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Serenity

Formed: 2001
From: Wörgl, Austria
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Serenity News

Below is our complete Serenity 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.

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Metalcamp 2011 Lineup Announced

Zonaria is the latest act to be confirmed for this year's edition of the Metalcamp festival, which is set to take place from July 11th - 16th, 2011 in Tolmin, Slovenia.

The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order):

ABINCHOVA
ACCEPT
ACHREN
AIRBOURNE
ALESTORM
AMORPHIS
ARCH ENEMY
ARKONA
AVA INFERI
BLIND GUARDIAN
BRAINSTORM
BREZNO
BULLDOZER
DEATH ANGEL
DEICIDE
DIE APOKALYPTISCHE REITE
HATE
HEAVEN'S GREY
IMPERIUM DEKADENZ
IN EXTREMO
IN SOLITUDE
KALMAH
KATATONIA
KREATOR
KYLESA
MERCENARY
MOONSORROW
MOONSPELL
OBSCURA
OCTOBER FILE
RISING DREAM
SERENITY
SUICIDAL ANGELS
TAAKE
THAUROROD
THE OCEAN
VANDERBUYST
VIRGIN STEELE
WATAIN
WINTERSUN
ZONARIA

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Serenity Posts New Music Video Online

Austrian symphonic metal act Serenity has posted its new music video online. The video was shot for the track "The Chevalier," which is taken from the band's forthcoming full length album. The new album, titled "Death & Legacy," is set for release on February 25 through Napalm Records. You can view the music video, which features vocals from Ailyn of Sirenia, below:

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Serenity Posts New Audio Teaser Online

Austrian symphonic metal act Serenity has posted a new video teaser online to promote its upcoming third album. The third album from the band will carry the title of "Death & Legacy" and will see its release on February 25, 2010 through Napalm Records. The trailer is available below:

"Death & Legacy" tracklisting:
1. Set Sail To… (intro)
2. New Horizons
3. The Chevalier
4. Far From Home
5. Heavenly Mission
6. Prayer (interlude)
7. State Of Siege
8. Changing Fate
9. When Canvas Starts To Burn
10. Serenade Of Flames
11. Youngest Of Widows (limited edition only)
12. Below Eastern Skies (interlude)
13. Beyond Desert Sands
14. To India's Shores (limited edition only)
15. Lament (interlude)
16. My Legacy

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Serenity Reveals New Album Details

Australian metal act Serenity has revealed the title and tracklisting for its forthcoming studio album. The third album from the band will carry the title of "Death & Legacy" and will see its release on February 25, 2010 through Napalm Records. The tracklisting is available below:

"Death & Legacy" tracklisting:
1. Set Sail To… (intro)
2. New Horizons
3. The Chevalier
4. Far From Home
5. Heavenly Mission
6. Prayer (interlude)
7. State Of Siege
8. Changing Fate
9. When Canvas Starts To Burn
10. Serenade Of Flames
11. Youngest Of Widows (limited edition only)
12. Below Eastern Skies (interlude)
13. Beyond Desert Sands
14. To India's Shores (limited edition only)
15. Lament (interlude)
16. My Legacy

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Delain Comments On Upcoming Tour

Delain has issued the following update about posting a new tour diary online and lining up a European tour with Serenity:

"Delain to tour Europe spring 2011 & Americas tour part III online! In preparation to our new album, we are proud to announce our European tour for spring next year. We are already very much looking forward to it! The Austrian band Serenity will support us at this tour. More gigs, dates and details will be announced later on!

"The third and final part of the video of the Americas tour is finally there on our YouTube channel! We hope you've enjoyed the tour videos so far and if you did: stay tuned for more. There's still some footage from other shows we're working on, which we hope to have online next month. Meanwhile, we're very busy writing for the upcoming album and very pleased with the material so far: We can't wait to share with you guys when the moment is there!"

