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Suidakra

Formed: 1994
From: Germany
Last Known Status: Active

Background

Suidakra was formed in 1994 by guitarist Arkadius Antonik and drummer Stefan Möller under the name Gloryfication. The band recorded two demos with varying lineups, until finally solidifying its line-up with keyboardist Daniela Voigt, guitarist Marcel Schoenen and bassist Christoph Zacharowski. Later in the same year the band's name was changed to Suidakra (Arkadius spelled backwards).

Latest Suidakra News

Below is our complete Suidakra 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.

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Suidakra Is "Braving The End"

German melodic death/power metal act Suidakra released a new music video for the song "Braving the End." The song appears on the band's latest efforit "Realms Of Odoric," which is out now through AFM Records.

Check out the clip here:

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AFM Records Announces 20 Year Compilation

2016 marks the 20th anniversary for Germany-based metal label AFM Records. Being in the business for two decades now and working with the “who's who” of the scene, the company is proud to present a special compilation of highlights and new tracks titled “20 Years - Metal Addiction."

Of course all the big names who were (and are) crucial for the label’s evolution during the years are featured here: Doro, U.D.O., Fear Factory, Evergrey, Avantasia, Rhapsody Of Fire, Danzig, Leaves’ Eyes, Edguy, Destruction, Masterplan, D-A-D, Ministry and many more.

Two brand new, previously unreleased songs by Iron Mask and Eden’s Curse perfectly round off this extensive release, which comes up with a total of 52 tracks on 3 CDs. More...

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Suidakra Releases "Pictish Pride" Music Video

German melodic death/power metal act Suidakra released a music video for the new track "Pictish Pride." The song appears on the new album "Realms Of Odoric," which drops May 20th via AFM Records.

The album's track listing is:

1. Into The Realm
2. The Serpent Within
3. The Hunter's Horde (lyric video here)
4. Creeping Blood
5. Undaunted
6. Lion Of Darcania
7. Pictish Pride
8. On Roads To Ruin
9. Dark Revelations
10. Braving The End
11.One Against The Tide
12. Cimbric Requiem
13. Remembrance (Bonus Track) (Digipack Version)

Check out "Pictish Pride" here: More...

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Suidakra Releases Studio/Lyric Video

Suidakra just released a lyric/studio video for first single "The Hunter's Horde" taken from upcoming album "Realms Of Odoric," due out on May 20th.

If you pre-order the new album on iTunes, you'll get this song immediately as an instant download. The full track listing is:

1. Into The Realm
2. The Serpent Within
3. The Hunter's Horde
4. Creeping Blood
5. Undaunted
6. Lion Of Darcania
7. Pictish Pride
8. On Roads To Ruin
9. Dark Revelations
10. Braving The End
11.One Against The Tide
12. Cimbric Requiem
13. Remembrance (Bonus Track - Digipack Version)

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Suidakra Announces New Album "Realms Of Odoric"

German melodic death metal act Suidakra has returned with the band's 12th full length studio album "Realms of Odoric." The album is expected to drop on May 20th via AFM Records.

The album's artwork (shown below) was created by Kris Verwimp. The track listing for the release is as follows:

1. Into The Realm
2. The Serpent Within
3. The Hunter's Horde
4. Creeping Blood
5. Undaunted
6. Lion Of Darcania
7. Pictish Pride
8. On Roads To Ruin
9. Dark Revelations
10. Braving The End
11.One Against The Tide
12. Cimbric Requiem
13. Remembrance (Bonus Track - Digipack Version) More...

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Suidakra Reveals New Re-Release Details

Suidakra has issued the following update about re-releasing a previous album:

"Alright friends we were talking about the 'Emprise To Avalon' re-release.... the release date will be the 25th of July 2014!

"Today we want to reveal Kris' new interpretation of the re-worked front cover and the tracklist. The re-mastered version of the re-release will also contain a 16-pages booklet with new illustraions, never seen before..."

