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Formed: 2006
From: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Last Known Status: Active


More than one band have the name Cauldron.

One is from Bradenton, Florida and formed in 1988. They disbanded in 1995.

The newer Cauldron is from Toronto, Ontario Canada formed in 2006.

Latest Cauldron News

Below is our complete Cauldron 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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Cauldron Unveils Album Art And Track List

Canadian traditional metal act Cauldron unveiled the album and track listing for the band's upcoming third release "Tomorrow's Lost." The album is scheduled for release on October 8, 2012 via Earache Records. Pre-orders for the release (with three bonus tracks) is available through iTunes at this location.

The track listing for "Tomorrow's Lost" is as follows:

1. End of Time
2. Born to Struggle
3. Nitebreaker
4. Summoned to Succumb
5. Burning Fortune
6. Endless Ways
7. Relentless Temptress
8. Fight For Day
9. Tomorrow's Lost (Sun Will Fall)

Bonus Tracks:

10. Streetwalker
11. Autumn Twilight
12. I Told You So (Corporate Rock Really Does Suck) More...

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Cauldron Recording New Album

Canadian heavy metal trio Cauldron recently entered the studio to begin recording the band's third full-length album.

The follow-up to 2010's "Burning Fortune" is being recorded in Parkdale, Toronto, where the band is once again working with producer Jameson Elliott. The as-yet untitled new album is due to be released later this year on Earache Records.

Cauldron singer and bassist Jason Decay comments:

"We recently entered the studio to record our new album. Pretty much the same set up as last time with Jameson Elliott producing with us and recording close to home in Parkdale (Toronto) like we did on Burning Fortune. Chris (Rites) has been nailing the drums and I really think this is the best we've ever sounded in the studio so far. We feel very strongly about the new stuff and can't wait for people to hear it."

See a photo of the band rehearsing for the new album by clicking here. See Cauldron live:

Aug. 25 - Norwich, ON - Outback Campground

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Cauldron Announces Tour With Paul Di'Anno

Canadian heavy metal trio Cauldron has confirmed a North American tour with Paul Di'Anno, which is scheduled to kick off in July. Cauldron will be joining the former Iron Maiden singer, along with Icarus Witch and Widow, for the extensive trek across the USA and Canada.

Cauldron vocalist and bassist Jason Decay comments:

"We're all looking forward to a nice summer tour across North America with original Maiden vocalist Paul Di'Anno. It will be nice to tour with our old friends in Icarus Witch and Widow again as well. This will likely be the last part of the Burning Fortune touring schedule as we're going to be concentrating on writing, recording and rehearsing for our next album. See you on the road!"

The preliminary tour dates are as follows (venues and more dates to be announced soon):

Jul. 25 - Baltimore, MD
Jul. 26 - New York, NY
Jul. 27 - Foxboro, MA
Jul. 29 - Albany, NY
Aug. 01 - Ottawa, ON
Aug. 02 - Toronto, ON
Aug. 03 - Detroit, MI
Aug. 04 - Chicago, IL
Aug. 09 - Vancouver, BC
Aug. 10 - Seattle, WA
Aug. 15 - Santa Ana, CA
Aug. 24 - Austin, TX
Aug. 28 - Tampa, FL
Aug. 29 - Orlando, FL
Aug. 31 - Raleigh, NC
Sep. 01 - Pittsburgh, PA
Sep. 02 - Akron, OH

View the tour flyer at this location.

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Cauldron Checks In From The Road

Canadian heavy metal trio Cauldron is currently on tour in Europe, and has issued an update to fans from the road. The band is headlining the three-week long "Burning Europe" tour in support of the latest album, "Burning Fortune." Supporting Cauldron are fellow Canadian metallers Striker.

Cauldron guitarist Ian Chains updates from the road:

"The Burning Europe tour so far has been an endless supply of self-cleaning rotating toilets, fizzy water, public hostels with old men walking around in yellowed underwear, giant hot dogs with miniature buns, dirt cheap Czech beer, 1 Euro skin rags, Jason washing his hair with his deodorant, and feeling like you can scrape a bucket of Crisco off your face.

