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Dauntless

Formed: 1991
From: Finland
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Dauntless News

Below is our complete Dauntless 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.

Dauntless Recruits Former Vocalist

Vocalist Ari Nieminen of Finnish act Dauntless has checked in with the following announcement about returning to the band:

"Hey! I'm back! Okay, maybe I have to explain this a little bit... Well, here it goes. When I decided to leave Dauntless I thought it was the best decision at the moment. But when I had time to think it over, I felt like 'Oh fuck, this was totally wrong thing to do.' I told guys about it and they asked me to come back, because there were some disagreements with Micko. The break I had was a best thing for me and thus I realized that this is what I want and these are the guys I wanna rock with - forever!

"Sometimes you just have to take some time off to really know what you really want. So the rest is history... but for all you fans out there, I'm so fucking proud and excited about this and I really, really hope that this will be pleasant thing for you and all the people who still keep up hanging with us. Cheers! Peace and love fuckers! Keep it real!"

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Dauntless Parts Ways With Vocalist Ari Nieminen

Finnish death/thrash metal band Dauntless has issued the following update regarding the departure of vocalist Ari Nieminen:

"After playing his last gig in the sold-out Nosturi (/w Dimebag Beyond Forever & Profane Omen) Ari wants to focus his energy and time into his studies and speding time with his family. No drama involved, sorry. The whole band wants to thank Ari for his invaluable efforts towards the band as a great vocalist and as a good friend. Take care, you phat platypus!"

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Insomnium Announces Helsinki Show

Finnish metallers Insomnium has announced a gig at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland on Saturday, March 7th. Other bands for the evening are Kiuas and Dauntless. The band will be playing new material from the follow-up to "Above the Weeping World." Tickets are available at this location.

In other news, Insomnium will be entering Fantom Studio in March and you can expect the outcome to hit the stores somewhere around September if all goes as planned.

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Dauntless Signs To Full Metal Records

Full Metal Records and Finnish death/thrash metal band Dauntless inked a record deal. Formed in 1991, Dauntless is already considered as respected veterans in the Finnish death metal scene. Dauntless is known as raging live act and their debut album, "Execute the Fact," (Firebox Records 2007) was highly acclaimed by the media and metal fans. The deal with Full Metal Records includes their next two full length albums. The First one is coming up in early Spring 2009.

In the meantime, you can check out some of the band's material on their MySpace page.

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