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Bejelit

Formed: 2000
From: Arona, Italy
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Bejelit News

Below is our complete Bejelit 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.

Bejelit To Disband At Metalwar Fest

Italian power/progressive band Bejelit has decided to call it quits after the band's performance at Metalwar Fest on September 17th in Budepest, Hungary. In a statement on the band's official Facebook page, it states:

"After a long and thoughtful meditation Bejelit have decided to end their activity. We would like sincerely to thank everyone who supported us during these years and everyone who worked with us. We will end our journey together playing at the Metalwar Fest in Budapest on the 7th September 2013. Cheers from Bejelit.

Sandro, Fabio, Giulio, Marco, Luca"

Bejelit was formed in 2000 and in thirteen years the band issued two demos, four full length albums and two EP's, including the latest, ironically entitled "Don't Give Up." The latest full length release was "Emerge" in 2012 (see review over here). More...

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Bejelit Announces New Bassist

Italian power/progressive band Bejelit announed that long time bassist Giorgio Novarino has left the band for personal reasons. Taking his place will be Luca Negro, who has played along side guitarist Marco Pastorino in both HateTyler and The Ritual.

The band posted the following: "Breaking news - line up change: after 10 years, for personal reasons, we announce the split with our storical bass player Giorgio Novarino. We wish him every success! We welcome Luca Negro (The Ritual, Hatetyler) as our new bassplayer. Don't give up!"

Bejelit is currently working on the follow up to the 2012 LP "Emerge" (see review here). The band also issued a new music video for "We Got The Tragedy," which can be seen over here. More...

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Bejelit Posts New Music Video

Italian power/progressive act Bejelit posted a new music video for the track "We Got The Tragedy." The song appears on the band's latest LP "Emerge" (see review). The video consists of a compilation of the behind the scenes and live footage from the band's touring activities.

In other news, Bejelit is currently writing and composing the follow up to "Emerge." Check out "We Got The Tragedy" here:

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Bejelit Comments On Upcoming Live Shows

Bejelit, which recently released a video clip for the title track off the new "Emerge" album, has now checked in with the following statement about upcoming tour dates:

"Hello Bejelit friends and fans! The Emerge tour will start in 17 days with the official release party for EMERGE!

"Today we're setting up the very last things about sequences and tour planning and we're really excited about this new chapter in Bejelit life! Are you ready for this tour?

"The very first of YOU who preordered the new album will receive it quite soon so write your impressions as you get Emerge! A long rehearsal sessions is planned for this evening and maybe we'll get some pics of it.

"Thanks again for your endless support and friendship and stay tuned for more news and soon we'll announce and confirm a lot of new shows! Stay heavy!!!" More...

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Bejelit Announces New Tour Dates

Bejelit is set to release band's fourth album "Emerge" on March 26th, 2012. The group also recently released a music video for the album's title track, which is available here. Now Bejelit has added on new gigs to the band's "Emerge Spring Tour 2012." Dates are as follows:

11/03/12 Rhino Kenny Earl special gigs - Cantina Valsa - Arona (NO)
29/03/12 The Elf's Inn - Sesto S.Giovanni (MI) Unplugged show/ listening session
6/04/12 Rock'n Roll Arena, Emerge show case -Romagnano Sesia (NO)
08/04/12 Le Bataclan - Paris with Rhapsody Of Fire
09/04/12 Colos-Saal - Aschaffenburg with Rhapsody Of Fire
11/04/12 Live Club - Milano with Rhapsody Of Fire
12/04/12 Estragon - Bologna with Rhapsody Of Fire
13/04/12 Orion - Roma with Rhapsody Of Fire
14/04/12 New Age - Treviso with Rhapsody Of Fire
20/04/12 Cantina Valsa - Arona (NO)
21/04/12 Muntisel - Varallo (VC) Unplugged show
22/04/12 La Tana del Drago Fumante - Soncino (CR) Unplugged show
27/04/12 L'Arlecchino Show Bar - Vedano Olona (VA)
28/04/12 Rock'n Roll - Rho (MI)
4/05/12 Mephisto - Lu Monferrato (AL)
5/05/12 Comunità Giovanile - Busto Arsizio VA)
11/05/12 Bar Gioia - Civitanova Marche (MC)
12/05/12 Orange Pub - Pescara
13/05/12 Birreria del Pratello - Bologna Unplugged show
18/05/12 Il Blocco Music Hall - S.Giovanni Lupatoto (VR)
19/05/12 Pad14 - Collegno (TO)
25/05/12 Taverna Paradiso - Arona (NO) Unplugged show
26/05/12 Under Dark Moon III Metalfest - Dolni Cermna (Czech Rep.)
2/06/12 Exenzia - Prato