"The shows have been great so far, the crowds have been savage, and we're having a non-stop pardy crammed in a van with our buds from Striker! We've been hanging out in Prague for the past couple days since we were lucky enough to blow our alternator on our day off. We've broken down before in worse places...! Looks like we'll get back to the Burning part of the tour in no time. We're looking forward to the rest of the tour cause you guys are wild man... WILD!!!" More...

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Cauldron Kicking Off Tour Tonight

Canadian heavy metal trio Cauldron will kick off a headlining European tour tonight - Friday, 25th February - in Bielefeld, Germany.

The band will be headbanging around Europe for 3 weeks on the "Burning Europe" tour in support of the group's latest album, "Burning Fortune" Joining Cauldron on the road are fellow Canadian metallers Striker.

Cauldron vocalist and bassist Jason Decay comments:

"Just packing up here in Toronto and getting ready to leave Canada and go burn Europe for a few weeks. We're really looking forward to this as it's long overdue! We've been working on some new stuff for the set; stuff we never played before and some new material as well. Sorry to the fans in the UK, Sweden, and Greece who have been bugging us to come back, we tried to but it was beyond our control. Come party with us in a nearby country... It's sure to be a good time with us and Striker. And bug your local promoters for next time! I'm brewing up a nice hot one right now to drop on a ledge as soon as we arrive in Germany, beware!"

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Striker Bassist To Sit Out Tour

Striker has issued the following announcement about bassist Dave Arnold sitting out the band's upcoming tour dates:

"We are sad to announce that unfortunately for personal reasons, Dave will not be able to fly out with us for tour today. We are hoping he will be able to join us at some point throughout the tour.

"Until then Jay and Ian from Cauldron have offered to each learn half the set and split the bass duties for Striker. We're looking forward to seeing you all soon!"

Find more details on Striker and the band's upcoming tour dates via Facebook.

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Cauldron Comments On Upcoming Shows

Canadian heavy metal trio Cauldron has added a number of new shows to the upcoming European headlining tour, dubbed "Burning Europe 2012."

Cauldron is due to kick off the tour on February 24th in Bielefeld, Germany, with support for the tour coming from fellow Canadians Striker. The newly-added dates include shows in Hamburg (Germany), Marseille (France) and Torello (Spain). Cauldron vocalist and bassist Jason Decay comments:

"We're happy to announce that we're finally coming back for Burning Europe 2012! We got told about Christmas time that we had to come do a promo tour, so we said 'fuck you man, we gotta get out there and do some gigs'! And the Canadian content is strong on this one; we're doing this with fellow Canadian metalers Striker. It's gonna be a full-on Canadian Assault, so get used to it! I'm looking forward to the shit-ledge toilets as well."

Feb. 24 - Bielefeld, Germany - Falkendom
Feb. 25 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Stengade
Feb. 26 - Hamburg, Germany - Bambi
Feb. 27 - Leipzig, Germany - Secret Club
Mar. 03 - Gams, Switzerland - S-Event
Mar. 04 - Dornbirn, Austria - Schlachthaus Cafe
Mar. 05 - Savignano sul Rubicone, Italy - Sidro Club
Mar. 06 - Casalecchio di Reno, Italy - Blogos
Mar. 07 - Bresso, Italy - Blue Rose Saloon
Mar. 08 - Marseille, France - Entrophy
Mar. 09 - Torello, Spain - Eclectic Club
Mar. 10 - Valencia, Spain - Metal Bats Fest
Mar. 13 - Porto, Portugal - Hard Club
Mar. 14 - A Coruña, Spain - Sala Mardi Gras
Mar. 15 - Bordeaux, France - Heretic Club
Mar. 17 - Antwerp, Belgium - Trix
Mar. 18 - Eindhoven, Netherlands - Dynamo

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Cauldron Announces European Show Dates

Canadian traditional metal act Cauldron announced the first round of 2012 European tour dates with country mates Striker. The following dates were confirmed on the band's blog.