1. Darkane Times
2. Dinas Emrys
3. Pendragon's Fall
4. The Highking
5. The Spoil Of Annwn
6. The Quest
7. And The Giants Dance...
8. Song Of The Graves
9. Still The Pipes Are Calling
Bonus Tracks
10. Darkane Times - Live Version
11. Pendragon's Fall - Live Version
12. The Spoil Of Annwn - 2014 Version More...

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Suidakra To Re-Issue "Emprise To Avalon"

Suidakra has issued the following brief announcement about re-issuing an early album later this year:

"Together with AFM Records we will re-release our 'Emprise To Avalon' album this summer. It will be remastered with a re-worked artwork by Kris Verwimp and brand new, never released bonus tracks.

"And beside that we are booking new SuidAkrA shows worldwide. We'll keep you updated... Have a great weekend everyone!"

Suidakra released latest full-length album "Eternal Defiance" in 2013. Check out our review of the album right here. More...

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Equilibrium Gearing Up For Heidenfest

German epic metal act Equilibrium will return to the road this week, taking part in this year’s edition of the Heidenfest tour alongside Finnish genre mates Ensiferum and Turisas, as well as Suidakra and special guests Frosttide. Don’t miss the madness on the following dates:

20.09. D Leipzig - Hellraiser
21.09. D Giessen - Hessenhalle (Extended#@)
22.09. BE Antwerp - Trix (Extended *@)
23.09. F Paris - Bataclan
24.09. D Saarbrücken - Garage
25.09. I Milano - Live Club
26.09. A Wien - Arena
27.09. D Geiselwind - Musichall (Extended #@)
28.09. D München - Backstage (Extended #@)
29.09. CH Pratteln - Z7
30.09. D Hamburg - Markthalle
01.10. D Berlin - Postbahnhof
02.10. CZ Zlin - Masters of Rock Cafe
03.10. A Wien - Arena
04.10. D Stuttgart - LKA Longhorn (Extended #@)
05.10. D Oberhausen - Turbinenhalle (Extended *#@)
06.10. NL Tillburg - O13 Heidenfest (Extended *@)

HEIDEVOLK (*)
RIGER (#)
GERNOTSHAGEN (#)
WINTERSTORM (@)

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Suidakra Posts Preview Of "Eternal Defiance"

German act Suidakra unleashes it new LP "Eternal Defiance" today via AFM Records. Coinciding with its release, the band posted a 6+ minute preview clip, which can be heard below. Fans can get the first glimpse of inew guitarist/clean vocalist Marius Pesch (Kingdom of Salvation) and bassist Tim Siebrecht (Ex-Sleeping Gods) with the band.

The track list for "Eternal Defiance" is:

1. Storming The Walls
2. Inner Sanctum
3. Beneath The Read Eagle
4. March Of Conquest
5. Pair Dadeni
6. The Mindsong
7. Rage For Revenge
8. Dragon’s Head
9. Defiant Dreams
10. Damnatio Memoriae
11. Mrs. McGrath (Bonus Track)

Check out the clip here: More...

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SuidAkrA Posts Track-By-Track Video

German metal act SuidAkrA posted a track-by-track video for the band's upcoming release "Eternal Defiance." The album, he band's eleventh full length studio effort, is scheduled for release on May 24, 2013 via AFM Records and is the first to feature new guitarist/clean vocalist Marius Pesch (Kingdom of Salvation) and bassist Tim Siebrecht (Ex-Sleeping Gods).

Here, Arkadius (vocalist/keyboardist/founder) comments on the entire album:

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Suidakra Releases "March Of Conquest" Video

Suidakra will be releasing new album "Eternal Defiance" this coming May 24th, 2013. The band has now released a new video clip off the release. Check out "March of Conquest" in the player below. The album's full track listing is:

1. Storming The Walls
2. Inner Sanctum
3. Beneath The Read Eagle
4. March Of Conquest
5. Pair Dadeni
6. The Mindsong
7. Rage For Revenge
8. Dragon’s Head
9. Defiant Dreams
10. Damnatio Memoriae
11. Mrs. McGrath (Bonus Track)

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Suidakra Posts Studio Video Clip For New Track

German metal act Suidakra posted up a studio video clip featuring the band recording the new track "Inner Sanctum." The song appears on the band's upcoming 11th studio release entitled "Eternal Defiance," which is out on May 24, 2013 via AFM Records.

