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Latest Sydonia News

Below is our complete Sydonia 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.

Sydonia Announces New Tour Dates

Sydonia has issued the following announcement about upcoming live shows:

"Hey everyone, looks like our latest tour, Swarm Tour co-headlining with Jericco, is just about upon us so I had better pack my new favorite travel pillow that’s emblazoned with a red hot topless fireman holding his hose… I mean, 'a' hose. Here endeth my good story, the rest is simple…

"Saturday Feb 19th @ The East Brunswick Club, Melbourne with Branch Arterial & SleepMakesWaves (NSW). Doors @ 8pm.

"Friday Feb 25th @ The Enigma Bar, Adelaide with Abeyant & Tabula Rasa. Doors @ 8pm.

"Friday March 4th @ Step Inn, Brisbane with Hazards of Swimming Naked & Perspektiv. Doors @ 8pm.

"Saturday March 5th @ The Annandale Hotel, Sydney with SleepMakesWaves & Adift for Days. Doors @ 8pm. More...

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Sydonia Announces Final "Ocean Of Storms" Shows

Australian rock act Sydonia has issued the following update about adding on two final dates to the "Ocean of Storms" tour:

"Sydonia are stoked to announce that they will be concluding their successful "Oceans of Storms" national single tour with two shows in WA. Mixed by the famed Colin Richardson (Slipknot, Machine Head, Trivium etc), the single is a prelude to a much anticipated album to come later in the year.

"Following on from an outstanding run of shows on the east coast with USA numetal legends Korn, and multiple sets at the Woodford Festival in Qld, the Melbourne based percussive alt-metal four piece will be hitting the Amplifier Bar stage on Fri 21st Jan with The Meaning Of, Brutus and Sparring for Shotgun. Then, if you want a second dose, which I'm sure you will, Sydonia will be at Charles Hotel on Sat 22nd with Basically Naked, West of October and Baby Jane. Finally, catch them for an early arvo/evening, doors 5:30pm, @ Mojo's in North Fremantle on Sunday 23rd, supported by Opia, Copious and Arkayan."

Sydonia also recently discussed its upcoming tour schedule in an interview with Metalunderground.com.

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Sydonia To Support Korn On Australian Tour

Melbourne, Australia’s SYDONIA will be supporting KORN on their forthcoming Australian shows, taking place on December 3rd, 4th and 5th. The band has also been added to three days of the famed Woodford Folk Festival, on December 30th and 31st 2010, and Jan 1st, 2011. The festival is expected to draw over 100,000 fans.

Legendary producer/mixer Colin Richardson (Slipknot, Funeral For a Friend, Bullet for My Valentine, As I Lay Dying, etc.) recently came on board to mix the current single "Ocean of Storms." The single will appear on the band’s official world-wide debut album, along with more never-before-heard tracks (one of which was co-written by STONE SOUR’s Roy Mayorga) being completed now. The album is yet to be named and SYDONIA is presently looking for an album deal.

SYDONIA independently recorded, produced and mixed their Australian debut album "Given To Destroyers" in just two weeks. While the band was touring nationally in their home country, they received a personal invite to tour Australia with LAMB OF GOD after vocalist Randy Blythe heard SYDONIA’s "Given to Destroyers" playing in an Australian record store. SYDONIA was also personally invited to tour the east coast of Australia with STONE SOUR, only to then be invited to tour the United States with the band. In addition, the band has also received personal invites to tour Australia with SLIPKNOT and MACHINE HEAD. This year, SYDONIA toured the east coast of Australia with BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME.

You can check out some of Sydonia's music on their MySpace page.

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Melbourne Switch Fest Announced

Switch Fest (poster) will feature some of the best of Australian metal/prog bands on two stages (basement and level 1), as well as drink specials and DJs. For one night only, November 5th (Cup Eve), you can catch Alarum, Sydonia, Sleep Parade, Earth, Fallacy and a bunch more for only 15 dollars. Tickets can be bought from:

Missing Link (Bourke St, City)
Rare Records (St Kilda)
Polyester Records (Brunswick)
Planet 13 (Greensborough)
Hot Head (Geelong)
Fist2Face (Ringwood)
Plato (Frankston)

Switch is at 60 King St in the city.

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Sydonia To Release Debut Album

Melbourne's alternative rockers Sydonia have announced that the title of their forthcoming debut album will be "Given To Destroyers". While a release date is not yet known, the album in its entirety will be made available for streaming as soon as next week through the band's MySpace page. In the meantime, the first single, "Sorry", can be heard right there, right now. The video is available here. The second single has also been announced, "No Woman's Land", and the video for it will be set for screens within a few short months.

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