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Onward To Olympas

Formed: 2008
From: Charlotte, NC, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Onward To Olympas News

Below is our complete Onward To Olympas 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.

Facedown Fest Band Lineup Announced

Facedown Fest 2014 is returning once again to The Stronghold in Chino, California. The two-day fest will be held March 28th - 29th at The Stronghold Venue and will feature a large showing of Facedown bands, including a reunion of Sinai Beach.

Tickets will go on sale February 1st at this location and the lineup is as follows:

Night One - March 28

Sinai Beach
War of Ages
My Epic
Saving Grace
Everything In Slow Motion
Hope for the Dying

Night Two - March 29

Special Guest - TBA
Onward to Olympas - Final Show
Your Memorial
Those Who Fear
Mouth of the South More...

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A Hero A Fake Announces Spring Tour

Charlotte, North Carolina’s A Hero A Fake has announced the band will begin a headlining tour on April 18th in Lemoyne, PA.

Support will come from Onward to Olympas and a special guest. The tour is presented by Purevolume and will travel through seventeen cities along the East coast. See a full listing of tour dates below.

You can also watch A Hero A Fake's gory music video for “Dead and Done,” from newest album, "The Future Again," at this location. More...

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Facedown Festival Lineup Announced

Facedown Records has checked in with the following statement about the upcoming Facedown Festival:

"We are very excited to announce that Facedown Fest 2013 will take place on April 12 & 13 at the Stronghold in Chino, CA. The entire active Facedown roster will be playing the event and tickets are just $10 each night! We also have a limited amount of deluxe ticket packages available which include a limited edition screen printed poster, Facedown Fest 2013 root beer, Facedown Fest T-Shirt, Facedown backpack, sunglasses and more!"

Facedown founder Jason Dunn had the following to say about this year’s fest: “Facedown Fest began in 2000 at an amazing venue called the Showcase Theatre. Over the years the fest grew and unfortunately the Showcase theatre had to shut its doors. I loved the energy of those early years from both the bands and the crowd and I am excited to have that again as Facedown Fest returns to a more intimate venue. The people at the Stronghold have been so supportive of our bands and label over the years so it just made sense to do this there. Plus, with the lower overhead we can offer $10 tickets to the people who are responsible for keeping Facedown alive for all of these years. This is one way for us to say thanks and give back to our incredible Family of supporters.”

You can buy tickets and deluxe bundles exclusively at this location. More...

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No Bragging Rights Kicking Off Tour Tonight

No Bragging Rights is kicking off the "The Beautiful & Spineless" tour tonight with support from It Prevails, We Are Defiance, Onward To Olympas, Boys No Good, and Burning Twilight. This is the bands first headline tour in support of "Illuminator" album, which was released back in January 11th, 2011.

You can find the tour poster below, or check out the No Bragging Rights music video for "Empire Disarray" at this location.

The upcoming tour dates are as follows: More...

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No Bragging Rights To Hit The Road This Summer

Hardcore act No Bragging Rights has revealed the dates for its upcoming run of the United States. Support on the trek is set to come from It Prevails, We Are Defiance, Onward To Olympas. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below.

08/05 Lewisville, TX – Dad’s Venue
08/06 San Antonio, TX – The White Rabbit
08/08 Baton Rouge, LA – Here Today Gone Tomorrow
08/09 Mobile, AL – American Legion Post 88
08/10 Daytona Beach, FL – Stingrays
08/11 Tampa, FL – Transitions Art Gallery
08/12 Jacksonville, FL – The Pit
08/13 Douglasville, GA – The 7 Venue
08/14 Raleigh, NC – The Brewery
08/15 Fredericksburg, VA – The Refuge
08/16 Linthicum, MD – LHUMC
08/17 Lemoyne, PA – The Champ
08/18 Brooklyn, NY – Party Expo
08/19 Albany, NY – Bogie’s
08/20 Manchester, NH – Rocko’s
08/21 Buffalo, NY – Broadway Joe’s
08/22 Pittsburgh, PA – 42nd Street Rock House
08/24 Mt. Clemens, MI – The Hayloft
08/25 Toledo, OH – Frankies
08/26 Steger, IL – Another Hall In The Wall
08/27 St. Louis, MO – Fubar
08/28 Omaha, NE – The Commons
08/29 Wichita, KS – The Eagles Lodge
08/30 Tulsa, OK – Reverb
09/01 Ogden, UT – Mojo’s
09/02 Boise, ID – The Grange Hall
09/03 Spokane, WA – The A Club
09/04 Pullman, WA – The Bell Tower
09/06 Klamath Falls, OR – Yesterday’s Plaza
09/07 Rocklin, CA – Studio 21
09/08 Stockton, CA – Plea For Peace
09/09 Bakersfield, CA – The Dome
09/10 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
09/11 Tempe, AZ – The Fixx

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Onward To Olympas To Hit The Road

Christian metal act Onward To Olympas has revealed the dates for its forthcoming United States tour. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues provided below. The band's recently uploaded music video for "Structures" is also available here.

