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Sanctuary

Formed: 1985
From: Seattle, WA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Sanctuary News

Below is our complete Sanctuary 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.

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Nile And Mayhem Confirmed For Bloodstock 2012

The organisers of Britain's Bloodstock Open Air festival has announced that death metal outfit Nile and Norwegian black metal legends Mayhem are the latest bands to be confirmed for the event, which will take place at Catton Hall in Walton On Trent, Derbyshire from August 10th-12th.

The lineup is now as follows:

Ronnie James Dio Stage:
Alice Cooper (Headliner)
Behemoth (Headliner)
Anvil
The Black Dahlia Murder
Dimmu Borgir
Grand Magus
Hatebreed
Mayhem
Nile
Paradise Lost
Sanctuary
Watain

Sophie Lancaster Stage:
Anaal Nathrakh
Orange Goblin
Sight Of Emptiness

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Behemoth To Headline Bloodstock 2012

Polish death/black giants Behemoth are confirmed to headline the Ronnie James Dio Stage of Bloodstock 2012 on Friday, August 10, 2012. The festival runs from August 10-12, 2012.

The current lineup (stages in "( )") and dates are as follows:

Friday, August 10, 2012:

Behemoth (RJ Dio Stage)
Watain (RJ Dio Stage)
C.O.C. (RJ Dio Stage)
Grand Magus (RJ Dio Stage)

Saturday, August 11, 2012:

Dimmu Borgir (RJ Dio Stage)
Hatebreed (RJ Dio Stage)
Sanctuary (RJ Dio Stage)
The Black Dahlia Murder (RJ Dio Stage)
Orange Goblin (Sophie Lancaster Stage)

Sunday, August 12, 2012:

Alice Cooper (RJ Dio Stage)
Paradise Lost (RJ Dio Stage)
Anvil (RJ Dio Stage)
Anaal Nathrakh (Sophie Lancaster Stage)

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Three More Bands Confirmed For Bloodstock 2012

The organisers of the British, Bloodstock Open Air festival have announced that a further three bands have now been confirmed for next years event. Namely, The Black Dahlia Murder, Grand Magus and the recently reformed Sanctuary. The festival will take place from August 10th - 12th at Catton Hall in Walton On Trent, Derbyshire, England.

The lineup is now as follows:

Ronnie James Dio Stage:
Alice Cooper (Headliner)
Anvil
The Black Dahlia Murder
Corrosion Of Conformity
Dimmu Borgir
Grand Magus
Hatebreed
Paradise Lost
Sanctuary
Watain

Sophie Lancaster Stage:
Anaal Nathrakh
Orange Goblin

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ProgPower USA XII: Day One

Friday began early in the day for the ProgPower crowd when US-based Creation’s End took the stage at around 2:40. Italian Guitarist Marco Sfogli got the crowd warmed up with some serious movement on his fretboard. Rhythm guitarist Rudy Albert and bassist Joe Black pulled on their best game faces for the early crowd. Vocalist Mike DiMeo had a nice stage presence and belted it out there. The set was a bit short, but as an opener, it had to be. Nevertheless, the band opened the day well without a hitch.

After the band wrapped its set, the reunited US band Sanctuary, featuring Warrell Dane and Jim Sheppard from Nevermore, was immediately in the lobby for a signing. Unfortunately, the band schedule and the signing schedule (both published in the very cool ProgPower program book given to attendees) did not see eye to eye. The bands reached a half-hour to forty-five minutes behind schedule throughout the day, so the signing sessions often took place during a band’s set. This made for tough decisions like: “Do I stay through the end of Voyager’s set or do I go get Ihsahn’s autograph?”

Darkwater had taken the stage shortly after. The Swedish group was well-received and performed their variety of progressive melodic metal to a crowd that obviously appreciated, judging by their reaction to Evergrey the night before. The band had an aesthetic that begged to be watched closely as the purple lights fell on them for certain songs. Just after, I met with Red Circuit’s keyboardist, Marcus Teske, for an interview in the adjacent club, Vinyl. For the ProgPower show, Vinyl was converted into a merchandise room with everything a progressive fan could want. I was to go broke a few hours later because of this. More...

