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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 Posts New Music Video

German folk/melodic death band Suidakra has posted a new music video for the song "Balor." The track appears on the band's latest release "Book of Dowth" which was released in March of 2011 through AFM Records.

In other news, the band recently announced following upcoming live shows in India:

February 4, 2012: Vellore, India (Headline Show)
February 5, 2012: Bangalore, India (w/Opeth)

Check out the video here:

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Suidakra Announces Festival Appearances

Suidakra has issued the following announcement about new tour dates and releasing a music video online:

"Tomorrow (19.01.2012) at 18:30h CET the new video clip 'Balor' by German metal band SuidAkrA will be shown on iMusic1 during the new episode of 'ROCKS.'

"There will be an online premiere here from 17.00h to 18.00h CET! Don't miss :-) SuidAkrA's first shows confirmed for 2012 so far:

04.02.2012 Vellore (IN) - VIT Riviera
05.02.2012 Bangalore (IN) - Summerstom Fest, Palace Grounds
25.02.2012 Arnsberg-Oeventrop (DE) - Winternachtstraum Festival 2012
29.06.2012 Helsinki (FI) - Tuska Festival 2012
08.07.2012 São Paulo (BRA) - Thorhammerfest 2012
28.07.2012 Obersinn (DE) - Eisenwahn Festival 2012

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Suidakra Announces Live Shows In India

German folk/melodic death band Suidakra has announced that the band will play two live shows in India in February. The following show dates were confirmed on the band's Facebook Page:

February 4, 2012: Vellore, India (Headline Show)
February 5, 2012: Bangalore, India (w/Opeth)

The band's latest release "Book of Dowth" was released in March of 2011 (check out our review at this location).

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Suidakra Posts "Balor" Teaser

German outfit Suidakra has posted a brief teaser trailer online for the band's recently shot music video "Balor." You can check out the teaser below. "Balor" is taken off the band's "Book of Dowth" album (reviewed here). The full music video is expected to be released in December, 2011.

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Suidakra Finishes Video Shoot For "Balor"

German band Suidakra checked in from shooting a video for the song "Balor" with the following update:

"We finished shooting our new video clip „Balor“. Again it was a great experience and we wanna say thax to David Thelen, Luna Just Luna, Melanie Antonik, Andreas Beloch, the Sojus7 team and the rest of the crew for their amazing work. The clip will be released in December 2011 shortly before Christmas ;-) and we can’t wait to see the final result!"

The song appears on the band's latest album "Book of Dowth," reviewed here.

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Suidakra To Shoot New Music Video

Suidakra has checked in with the following brief announcement about shooting a new music video:

"Tomorrow we will start with shooting the new video clip 'Balor.' We're looking forward to work with David Thelen again.

"Have a great weekend our friends and we will post new pictures of the video shooting next week!!! Cheers."

"Balor" is taken off the band's "Book of Dowth" album (reviewed here). Suidakra will also be taking part in the upcoming "Darkness Over X-Mass" tour with Moonspell. Details are available here.

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Black Troll Winterfest Trailer Posted

A trailer for the upcoming Black Troll Winterfest was posted (seen below). The event takes place on November 12, 2011 at Rwe Halle in Mülheim, Germany.

Confirmed bands for the festival are:

Immortal
Ensiferum
Primordial
Tyr
Moonsorrow
Suidakra
XIV Dark Centuries
Waylander
Odroerir
Northland
Crimfall
Crudalach
Draugr
Negator
Chain of Dogs

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"Darkness Over X-Mas" 2011 Lineup Announced

Suidakra has issued the following announcement about joining the upcoming "Darkness Over X-mas Tour:"

"We will take part on the 'Darkness Over X-Mas Tour 2011' in December with DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER, MOONSPELL, HELL, NEAERA & SUIDAKRA. Marcus won't be able to play this tour with us, so our good friend and former guitarist Tim Siebrecht will play the bass position on this tour! Hope to see you guys!"

Dates are as follows, and the promotional poster can be viewed below:

25.12.2011 Leipzig, Werk 2
26.12.2011 Stuttgart, LKA-Longhorn
27.12.2011 CH-Pratteln, Z728.12.2011 Saarbrücken, Garage
29.12.2011 Hamburg, Docks
30.12.2011 Dortmund, FZW More...

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Suidakra Announces Russian Shows

Suidakra has announced the first dates of the band's upcoming "Fomorian Fury" Russian tour in October. The currently announced dates are as follows, with more to be announced shortly:

07.10.2011 - St.Petersburg
08.10.2011 - Moscow
09.10.2011 - Ekaterinburg
14.10.2011 - Kostroma
16.10.2011 - Voronej

Suidakra is touring in support of the band's new album "Book of Dowth." You can check out Metalunderground.com's review of the album by heading over here.

