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Dawn Of Desolation

From: Fredrock, MD, United States
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Below is our complete Dawn Of Desolation 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.

Dawn of Desolation Announces New Guitarist

Recently revived Dawn of Desolation is working on new material and has now announced a new guitarist in replacement of Colin Clay:

"To the 2 or 3 of you that know of this already because we could not keep our mouths sealed as well as to the many of you who do not know... we have a new guitarist
(Shane -aka Beard) whom we love dearly and with all of our hearts as well as bodies. The beast will be unleashed on Aug. 27, 2009 @ the New Market Grange Hall. As always I hope you kids can make it out during a weekday and check the band out. Come say 'HI!' to Shane-o and da gang ya know?"

As previously reported, the band is planning to change their name but has not yet revealed their new moniker.

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Dawn of Desolation Gives Band Update

Frederick, Maryland death metal band Dawn of Desolation has announced their intent to change their name, that they've been recording two new demo tracks, and the departure of Collin on guitars. Here's the update from the band:

"Ladies and Gents, We would like to let everyone know of our recent whereabouts as well as our future plans.
We have been in and out recording a quick demo (2 tracks) for all to enjoy and plan to put that out for everyone to hear soon enough!

"Yes yes.... We are in the process of changing our name, as you may have read about, and plan to return very soon with a new found sound, name, vibe, and 'tude.

"Also, we'd like everyone to know that Colin will no longer be playing guitar in the group. we are experimenting with guitarist options right now and think that you will enjoy what we return with. See you soon!"

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Dawn of Desolation Working On New Material

Dawn of Desolation is now writing new material and has issued an update about it:

"I just want to take a second to let everyone know of our whereabouts and future plans. After releasing our self-recorded Free EP (TEOAGE) a few months ago, and playing it out for quite a while now, we've arrived at the next point writing-wise.

"Our music is changing and fast (we are already playing material that is in-the-works for the next release)! Influences are now coming through in a manner that allows us be ourselves a little bit more. This is an awesome thing for us due to everyone in the group having such a wide taste in music.

"We plan to 'lighten up' on the shows for a little while as we have begun the writing process once more and want to dedicate all our time and focus to that. When back, we plan to venture further out and tour in the near future.
We'd also love to say 'THANK YOU' to anyone and everyone who comes out to shows, enjoys and/or hates the music, as well as to the GREAT GREAT bands we've shared stages with! It is because of all these things that we are putting so much effort in; time-wise, financially, and artistically."

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Dawn Of Desolation Posts New EP Online

Dawn Of Desolation has received their tracks for their new EP back from the studio and uploaded them to their MySpace page

The band commented further:
"Once again.. A BIG BIG "THANK YOU" to Ashley Maccabee from Tragic Recordings for his work tracking drums, engineering, and mastering on this EP. Please check out his work! Thank you for the patience and support."

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Dawn Of Desolation Finishes Recording New EP

Frederick, Maryland metal band Dawn Of Desolation has announced that they've finished recording their new EP, which is now being mixed. Here's the update from the band:

"So after some obstacles (Loss of data, car collisions, fatigue, rain, loss of more data, rowdy neighbors, hunger, and loss of data) during the recording process we have arrived at the end!

"The material is getting mixed down at the moment and will be ready for listening within days.

"We will most likely have some copies at these upcoming shows for those of you that wont be reading this and are missing out on that beautiful fact that the EP is absolutely FREE! (This includes download)"

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Dawn Of Desolation Finishing Recording EP

Dawn Of Desolation has issued the following update on their progress on their latest EP:

"The EP is just about finished and now pretty much awaiting vocals! We've been at it for a short while now and are nearing the end of that process.

"Be on the look out for that. We can't wait to get it to you

"We are looking into some more merch for anyone thats interested in some DOD tennis shoes and windbreakers.

"Most important note, thank you to all who came out to our first show and stayed around to catch our set, huge thanks to you!

"A few shows are in the works as well as the one posted."

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Dawn of Desolation Working On New EP

Frederick, Maryland's Dawn Of Desolation has been hard at work recording a new EP. The EP will be titled "The End of A Golden Era," and is hoped to be done in the coming weeks. The five-song EP will be a free download on the band's MySpace page. More details to come.

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Dawn of Desolation Posts Two New Live Videos

Dawn of Desolation has posted two live videos online. One is "While Angels Cower" and the other a previously unheard song, "Glasgow Smile." Both songs are to be featured on the band's upcoming EP.

The band states on their MySpace page

"So this whole thing began as jamming between Daryl and Ashley. After pulling in Colin for second guitar we recorded 'while angels cower' in Ashleys studio. Since we have recorded 'greed is my only god' and added Stefan in on bass. Shortly after Steve was brought in for Vocals thus finishing out the lineup. An as yet untitled EP is in the works, so keep looking for that. Also big thanks to everyone who has supported us and left comments and such, you guys rule.

"UPDATE!!!!!!!! As of last saturday a friend of ours Mike came over and video taped our pratice/writting session! So here is the song "While angels cower live"! PS:There are more vids to come!"

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Dawn Of Desolation To Post New EP as Free Download

Maryland's Dawn Of Desolation have issued the following update regarding the release of their new EP as a free download:

"Ok first and foremost our biggest goal in this band is to make some brutal heavy music, and hope that the majority of you enjoy it. We also are not interested in making a ton of money really fast either. All of us in this band our huge supporters of the file sharing and understand that it is just another tool in getting your name out there. Here lately you have seen a lot of major bands starting to release their new stuff through their websites completely for free. So we have all decided since you guys have been nothing but awesome to us its time we repay you. We are gonna release the EP FOR FREE! That's right as we get each track done it will be posted up for you to download. Also we intend to have a lot of little extras as well for you to get (wallpapers, more banners, recording diary... etc). Once we have the entire thing done we intend to have some people we know release it through a lot of major torrent sites as well, but you will be able to get it here first. Once again thank you guys for being so awesome to us and look for finished versions of songs up in the near future."

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Dawn Of Desolation Announces New Singer

Marland metal band, Dawn Of Desolation, have issued the following update:

"We are glad to announce that we have found our singer Steve Hanes. He has now taken up the position of full time vocalist and we were amazed by his performance at our most recent practice. Check back for tracks with him on it in the near future!"

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Dawn Of Desolation Posts New Song Online

Maryland death metallers, Dawn Of Desolation, have posted a new song, "Greed is my only God," to their MySpace page from their upcoming EP.

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