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Formed: 1988
From: St. Louis, MO, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Conquest News

Below is our complete Conquest 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.

Indianapolis Metal Fest III Announces Lineup

The Indianapolis Metal Fest III will take place September 20-21, 2013 at the Old National Centre in Indianapolis, Indiana. Among the acts features is the reformed Byzantine, as well as, Temple of Brutality, which features Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and guitarist Stet Howland (W.A.S.P.). Tickets can be purchased over at this location.

The full slate of acts to appear:

Rivers of Nihil
Seven Witches
Vicious Rumors
Angel Vivaldi More...

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Conquest Streaming Title Track To New LP

St. Louis power thrash act Conquest is streaming the new song "The War We Rage" (heard below). The song is the title track to the band's upcoming new release, which is targeted for release this year via Dark Star Records. The album marks the band's sixth full length release and first to feature bassist Joey Saturn, who joined the band in 2010 (and played on the band's latest single "Never Forget" - the band's tribute to U.S. troops).

The album artwork can be seen here:


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Line-Up Announced For Midwest Metal Anthem

The Midwest Metal Anthem Festival is set to take place on August 21st and 22nd in Lansing, Illinois. The line-up will be as follows:

Friday, August 21

VICIOUS ATTACK (8:00-8:40pm)
M.S.O.D. (9:00-9:40pm)
EDEN'S FALL (10:00-10:40pm)
CONQUEST (11:00-11:40pm)
EARTHEN GRAVE (12:00-12:40am)
SOULS DEMISE (1:00-1:40am)

Saturday, August 22

CELLBOUND (8:00-8:40pm)
DEGRADATION (9:00-9:40pm)
SACRED DAWN (10:00-10:40pm)
DIVISION (11:00-11:40pm)
ANCIENT CREATION (12:00-12:40am)
A TORTURED SOUL (1:00-1:40am)

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Conquest To Sign With Mausoleum Records

Conquest are said to be signing a record deal with the legendary heavy metal record label Mausoleum Records, based out of Germany. The band are currently working in the studio on their new project titled, "End of Days", which will be a 6 song EP. Also a concept CD, "End of Days" touches on truth and fiction taken from Derrick's twisted mind and their history through out the CD. However, this CD is being put off until a later date. More information as it becomes available.

In other news, on Sunday, October 31st, Conquest will be opening for none other than the infamous Slayer, Killswitch Engage and Mastadon at the Pageant, in St. Louis for the Jager Music Tour. Tickets are $25.00. Age(s): 21+. Doors are at 6pm and the show starts at 7pm. Get your arses there and show some support - this is a MUST SEE show!

Conquest's DVD titled, "Transition: Volume One" is no longer available. It is currently out of stock and there are no plans to produce any more. In addition, Damnation has sold out as well. There will be no more reprinted as the guys are now completely focused on "No Boundaries" and their upcoming release, "End of Days".

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Conquest Preparing Spring Tour, Updates

Conquest have been back in the studio working on their next CD release (title yet to be determined) and hope to have this out in late Spring. The new CD was recorded in Angelfish Studios in Union, MO and some tracking done at Red Light Studios.

Conquest is lining up their late winter/early Spring tour and the dates are piling in (to be announced soon). Conquest has also recently joined the ranks of bands such as Chimaira, Hemlock, Ill Nino, Pantera, Slayer and more as an official Jagermeister band.

You can catch Conquest LIVE, on Friday, February 13th, on "Today in St. Louis" on Fox's Channel 2 in St. Louis between 8:30am and 9:00am CST. They'll be discussing the Midwest Monsters of Metal Showcase II w/Scream Productions. You can also tune into 105.7 The Point when Cornbread interviews Conquest during the local show at 9pm CST on Sunday, February 15th, 2004.

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