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Suidakra To Re-Release "The Arcanum"

Suidakra has checked in with the following update about re-releasing "The Arcanum" with bonus tracks and releasing the new album "Book of Dowth" on vinyl:

"We will re-release the re-mastered version of 'The Arcanum' on the 29.07.2011 with 3 cover songs, a new booklet design re-worked by Kris Verwimp himself and tons of new pictures. Bonus tracks:

1. In the Beginning (Amorphis Cover)
2. Stand Ablaze (In Flames Cover)
3. Let Me Put My Love Into You (AC/DC Cover)

"We will offer a special package, only in our webshop: Suidakra 'The Arcanum' re-release + A vintage 'The Arcanum' shirt (originally released in 2000). More info will follow...

"Another new SuidAkrA release: For the first time in the band's history we will release our latest album 'Book Of Dowth' on vinyl. Release date: 19.08.2011!"

You can also find Metalunderground.com's review of the new album "Book of Dowth" by heading over here.

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Lineup Announced For Rock In Concert Open Air

Wolfchant is one of the latest bands to be confirmed to perform at Germany's Rock In Concert Open Air festival, whichl takes place in Lichtenfels, Germany on both the 17th and 18th. The currently announced running order is as follows:

Friday, June 17, 2011

11:15 pm Motörhead
09:15 pm Alice Cooper
07:25 pm Broilers
05:55 pm Danko Jones
04:25 pm Misfits
03:10 pm D-A-D
01:50 pm The Bones
12:45 pm 9mm - Assi Rock'n'Roll
11:50 am Andy Brings
11:00 am Guns Of Moropolis More...

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Suidakra Posts Live Video Clip

Suidakra has posted a video clip online of the band performing the song "Stone Of The Seven Suns" live, which is off the new album "Book of Dowth." You can check out the clip below.

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Suidakra Posts Three New Songs Online

German Celtic metal outfit Suidakra has posted three new songs online for free streaming, which you can listen to by heading to the band's official Facebook page.

The three new songs, "Balor," "Dowth 2059," and "Biróg’s Oath," will all appear on the band's new studio album, "Book Of Dowth," which is to be released on March 25th through AFM Records.

You can also check out the previously uploaded music video for the song "Dowth 2059" by heading over to this location.

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Suidakra Updates Tour Schedule

Suidakra will be embarking on the "Scream For Violence" tour alongside Onslaught and Debauchery at the end of March and throughout April. The finalized tour dates are as follows:

31.03.11 GER Hamburg - Markthalle
01.04.11 DK Arhus - Voxhall
02.04.11 SE Göteborg - Parken
03.04.11 SE Stockholm - Huset
06.04.11 FI Turku - Klubi
07.04.11 FI Helsinki - DOM
08.04.11 FI Tampere - tba
09.04.11 ET Tallin - Tapper
10.04.11 LW Riga - Melna Piektdiena
11.04.11 LT Vilnius - Club New York
13.04.11 PL Katowice - Megaclub tickets
14.04.11 CZ Prag - Exit Chmelnice
15.04.11 AT Vienna - Escape Metalcorner
16.04.11 GER München - Backstage
17.04.11 CH Pratteln - Z7
19.04.11 GER Darmstadt - Steinbruch Theater
20.04.11 GER Osnabrück - Bastard Club
21.04.11 GER Essen - Turock
22.04.11 BL Vosselar - Biebob
23.04.11 NL Estrado - Harderwijk

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Suidakra Announces New Tour Dates

Suidakra recently posted a music video online for the song "Dowth 2059," which is off the band's forthcoming album "Book of Dowth." The group has now announced the following upcoming tour dates in support of the album:

Spain Mini-Tour 2011 with Equilibrium, support: Northland
04.03.2011 Barcelona (ES) - Mephisto
05.03.2011 Bilbao (ES) - Bilborock
06.03.2011 Madrid (ES) - Caracol

12.03.2011 Würzburg (DE) - Triskhellion Festkvällar I / Posthalle

Scream For Violence European Tour 2011 with Onslaught, Debauchery
31.03.2011 GER Hamburg - Markthalle
01.04.2011 DK Arhus - Voxhall
02.04.2011 SE Göteborg - Parken
03.04.2011 SE Stockholm - Huset
06.04.2011 FI Turku - Klubi
07.04.2011 FI Helsinki - DOM
08.04.2011 FI Tampere - tba
09.04.2011 ET Tallin - Tapper
10.04.2011 LW Riga - Melna Piektdiena
11.04.2011 LT Vilnius - Club New York
13.04.2011 PL Katowice - Megaclub tickets
14.04.2011 CZ Prag - Exit Chmelnice
15.04.2011 AT Vienna - Escape Metalcorner
16.04.2011 GER München - Backstage
17.04.2011 CH Pratteln - Z7
19.04.2011 GER Darmstadt - Steinbruch Theater
20.04.2011 GER Osnabrück - Bastard Club
21.04.2011 GER Essen - Turock
22.04.2011 BL Vosselar - Biebob

Summer Festivals
17.06.2011 Ahnsbeck / Celle (DE) - Break the Ground 3
25.06.2011 Duisburg (DE) - Rage against Racism Open Air
22./23.07.2011 GER Bexbach - Utopion Gelände - Feuerfänger Festival
04.-06.08.2011 Wacken (DE) - Wacken Open Air 2011
13./14.08.2011 BY Rechytsa, Metal Crowd Festival
17.09.2011 Fürth (DE) - Fimbul Festival 2011 / Stadthalle

Ireland Mini-Tour 2011 with Sirocco
22.09.2011 Cork (IRE) - An Cruiscin Lan
23.09.2011 Dublin (IRE) - Fibber Magees
24.09.2011 Belfast (IRE) - tba

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Suidakra Posts "Dowth 2059" Video

Suidakra has posted a music video online for the song "Dowth 2059," which can be viewed below. The track is off the band's upcoming album "Book Of Dowth," which will be released on March 25th, 2011.


