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Tracedawn

Formed: 2005
From: Helsinki, Finland
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Tracedawn News

Below is our complete Tracedawn 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.

Mystic Prophecy Posts Tour Journal Online

German metal band Mystic Prophecy has posted new tour journals from their tour with Stratovarius and Tracedawn at this location. An excerpt from the most recent entry from their January 20th show in Switzerland at the Z7 is as follows:

"Now it's time for us to go on stage, intro, 'Across the Gates...,' 'Masters of Sin' ... and then I usually talk to the audience. In which language? English or German? Never mind! German is okay. 'Hello Switzerland!' ... I barely hear anything. What the hell... 'Hello Switzerlaaaaand!!!' ... there is a murmuring among the crowd. Just like what happened to Tracedawn, only a few fans making some noise. Okay, we don't give up so soon. Pedal to the metal! Slowly the Swiss are warming up and look, after five songs we made it. They're cheering and clapping."

"During 'To the Devil I pray' Matt tries to tell me something and he points upwards. When I look this direction I see that there's an open window, three Tracedawn guys are standing there, making faces. And in the middle of them, there's their bassist presenting his bare manhood... hahaha. The guys are priceless and we're cracking up with laughter onstage."

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Dream Evil Launch Trailer for New Album

Swedish power/heavy metal band Dream Evil has launched a new trailer as a promotion for their latest release, In The Night. They also announced that In The Night has reached #53 on the Swedish sales charts. It was not specified exactly which sales chart they achieved that rank in.

“ ‘In The Night’ is available as CD, Digital Download and also as Limited Edition Mediabook CD with alternate cover artwork, extended booklet, two bonus tracks (‘Good Nightmare’ and ‘The Return’) as well as an exclusive patch!

“Dream Evil are currently on tour promoting ‘In The Night’ on shows with Stratovarius and Tracedawn... Dream Evil’s drummer, Pat Power, quickly checked in as follows:

"Finally the roads are seeing Dream Evil again! The tour has been amazing so far! The crowd is wild and the metal anthems run like thunder, crushing all non-believers! People in the cities salute our arrival with mighty roars. Hail all the fans who join our crusade! Hope to see you out there too! Until then, metal forever!

“ ‘In The Night’ was once again produced at Sweden’s Studio Fredman (Dimmu Borgir, In Flames, HammerFall, etc.), which is owned by Dream Evil axeman Fredrik Nordström, and the stunning artwork was created by Gustavo Sazes / www.abstrata.net (Arch Enemy, Firewind, Krisiun etc.).”
The band has added the songs ‘Band Your Head’ and ‘Immortal’ on their MySpace page."

Here are all the exact upcoming Dream Evil dates:

Dream Evil + Stratovarius & Tracedawn:
SA 06.02.2010 Lund (Sweden) – Mejeriet
SU 07.02.2010 Göteborg (Sweden) – Brew House
MO 08.02.2010 Oslo (Norway) – Rockefeller
TU 09.02.2010 Stockholm (Sweden) – Klubben

Dream Evil - Festivals 2010:
SA 14.08.2010 Catton Hall Derby (UK) – Bloodstock Open Air
www.bloodstock.uk.com

SA 28.08.2010: Rijssen (NL) – Elsrock Festival
www.elsrock.nl

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Tracedawn Issues Tour Udpate

Finnish metal band Tracedawn has issued the following tour update:

"We are now in Antwerp Belgium. Hehe Played our first show yesterday in Bochum, and we are happy that we have already played our spinal tap show of the tour so we don't have to worry about that anymore! When Perttu hit the stage, the audience greeted him with a nice BOOO. The night ended in a nice sparkling wine party and we got our well deserved rest from a hard day of traveling."

"At the moment things look mighty fine, the show here in Hof Ter Lo is gonna kick ass tonight!!!"

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Dream Evil Reveals New Album Details

Swedish power metal band DREAM EVIL has revealed a brand-new studio album entitled “In The Night.” DREAM EVIL’s “In The Night” was produced at Sweden’s Studio Fredman (Dimmu Borgir, In Flames, HammerFall, etc.), which is owned by DREAM EVIL axeman Fredrik Nordström, and will be released via Century Media Records on January 25th, 2010 in Europe and January 26th, 2010 in North America.

The artwork was created by Gustavo Sazes (Arch Enemy, Firewind, Krisiun etc.). The tracklisting for “In The Night” is as follows:

01. Immortal
02. In The Night
03. Bang Your Head
04. See The Light
05. Electric
06. Frostbite
07. On The Wind
08. The Ballad
09. In The Fires Of The Sun
10. Mean Machine
11. Kill, Burn, Be Evil
12. The Unchosen One More...

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Tracedawn To Open For Stratovarius On Tour

Tracedawn has issued the following update regarding upcoming tour plans and new live tour videos:

"Big news for us, now it's confirmed that we will hit the road again! We will warm up the legendary power-metal outfit Stratovarius on their european tour in January/February 2010!!! Nothing, more to say that we're fokken ecstatic about this!"

"We will also have other stuff coming up, including a limited tour video from the first days of the Ensiferum tour, magical tour photos from the cameras of Roni and Vili, a little santa-claus suprise and most important, some new killer t-shirts with cool fresh prints are also on the way!" More...

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Tracedawn Posts New Music Video Online

Finnish melodic death metal band Tracedawn has posted a music video for their first single, "In Your Name," from their new album, entitled "Ego Anthem." Watch the video at this location or below.

Their new album is expected to be released on September 24th through Redhouse. More...

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Ensiferum Adds Finnish and Estonian Shows

Finnish folk metal band Ensiferum has added three Finnish and one Estonian shows to their upcoming European tour this fall. Metsatöll and Tracedawn will support.

Here are the rest of the confirmed European tour dates:

Oct. 01 Hamburg, DE - Markthalle
Oct. 02 Leeuwarden, NL - Romein
Oct. 03 Hamm, DE - Devil's Revenge Festival
Oct. 04 Köln, DE - Essigfabrik
Oct. 06 London, UK - Scala
Oct. 07 Nottingham, UK - Rescue Rooms
Oct. 08 Glasgow, UK - Cathouse
Oct. 09 Dudley, UK - JB's
Oct. 10 Vosselar, B - Biebob
Oct. 15 Bilbao, ES - Santana 27
Oct. 16 Madrid, ES - Heineken
Oct. 17 Alicante, ES - Nave 8
Oct. 18 Barcelona, ES - Salamandra 1
Oct. 20 Bologna, IT - Sottotetto
Oct. 21 München, DE - Backstage
Oct. 22 Wien, AT - Arena
Oct. 23 Jena, DE - F-Haus
Oct. 24 Lichtenfels, DE - Hellflame Festival
Oct. 26 Aschaffenburg, DE - Colos Saal
Oct. 28 Pratteln, CH - Z7
Oct. 29 Karlsruhe, DE - Substage

Ensiferum will be releasing their fourth studio album on September 9th in most countries.. More info TBA.

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