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Below is our complete Iron Knights 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.
The Order of Chaos has checked in with the following announcement about upcoming European shows:
"We are extremely pleased to announce that The Order of Chaos will be returning to Europe in May 2013 as support for legendary bay area thrash gods Vicious Rumors! We are thrilled to make a return Europe and we hope to see some familiar and fresh faces headbanging in May!"
Confirmed dates are as follows:
07.05.2013 DE Bastard Club, Osnabruck*
08.05.2013 DE Bambi Galore, Hamburg*
09.05.2013 DE Florinsmarkt, Koblenz*
10.05.2013 DE Glückaufhalle, Duisburg*
12.05.2013 DE Kreuz, Obermarchtal*
15.05.2013 SLO TBA, Ljubljiana**
16.05.2013 DE Vortex, Siegen**
17.05.2013 DE Live Music Hall, Weiher**
18.05.2013 CZ Barrak Music Club, Ostrava**
19.05.2013 CZ TBA, Budvar**
20.05.2013 HU Club 202, Budapest***
22.05.2013 DE Garage, Munich***
23.05.2013 DE UJT, Uelsen***
24.05.2013 NL The Rock Temple, Kerkrade***
25.05.2013 NL Baroeg, Rotterdam***
26.05.2013 NL Little Devil, Tilburg***
* Dates with Nodrama
** Dates with The Embodied
*** Dates with Iron Knights More...
Bassist and founder of Stuka Squadron, Lord Graham Pyre, publicly addressed the current dispute with former members stemming from his split with the band. The band formerly known as Stuka Squadron changed its name to Iron Knights and will release the album "New Sound of War" on November 26, 2012.
Pyre has assumed the official website and is set to launch the sequel to the first Squadron album "Tales From the Ost" (See Metal Underground.com's review at this location) entitled "Project Vulcan." The album is expected through Iron Crown Records soon.
Hammerfest 2013 has just announced that along with St. Vitus, the festival line-up has just added legendary band Killing Joke. Angel Witch and a veritable who's who of metal will also be appearing at the Hammerfest 4 festival, which will take place on March 14th-16th at Haven Hafan y Môr Holiday Park, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, North Wales. Below is the current full line-up of bands appearing, with more information available over at the Hammerfest 4 website.
M-Pire of Evil
Texas Hippie Coalition
Def Con One
Commander In Chief
Sacred Mother Tongue
Line of Fire
Bull Riff Stampede
Black Acid Souls
Fire in the Empire
U.K. traditional metal vampires Stuka Squadron announced that the band has changed its name to Iron Knights. The official press release from Metalbox Recording reads as follows:
"Iron Knights is the new name for the band previously known as Stuka Squadron.
"The official band statement explaining the reasons for this change can be found here: www.stuka-squadron.com (website due to change).
"The new website is www.ironknightsband.com and will be live imminently.
"The release of the album ‘New Sound Of War’ will be postponed from the original release date of 19 November 2012 to 26 November 2012 and it will be an Iron Knights album.
"On behalf of Iron Knights, I would like to take this opportunity to apologize in advance for the confusion this change will cause – it has not been an easy decision. I would also like to thank everyone that has supported the band and continues to support them going forward." More...