06/24 San Antonio, TX -- The White Rabbit
06/25 Dallas, TX -- Dad’s Venue
06/26 Tulsa, OK -- Reverb
06/27 Springfield, MO -- Salad Days
07/04 Indianapolis, IN -- Emerson Theater
07/05 Steger, IL -- Another Hole in the Wall
07/07 Whitesburg, KY -- Letcher County Tourism
07/08 Cookeville, TN -- Westside Station
07/10 Cape Girardeau, MO -- The Upperdeck
07/12 Grand Rapids, MN -- Solid Rock Church of God
07/14 Willmar, MN -- Sonshine Festival
07/17 Sioux City, IA -- The Underground
07/20 Salt Lake City, UT -- In the Venue
07/21 Roseville, CA -- Club Retro
07/23 Yucaipa, CA -- The Paradigm Venue
07/24 Canoga Park, CA -- The Cobalt Cafe

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Onward To Olympas Posts "Structures" Video

Christian metal act Onward To Olympas has posted a new music video online for the song "Structures," which is from the band's new album "The War Within Us", out now on Facedown Records. The video clip, directed by Michael Dalton, can be viewed below.

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Onward To Olympas Announces New Tour Dates

Onward To Olympas has revealed the dates for its upcoming headline tour of the United States. You can view the full list of dates, cities and venues below.

04/11 Las Vegas, NV – The Sanctuary
04/12 Orangevale, CA – The Boardwalk
04/13 Provo, UT – TBA
04/14 Arvada, CO – The Shelter
04/15 Sioux City, IA – Morningside Lutheran
04/16 Willmar, MN – First Street Warehouse
04/17 Springfield, IL – Blacksheep Cafe
04/18 Tulsa, OK – The Marquee
04/19 Terre Haute, IN – THMV The Venue
04/20 Nashville, TN – Rocketown
04/21 Little Rock, AR – Downtown Music Hall
04/22 Waco, TX – TBA
04/23 Plano, TX – Eisenbergs Skatepark
04/24 San Antonio, TX – White Rabbit
04/26 Defuniak Springs, FL – Woodlawn Community Center
04/27 Fayetteville, GA – 11th Hour Venue
04/28 Macon, GA – The 567
05/04 Crofton, MD – Macc
05/05 Lemoyne, PA – Championship

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Facedown Fest Lineup Announced

Details have been announced for the forthcoming edition of Facedown Fest. The 2011 edition of the festival will be taking place at The Glasshouse in Pomona, CA on April 8th and 9th, 2011 with the following artists set to perform:

April 8th:
War Of Ages
A Plea For Purging
Onward To Olympas
My Epic
Your Memorial
Hope For They Dying

April 9th:
For Today
In The Midst Of Lions
Call To Preserve
A Hope For Home
Take It Back!
As Hell Retreats
Saving Grace
The Burial

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Onward To Olympas Parts Ways With Guitarist

Onward To Olympas has issued the following update regarding the departure of their vocalist/guitarist Justin Gage and their progress on their new album:

"Hello everyone. We have this announcement today to mention a few things that we thought we should let you know about. First, we are entering the studio tomorrow and are beyond excited to record this new CD. We feel like a lot of you will enjoy it like we do. First off, we are here to inform you of the departure of our guitarist/clean vocalist, Justin Gage. Justin has been in this band from the start of the restoration of OTO, almost three years ago. He's helped out a lot financially, musically, and was involved a lot of the business aspect of the band. Justin has a great opportunity to go back to school and lead worship and be the youth pastor at a church. This was too good of an opportunity for him to pass up, so he is not able to tour with Onward To Olympas any longer." More...

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Facedown Records Offers Free Spring 2010 Sampler

Facedown Records is the latest label to offer a free spring sampler, offering their own 13 track compilation. You can download it for free here (enter code "FACEDOWN").

Here's the tracklisting for the Facedown spring sampler:

1. War Of Ages - "Desire"
2. Onward To Olympas - "Sink Or Swim"
3. A Hope For Home - "The Machine Stops"
4. Wrench In The Works - "Project AK-47"
5. Hands - "Of The Flesh"
6. For Today - "Saul Of Tarsus (The Messenger)"
7. Call To Preserve - "Hope For The Fallen"
8. A Plea For Purging - "Malevolence"
9. Sleeping Giant - "The Army Of The Chosen One"
10. Impending Doom - "More Than Conquerors"
11. Take It Back! - "Hollow Eyes"
12. Letter To The Exiles - "It's Never Safe To Dream"
13. Saving Grace - "Unbreakable"

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Hands, Onward To Olympas Team Up For Creatour

Christian metal and hardcore bands Hands and Onward To Olympas are teaming up this February in the midwest for The Creatour. The latest Creatour tour dates are as follows:

Feb 5 – Litchfield, MN @ The Revolution
Feb 6 - Big Lake, MN @ The Fuel Cafe
Feb 7 – Brainerd, MN @ Brainerd Church of the Nazerene
Feb 9 – Bismarck, ND @ The Light Club
Feb 10 – Minot, ND @ The Red Carpet
Feb 11 – Fargo, ND @ The Red Raven
Feb 13 – Blue Springs, MO @ The Link
Feb 16 – Kansas City, MO @ Free People (house show)
Feb 17 – Sioux City, Iowa @ The Underground
Feb 18 – Watertown, SD @ The Basement on Broadway
Feb 19 – Alexandria, MN @ Club 1
Feb 20 – Grand Rapids, MN @ The Ground Floor
Feb 21 – Buffalo, MN @ The Vault

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Onward To Olympas Signs To Facedown Records

ONWARD TO OLYMPAS recently signed to Facedown Records. Hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina, their debut album “This World Is Not My Home” was recorded with Jamie King (Between The Buried and Me, For Today) and will be released on Facedown on January 19, 2010. You can check out a couple songs from the album at the band's MySpace.

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