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Atlanta’s Stuck Mojo and Halcyon Way are teaming up together for a European tour in October/November 2010. The currently announced dates are as follows:
10/25 Sala Totem, Pamplona, SPAIN
10/26 Sala Live, Madrid, SPAIN
10/27 Sala Salamandra, Barcelona, SPAIN
10/28 Ninkasi Kao, Lyon, FRANCE
10/29 Schuur, Luzern, SWITZERLAND
10/30 Rockstüble, Pforzheim, Baden-Würt, GERMANY
10/31 Viper, Vienna, AUSTRIA
11/1 Posthof, Linz, AUSTRIA
11/2 Duerer Kert, Budapest, HUNGARY
11/3 Marty´s Club, Ceske Budejovice, CZECH REPUBLIC
11/4 L.A. Cham, Cham, GERMANY
11/5 Alte Zuckerfabrik, Rostock, GERMANY
11/7 K17, Berlin, GERMANY
11/8 Logo, Hamburg, GERMANY
11/9 Bastard Club, Osnabrück, GERMANY
"Building The Towers," the new release from Nightmare Records recording artist Halcyon Way has been slated for a U.S. release on October 12th, 2010. The follow up release to 2008’s "A Manifesto For Domination" will be the band’s first release to feature new vocalist Steve Braun, known for his work with Italian act Ashent. Lasse Lammert, who worked on the last several Alestorm releases, produced the album alongside guitarist Jon Bodan.
The track listing for the album is as follows:
1. Rise To Revise
2. Death Of A Dream
3. The Age Of Betrayal
4. The System
6. Mouth Without A Head
7. Desecration Day
8. Icon Of Resolution
9. Inside Looking Out (The Icon & The Ghost)
10. Building The Towers
Atlanta, Georgia's Halcyon Way has issued the following announcement about hosting a release party for the upcoming "Building the Towers" album:
"Mark your calendars for a very special evening with Halcyon Way and three more bands to be announced very shortly! September 25th at The Local in Marietta, GA (just north of Atlanta). More to come soon!"
You can also check out sample Halcyon Way tracks through the band's MySpace page.
Atlanta, Georgia based band Halcyon Way has unveiled the cover art for "Building The Towers," which can be viewed at this location. "Building The Towers" is the Nightmare Records artist's sophomore album, and the cover art was designed by Travis Smith. The album is due for worldwide release late Summer 2010, with the exact release date expected to be announced in the coming days. Two advance tracks from the album can be heard on the band’s MySpace page.
The follow up release to 2008’s "A Manifesto For Domination" will be the band’s first release to feature new vocalist Steve Braun, as well as a special guest appearance by Pamela Moore. Lasse Lammert, best known for his work producing the Alestorm releases, will be producing the new album along with guitarist Jon Bodan. The drums were tracked at Open Sky Studios in Atlanta, GA with Mike Froedge at the helm.
"We couldn’t be happier with the way the art for Building The Towers is coming out – Travis has really outdone himself for us, and we can’t wait to get the CD in your hands," said guitarist Zane Matthews. "Not only is the art incredibly impressive, but the songwriting, production, and performances on this album are all a huge step up from Manifesto."
Atlanta, Georgia based band Halcyon Way has posted a new track online. The song "Rise to Revise," which is off the band's upcoming album, can be heard through the Halcyon Way MySpace page. Halcyon Way also has the following upcoming tour dates:
5/1 2010 Metal MayDay @ The Masquerade w/CAGE, Brazen Angel, Marietta, Georgia
5/13 2010 The Garage w/FOZZY Glasgow, Scotland
5/14 2010 Rescue Rooms w/FOZZY Nottingham, Midlands
5/15 2010 The Relentless Garage w/FOZZY London, London and South East
5/15 2010 The Relentless Garage w/FOZZY London, London and South East
7/13 2010 The Masquerade w/Death Angel Atlanta
Atlanta progressive metal band Halcyon Way have confirmed that artist Travis Smith will be creating the artwork for the upcoming album.
Travis Smith is a world renowned artist whose artwork has been featured on album covers, t-shirts and movie posters. He has worked with many well known acts such as Amorphis, Devin Townsend, Metallica, Nevermore, Opeth and Slayer.
The new release is the follow-up to the critically acclaimed debut by the band, "A Manifesto For Domination." It features the debut of new vocalist Steve Braun (Ashent, Siloam) , as well as a guest appearance by Pamela Moore of Queensryche fame.
