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Archaic Eclipse

From: Hampton, NH, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Archaic Eclipse News

Below is our complete Archaic Eclipse 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.

Archaic Eclipse Regroups

After the group disbanded last year, Dustin Wake of New Hampshire outfit Archaic Eclipse has issued the following announcement about regrouping:

"After much thought and consideration Chris, Joe, and myself have decided to get the band back together and write another album for Archaic Eclipse!

"I cannot explain how excited I am to have Archaic Eclipse going again and even though we have only a few songs in their earliest stages I can already tell this album is going to be very promising. No bullshit, no genre change, no slowing down.

"This album will be the most brutal creation we have unleashed as a band, and I wouldn't have it any other way. Currently we are still hoping to find a drummer in our area but if not no fear we have a studio drummer lined up to do this album with us.

"Make sure you keep an eye on us as we delve further into this we will make sure to release some teasers and studio clips to keep you all updated on our progress. Archaic Eclipse is back into the Fray! Battle On!"

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Archaic Eclipse Calls It A Day

U.S. act Archaic Eclilpse has posted the following message online about deciding to call it quits due to constant lineup changes:

"Hey everyone, so I know we have been silent lately. We have been trying for about a year now to fill our line-up and finish the CD we are working on but it has all been in vain. After a lot of thought we have decided as of today that Archaic Eclipse is disbanding.

"As a band it doesn't make sense to continue on when we cannot fill a line up to play shows. It has been an endless cycle of finding members, having them learn the old songs and by the time we are ready to go into writing new music people leave and we are stuck going through the cycle again. More...

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Archaic Eclipse Posts New Teaser

Archaic Eclipse has posted a new teaser trailer online discussing the band's new lineup, writing new material, and upcoming activity. Check out the clip below, or listen to Archaic Eclipse tracks online via Facebook.

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Archaic Ecipse Posts New Album Teaser

Archaic Eclipse has posted a teaser clip online featuring music from the band's upcoming new album, which can be heard below. The band also commented:

"A little something for our Internet fans: We have been working on the new album and wanted to show you guys some of our new riffs!"

For more on Archaic Eclipse, head over to the band's Facebook profile here.

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Archaic Eclipse To Release Compilation

Archaic Eclipse has checked in with the following update about the release of a compilation titled "The Archaic Years:"

"Hey everyone, we have spent the better part of this year filling our line-up, and then getting the band ready for shows! Also we have been working on our recording set-up so we can get some new material out to our fans! Expect a single soon that we will make as a free download!

"Also we will have a release date for our 3 demo compilation 'The Archaic Years' soon that will be a hard copy CD as well as some t-shirts and other merch! And we have currently started the writing process for our first full length album.

"As always, thank you all for your unwavering support!! You all have been a constant source of motivation and inspiration that keeps us going! and for that we are extremely grateful!"

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Archaic Eclipse Posts Immortal Cover

Archaic Eclipse has posted a cover of the Immortal song "Withstand The Fall Of Time," which is taken from the band's "At the Heart of Winter" album. You can check out the song in the player below.

The track is also available as a free download by heading over to the Archaic Eclipse Reverbation page.

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Archaic Eclipse Posts Demo Sample

Archaic Eclipse has posted another clip online from the band's unreleased demo "The Seidkona Oracle." An unmastered clip from the song "Lucid Visions of Folkvagnr" can be heard in the video below.

You can also check out the previously posted clip of "Into The Berserkey Frey" at this location.

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Archaic Eclipse Posts Demo Clip Online

Archaic Eclipse has posted an unmastered clip online from the song "Into The Berserker Frey," which can be heard in the video clip below. The band also commented:

"A short clip from our unreleased demo 'The Seidkona Oracle' its rough and unmastered but the demo has taken slightly longer than expected so we wanted to show our fans some of it!

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Archaic Eclipse Posts Free Song Download

New Hampshire metal act Archaic Eclipse is currently offering a free MP3 download of the track "Foresight of the Wanderer," which is taken from the band's "They Came With The Fog" demo album. "Foresight of the Wanderer" can be download through the Archaic Eclipse last.fm page. You can also check out sample Archaic Eclipse tracks through the band's MySpace page.

