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Band Photo: Sylosis (?)

Formed: 2000
From: Cemetery Junction, Reading, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Sylosis News

Below is our complete Sylosis 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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Sylosis Posts Festival Footage Online

Sylosis has posted a series of summer festival appearance videos, which can be viewed below. The band also issued the following statement about the videos:

"We thought we'd put all of our summer festival tour diaries into this one place so you can see what stupid shit we got up to over the summer. It's been our best summer as a band and we hope next years is just as busy and fuckin funny..."

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Sylosis Added To DragonForce Tour Dates

U.K. metallers Sylosis have announced that they will be supporting DragonForce on their upcoming tour along with Sabaton. The currently confirmed dates are as follows:

11/19 Leas Cliff Hall w/ Dragonforce Folkstone
11/20 Hexagon w/ Dragonforce Reading
11/21 Cliffs Pavillion w/ Dragonforce Southend
11/23 Guildhall w/ Dragonforce Southampton
11/24 Truro Hall for Cornwall w/ Dragonforce Cornwall
11/25 Anson Rooms w/ Dragonforce Bristol
11/26 Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall w/ Dragonforce Wolverhampton
11/28 Preston 53 Degrees w/ Dragonforce Preston
11/29 St Georges Hall w/ Dragonforce Bradford
11/30 02 Academy w/ Dragonforce Sheffield
12/1 Victoria Hall w/ Dragonforce Hanley
12/3 Barrowlands w/ Dragonforce Glasgow
12/4 Iron Works w/ Dragonforce Inverness
12/5 Fat Sam’s Live w/ Dragonforce Dundee
12/7 Middlesborough Empire w/ Dragonforce Middlesborough
12/8 Corn Exchange w/ Dragonforce Cambridge
12/10 Engine Shed w/ Dragonforce Lincoln
12/11 Manchester Academy w/ Dragonforce Manchester
12/12 02 Academy w/ Dragonforce Liverpool

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Sylosis Cancels October U.K. Tour Dates

Sylosis has issued the following announcement about canceling their upcoming U.K. tour dates in October:

"Hi Everyone,

"As some of you may already know, we have had to cancel our October tour as we have been confirmed to support Dragonforce on their upcoming dates. We are gutted that we won’t be able to play the shows and appreciate that some of you will have already bought your tickets. If so, these will be fully refundable at the point of purchase. Hopefully we will still see some of you on the Dragonforce dates.

"Thanks for all your support!"

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Five More Bands Added To Hellfire II Festival

The organizers of Britain's Hellfire festival has announced that Evile, Sylosis, Xerath, The Plight and Blakfish have all been added to the lineup. The event will be taking place at the Birmingham NEC from August 6-8.

The lineup is as follows:

Fields of Nephilim
Bury Tomorrow
Cinders Fall
My Dying Bride
No Made Sense
Trigger The Bloodshed
Viking Skull
Rise To Remain
Spit Like This
Sacred Mother Tongue
October File
The Plight

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Sylosis Announces U.K. Tour Dates

Young British thrash metal outfit Sylosis has announced that they will be heading out on a headlining tour of the United Kingdom later this year. A message from the band reads as follows:

"We have had an amazing year with The Black Dahlia Murder tour, Download and now Sonisphere. As soon as we did Download we started to get tons of requests for the band to play headline shows, and it seemed like the right time, so we decided to get out and play a few places we have not been to before.”

The tour dates are as follows: More...

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Sylosis Posts Live Download Festival Video Online

U.K. thrashers Sylosis have posted a video clip online of their performance at the 2009 Download Festival. The video can be viewed below. More...

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Seventeen More Bands Added To Download 2009

The organizers of Britain's Download Festival has announced a urther seventeen bands for this years edition of the event. The festival will now see appearances from Hollywood Undead, Steel Panther, Trigger The Bloodshed, Lauren Harris, Hexes, Hunting The Minotaur, Japanese Voyeurs, White Man Kamikaze, Loverman, Black Spiders, General Fiasco, Sacred Mother Tongue, The 69 Eyes, Dear Superstar, Pulled Apart By Horses, Violent Soho and Brides.

The full lineup is now as follows:

Friday Main stage:
Faith No More
Limp Bizkit
Killswitch Engage
Billy Talent
The Blackout
Hollywood Undead

Friday Second stage:
Motley Crue
Lacuna Coil
Bring Me The Horizon
Dir En Grey
Parkway Drive
A Day To Remember
In This Moment

Friday Tuborg stage:
Duff McKagen's Loaded
Backyard Babies
Middle Class Rut
Lauren Harris
Hunting The Minotaur
Japanese Voyeurs
White Man Kamikaze More...

