stations all work together to offer a steady weekly dose of heavy metal programming both online and to the Northeast Ohio listening audience. Cleveland's college radio scene is well-known throughout the music industry as being the best in the country.

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Michigan Deathfest Postponed

Organizers of the upcoming Michigan Deathfest 2004 have posted the following update at the official festival website:

“Due to the unexpected closing of The Labyrinth the fest has been postponed to August 6th & 7th and will now be at The Token Lounge. All tickets previously sold will still be honored and are still available at all Ticketmaster outlets.”

Among the acts confirmed to perform at the festival are: More...

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