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Bejelit Posts New Music Video

Italian power metal band Bejelit posted a new music video for the title track of the band's fourth LP "Emerge." The album is due for release on March 26, 2012 through Bakerteam Records/Scarlet Records.

Check out "Emerge" here:

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Bejelit Comments On Upcoming Album

As was previously announced, power/thrash metallers Bejelit have signed a deal with Bakerteam Records for the release of their fourth full-length album "Emerge." The band has now issued the following press release about the upcoming album:

"Bejelit debuted in 2004 with the critically acclaimed album 'Hellgate' and since then they've built a solid reputation by releasing two more top-notch efforts and hundreds of shows all over Europe, most notably their 2008 and 2011 appearances at Slovenia's Metal Camp festival. 'Emerge' displays 13 heterogeneous and energetic power metal songs enriched by deep lyrical themes and epic scenarios.

"The music is aggressive but non-destructive, willing to drive the listener to emerge from any adverse situation. Instruments such as accordions, classical guitars and violins have been added to the mix (with a special mention for the guest appearance by Laura Brancorsini of Furor Gallico), giving it an unusual flavor which will no doubt attract even the most demanding audience.

"'Emerge' was mixed by Nino Laurenne (Sonata Arctica, Amorphis, Wintersun, Elvenking) at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland, and mastered by Svante Forsbäck at Chartmakers Studios (Rammstein, Korpiklaani, Amorphis). The beautiful artwork was handled by Seth Siro Anton (Kamelot, Exodus, Paradise Lost). More...

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Bejelit To Release New LP "Emerge"

Italian power metal band Bejelit will release the band's fourth LP "Emerge" on March 26, 2012 through Bakerteam Records/Scarlet Records. The album was recorded at Old Ones Media Studios in Paruzzaro. The band features Giulio Capone on drums/keyboards, the ex-drummer of Italian band Drakkar. The album art and track listing can be seen below.

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Kaledon Added To Rhapsody Of Fire Tour

Rome's Kaledon has announced the band will be hitting the road with Rhapsody of Fire for select dates this coming April. Details are as follows:

07.04. Pratteln - Z7 / Support bands: KALEDON + ODD DIMENSION
08.04. Paris - Bataclan / Support Bands: KALEDON + BEJELIT
09.04. Aschaffenburg - Colos-Saal / Support bands: KALEDON + BEJELIT
11.04. Milano - Live Club / Support bands: KALEDON + BEJELIT
12.04. Bologna - Estragon / Support bands: KALEDON + BEJELIT
13.04. Roma - Orion / Support bands: KALEDON + BEJELIT
14.04. Treviso - New Age / Support bands: KALEDON + BEJELIT

You can also check out Kaledon's previously posted music video for "Steel Maker" at this location.

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Bejelit Enters The Studio

Italian act Bejelit has checked in with the following update about entering the recording studio to commence work on a new album:

"Bejelit announces that they have officially started recording their fourth album @ the Old Ones Media studies in Paruzzaro (NO). The band will be dealing with that up to mid-October.

"All the details of this new work will be given in the coming months, including cover artwork, title, track listing, label and release date."

In the mean time, you can check out Bejelit's music by heading over to the band's MySpace music profile.