The track listing for "Eternal Defiance" is:

1. Storming The Walls
2. Inner Sanctum
3. Beneath The Read Eagle
4. March Of Conquest
5. Pair Dadeni
6. The Mindsong
7. Rage For Revenge
8. Dragon’s Head
9. Defiant Dreams
10. Damnatio Memoriae
11. Mrs. McGrath (Bonus Track)

Chec kout "Inner Sanctum" here: More...

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Suidakra Unveils New Album Cover Artwork

German Celtic metallers Suidakra have issued another update on their upcoming new album “Eternal Defiance.” The cover artwork (once again created by Kris Verwimp) and the album’s track listing have been unveiled. "Eternal Defiance" will be released on May 24th, 2013.

1. Storming The Walls
2. Inner Sanctum
3. Beneath The Read Eagle
4. March Of Conquest
5. Pair Dadeni
6. The Mindsong
7. Rage For Revenge
8. Dragon’s Head
9. Defiant Dreams
10. Damnatio Memoriae
11. Mrs. McGrath (Bonus Track) More...

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Suidakra Issues Studio Update

Suidakra has set "Eternal Defiance" as the title for the band's upcoming new album, which follows previous full-length "Book of Dowth" (reviewed here). The band has now checked in with the following brief studio update:

"Day 10: All guitars are finished. Tina & Seebi arrived today at the studio and right now we record Tina's vocals. She's doing an amazing job! A few pics will be posted here. Have a great weekend everyone." More...

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Suidakra Announces New Album Title

German Celtic metallers Suidakra have set "Eternal Defiance" as the title for their upcoming new album, which follows previous full-length "Book of Dowth" (reviewed here).

The band states: “As on the previous two releases, it will be a concept album again, created by Kris Verwimp in cooperation with us. Our new concept includes a lot of new elements and surprises which will be reflected in the music as well."

Further details on the "Eternal Defiance" album will be announced as they become available. More...

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AFM Records Releasing New Compilation

The AFM Records label compilation "All For Metal" now continues with part 3. This time "All For Metal III" includes 26 video clips on DVD and a bonus CD with 15 tracks. The compilation will see release on November 30th, 2012 and the track listing is:

DVD
01. Orden Ogan - The Things We Believe In
02. U.D.O. - Leatherhead
03. Kissin’ Dynamite - Money, Sex & Power
04. Masterplan - Time To Be King
05. Heavenly - Fullmoon
06. Shakra - Back On Track
07. The Last Vegas - Evil Eyes
08. Morton - Weeping Bell
09. Triosphere - Marionette
10. Brainstorm - In These Walls
11. Iron Mask - God Punishes, I Kill
12. Crystal Viper - Witch’s Mark
13. At Vance - Facing Your Enemy
14. Wolfpakk - Reptiles Kiss
15. Sinner - Back On Trail
16. Oz - Dominator
17. Elvenking - The Loser
18. Nightmare - Sunrise In Hell
19. Epysode - Obsessions
20. Stahlmann - Tanzmaschine
21. A Life Divided - Heart On Fire
22. Eisbrecher - Eiszeit
23. The Murder Of My Sweet - Unbreakable
24. Lake Of Tears - House Of The Setting Sun
25. The New Black - The King I Was
26. Lyriel - Leverage
27. All Hail The Yeti - The Art Of Mourning
28. Black Messiah - Windloni
29. Ektomorf - The One
30. Solution .45 - Gravitational Lensing
31. Fear Factory - The Industrialist
32. Ministry - Ghouldiggers
33. Suidakra - Dowth 2059
34. Korzus - Truth
35. Onslaught - The Sound Of Violence
36. Tankard - Rules For Fools More...

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Metal Bands Share Their Favorite Road Munchies

Metalinjection.com has posted a new video in the "Ask the Artist" series online, asking bands the question of "what is your favorite munchie while touring?"