February 2012:

24 - Bielefeld, Germany - Falkendom
25 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Stengade
27 - Leipzig, Germany - Secret Club

March 2012:

3 - Gams, Switzerland - S-Event
4 - Dornbrin, Austria - Schlachthaus Cafe
5 - Savignano sul Rubicone (Forli-Cesena), Italy - Sidro Club
6 - Casalecchio di Reno (Bologna), Italy - Blogos
7 - Bresso (Milano), Italy - Blue Rose Saloon
10 - Valencia, Spain - Metal Bats Festival
13 - Porto, Portugal - Hard Club
14 - Coruna, Spain - Sala Mardrigas
15 - Bordeaux, France - Heretic Club
17 - Antwerpen, Belgium - Trix
18 - Eindhoven, Netherlands - Dynamo

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Cauldron Seeks New Drummer

Canadian traditional metal act Cauldron announced that the band is seeking a new drummer on news that Chris Steve is planning to leave the band soon to pursue other paths.

The band posted the following requirements for a new drummer:

- must be able to play Cauldron material flawlessly without struggle
- be able to sing primary harmony vocals
- have good showmanship/stage presence to suit three-piece element
- have valid passport/driver's license
- be able to rehearse twice a week in downtown toronto
- no criminal record!

Submissions should be directed to Cauldron vocalist/bassist Jason Decay at: jdecay@gmail.com.

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Cauldron Announces Mini-Tour Of Canada & USA

Cauldron announced more Canadian and some U.S. dates for a mini-tour in November 2011. The official press release reads:

"Canadian heavy metal trio Cauldron, who have just wrapped up a mini tour of the Eastern provinces of their home country, have now confirmed another string of shows in November.

The November mini tour will see Cauldron venturing further west in Canada and into the USA for what will likely be the band's last shows of 2011.

Cauldron vocalist and bassist Jason Decay comments:

'These are some of our favourite cities to play so we're coming back to make up for the shows we missed on our last tour and to play some again.'

See Cauldron on tour at the following shows:

Nov. 10 - Edmonton, AB - Pawn Shop
Nov. 11 - Calgary, AB - The Distillery
Nov. 12 - Vancouver, BC - Funky Winkerbeans
Nov. 13 - Portland, OR - Kelly's Olympian
Nov. 14 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
Nov. 18 - Ottawa, ON - Cafe Dekcuf
Nov. 19 - Montreal, QC - L'Hémisphère Gauche"

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Cauldron Kicking Off Canadian Tour

Canadian heavy metal trio Cauldron is due to kick off a tour tonight (Thursday, September 22nd) in Quebec City.

The "Canadian Assault" tour starts off with a headlining performance at the opening day of the tenth anniversary edition of the Quebec Metal Fest, before the band continues around the country for six more shows. Cauldron vocalist and bassist Jason Decay comments:

"Last time we hit the Maritimes was in the middle of a blizzard, and we still had some great shows. Hopefully the roads work better this time though. Also looking forward to getting right French again in QC!"

Cauldron has the following upcoming tour dates:

Sep. 22 - Quebec City, QC - Quebec Metal Fest at Bar Le Scanner
Sep. 23 - Moncton, NB - The Manhattan
Sep. 24 - Dartmouth, NS - CD Heaven (6pm in-store performance)
Sep. 24 - Halifax, NS - Club 1668
Sep. 25 - Saint John, NB - Pub Down Under
Sep. 26 - Fredericton, NB - The Capital
Sep. 30 - Hamilton, ON - Doors Pub

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Cauldron Announces Canadian Shows

Canadian heavy metal trio Cauldron has confirmed a number of Canadian shows with support from Richmond, Virginia's Volture. Cauldron recently completed a month-long North America trek with Holy Grail and is currently taking a break before playing a string of shows in the band's homeland. You can also check out the band's "All Or Nothing" music video here.