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Archaic Eclipse Posts Drum Cover Video

Archaic Eclipse has posted a video clip online of drummer Kelsey warming up by performing a cover of Suidakra's "The IXth Legion." You can check out the footage below.

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Archaic Eclipse Issues New Demo Update

New Hampshire based symphonic metallers Archaic Eclipse have issued the following announcement about finishing the writing for a new demo album:

"Finally, All the writing is finished to our third and final demo entitled 'The Seidkona Oracle!' It's being recorded as we speak and we plan on having a late fall/early winter release. We plan on releasing it on a physical copy with our 2 previous demo's that will be called 'The Archaic Years' it will document the early stages of AE to what we are now.

"We had planned on doing this for a while and is why we haven't sold physical copies of any demo as of yet (besides a few early copes of 'In Fields of Morning Frost'). Here is the new demo cover, keep updated for further notice on the release! Thanks everyone, keep it brutal!"

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Archaic Eclipse Posts New Demo Teaser

New Hampshire based symphonic metallers Archaic Eclipse have posted a video clip online of two members performing a segment from the band's upcoming third demo album. The video clip can be viewed below.

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Archaic Eclipse Recruits New Drummer

New Hampshire based metallers Archaic Eclipse have issued the following brief update about recruiting a new drummer:

"We would like to welcome our new drummer, Phil Sica to our band. Phil is also the drummer for the Hampton Falls Melodic Death Metal band, Excrecor. Go to this location if you would like to check them out!"

You can check out sample Archaic Eclipse tracks available for streaming via their MySpace page.

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Archaic Eclipse Finishes New Demo

Archaic Eclipse has issued the following announcement about finishing their new demo:

"After a year of software problems, recording mishaps, writing difficulties and losing band members we have finally finished and released 'They Came With The Fog.' Unfortunately by the time it was done most members had left due to either personal problems, lack of devotion or injuries. Our old drummer Jon came and did finish the drums for us but unfortunately he had a previous shoulder injury and drumming only made it worse. So much to the dismay of Jon and the rest of us it was decided that being in this band would only further his injury so the best decision for him was to leave the band. You can hear his drums on both demo’s 'In Fields of Morning Frost' and 'They Came With The Fog.' We wish Jon a full recovery and the best of luck in all his future endeavors whatever they may be. So we will be searching for BAND MEMBERS in the months to come.

"Also, a big thanks has to go to Ehren from the band Excrecor. When our recording equipment failed and we didn’t know what we were going to do, Ehren selflessly offered to record us and spent countless hours mixing and perfecting our demo and didn’t stop till he was 100% satisfied with the final product. He did and excellent job and made recording extremely easy and pleasant for us. We will be recording all of our future work with him without a shadow of a doubt. So do us a favor and check out his band at this location they are amazing melodic death metal band and good friends of ours! More...

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Archaic Eclipse Seeking New Vocalist And Guitarist

New Hamphsire's Archaic Eclipse have issued the following update about seeking a new guitarist and vocalist:

"We are currently looking for talented people to fill the positions of a guitarist and a second vocalist. If you are interested please fill out the questions here to give us an idea of your background and your experience. Please only reply if you think you are capable of playing our style of music."

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Archaic Eclipse Parts Ways With Guitarist

New Hamphsire's Archaic Eclipse have issued the following update about parting ways with their guitarist:

"Unfortunately, do to personal differences in the band, we have had to let Randy (our second guitarist) go. We have no hard feelings toward Randy and wish him the best in all of his future endeavors. Unfortunately, over the past 6 months we have just noticed that the motivation and dedication was just not there. So never the less we will be searching for another guitarist as the remaining members of Archaic Eclipse regroup."

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Archaic Eclipse Issues Recording Update

New Hamphsire's Archaic Eclipse have issued the following recording update:

"We just keep running into more and more problems with 'They Came With the Fog'. Between writing difficulties, recording mishaps and equipment problems recording has been extremely difficult. Thankfully there is a glimmer of hope on the horizon as we draw closer to finishing. We are very close to finishing the music and then it is just a matter of Dustin recording his vocals and some mixing then we are done. Our sincere apologies to those who have been patiently waiting for the demo to be finished. If it is any consolation we believe you will be extremely happy with 'They Came With the Fog'. We will be sure to keep you informed on the status of the demo. Thanks for your patience everyone!. Keep it Brutal!"

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