29.04.2011 GBR Manchester Academy
30.04.2011 GBR London O2 Islington Academy
01.05.2011 GBR Glasgow The Cathouse
02.05.2011 GBR Leamington The Assembly
04.05.2011 FRA Strassbourg La Laiterie
05.05.2011 FRA Lyon CCO
06.05.2011 ESP Barcelona Salamandra
07.05.2011 ESP Madrid Sala Caracol
08.05.2011 FRA Marseille Poste a Galene
09.05.2011 ITA Milano Alcatraz
11.05.2011 SWI Luzern Schüür
12.05.2011 GER Stuttgart Röhre
13.05.2011 GER Aschaffenburg ColosSaal
14.05.2011 GER München Backstage
15.05.2011 HUN Budapest Diesel
17.05.2011 POL Warsaw Stodola
18.05.2011 GER Berlin K17
19.05.2011 GER Hamburg Knust
20.05.2011 GER Köln Underground
21.05.2010 FRA Paris Elysee Montmartre More...

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Serenity Issues Band Update

Austrian metallers Serenity have issued the following update about their upcoming festival appearances and working on a new album:

"Hi to all crazy metal heads out there! #1: We're proud to announce that we'll be performing at German 'Building a Force' festival in Bad Rappenau/BW on April 10th, 2010! View some more info at this location and find nice bands like Brainstorm, Lanfear, or Rough Silk among the billing.

"#2: We will perform at 'Prog Power Europe 2010' in the Netherlands which will take place on October 1st, 2nd and 3rd this year in Baarlo. Of course we will keep you informed about on which day exactly we'll enter the stage!! Other bands at this event will be Sacrum, Leprous, Oceans of Sadness & eleven more! For information please visit here. More...

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Serenity Issues Year End Update

Austrian metallers Serenity have issued the following year end update:

"Last news of the old year! Hi folks! It's been quite a while since we've updated things here ... but I'm sure you'll forgive us;))! So here is what's new: SERENITY was ranked #28 out of 40 bands in the readers' poll of German 'Rock It!' magazine (issue No. 55)! Considering the many hundreds of bands which are around that's just not bad!

"Our merchandise Christmas special was a huge success so we've decided to prolong it from tomorrow, January 1st until coming Wednesday, January 6th (Three Kings day or, for our Italian friends, the day of Befana;)). Have a look under 'shop' on our website to view our special prices and send an e-mail to mario.hirzinger@gmx.at if you're interested!

"Some fanatic out there programmed a Serenity song for the computer game 'Guitar Hero', we like that very much and (according to our guitarist) it's also well done. More...

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Serenity Issues Road Report

Austrian metallers Serenity have issued the following road report from their current tour:

"Hi, we had another 2 days on the road and what to say??? Everything's just fine!

"Bielefeld/Germany was some kind of strange.... A lot of problems during the whole day for really everybody included into this tour package. No local crew, no stagehands, no lighting tech (I did lights for Threshold ;-), no backstage room (there was a bar where we had dinner and everything - but needed to get out there at around 6 p.m., and much much more.... This is really strange for such a tour - however, though only about 100 people the concert was great as always.

"Pratteln/Switzerland today was great, perfect PA, top lighning engineer, top technics everywhere, a hughe venue, about 350-400 people, perfect. Threshold is still playing their set (a great live band by the way) and SERENITY is just taking a shower (not together ;-)) The best thing on this tour is that we don't need to drive with a van and on our own. Going into the nightliner and don't need to worry on anything is a great feeling again! So no lack of sleep, no big problems. Ahhhhhhhhh great. More...

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Serenity Writing New Album

Austrian metallers Serenity have issued the following announcement about working on a new album:

"Serenity will play 2 more gigs in ..Tyrol.. right after our touring activities with Threshold!