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Bejelit Announces New Guitarist

Italy's Bejelit has announced the departure of guitarist Daniele Genugu. The band has already recruited Jacopo Bersan as a replacement guitar player. Bejelit commented on the lineup change:

"The band and all the staff thank Daniele for this adventure and give best wishes to him for his return in his storical band Killin' Kind. The new official website of the band will be online soon."

The upcoming Bejelit tour dates are as follows:

3 April: Layne Staley Tribute Day Benefit Show - Rock'n Roll Arena - Romagnano Sesia (NO)
8 April: Metal Generation Fest - Palazzo Granaio - Settimo Milanese (MI)
17 April: Opening act for Rage - Rock'n Roll Arena - Romagnano Sesia (NO)
28 April: Urban Club - Perugia (PG) + Strider
21 May: Padiglione 51, Collegno (TO) + Spidkilz and guests
4 June: Manoir Pub, St Maurice (CH) + Frozen Sword
11-17 July: Metal Camp - Tolmin (Slovenia)
5 August: Crazy Mama Pub - Budapest (HU) + Guest
6 August: Arena Festival - Beregovo (Ukraine)

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Bejelit Announces Metal Camp Appearance

Italy's Bejelit has checked in with the following update about playing Metal Camp 2011:

"Bejelit are pleased to announce that they will be one of the few bands to hold high the banner of the Italian Metal at Metal Camp 2011, the prestigious Festival which will take place from the 11th to the 17th July in Tolmin, Slovenia, for its eighth edition.

"This year Metalcamp will host names such as Airborne, Blind Guardian, In Extremo, Slayer, Moonspell, and many many others. Bejelit already participated to the festival in 2008. The precise date and all the information about the gig will be announced shortly."

You can find more information on Metal Camp through the festival's website at this location.

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Bejelit Updates Tour Schedule

Italian act Bejelit has checked in with the following announcement about upcoming live shows:

"Bejelit is pleased to announce that April 17 we will play at Rock'nRoll Arena as opening-act for one of three dates of the axes of heavy metal German Italian tour to support their latest studio effort 'to a web Strings'... you're talking about the RAGE!"

The band's upcoming dates are as follows:

February 20: Ornavasso (VB) + Many more
March 18: Burn Out - Vergiate (VA) + Anthologies
April 8: Barn Building - Settimo Milanese (MI) + Many more
April 17: Rock'n Roll Arena - Romagnano Sesia (NO) + Rage Golem
April 30: Rock'n Roll Arezzo - Arezzo (AR)

You can also check out Bejelit's video for the song "Saint From Beyond" at this location.

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Bejelit Posts New Music Video Online

Italian metal band Bejelit has released a music video for "Saint From Beyond," which taken from the "You die and I..." album that was released in 2010 for Punishment 18 Records. The video was directed by Gianni Galli and can be viewed below.

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Bejelit Announces New Live Shows

Italy's Bejelit has announced the following upcoming Italian and Swiss live shows:

10/2 2010 Rock'n Roll Rho, Mi, ITALY
10/14 2010 Orden Hogan (D) + Emerald (CH) @ Rocktown Pfäffikon, SWITZERLAND
11/6 2010 Il Blocco Music Hall San Giovanni Lupatoto (VR), Italy, ITALY
12/11 2010 Rock'n Roll Milano, Italy, ITALY

You can also check out Bejelit's music available for streaming via this location.

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Bejelit Signs To Punishment 18 Records

Italian metal band BEJELIT has announced the signing to Punishment 18 Records. the band comments, "Bejelit signed a new deal with Punishment 18 Records, for the release of their third album. The release date is scheduled for the early months of 2010. The album's title will be “You Die And I...”, and it will be a more personal and introspective album, since the band has decided to abandon for a while the concept based on the famous manga Berserk by Kentaro Miura. The recordings, which began in April 2008 and ended in December 2009, were held at the Old Ones Studio in Paruzzaro (NO), the recording studios owned by brothers Giulio and Sandro Capone, respectively drummer and guitarist of Bejelit. The album release will be supported by an intense live activity; during future gigs, excerpts from the two previous works will be proposed so as the brand new songs." More...

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