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Formed: 2003
From: Wimborne, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Ramesses News

Below is our complete Ramesses 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.

Ramesses Announces New Releases

Ramesses, which consists of Mark Greening (drums), Tim Bagshaw (guitar) and Adam Richardson (bass, vocals), will return with two new releases later this year. The first upcoming release is a 12” vinyl and digital release titled "Chrome Pineal," which is due out on Ritual Productions on May 16th. The 12” features three brand new studio recordings and three live tracks, recorded in 2007. Ramesses will also release a new full-length titled "Possessed by The Rise of Magik" later this year.

The band also has the following upcoming live shows:

4/16 Roadburn Festival, Tilburg, NL
4/17 Espace B, Paris, FR
4/23 Kuudes Linja, Helsinki, FI

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Ramesses Working On New Album

Dorset, England's doom trio Ramesses recently completed their latest wave of European live dates, selling out most of the concerts on their ten date tour through France and Spain. The band is currently gearing up for a three day attack on British soil this week with support from Norway's Obliteration for a rampage through Newcastle, Birmingham and ending in London, at the Fenriz-curated Live Evil Festival this Saturday. The dates are as follows:

10/21/2010 Trillians - Newcastle, UK
10/22/2010 The Asylum - Birmingham, UK
10/23/2010 The Underworld - London, UK @ Live Evil Fest

Ramesses is also preparing a new album for release. Tentatively set for a March 2011 release, the band has already captured ten new tracks for the upcoming 3rd full-length entitled "Possessed by the Rise of Magik."

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Glorior Belli Comments On Upcoming Paris Show

French act Glorior Belli has issued the following announcement about performing an upcoming show in Paris alongside Ramesses and Eibon:

"For the first time since 2005, Glorior Belli responded positively to playing in Paris, assuring this would be a night to remember as Glorior Belli only make a few special live appearances each year. Their latest record 'Meet Vs At The Southern Sign' was released in June 2009 by Candlelight Record.

"Spawned in the bleak woodland of Dorset, England, Ramesses is a three-piece that has been disfiguring the innards of its army of devoted listeners since 2003 when original Electric Wizard drummer Mark Greening and guitarist Tim Bagshaw hooked up with Adam Richardson (bass + vox). 'Take the Curse', Ramesses' second album, was released in the first semester of 2009 via Ritual Productions.

"So load up your haversack and hit the dusty road, for the real devil's pact is about to be signed on September the 12th!" More...

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Ramesses Enters The Studio

U.K. act Ramesses, who released the album "Take The Curse" on June 21st, has now issued the following brief update about entering the studio to record a follow-up release:

"Ramesses in the studio now! We are currently working on the follow up to Take the Curse, entitled Possessed by the Rise of Magic. 9 new live tracks recorded, plus some extra bits. More gory details to follow."

Additional details on "Possessed by the Rise of Magic" will be announced as they are made available. You can also check out Ramesses tracks via the band's MySpace page.

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Ramesses Announces Album Release Show

U.K. act Ramesses has issued the following announcement about an upcoming album release party:

"Ramesses ‘Take the Curse’ - Album Launch Party: Rough Trade East / Friday 18th June / 6pm – 11pm (late closing) Ramesses live at 10pm, with very special guest DJs Jake and Dinos Chapman, and more. PLEASE NOTE - Tickets are free but limited to 100 wristbands that must be collected from Rough Trade."

The Ramesses tour dates are as follows:

9/5 2010 Mondo Bizarro Rennes, FR
9/7 2010 Rocksound Barcelona, es
9/9 2010 Wurlitzer Ballroom with MOHO Madrid, ES
9/10 2010 Savoy Club Gijon, ES
10/21 2010 Trillians Newcastle, -I-
10/23 2010 LIVE EVIL FEST / Underworld London, UK

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Ramesses Reveals New Album Details

English psychedelic doom metal trio RAMESSES has announced new details for their upcoming album, "Take The Curse," which is set to be released on June 21st. Releasing the album is new label Ritual Productions; the label formed by the band's management.

The "Take The Curse" [cover art] tracklisting is as follows:

01. Iron Crow
02. Terrasaw
03. Black Hash Mass
04. Take The Curse
05. Vinho dos Mortos
06. Baptism Of The Walking Dead
07. Another Skeleton
08. Hand Of Glory
09. The Weakening
10. Khali Mist

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Palehorse Confirmed For Deathfest 2010

PALEHORSE has been added the bill for this years DEATHFEST in Leeds along with the likes of BRUJERIA, IMMOLATION and RAMESSES. The festival is held in Leeds Uni (the same venue as Damnation Festival) on Sunday, May 2, 2010.