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Warrel Dane Reveals Details of New Sanctuary LP

Nevermore/Sanctuary vocalist Warell Dane was interviewed by Greg Hasbrouck from ProgPower USA about the first album from the reunited Sanctuary since 1990's "Into the Mirror Black." Dane revealed: "I think the record is going to be called, 'The Year The Sun Died.' And there's a lot of stuff playing into that, and you can read whatever you want to for right now into it. God, that song is really good. We've been working really hard on that."

Dane went on to talk a little about the sound of the new album, stating "It's not going to sound like the old ones... it's 2011. It's still gonna be that good I think, and there's gonna be high-pitched screaming. I'm making sure of that. With Nevermore high-pitched screaming was never really called for. You know, with Sanctuary… of course it is."

When asked about the future of Nevermore since the departure of guitarist Jeff Loomis and drummer Van Williams and whether there will be another album, Dane replied "Oh Yeah."

Read the full article at ProgPower USA's Facebook Page.

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Darkwater To Play ProgPower USA

Darkwater has checked in with the following announcement about performing at the 2011 ProgPower USA festival:

"We were just confirmed for this year's edition of ProgPower USA! We'll perform at the festival together with bands like Therion, Sanctuary, Evergrey and Vanden Plas to name a few. We're looking forward to this a lot, and we hope to see many of you there!"

Check out this location for more information on the festival, which is set to take place in Atlanta, Georgia from September 14-17th, 2011.

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More Bands Announces For ProgPower 2011

Italy's Eldritch has announced an appearance at the 2011 edition of the ProgPower USA Festival in Atlanta. The festival is set to take place from September 14th - 17th, 2011, and the currently announced lineup is as follows:

Therion
Sanctuary
Arcturus
Dream Evil
Labyrinth
Mob Rules
Eldritch
While Heaven Wept
Red Circuit
Voyager
Haken
Creation's End

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ProgPower USA XII Lineup Announced

The 2011 edition of the ProgPower USA festival line up has been revealed. The ProgPower USA XII event will include the first onstage performance from Norwegian progressive metallers Arcturus as well as performance from Therion and many others.

Therion's Christofer Johnsson commented by saying:
"ProgPower USA is definitely one of the better organized festivals we have attended and was a highlight on our first U.S. tour. We feel honored to have been invited again, and will prepare something special for the event, as this is the one and only chance for our US-fans to see us live in their country,"

ProgPower USA XII confirmed bands:
THERION
SANCTUARY
ARCTURUS
DREAM EVIL
LABYRINTH
MOB RULES
ELDRITCH
WHILE HEAVEN WEPT
RED CIRCUIT
VOYAGER
HAKEN
CREATION'S END

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Nevermore To Play Thrash Domination

Nevermore and Sanctuary are the latest acts to be confirmed for the 2010 edition of Japan's Thrash Domination, which is set to take place on September 18th and 19th at Club Citta. The other confirmed acts include Overkill, Exodus, Outrage, and Agent Steel. Additional details on the Thrash Domination shows can be found at this location.

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Sanctuary Reunites To Record New Album

Nevermore's Warrel Dane has issued the following update regarding the reunion of his old band Sanctuary:

"Since I have been talking about this in interviews already I should probably just say it... there will be another Sanctuary record, been talking with Lenny... we are really good friends again and it feels good... I missed my relationship with him for many years... but NM is never going away so don't start any more rumors!"

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Sanctuary Reissues Classic Albums On Single CD

Ironbird via Cherry Red Records will reissue SANCTUARY's first two albums, 1987's "Refuge Denied," produced by Dave Mustaine of MEGADETH; and 1990's "Into The Mirror Black," produced by Howard Benson, on a single CD on March 8. Singer Warrel Dane and bassist Jim Sheppard went on to extend SANCTUARY's ambition and songwriting into NEVERMORE.

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