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Latest Faktion News

Below is our complete Faktion 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.

Faktion Announce New Vocalist

Faktion have announced the addition of their new vocalist, Aaron Pose, formerly of the Dallas based band Paperface. The band will perform their first concert with Pose on September 14th at the Curtain Club in Dallas, TX. Other tour dates include:

September 14th in Dallas, TX @ Curtain Club
September 28th in Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
September 29th in Little Rock, AR @ TBA
October 13th in Dallas, TX @ Firewater
October 20th in Lubbock, TX @ Jakes Backroom
October 27th in Little Rock, AR @ TBA
November 2nd in Denton, TX @ RBAR

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Faktion Select New Singer

Following the departure of vocalist Ryan Gibbs and the subsequent months-long search, Faktion have selected their new vocalist. The name, however, has not yet been announced and should be released shortly. The band will spend time writing and recording new material, and playing local and regional shows, while continuing their search for a new label.

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Faktion Post Final B-Side Online

Faktion have uploaded their final b-side to their MySpace player. The track "Goodbye Brother" was written and performed by guitarist Marshal Dutton after the loss of his brother. Faktion has some upcoming tour dates in Texas:

August 7th in Odessa, TX @ Dos Amigos w/ 10 Years
August 8th in Amarillo, TX @ Midnight Rodeo w/ Hinder
August 23rd in Lubbock, TX @ South Beach w/ Hinder
September 1st in Denton, TX @ R-Bar w/ Miser
September 4th in Abilene, TX @ KeyJ Acoustic Campfire
September 9th in San Antonio, TX @ Incarnate World University
September 10th in Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
September 15th in Dallas, TX @ Curtain Club

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Faktion Post B-Side and New Track Online

Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas band Faktion have added a new b-side entitled "September" as well as another track from their self-titled debut, "Who I Am", to their MySpace player.

TheRoadrunner Records-signed Faktion recenlty wrapped up a tour with Seether and Mercy Fall.

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Seether Plan Live Acoustic CD/DVD This Summer

Seether will be releasing a special live acoustic CD/DVD this summer entitled "One Cold Night," which will be in stores on July 11th, 2006. The songs were recorded at Philadelphia's Grape Street and features hits from Disclaimer, Disclaimer II, and Karma and Effect.

In addition, the DVD portion contains an in-depth interview with the band, the video for "The Gift," a behind-the-scenes look at "The Gift" video shoot, and a photo gallery with shots from the performance. The official track listing is as follows:

1. Gasoline
2. Driven Under
3. Diseased
4. Truth
5. Immortality
6. Tied My Hands
7. Sympathetic
8. Fine Again
9. Broken
10. The Gift
11. Remedy
12. Plastic Man

Bonus track:
13: The Gift (Alternate mix)

Seether heads back out on the road in May, starting in Canada and then continuing on to the US in June. The confirmed tour dates are as follows: More...

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Dimefest Benefit Concert To Take Place In December

ELEMENT EIGHTY, FAKTION and PREMENISHEN (featuring late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's cousin Heather Manly on bass/vocals) are among the nine Texas-based acts who have been confirmed to perform at Dimefest, an all-day event scheduled to take place December 10 at the Ridglea Theater in Fort Worth, Texas. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Dimebag Darrell Memorial Fund, which has been set up to help the victims of the Alrosa Villa shootings in Columbus, Ohio on December 8, 2004, which took the life of Dimebag.

The lineup for Dimefest is as follows:

04:30 p.m. - DERISION (Tyler, Texas)
05:30 p.m. - DIESEL (Dallas, Texas)
06:30 p.m. - MANDITORY (Dallas, Texas)
07:30 p.m. - NECROGAZM (Fort Worth, Texas)
08:30 p.m. - MOD EFFECT (Dallas, Texas)
09:30 p.m. - LOCKJAW (Cleburne, Texas)
10:30 p.m. - PREMENISHEN (Abilene, Texas)
11:30 p.m. - FAKTION (Dallas, Texas)
12:30 a.m. - ELEMENT EIGHTY (Dallas, Texas)

For more information, visit dimefest.com.

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Cold Tour Dates

Cold have announced that they will be touring with Smile Empty Soul and Flyleaf. Dates are as follows:

10/4-El Paso, TX
T Lounge
w/Flyleaf, Smile Empty Soul

10/5-Odessa, TX
Dos Amigos
w/ Flyleaf, Smile Empty Soul

10/8- Boerne, TX
Javelina Harley Davidson
w/Theory of a Deadman, Saliva

10/9- Mercedes, TX
Mercedes Fairgrounds
w/Flyleaf, Faktion, Wicked Wisdom, Hinder, Smile Empty Soul

10/11- Bricktown Live
Oklahoma City, OK
w/ Flyleaf, Smile Empty Soul

10/12- Cains Ballroom
Tulsa, OK
w/ Flyleaf, Smile Empty Soul

10/14- Canopy Club
Urbana, IL
w/ Flyleaf, Smile Empty Soul

10/15- Rocketown
Nashville, TN
w/ Flyleaf, Smile Empty Soul

10/16- The Clear Channel Metroplex
Little Rock, AR
w/ Flyleaf, Smile Empty Soul

10/18- Knoxville, TN
Blue Cats
w/ Flyleaf, Smile Empty Soul

10/19-Jackson, MS
Headliners Live
w/ Flyleaf, Fivespeed

10/20- Jackson, MS
Headliners Live
w/ Flyleaf and Smile Empty Soul

10/21- New Orleans, LA
House Of Blues
w/ Flyleaf and Smile Empty Soul

10/22- Spring, TX
Cynthia Wood Mitchell Pavilion

10/23- Dallas, TX
Smirnoff Centre

11/20- J acksonville, FL
Metropolitian Park
w/ Shinedown

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Hear 8 Tracks of Faktion Online

Eight tracks from Dallas, Texas's Faktion can now be heard online here. The band are currently in the studio working on their debut album which will see a release through Roadrunner later this year.

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Faktion Sign To Roadrunner Records

Faktion out of Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas have signed a deal with Roadrunner Records, and will be hitting the studio in November to begin recording their debut effort for the label. The band claim to be influenced by the likes of Flaw, Staind and Sevendust, and you can find further details at their website.

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