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Ramesses Announces European Tour Dates

RAMESSES have announced tour dates with UNEARTHLY TRANCE. The tour dates are as follows:

4/4 - Belgium / Hasselt / Muziekodroom (with SerpentCult)
4/5 - Netherlands / Arnhem / Willemeen (with SerpentCult)
4/6 - Germany / Hamburg / MarktHalle
4/7 - Sweden / Gothenburg / Underjorden
4/8 - Sweden TBC
4/10 - Sweden TBC
4/11 - Germany / Berlin / Red Rooster
4/12 - Germany / Nuernberg / Kunstverein
4/13 - France TBC
4/14 - UK TBC
4/15 - UK / Manchester / Star & Garter
4/16 - UK / Newcastle / Trillians
4/17 - UK / Glasgow / 13th Note (with Black Sun)
4/18 - UK / Birmingham / BUSK
4/19 - UK / London / Underworld (with Black Sun)

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Onslaught Guitarist Speaks On Damnation Festival

Guitarist Nige Rockett of British thrash metallers Onslaught has posted the following message regarding the bands appearance at the festival:

"This is gonna be a fucking killer show and definitely the best UK festival for 2008. The line-up is truly awesome, boasting the Premier, most Extreme Metal bands from all genres this country (UK) has had to offer over the past 25 years...Hats off to the promoters for getting this one together. This could well be our last UK appearance before we wind up the Killing Peace' promotion, so hope to see you all there.......... for what I guarantee will be one insane fucking day."

The lineup for Damnation festival is as follows:


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Ramesses and Unearthly Trance UK Tour Dates

Ramesses and Unearthly Trance are teaming up to play some UK tour dates. The dates are as follows:

September 18 - Colchester Arts Centre
September 19 - Manchester Star & Garter
September 20 - Newcastle Trillian's
September 21 - Nottingham Junktion 7
September 22 - Bristol Croft
September 23 - London Camden Underworld

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Unearthly Trance Announce European Tour

New York City’s UNEARTHLY TRANCE has announced a month-long European tour with special guests RAMESSES (ex-ELECTRIC WIZARD). This tour will kick-off in September in Antwerp, Belgium and is being sponsored by Ashdown Engineering and Jagermeister. A listing of Unearthly Trance tour dates can be found below with more to be announced shortly.

Here are the Unearthly Trance tour dates:

16 - New York, NY - Club Midway (with Minsk, Rwake, Made Out Of Babies)
21 - Smithtown, NY - Smithtown Masonic Temple (benefit show with Deathcycle)

September (European Tour with special guests Ramesses)
6 - Antwerp, Belgium - Scheld'Apen
7 - Hoogeveen, NL - Het Podium
8 - Spremberg, Germany - JC Erebos
9 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Loppen
10 - Oslo, Norway - Garage (+ Suma)
11 - Stockholm, Sweden - Debaser (+ Suma)
12 - Malmo, Sweden - KNASTER (+ Suma)
13 - Rostock, Germany - Jaz (+ Suma)
14 - Leipzig, Germany - Zoro
16 - Paris, France - La Gambetta
17 - Cherbourg, France - L'Epicentre
18 - Colchester, UK - Arts Centre
19 - Manchester, UK - Star & Garter
20 - Newcastle, UK - Trillians
23 - London, UK - The Barfly (with special guests Gallhammer) More...

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Ramesses & Unearthly Trance To Tour UK, Europe

The bludgeoning slow-motion trancending-doom trio Ramesses, continue to bulldoze their mark into the ranks of the best of their said genre. In support of the We Will Lead You To Glorious Times EP, the band have received a wealth of amazing response from the press and are about to attack the UK, The Netherlands and Belgium with Unearthly Trance this month. The planned tour dates are as follows: More...

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Ramesses Working On EP

UK doom band Ramesses are to release an EP called 'The Tomb' in the Spring. Produced by Billy Anderson, it will be on the Invada label. The band are to play a London show at the Purple Turtle in Camden on February 23, with Esoteric, Atavist and Obiat.

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Ramesses Release Details And Gigs

Ramesses recorded a few tracks in late August at London's Fortress Studios. Two of these tracks -'RAMESSES II' and 'MASTER (YOUR DEMONS)' - will be featured on a split CD with NY band Negative Reaction, which is released this month on the up-and-coming Austrian label Psychedoomelic Records. Their first 7 inch will be out in January 2004 on the same label. Also scheduled for early 2004 release on Psychedoomelic, RAMESSES will have an exclusive track - 'BLACK DOMINA' -on the compilation 'Dreams of What Life Could Have
Been', alongside exclusive tracks from Fistula (OHIO), Negative Reaction (Long Island), Grief (Boston), Moss (UK), Soulpreacher (NC). There are a few more releases in the pipeline for early 2004 - details provided when confirmed.

RAMESSES are gearing up for a couple of live dates in the UK in December. They will be playing alongside Art of Burning Water, Taint, Like a Kind of Matador, Old Basford and Capricorns. There are two confirmed dates:

Sunday 21st December - Nottingham / Old Angel (doors 7pm / tickets £5)
Monday 22nd December - London / Underworld (doors 6pm / tickets £6)

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