14.11.2009 PMK in ....Innsbruck...., support Desert Sin & t.b.a.
21.11.2009 Prägraten in Osttirol, with Emergency Gate and Horizon Divine

"These will be the last shows you will see us promoting our latest album Fallen Sanctuary. We are in the middle of the songwriting process for the next big SERENITY release and we are already working with our producer Oliver Philips of Everon and our artworks designer Gustavo Sazes on the new material. We will take some more time right after the Threshold tour for finishing all new songs and for polishing structures, voice changes, soloing, vocal lines and of course lyrics. This will probably take time till January and we will head to the studio when we are ready. Luckily we are in a position where we are able to enter studio without a fixed time schedule a year ahead. And our preproduction will already include all orchestrations and voicings, so we won't need that much time for orchestrations and these things. This will save us at least 2 months!!!! Status Quo on the songs: 3 songs fixed, another ..4 in.. their final stages, ideas, parts, lines & basic structures for another 4-6 songs, and 2-3 songs were put away (not good enough in our meaning - by the way: we never did that before!) More...

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Serenity Updates Support Act For Dutch Tour Date

Serenity has issued the following update about confirming the supporting act for their upcoming show in the Netherlands:

"The opening act for the upcoming Netherland shows is confirmed: Sylvermyst! Visit their homepage!!! See you all on tour!!!"

Serenity's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

9/15 Komma Wörgl
9/16 Posthof Linz
9/17 Faval Music club Brno
9/18 Szene Wien Vienna
9/19 t.b.a. Budapest
9/23 Posthalle Würzburg
9/24 The Rock Temple Kerkrade
9/25 Het Front Vroomshoop
9/26 Bibelot Dordrecht
10/29 Zeche Carl Essen
10/30 Colos-Saal Aschaffenburg
11/1 Z7 Pratteln
11/2 Backstage Munich
11/4 Firlej Wroclaw
11/5 Bergkeller Reichenbach
11/6 Spirit of 66 Verviers
11/7 De Boerderij Zoetermeer
11/8 Relentless Garage London

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Serenity Issues Studio Update

Austrian progressive power metal band Serenity has issued the following studio update:

"At the moment we're doing the preproduction for our upcoming album and the stuff really sounds great!! We even have some working titles like 'Duke of Medina,' 'Drake' and 'Rose of Venice!' In the next days we'll tell you some more details!"

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Edenbridge To Enter the Studio in September

Lanvall (guitars/keyboards) has finished songwriting for Austrian metallers EDENBRIDGE's seventh studio album and we will start with the recordings in the beginning of September. The album will see a possible release in May or June 2010.

According to a band update: "Of course we have followed the symphonic way of our last album MyEarthDream, nevertheless there are more atmospheric and melancholic vibes on the new one. The title of the album will of course not be revealed now. Furthermore we have two absolutely smashing hit songs, both perfect for a video clip." More...

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Pythia Announces Live Show With Threshold

U.K. gothic metallers Pythia have issued the following announcement about opening for Threshold on November 8th:

"We are pleased announce that we will be opening for the awesome Threshold on the 8th of November at the Relentless Garage with main support coming from Austrian progressive metallers Serenity.

"Threshold are one of the leading lights of the progressive metal scene. Now celebrating twenty years together, Threshold continue to make powerful and innovative rock music both on record and on stage."

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Serenity Announces London Tour Date With Threshold

Austrian metallers Serenity have issued the following announcement about a live show in London with Threshold:

"Finally a London show this year!

"Many of you were disappointed when we couldn't make it to the London gig with KAMELOT in March, now we are glad to announce that we'll return there on November 8th with THRESHOLD - the gig will take place at 'Relentless Garage'!

"Also some more dates with EDENBRIDGE are confirmed now, these concern Hungary, Czech Republic, Germany and the Netherlands; have a closer look in 'tour'!

"And another thing: the first part of our (german) tour report with KAMELOT is now online here! Have fun reading it!"

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Edenbridge Announces New Lineup

Austrian symphonic power metal band, Edenbridge, has posted the following message welcoming their new bassist, Simon Holzknecht, and guitarist, Dominik Sebastian:

"Dominik Sebastian, also known from the band Thirdmoon, has already played guitar on the whole MyEarthDream Tour and has proved to be a great guy and musician and got on well with the band. Dominik of course can also be heard on Edenbridge's new live album 'LiveEarthDream.'"