The album was produced by Lasse Lammert (Alestorm, Svartsot) and guitarist Jon Bodan. Drums were engineered by Mike Froedge (doubleDrive, Bloodsimple, Speed X) at Open Sky Studios in Atlanta. Lammert is mixing the album at his studio, LSD-Tonstudio in Germany.
Atlanta metal band Halcyon Way have confirmed tour plans with Fozzy in the UK in May 2010.
The tour will have the band performing four shows over three days in Scotland and England. The last day will feature a 2:00pm matinee and a 7:00pm evening show.
May 13 – Glasgow – Cathouse
May 14 – Nottingham – Rock City Basement
May 15 – London – The Relentless Garage (2 shows!)
“We’re big fans of the Fozzy and Stuck Mojo guys, so we’re really excited about hitting the road with them,” said lead guitarist Jon Bodan. Guitarist Zane Matthews agrees, “This is a huge opportunity for us to take our music to a bunch of new fans and branch out to the overseas market!” More...
Atlanta progressive metal band Halcyon Way has completed the tracking for their new CD, to be released in late Spring through Nightmare Records.
The album was produced by Lasse Lammert (Alestorm, Svartsot) and guitarist Jon Bodan. Drums were engineered by Mike Froedge (doubleDrive, Bloodsimple, Speed X) at Open Sky Studios in Atlanta. Lammert is mixing the album at his studio, LSD-Tonstudio in Germany. The new release is the follow-up to the critically acclaimed debut by the band, "A Manifesto For Domination." It features the debut of new vocalist Steve Braun (Ashent, Siloam), as well as a guest appearance by Pamela Moore of Queensryche fame. More...
The Atlanta, GA based progressive metal band Halcyon Way has parted ways with singer Sean Shields due to creative differences. Taking over on vocals for the Nightmare Records recording artist is Steve Braun, known for his work with Italian progressive-metallers ASHENT, who have released two records via Lion Music.
"I'm really excited and humbled by the opportunity to jam with these guys, and I'm looking forward to help take the band to the next level on the new record," said Steve. More...
The 2009 Nightmare Metal Fest website has issued the following update about the location and the first confirmed bands:
"Come join the underground Prog/Power Metal revolution! NIGHTMARE METAL FEST II will be held this year in San Antonio, Texas on Friday, March 20th and Saturday, March 21st. We’re very excited to announce in its second year, Nightmare Metal Fest, will take place at THE WAREHOUSE music venue right on the River Walk in San Antonio.
We are going to have a stellar lineup and are proud to announce the first confirmations: the prolific JAG PANZER, Chicago based MINDWARP CHAMBER, KRUCIBLE(featuring members of PYRAMAZE/BALANCE OF POWER, HELSTAR, Z-LOT-Z, SIXMINUTE CENTURY) on the heals of their newly released debut album "a Manifesto for Domination" HALCYON WAY, a return performance from SACRED DAWN."
Atlanta's progressive power/thrash band HALCYON WAY has inked a deal with U.S. label Nightmare Records. Their debut CD, "A Manifesto For Domination," will be released worldwide on November 11, 2008. The album was produced by guitarist Jon Bodan, mixed by Lasse Lammert (Alestorm), and mastered by James Murphy (Testament, Death).
Sounding like a cross between Megadeth, Dio, and Fates Warning, the band is known and recognized for its energetic and theatrical live performances, blazing guitar, intricate drumming, and three-part vocal harmonies. They have appeared live with acts such as Helloween, Symphony X, Kamelot, Brand New Sin, Cellador, Circle II Circle, To/Die/For, Doro Pesch, Strapping Young Lad, and many others. In addition, they appeared live at the ProgPower USA Showcase in 2004 and 2007, alongside bands such as Primal Fear, Threshold, Freak Kitchen, and Virgin Steele. Halcyon Way also performed twice at Rocklahoma in 2008, alongside bands such as Queensrÿche, Tesla, and many others.
"The band was very persistent. Finally they we're far enough along in the recording process and gave me a few of their songs to check out. I was sold! This band, while being a new force to be recognized, knows how to write solid songs, and how to translate their ideas from gut and head to your ears!," said Lance King (Nightmare Records).
Here is the complete tracklisting for "A Manifesto For Domination": More...