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Several More Bands Added To Download Festival 2009

The organizers of Britains Download Festival has announced a string of new confirmations for this years event. The festival will now also see performances from the likes of Hatebreed, Voivod, God Forbid, Suicide Silence, Sylosis, Therapy?, Tim "Ripper" Owens, In This Moment, We Are The Ocean, Turbo Wolf, A Day To Remember, Backyard Babies, Hostile, Esoterica, Man Raze, Middle Class Rut and No Americana.

The lineup for the event is now as follows:

Faith No More
Def Leppard
Limp Bizkit
ZZ Top
Marilyn Manson
The Prodigy
Motley Crue
Chris Cornell
Black Stone Cherry
Lacuna Coil
Dream Theater
Killswitch Engage
Tim "Ripper" Owens
Papa Roach
In This Moment
The Answer
Suicide Silence
Bring Me The Horizon
Five Finger Death Punch
Duff McKagen's Loaded
You Me At Six
Parkway Drive
Dir En Grey
The Blackout
Billy Talent
Lawnmower Deth
Backyard Babies
A Day To Remember
We Are The Ocean
Auger Bane
Man Raze
Karma To Burn
Middle Class Rut
Turbo Wolf
No Americana

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NEMHF 2009 Adds Third Stage

The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will introduce an additional stage this year dedicated to up and coming bands.

The third stage, sponsored by Deathcote Records, will be located at Chasers Nightclub, located behind the Palladium on the corner of Martin Luther King and Commercial streets. The main festival will be taking place at the Palladium.

“There are so many great bands and not enough time to get all of them on during the course of two days,” said festival co-organizer Sott Lee. “Adding a third stage is a great way for us to showcase some of the developing bands and it’s a terrific opportunity for these bands to play alongside some of today’s top metal and hardcore bands.”

The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will take place on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18, with the Atticus pre-party on Thursday, April 16. This year’s event is presented by Randall Amplifiers, Washburn Guitars and Eden Electronics. Metal Blade Records will present the main stage. Prosthetic Records will present the second stage.

The Atticus-sponsored pre-party will be a unique event that will be combining film and music, kicking off with a screening of official film sponsor Anchor Bay's film "Crowley," co-written by none other than Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson. The provocative supernatural thriller is the tale of a virtual reality experiment gone wrong, sending the soul of the British occultist Aleister Crowley into the body of a shy university professor. But even as Crowley creates all-new orgies of depraved pleasures and black magic, he is now preparing to unleash the ultimate occult event upon the world. Also showing is "Anvil! The Story of Anvil," a sometimes revealing, sometimes hilarious documentary about the legendary Canadian metal band. The movie follows best friends Robb Reiner and Lips as they make a pact to rock together forever. Their band, Anvil, hailed as the "demi-gods of Canadian metal, " influenced a musical generation that includes Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax, despite never hitting the big time. Following a calamitous European tour, Lips and Robb, now in their fifties, set off to record their 13th album in one last attempt to fulfill their boyhood dreams. The film will be followed by a performance by the band itself. The pre-party will also be held at the Palladium. Admission is free with a weekend pass or $15 for non-ticket holders.

Prices this year are $40 for Friday, $45 for Saturday or $79 for a 2-day ticket that also includes free admission to the kick off party on Thursday. Tickets are available at all Strawberries, FYE Stores, online at tickets.com or by calling (800) 477-6849. Tickets are available now.

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The Black Dahlia Murder Announces U.K. Tour Dates

The Black Dahlia Murder will be heading to the United Kingdom and the Republic Of Ireland next February for a tour alongside Cephalic Carnage, Psycroptic and Sylosis.

The tour dates are as follows:

February 13th - London Islington Academy February
February 15th - Peterborough Park
February 16th - Sheffield Corporation
February 17th - Dublin Button Factory
February 18th - Glasgow Ivory Blacks
February 19th - Newport TJ's

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Sylosis Posts "Teras" Video Online

British metallers Sylosis has posted a new music video online for the song "Teras." You can check it out below. The song comes from the bands debut album, "Conclusion Of An Age" which is available now through Nuclear Blast Records. More...

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Stigma Announces UK Tour

Italian deathcore metallers, STIGMA, have announced a slew of UK Tour Dates:

10/24 - The Park, Peterborough (Your Demise, The Elijah, Silent Screams and Immorality)
10/25 - Westcoast Bar, Margate (Viatrophy & local support)
10/26 - Conflict Fest, Reading (Your Demise, The Scarlet Hourglass + others)
10/27 - TBA in London
10/29 - TBA
10/30 - Rios, Leeds (The Eyes Of Traitor, Many Things Untold + others)
10/31 - Barfly, Bormingham (Halloween Havok w/The Banner, The Red Shore, Sylosis, The Warriors + others)

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Sylosis Posts Another New Album Trailer Online

British thrashers Sylosis has uploaded a third video trailer for their forthcoming debut album, "Conclusion Of An Age" online. You can check it out below.

The album is expected to be released on October 24th via Nuclear Blast Records. More...

