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Domination Black

Formed: 2003
From: Kotka, Finland
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Domination Black News

Below is our complete Domination Black 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.

Thaurorod Comments On Quest For Power

Thaurorod has issued the following update about appearing at the upcoming Quest For Power show:

"There have been some changes for Quest for Power event taking place on Saturday 29th October in Dom, Helsinki. Unfortunately Merging Flare had to cancel their performance. There will 2 other bands to back up for them: Domination Black and Adamantra. The new schedule for the evening will be:

21.10 - ADAMANTRA
22.05 - DOMINATION BLACK
23.00 - THAUROROD
24.00 – DREAMTALE

"Thaurorod will perform a brand new and unreleased song Ghost in Me from the upcoming 2nd album in Quest For Power! After the shows T-ROD is looking forward for some serious Halloween party with all of you there on Saturday so see you very soon! Buy your ticket from Tiketti."

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Domination Black Announces First Russian Show

Finland's Domination Black has issued the following brief statement about the band performing its first live show in Russia: "Domination Black will play their first ever Russian show on December 18th 2010 at Kochegarka Club in Vyborg. Be there!" You can also check out Domination Black's music via the band's official MySpace page.

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Domination Black Recruits New Vocalist

Finland's Domination Black has checked in with the following update about recruiting a new vocalist and streaming a new track online:

"Domination Black have found a new singer. Matias Palm is replacing Kari Killgast (who left the band in late 2009) as the lead vocalist for Domination Black. Palm has previously been involved with such bands as Merging Flare and Heavy Metal Perse + numerous tribute projects including Judas Priest, Running Wild and Gamma Ray tributes.

"The band has recently been working on some new material to be recorded for their third album somewhere in the near future. Furthermore Domination Black will make their triumphant return to the stages at Kotkan Meripäivät festival in late July. You can listen to a new track called 'Cold Touch' here."

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Gorath Parts Ways With Drummer

Gorath has parted ways with their drummer and issues the following update welcoming his replacement:

"New blood joins the ranks of Gorath. After some years of spreading the plague K. Deleener got replaced by B. Vanderheyden - Known from other bands such as Ill Fares the Land and Storm Upon the Masses."

Gorath's current line up is as follows:

F. Dupont (guitars/vocals)
B. Put (guitars)
D. Grondelaers (bass)
B. Vanderheyden (drums)

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Domination Black Post Song Featuring Lordi Online

LORDI mainman Mr. Lordi has recorded guest vocals for the track "The House Of 1000 Eyes" which will appear on DOMINATION BLACK's "Haunting" mini-CD, due in February 2008 via Violent Journey Records. The song is now available for streaming on DOMINATION BLACK's MySpace page.

"Haunting" (cover artwork by Jarkko Vanhalakka) track listing:

01. The House Of 1000 Eyes (feat. Mr.Lordi)
02. Shadow King
03. No More Again
04. A World Without Heroes (KISS cover)
05. Evil Has Found A Home More...

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Domination Black Part With Poison Arrow Records

Finnish "horror" metallers DOMINATION BLACK have parted ways with Poison Arrow Records and are currently seeking a new label home. "We've got 7-9 new tracks that really kick ass and can't wait to hit the studio again for a new album," the band writes in a statement. "And yes, we have been talking with some labels but have decided to wait for what's comming up here the upcoming months."

A new DOMINATION BLACK track, entitled "The House of 1000 Eyes", has been posted on the band's MySpace page. The song will be included on the group's upcoming CD, the release date for which has not yet been announced.

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Domination Black Post New Music Online

Finnish horror metallers DOMINATION BLACK have uploaded the songs "Ghost of the Nightfall", "Follow The Fear" and "The Cemetary" on their MySpace page. The tracks come off the group's second album, "The Dark Legacy", which will be relesed in Scandinavia on November 15 via Finland's Poison Arrow Records (the rest of the world will receive the CD in December).

According to the band, "it is by far the heaviest release in the history of DOMINATION BLACK. We are all extremely happy with the result."

The cover artwork for DOMINATION BLACK's second album, "Dark Legacy", has been posted online at www.dominationblack.com. More...

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Domination Black Announce New Album Title

Finnish "horror metallers" DOMINATION BLACK have set "Dark Legacy" as the title of their new album, tentatively due late 2006/early 2007 via Poison Arrow Records. The follow-up to 2005's "Fearbringer" will be recorded at the ManuAudio Studios in Kouvola with producer Sami Hauru (ID:EXORCIST). Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Ghost of the Nightfall", "What Lies Beneath", "Phantom Light", "Dark Water Dreams", and "The Cemetary". According to a press release, "DOMINATION BLACK mascot 'Fearbringer' (created by LORDI mastermind Mr. Lordi) is leading both music and lyrics into next level of weird nightmares and twisted horror."

For more information, visit www.dominationblack.com.

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Domination Black Scandinavian Release Date Set

Poison Arrow Records has set a December 15, 2005 release date for the new album from Finnish horror metallers DOMINATION BLACK, entitled "Fearbringer". The track listing for the CD is as follows:

01. Ultra-Speed Destructor
02. Nightmare Asylum
03. Traitor Within
04. Alone in the Darkness
05. Haunted Hellhouse
06. The Psycho
07. From Abyss
08. Frozen Tears
09. Fear Re-LoaDEAD

Recorded at Woodbine Garden Studios in Pyhtää, Finland and mixed by Teemu "David" Aalto, "Fearbringer" was mastered at Finnvox studios by Minerva Pappi. The cover artwork for "Fearbringer" by Mr. Lordi has been posted online at dominationblack.com.

Upcoming DOMINATION BLACK shows:

Dec. 16 - Kotka, FIN - Yellowstone
Dec. 17 - Kouvola, FIN - Rytmikatti
Jan. 10 - Helsinki, FIN – Heavy Corner

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Domination Black To Release New Album Fearbringer

DOMINATION BLACK will release their new album, "Fearbringer", before the end of the year via Poison Arrow Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows:

01. Ultra-Speed Destructor
02. Nightmare Asylum
03. Traitor Within
04. Alone in the Darkness
05. Haunted Hellhouse
06. The Psycho
07. From Abyss
08. Frozen Tears
09. Fear Re-LoaDEAD

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Domination Black Sign To Poison Arrow Records

Finnish heavy metal band DOMINATION BLACK have inked a deal with Poison Arrow Records. The band will be entering studio this summer and begin recording an as-yet-untitled album for a fall 2005 release.

Commented a spokesperson for Poison Arrow Records: "When you listen to DOMINATION BLACK you can hear their old-school metal influences like JUDAS PRIEST mixed with a vicious thrash metal twist. Their sound is unique!"

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