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Arcanium

Formed: 2007
From: Denver, CO, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete Arcanium 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.

Arcanium Seeking Donations For Medical Bills

Arcanium has checked in with the following announcement about seeking donations to cover medical bills after the band's t-shirt cannon exploded:

"As some of you may or may not already know, a few weeks back our t-shirt cannon malfunctioned and exploded in to pieces at our rehearsal space, severely injuring and hospitalizing two bystanders.

"One of these bystanders was our long time friend and guitar tech Dustin 'Dead Dreamz' Hamilton. The other was our tour manager and long time friend Damien Boyd. These two dudes have made HUGE sacrifices for our band, never demanding anything in return. Unfortunately these sacrifices have also led to less than optimal healthcare and financial circumstances. Hospital bills are stacking up and are already above 3k.

"If you have it in your heart to help, we have started an online fundraiser and are accepting donations to help our metal brothers recover from this tragedy. Even though the events that led up to the explosion remain a mystery, Arcanium vows to NEVER AGAIN utilize a t-shirt cannon in any of its’ events or functions, for the safety of our fans and affiliates. We are extremely grateful and feel very lucky that these two are still alive.

"We found the photos of their injuries to be too graphic for Facebook, however they can still be viewed at our website. Very serious stuff. We wish Dustin and Damien a fast road to recovery, and thank you in advance for any size of donation that you can make. Please click here to help these guys out." More...

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Arcanium Posts "Severed Moment" Video

Arcanium has released a new music video for the track "Severed Moment," which can be viewed below. The track comes off the band's latest album "Ontogenesis," released earlier this year and available for ordering at this location. The track listing is as follows:

1. Blindsided
2. Bury The Hatchet
3. Shattered
4. Evil Arise
5. Severed Moment
6. Down
7. Inducing Dementia
8. Mortar Massacre
9. Who Am I?
10. Fall Behind
11. Wicked

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Arcanium Announces New Album Release

Coloroado's Arcanium is set to release sophomore album "Ontogenesis" on May 7th, 2013. The band also issued the following press release:

"In perpetual forward motion since it’s 2007 conception, Arcanium has toured with such notable groups as Megadeth, Machine Head, Suicide Silence, Otep, and Ill Nino, capturing the attention of an extensive fan base. Ontogenesis is a testament to the band’s skill, hard work, and dedication: this intensity permeates the album from beginning to end.

"As Arcanium eagerly awaits arrival of the release date, they will prepare for their album release party, which will take place in Fort Collins, CO. Following the record release, the band plans extensive national and worldwide touring through mid and late 2013."

“Ontogenesis is not only our sophomore album, it’s our rebirth into the worldwide music scene,” says J Sinn, Arcanium’s lead vocalist. "The new sound of Arcanium since the addition of our second guitarist Adam Stewart has changed incredibly. Our fans across the world will dig the new intense sound.” More...

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Arcanium Joining Otep On Tour

Denver’s modern metal outfit Arcanium will be joining Otep’s “Destroy to Create” tour featuring Butcher Babies and One Eyed Doll. After finishing the tracking for sophomore album “Ontogenesis” Arcanium will hit the tour starting in Baltimore, MD on August 21st.

Since the band's last tour with Bullet for my Valentine, Arcanium has made a few changes by adding guitarist Adam Stewart and drummer Charley Huwig. “We will be unstoppable” Exclaims J-Sinn, the band’s lead vocalist. “It will be good to get back out on tour and show the world what we have become, and nearly impossible for any true metal head not to dig the new taste of metal we will give them.”

Upcoming tour dates are as follows:

August 21st – Baltimore, MD - Rams Head Live
August 22nd – Springfield, VA – Empire
August 23rd – Worcester, MA – Palladium Upstairs
August 24th – Hartford, CT – Webster Theatre
August 25th – Allentown, PA – Croc Rock
August 26th – New York, NY – Studio @ Webster
August 27th – Pittsburgh, PA – Altar
August 28th – Lexington, KY – Busters
August 29th – Knoxville, TN – Valarium
August 30th – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
August 31st – Spartanburg, SC – Ground Zero
September 1st – Huntsville, AL – Crossroads
September 2nd – Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
September 3rd – Tallahassee, FL – Coliseum
September 5th – Charleston, SC – Music Farm
September 6th – Tampa, FL – State Theatre
September 7th – Jacksonville, FL – Brewsters
September 8th – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room

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Arcanium Posts Lyric Video For "Blindsided"

Denver metal band Arcanium posted a lyric video for the new track, "Blindsided." The song appears on the forthcoming LP "Ontogenesis." The band is currently seeking label representation for its release in 2012.

"Ontogenesis" was recorded at Arcanium Studios in Loveland, CO with engineer Adam Stewart and Mercenary Digital Studios in Zion, IL with engineer Scott Creekmore. Dave Otero at Flatline Audio in Denver, CO mixed and mastered the album. "Ontogenesis" was produced by ARCANIUM, Shaun Glass, and Dave Otero.

Check out "Blindsided" here: More...

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Arcanium Posts New Album Studio Update

Colorado's Arcanium has posted in-studio footage online from the band's time working on a new album, to be released later this year.

Check out the clip below, which features documentation of the recording process at Arcanium Studios in Loveland, CO with engineer and Arcanium guitarist Adam Stewart, with additional footage of tracking at Mercenary Digital Studios in Zion, IL with engineer Scott Creekmore. Next month the album will be mixed and mastered by Jason Suecof.

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