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The Black Dahlia Murder Announces Tour Dates

The Black Dahlia Murder has announced a headlining run of Europe with support from Cephalic Carnage, Psycroptic and Sylosis.

The tour dates are as follows:

January 23 - Karlsruhe, GER @ Substage
January 24 - Essen, GER @ Turock
January 25 - Hamburg, GER @ Uebel And Gefahrlich
January 26 - Aarhus, DEN @ Voxhall
January 27 - Berlin, GER @ Kato
January 28 - Wroclaw, POL @ Firlej
January 29 - Schweinfurt, GER @ Alter Stattbahnhof
January 30 - Leipzig, GER @ Conne island
January 31 - Prague, CZE @ Chmelnice
February 1 - Budapest, HUN @ A38
February 2 - Wein, AUT @ Arena
February 3 - Ljubljana, SLO @ Gala Hala
February 4 - Munchen, GER @ Feierwerk
February 5 - Bologna, ITA @ Estragon
February 6 - San Girgio, ITA @ La Gabbia
February 7 - Erstfeld, SWI @ Transilvania Live Club
February 9 - Barcelona, SPA @ Mephisto
February 10 - Madrid, SPA @ Caracol
February 11 - Bilbao, SPA @ Plateruena
February 12 - Paris, FRA @ La Locomotive
February 13 - Newport, UK @ TJ’s
February 15 - Peterborough, UK @ The Park
February 16 - Sheffield, UK @ Corporation
February 17 - Dublin, IRE @ The Button Factory
February 18 - Glasgow, UK @ Ivory Blacks
February 19 - London, UK @ Carling Academy
February 20 - Vosselaar, BEL @ Biebob
February 21 - Enschede, NET @ Atak
February 22 - Esch-Alzette, LUX @ Kulturfabrik

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Sylosis Posts New Song Online

U.K. based metallers Sylosis have posted the title track from their forthcoming album, "Conclusion Of An Age" online at their official Myspace page. You can check it out at this location. The album is set to be released on October 24th.

The tracklisting for "Conclusion Of An Age" is as follows: "Desolate Seas," "After Lifeless Years," "Blackest Skyline," "Transcendence," "Reflections Through Fire," "Conclusion Of An Age," "Swallow The World," "Teras," "Withered," "Last Remaining Light," "Stained Humanity," "Oath Of Silence"

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Sylosis Issues Studio Updates

UK metallers SYLOSIS have issued the following studio update:

"Finally, all of the rhythm guitars are finished! We've been very thorough, getting tight takes and re-writing riffs as we go etc but it's all been worthwhile. I've done like a song a day (thirteen songs in total - one of which wont make the album as we've got some long tracks).

This was going to be something we were guna keep as a secret to see if people even realised but this album is all in E standard - everything - and it sounds just as heavy! We've also only been using a 4 string bass tuned to E as well.?There are so many reasons for this - it sounds tight, clearer, more old school, you can afford to scoop a bit more midrange and you can really let the drums and bass provide more low end instead of everything sounding clicky and competing for the same frequency range.

There's something that feels inspiring and classic playing in E. Most of our biggest influences use standard tuning and it's really helped focus our sound and give us the tone we're after. We spend ages writing these riffs and now people can hear every single note we're playing. The definition is there and it's forcing us to tighten up our playing even more.
The riffage has been really tough in places. Tons of speedy alternate picking, down picking, string skipping etc. Not only that bit we're quad tracking the guitars (two tracks of guitars either side of the mix) which meant we had had to go for maximum tightness.

Anyways, we had enough of the caravan. It sucked so much that after about three weeks in there we couldn't bare it anymore so we upgraded ourselves into a Travelodge!"

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Sylosis Sign With Nuclear Blast Records

UK metal band SYLOSIS has inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Records. According to a press release, "It's seldom the best bands accrue the most attention, so you can fully expect SYLOSIS to be ignored by the UK metal hype machine, despite the obvious fact that they're phenomenally talented and have pockets bulging with fantastic songs. This is brutal, technical and deceptively melodic modern metal that favours invention over cliche and never shies away from nimble shifts in style, tempo or mood. The quintet manage to bring an epic, technical and melodic feel to the old school thrash sound, combining incredible guitar solos and bloodlust vocals. The outcome, a sound that is both devastatingly feral and blisteringly precise."

Commented the group in a statement: "We are really happy and excited to be a part of the Nuclear Blast family. The label is home to some of our favourite bands and biggest influences. We look forward to working with such a highly respected label and taking our career to the next level!

"As for future plans, we'll be entering the studio in a few months to start recording our debut album with Scott Atkins (ADIM, UNCERTA, MADMEN). We've got about 97% of the material ready to, just a bit of arranging left to do. It's going to be way more epic, faster and generally a bit more diverse than anything we've done before."

For more information, visit www.myspace.com/sylosis.

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