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Latest Solothus News

Below is our complete Solothus 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.

Solothus Signs With Doomentia

Solothus has checked in with the following announcement about inking a new record deal with Doomentia:

"That is the news we have been wanting to tell you all for some while now! We are so damn excited about this! Doomentia Records has released material from some of our current favorite bands, such as Disma, Hooded Menace, Druid Lord, Anatomia, just to name a few! We are truly honored to be part of this great roster of bands!"

The record label also had this to say: "Finnish death/doom metal crypt dwellers Solothus have inked a deal with Doomentia Records to release their as yet untitled sophomore album! In celebration of this alliance, the label is re-issuing the band’s skull-turning debut 'Summoned From The Void' on vinyl with new artwork by Juanjo Castellano. Release details to be announced later.

"The forthcoming record will consist of six songs of bleak and devastating death/doom metal including titles like 'No King Reigns Eternal' and 'Darkest Stars Aligned.' Forged from the same wretched elements found on the debut, the new effort excavates deeper with more varied pronouncements. From the abysmally crawling doom ambiance to the bone-crushing death ,etal riffing to bewitching guitar leads and otherworldly melodies, Solothus delivers the entire spectrum of dark fantastic desolation.

"This will also be the first recording with new bassist Tami Luukkonen. The band aims to enter the studio in June and have the album out by 2015’s end." More...

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Solothus Recruits New Bass Player

Finland's Solothus parted ways with the band's bassist back in March, and now the group has checked in with the following update about brining on a new member:

"Tami Luukkonen (Gorephilia) joins Solothus as our new bassist! After Dario's sudden departure, we had one name in our minds, who we would want to play in Solothus, that one name was indeed Tami.

"Luckily he was interested right away and up for the task at hand. Now we can continue stronger than ever! At the moment we are writing more material for our sophomore album, we aim to have it released sometime during next year.

"You can catch us later this year with the new line up! Also we will invade England with a mini-tour during next February!"

30.8. Turku, Klubi with October Tide, I Saw Red and Ghost Voyage
21.11. Helsinki, PRKL with Krypts
6.2. Newcastle, Northumberland Arms with Uncoffined, Austerymn and Horrified. More...

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Solothus Splitting With Bassist

Finnish death/doom outfit Solothus is gearing up to enter the studio later this year to record a second album. Today the band has issued the following statement about parting ways with bassist Dario Vujosevic:

"Due to events NOT in our control, we regret to inform you all that Solothus and Dario are going their separate ways. We cannot hide our disappointment with Darios decision, but still respect it. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.

"Despite these matters, we will continue onwards stronger. Through every trial we face, we will triumph no matter what.

"Naturally, we are without a bassist as of now..."

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Solothus Streaming Recent EP

Hailing from Turku, Finland comes the death/doom metal band Solothus. Recently, the band put out a three song EP titled "Ritual of the Horned Skull," which you may download over at this location. Check out all three songs from the EP below.

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