Cauldron frontman Jason Decay commented on upcoming shows: "We're looking forward to doing some more gigs with the boys after our little trek with 'em down the east coast US back in January. Should be a metal station on wheels."

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

June 30 - Kingston, ON - The Mansion
July 01 - Montreal, QC - Katacombes
July 02 - Ottawa, ON - Mavericks
July 03 - Toronto, ON - Sneaky Dee's More...

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Cauldron Posts New Music Video Online

Canadian heavy metal outfit Cauldron has posted a new music video online for the song, "All Or Nothing." You can check it out below. The song comes from the band's latest studio album, "Burning Fortune."

Frontman Jason Decay comments: "The video is basically a concentrated day, or a final straw in the life of Cauldron. We based the concept around the lyrics of the song, which is a bit of an ongoing theme with Burning Fortune. We went for a bit of an edgy type of music video rather than the same old thing 'cause we figured we wouldn't get played on TV anyway.

"It was directed by Kevin MacAllister who normally does videos for Lush Cosmetics. We got hooked up through a friend who used to work there and just went for it. Ian's scene is actually shot at the Lush factory in Toronto..." More...

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Holy Grail To Tour With Cauldron

Holy Grail has revealed the dates for its upcoming co-headline tour with Canadian heavy metallers Cauldron. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below.

04/15 West Hollywood, CA – Viper Room
04/16 Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro Opera House
04/17 Portland, OR – Dante’s
04/18 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
04/19 Vancouver, BC – Media Club
04/21 Calgary, AB – Republik
04/22 Edmonton, AB – Brixx Bar & Grill
04/25 Winnipeg, MB – Royal Albert
04/26 Thunder Bay, ON – Crocks
04/28 Toronto, ON – The Wreck Room
04/29 Quebec, QC – L’Agitee
04/30 Montreal, QC – Il Motore
05/01 Allston, MA – Great Scott
05/02 Hartford, CT -Webster Underground
05/03 Philadelphia, PA – Trocadero
05/04 Brooklyn, NY – Union Pool
05/05 Washington, DC – Red Palace
05/06 Columbus, OH – The Summit
05/07 Chicago, IL – Subterranean
05/08 Minneapolis, MN – Triple Rock Social Club
05/09 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
05/10 Denver, CO – Three Kings Tavern
05/11 Salt Lake City, UT – Club Vegas
05/12 Mesa, AZ – Nile Theatre

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New Metal Tracks Added To The Rock Band Network

My condolences to PS3 metal fans looking for a Rock Band fix, as the new releases coming February 9th see very little in the way of heavy music on the Rock Band Network. The Xbox 360 edition continues to have the metal selection expand again this week, however. For anyone who has been following the most recent metal additions to Rock Band, it should come as no surprise that Amberian Dawn and Kataklysm are both continuing their invasion of the game. Also new this week comes tracks from No Bragging Rights, After the Burial, Devin Townsend, Emery, and Cloudscape.

The complete list of newly added Xbox 360 tracks, including all the genres outside of metal, is as follows:

Kid Liberty - "Coolguy Deluxe!"
No Bragging Rights - "Ode to Logan"
The Night Life - "Holiday"
Amberian Dawn - "My Wings Are My Eyes"
After the Burial - "Aspiration"
Devin Townsend - "ZTO"
Devin Townsend - "ZTO (2x Bass Pedal)"
Emery - "Butcher's Mouth"
Lnk. Ken Kardashian - "The December Experience"
BulletProof Messenger - "Arm Yourself"
Chaotrope - "Pandemonium"
Chaotrope - "Betrayed"
New West - "Bend"
These Three Poisons - "Light Up The Eyes"
Akira the Don - "Steven Wells (He Was the Greatest)"
Zakk Tremblay - "Plátanos Con Sangre"
The Moth Complex - "You Don't Know"
Lettuce - "Last Suppit"
Cauldron - "All or Nothing"
Admiral of Black - "Bitten by the Rattlesnake"
Sideburn - "Live To Rock"
Big Light - "Triceratops"
Common Anomaly - "Hate To Say"
With Life in Mind - "King of Frauds"
Felsen - "Radios Tweaking"
Felsen - "Two Utensils in One"
Arena - "Volver a Nacer"
Rockapella - "Bang"
Kataklysm - "At the Edge of the World (2x Bass Pedal)"
Lucid Grey - "Barricades"
Robby Suavé - "Around the World"
Kylie D. Hart - "Firehouse Bar"
Sam Morrison Band - "I Gotta Ride 2010"
Rotary Downs - "Bullet on a String"
Rotary Downs - "Promised Land"
Studebakerbrown - "Couch Sitting Rattlesnake"
MC Frontalot - "Hassle: The Dorkening"
MC Frontalot - "Bizarro Genius Baby"
Alternative Deficit Disorder - "Pylo the Pylon"
Soulive - "Too Much"
Cloudscape - "Mind Diary"
Bluefusion - "Fighting Spirit"
Kutless - "Strong Tower"
Abraham Nixon - "Secondary Gain"
Jacob Chaney - "Cluster #2 (RB2 Version)
Jonathan Coulton - "Big Bad World One"
Bright Midnight - "For the Strange" More...

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Cauldron Adds New Song To Rock Band

Canadian heavy metal Cauldron has stormed into the world of Rock Band with a new track, "All Or Nothing," which is available to download now for Xbox 360. Cauldron is preparing for the release of the band's new album "Burning Fortune," which hits stores on February 14th in Europe and February 15th in North America.

Hear and play along to the brand new track before the album's release by heading to the official page on the Rock Band Network at this location. Cauldron also has the following upcoming live shows:

Feb. 11 - Toronto, ON - Sneaky Dee's
Feb. 12 - St. Catharines, ON - Mikado's
Feb. 18 - Ottawa, ON - Maverick's
Feb. 19 - Montreal, QC - Katacombes
Feb. 24 - Quebec, QC - Scanner Club
Feb. 25 - Moncton, NB - The Manhattan
Feb. 26 - Dartmouth, NS - CD Heaven (early in-store show)
Feb. 26 - Halifax, NS - Gus' Pub
Feb. 28 - Fredericton, NB - The Capital

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Limited Edition Fanzine With New Cauldron Album

Cauldron, the Canadian heavy metal band, will be releasing a limited edition "Chromium Dioxide" fanzine with limited edition copies of the CD and Vinyl versions of the new album "Burning Fortune." This issue of the fanzine will be a collectible Cauldron themed edition which will be dedicated to the band.

Jason Decay, front man of Cauldron, commented:

"Chromium Dioxide is our favourite zine out there, plus we're good friends with the creator, Phil, so when Earache suggested we include a Cauldron special edition of the magazine as a bonus with the new album, it was a no-brainer. It's really an honor to have a magazine, let alone one of the most addictive reads out there, dedicate an entire - although mini - issue to us."

The album is due to be released in Europe on February 14th and in North America on February 15th.

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Cauldron Announces Canadian Tour

Canadian traditional heavy metal act Cauldron has revealed the dates for its forthcoming headline tour of Canada. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below:

FEB. 26 - DARTMOUTH, NS - CD HEAVEN - all ages free in-store early show (6pm)

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Cauldron Posts New Single Online

Canadian traditional heavy metal act Cauldron has posted the first single online from its forthcoming studio album "Burning Fortune." Cauldron's new album "Burning Fortune" is due to be released on Earache Records on February 14th in Europe and February 15th in North America. You can check out the song "All or Nothing" below:

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Cauldron Posts Fourth "Burning Fortune" Video

Cauldron's new album "Burning Fortune" is due to be released on Earache Records on February 14th in Europe and February 15th in North America. The band has now posted a fourth video clip online from the recording of the album, which can be viewed below.

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