"Simon Holzknecht, to many also known from his other band Serenity, is Edenbridge's new bass player ! Simon is Edenbridge's youngest band member with only 22 years and is absolutely smashing on his instrument!"

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Serenity Writing New Material

Austrian metallers Serenity have issued the following update about writing new material:

"Hi everybody!

"The show together with RAGE and our label mates MIND ODYSSEY was fantastic and we wanna thank our fans once again for their huge support although some of you missed the show due to the earlier beginning – we are very sorry for that!

"At the moment we’re just writing new songs and the results so far are amazing. Thomas really created some great basics and right now I’m adding some new vocal lines and choirs.

"We’re looking forward to the show in Prague on the 09.05.09 and this week there’ll be a big surprise for all our fans especially in Germany....But I can’t tell you more at the moment! So stay tuned!!"

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Serenity Comments On Show Cancellations

Austrian metallers Serenity have posted the following statement about their recent show cancellations:

"Hi all there!

"We are very sorry that we had to cancel the gig in Leeds yesterday and that we won’t be able to play the gig in London as well!!! Our singer Georg has a bad flu with all infections you can imagine and he”s already in hospital in Austria to get professional help! We try to go on in Pratteln/Switzerland but nothing is fixed so far!! We are very sorry for all that!!! See you again as soon as possible!!!!

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Kamelot Posts Spring Tour Dates

American power/progressive metal band Kamelot has just announced the following spring tour dates.

"The concerts for this spring are selling fast! Make sure you get your tickets early. Here is the concert listing for dates in 2009: More...

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Moonsorrow Confirmed For Summer Nights Fest

Finnish folk/pagan metallers MOONSORROW have been confirmed for the Summer Nights Open Air festival, set to take place June 20-21 at Castle Frauenstein in Mining am Inn, Austria. The festival billing is shaping up as follows:

BEFORE THE FALL
BELPHEGOR
BLACK MESSIAH
BLOODFEAST
DARK FORTRESS
DARKSIDE
EQUILIBRIUM
FALL OF SERENITY
FEAR MY THOUGHTS
GODDAMNED X
IN SLUMBER
INZEST
MAROON
MASTIC SCUM
MAYHEM
MOONSORROW
NEAERA
NECROPHAGIST
OBITUARY
OUTRAGE
PERISHING MANKIND
RIGER
SERENITY
THIRDMOON
ULTRAWURSCHT
VARG
VOLBEAT
WOLFCHANT

The festival will feature two stages with more than 40 international metal bands. For more information, visit www.summer-nights.at.

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ProgPower UK Cancelled

This year's ProgPower UK, which was scheduled for March 28-29 in Bristol, England, has been cancelled. The following message has been posted on wwwww.progpoweruk.com:

"This is the hardest decision we have ever had to make, but it is with great regret that we have had to cancel ProgPower UK III.

"We have made no secret of the financial difficulties that have dogged our first two years, which is why we made a significant number of changes for year three. However, ticket sales have been extremely poor and, as a result, there is no way we can stage the festival without losing a substantial amount of money – again.

"This decision has not been taken lightly and we are fully aware of both the disappointment and inconvenience it will cause. However, we simply cannot afford to keep pumping money into ProgPower UK and we can assure you that we are as disappointed about this as you no doubt are.

"As a result of this, ProgPower UK LLP will cease trading with immediate effect.

"Ticket holders who purchased tickets via cheque or Paypal through the ProgPowerUK website will be refunded by the method through which the tickets were purchased. This will be done within twenty-eight days.

"If you purchased tickets at Bristol Ticket Shop, please contact them directly for a refund.

"Please direct any enquiries to enquiries@progpoweruk.com All enquiries will be dealt with, but please be patient.

"We would like to sincerely thank everyone who has supported us over the past three years, and also thank Rene Janssen and his team giving us the opportunity to make ProgPower UK a reality.

"The ProgPower UK Team"

The following bands were scheduled to perform at ProgPower UK:

Andromeda
Brainstorm
Circus Maximus
Diablo Swing Orchestra
Evergrey
Serenity
Thunderstone
Thy Majestie
Vanden Plas

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