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Ancient Wind

From: WA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Ancient Wind Calls It Quits

Colorado band Ancient Wind has issued the following statement online about deciding to call it quits:

"With great sadness and regret, we must announce that Ancient Wind will no longer continue as a band. This was no easy decision, and a choice that wasn’t taken lightly. The exact nature of the split will remain private, as it is personal and in a lot of ways different for each member. Life happens, goals and feelings change, and we must move with those changes to remain intact and to remain friends. This worked so well for so long because it was a group of like-minded individuals moving toward the same end, and so we must cease, lest we become a mockery of what we once were and what made our band great.

"Where to even start with the thanks? There are so many to give and not enough words to say them all. Thank you To The Head Records for taking a chance on us and orchestrating possibly the biggest release of any band by any genre the western slope has ever seen. We are eternally grateful to be a part of that. Thank you to the venues, big and small, here and in the northwest, for accommodating our whiskey drinking ways and blasphemous mouths on and off the stage. Thank you to the bands we’ve shared the stage with and the brothers and sisters we made lasting bonds with along the way. It was an honor to bang our heads with you and revel in the madness of whiskey, blood and metal. We’ll miss you all. More...

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Ancient Wind Parts Ways With Bassist

Ancient Wind has checked in with the following announcement about parting ways with the band's bass player:

"We have decided to part ways with our bassist GavTron and head to new frontiers. The toll of his last year of school has left him unable to dedicate the time needed to be a part of a full time band and he is planning on joining the United States Air Force upon schools completion.

"We all thank him for the time and sweat he put into the band, the good times we've shared, and wish him well in all his future endeavors. A promising prospect for his replacement is in the works, but until that time it's still full steam ahead with the album and our summer concerts. The Wind rolls on...." More...

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Ancient Wind Working On New Songs

Seattle's Ancient Wind has posted the song "Northern Conquest" online, which can be heard below and comes off the "Blackened Battle Metal" EP. Ancient Wind also recently posted the following message online about working on new material:

"Guess we'll have to cut a full length soon, we have no where to put all these songs. Currently working on our darkest and heaviest cut yet, with 4 new ones on deck. Some lyrics to the new track to spice up your holidays, happy Thanksgiving turkey fuckers. 'Casting my weapons aside, I stand unclothed and bare. Branches rip the skin as my cries fill the air. Cursing all faiths and gods, Paradise means nothing to me. If redemption held out its hand, I'd cast it into the sea.'"

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