Check out the answers from members of The Black Dahlia Murder, Oceano, Skeletonwitch, God Forbid, All Shall Perish, Fit For An Autopsy, Obey The Brave, The Acacia Strain, Last Chance To Reason, The Contortionist, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Holy Grail, Suidakra, Periphery, iwrestledabearonce, Hung, Overkill and Unearth at this location or in the player below. More...

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Suidakra Video Interview Available

Der Metal Krieger has posted a new video interview online with Celtic metal act Suidakra at the Los Angeles stop of Killfest 2012. Check out the video clip below.

Suidakra is touring in support of the "Book of Dowth" album (reviewed here) and still has the following upcoming shows:

5/5: Austin, TX @ Emo's East
5/6: Dallas, TX @ Trees
5/8: Orlando, FL @ The Club at Firestone
5/9: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
5/10: Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
5/11: West Springfield, VA @ Empire
5/12: New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater

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Suidakra Comments On New Tour

German Celtic pagan metal band Suidakra is kicking off a tour today with global thrash legends Overkill, God Forbid and Diamond Plate. The tour starts tonight April 20th in Philadelphia, PA and wraps up May 12th in New York, New York. Guitarist and front man Arkadius commented on the start of the band's North American tour:

"After playing three US tours in the past we are more than excited to come back and hit the road today. We are very excited to be presenting our latest album Book Of Dowth to the American audience for the first time. The States have been good to us the last few times we played here, so we're expecting some awesome shows and we are ready to meet some friends, fans and kick their asses ;-)!!"

Suidakra is touring in support of the "Book of Dowth" album (reviewed here) on the following dates:

4/20: Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
4/21: Worcester, MA @ The Palladium - NEMF
4/22: Syracuse, NY @ Lost Horizon
4/23: Columbus, OH @ Screamin Willie's
4/24: Detroit, MI @ Blondie's
4/25: Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
4/26: Kansas City, MO @ Beaumont Club
4/27: Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater
4/28: Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
4/30: Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
5/1: Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
5/2: San Francisco, CA @ The Grand Ballroom at Regency Center
5/3: Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia
5/5: Austin, TX @ Emo's East
5/6: Dallas, TX @ Trees
5/8: Orlando, FL @ The Club at Firestone
5/9: Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room
5/10: Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
5/11: West Springfield, VA @ Empire
5/12: New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater

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Diamond Plate To Kick Off Tour Tomorrow

Chicago thrashers Diamond Plate are gearing up for a U.S. tour with thrash legends Overkill, which kicks off tomorrow, Friday, March 20th in Philadelphia.

Also joining Diamond Plate and Overkill on "The Electric Age Tour" are God Forbid and Suidakra. Diamond Plate lead guitarist Konrad Kupiec comments:

"We're excited as hell to be going out with the legends Overkill! Also being on a package with God Forbid and Suidakra makes the whole tour that much better. It's been months since we did a full US tour, so we can't wait to see all of our fans again. A few years ago as kids we had the honor of opening an Overkill show in Chicago and to this day it remains one of our best hometown shows. We're looking to recreate that same moment in every city on this tour. Come out and feel the energy!"

Apr. 20 - Philadelphia, PA - Trocadero Theater
Apr. 21 - Worcester, MA - The Palladium
Apr. 22 - Syracuse, NY - Lost Horizon
Apr. 23 - Columbus, OH - Screamin' Willie's
Apr. 24 - Detroit, MI - Blondies
Apr. 25 - Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge
Apr. 26 - Kansas City, MO - Beaumont Club
Apr. 27 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater
Apr. 28 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Complex
Apr. 30 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
May 01 - Portland, OR - Hawthorne Theatre
May 02 - San Francisco, CA - The Grand Ballroom
May 03 - Los Angeles, CA - Nokia Theatre
May 05 - Austin, TX - Emo's East
May 06 - Dallas, TX - Trees
May 08 - Tampa, FL - Orpheum
May 09 - Fort Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room
May 10 - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade
May 11 - Springfield, VA - Jaxx
May 12 - New York, NY - Best Buy Theater

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