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Suidakra Reveals "Book Of Dowth" Details

Suidakra has posted the cover artwork online for the band's upcoming album "Book of Dowth," which can be viewed at this location. The band also commented on the new album:

"Our new album 'Book Of Dowth' will be released on March 25th. Shortly after we will embark on a European tour with label mates Onslaught and Debauchery. Cover and track list of 'Book Of Dowth' have been unveiled now and soon we will also present their video clip for the track Dowth 2059."

The "Book of Dowth" track listing is as follows:

1. Over Nine Waves
2. Dowth 2059
3. Battle-Cairns
4. Biróg’s Oath
5. Mag Mell
6. The Dark Mound
7. Balor
8. Stone Of The Seven Suns
9. Fury Fomoraigh
10. Otherworlds Collide

Digipak Bonus:

11. Rise Of Taliesin(classical re-arranged version)
12. When Eternity Echoes(classical re-arranged version)
13. Official Video Clip “Dowth 2059”

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Suidakra Signs To AFM Records

AFM Records has issued the following announcement about inking a record deal with German act Suidakra:

"We are happy to announce that one of the most innovative German metal bands has signed with AFM Records: Suidakra are now part of the family!

"With their unique mixture of folk, heavym & death metal the band amazes fans and critics alike since many years. A new studio album ('Book Of Dowth') will be released in late March, right in time for Suidakra's tour with Onslaught and Debauchery."

The new album's track listing is as follows:

1. Over Nine Waves
2. Dowth 2059
3. Battle-Cairns
4. Biróg’s Oath
5. Mag Mell
6. The Dark Mound
7. Balor
8. Stone Of The Seven Suns
9. Fury Fomoraigh
10. Otherworlds Collide

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Onslaught Announces European Tour

British thrash metal veterans Onslaught have announced that they will be embarking on a headlining tour of Europe at the end of March in support of their forthcoming new studio album, "Sounds Of Violence." The trek is being dubbed the "Scream For Violence Tour," and will feature supporting performances from Suidakra and Debauchery.

The tour dates are as follows:

March 31 - Hamburg, Germany - Markthalle
April 1 - Arhus, Denmark - Voxhall
April 2 - Göteborg, Sweden - Parken
April 3 - Stockholm, Sweden - Huset
April 6 - Turku, Finland - Klubi
April 7 - Helsinki, Finland - DOM
April 8 - Tampere, Finland - tba
April 9 - Tallin, Estonia - Tapper
April 10 - Riga, Latvia - Melna Piektdiena
April 11 - Vilnius, Lithuania - Club New York
April 16 - München, Germany - Backstage
April 17 - Prattlen, Switzerland - Z7
April 19 - Darmstadt, Germany - Steinbruch Theater
April 20 - Osnabrück, Germany - Bastard Club
April 21 - Essen, Germany - Turock

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Suidakra Updates Tour Schedule

Suidakra has issued the following announcement about upcoming tour dates:

"Hey friends, this year, we will promote the new album 'Book Of Dowth' live, check out our first confirmed dates for 2011. Additional dates will follow! Hope to see you!"

The upcoming Suidakra dates are as follows:

05.02.2011 Moers (DE) - Torture Fest III im Bollwerk 107

Spain Mini-Tour 2011 with Equilibrium, support: Northland
04.03.2011 Barcelona (ES) - Mephisto
05.03.2011 Bilbao (ES) - Bilborock
06.03.2011 Madrid (ES) - Caracol

12.03.2011 Würzburg (DE) - Triskhellion Festkvällar I / Posthalle

SCREAM FOR VIOLENCE
European Tour 2011 with Onslaught, Debauchery
31.03.2011 GER Hamburg - Markthalle
01.04.2011 DK Arhus - Voxhall
02.04.2011 SE Göteborg - Parken
03.04.2011 SE Stockholm - Huset
06.04.2011 FI Turku - Klubi
07.04.2011 FI Helsinki - DOM
08.04.2011 FI Tampere - tba
09.04.2011 ET Tallin - Tapper
10.04.2011 LW Riga - Melna Piektdiena
11.04.2011 LT Vilnius - Club New York
16.04.2011 GER München - Backstage
17.04.2011 CH Prattlen - Z7
19.04.2011 GER Darmstadt - Steinbruch Theater
20.04.2011 GER Osnabrück - Bastard Club
21.04.2011 GER Essen - Turock
22.04.2011 BL Vosselar - Biebob

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