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Apostle of Solitude

Formed: 2004
From: Indianapolis, IN, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Apostle of Solitude News

Below is our complete Apostle of Solitude 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.

Apostle Of Solitude Signs With Cruz Del Sur

Cruz Del Sur Music has announced the inking of a deal with US doomsters Apostle Of Solitude for the release of their new album "Of Woe and Wounds." The album was recorded by Mike Bridavsky at Russian Recording in Bloomington, Indiana in May 2014 and is the first album featuring new members Steve Janiak and Dan Davidson. Cover artwork for the album is currently being done by David Csicsely.

"Of Woe and Wounds" will be Apostle Of Solitude's third full-length studio album, preceded by 2008's "Sincerest Misery" and "The Last Sunrise" (2010). The records will be released on compact disc, vinyl and digital formats in October 2014 on Cruz del Sur Music. Apostle Of Solitude will be performing new songs from "Of Woe and Wounds" at the Days of the Doomed Fest IV, in Cudahy, Wisc., June 20 and 21. For details visit the festival's site.

While waiting for "Of Woe and Wounds" to drop, check out the Apostle Of Solitude track "This Mania," which was released as part of a three-way split with Rituals of the Oak and The Flight of Sleipnir on Northern Silence Productions.


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Apostle Of Solitude Streaming Demo

Indianapolis doom metal band Apostle Of Solitude is finally back with its 2012 demo, which is over on Bandcamp. Stream all three songs on that page or below. Apostle of Solitude released its debut album "Sincerest Misery" on Eyes Like Snow records in 2008, and the 2010 follow-up "Last Sunrise" on both Profound Lore (N. America) & Eyes Like Snow (Europe). Live performances at high profile American doom festivals including Born To Be Doomed, Born Too Late, Days of the Doomed, and Doom or Be Doomed have brought the band into the public eye.

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While Heaven Wept To Play Days Of The Doomed Fest

The Days of the Doomed fest is set to take place on Kenosha, WI on June 22nd and 23rd, 2012. While Heaven Wept has now issued the following announcement about appearing at the festival:

"We're extremely happy to announce that we will be appearing at the Days Of The Doomed 2 festival in June 2012! We'd actually been in discussions with Mike even prior to the first edition, so this has been a long time coming indeed! While there was a time when we faced some challenges in making this happen, ultimately the planets have aligned! We look forward to sharing the stage with all of our old friends and bringing the music of While Heaven Wept to the midwest for the first time! Don't miss this event as it is the culmination of many years of 'homegrown' Doom Metal events in the USA reaching a level of maturity and passion previously unseen!"

The organizers of the festival also commented:

"After months of negotiations, and many enjoyable conversations with Tom Phillips himself, I am extremely proud to be bringing the epic music of While Heaven Wept to Wisconsin and the midwest for the very first time! You do not want to miss this rare opportunity to see While Heaven Wept perform on Day #2 of Days Of The Doomed Fest II!

"I also have the pleasure of announcing that the masters of heaviness and volume known as SOLACE will also be making the trek to Days Of The Doomed Fest II! Prepare for ear damage!!! Want more? Back by popular demand! Rochester NY doom mongers ORODRUIN will be returning to pummel all of you! More...

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Retro Grave Confirmed For Days Of The Doomed

RETRO GRAVE, featuring original and former TROUBLE drummer Jeff "Oly" Olson, has been confirmed for the Days Of The Doomed Fest, set to take place June 17-18, 2011 at The P.L.A.V. in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Commented Olson: "I'm very excited to play for our friends in the mid west for the Days Of The Doom Fest. It's going to be great to perform on stage again. I've missed that! In addition, because I live in southern Maine, I have not yet had the chance to see my longtime TROUBLE friends, Eric Wagner and Ron Holzner perform with their new bands, BLACKFINGER and EARTHEN GRAVE. I'm looking forward to see them again as well as the latest up and coming bands in the doom scene. Stay tuned for RETRO GRAVE's debut show to be held in New York City soon with my friends from GNAW."

The Days Of The Doomed Fest billing is shaping up as follows:

ARGUS
KIN OF ETTINS
RETRO GRAVE (feat. Jeff "Oly" Olson of TROUBLE fame)
ORODRUIN
SLEESTAK
IRON MAN
APOSTLE OF SOLITUDE
LAS CRUCES
BLACKFINGER (feat. Eric Wagner of TROUBLE fame)
REVELATION
ZEBULON PIKE
BACKWOODS PAYBACK
SINISTER REALM
PALE DIVINE
EARTHEN GRAVE (feat. Ron Holzner of TROUBLE fame)
CARBELLION
PALLBEARER
BLACK PYRAMID
ADMIRAL BROWNING

Tickets are on sale now. Weekend passes are $40.00 through PayPalusing cosmic_doom_420@yahoo.com for payment.

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Apostle of Solitude Announces US Tour Dates

Indianapolis doom metal band APOSTLE OF SOLITUDE will be embarking on a mini U.S. tour this July in support of “Last Sunrise.” The tour dates are as follows:

07/17 @ the Loud House, Cincinnatti, OH (w/ Beneath Oblivion and Highgate)
07/18 @ TBA, Pittsburgh, PA
07/19 @ The M-Room in Philadelphia, PA
07/20 @ TBA Baltimore, MD
07/21 @ Ace of Clubs, Manhattan, NY (w/ Archon)
07/22 @ the Bug Jar, Rochester, NY (w/ Orodruin)
07/23 @ Annabell's, Akron, OH (w/ Mach II, Mocking Bird)
07/24 @ the Metal Shaker, Chicago, IL (w/ Iron Tongue)
07/30 @ the Melody Inn, Indianapolis, IN (w/ Earthride, Valkyrie, and Bible of the Devil)

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Apostle of Solitude Completes Work On New Album

Indianapolis doom metal band APOSTLE OF SOLITUDE has completed work on their follow-up to “Sincerest Misery,” entitled “Last Sunrise.”

Formed by ex-GATES OF SLUMBER drummer Chuck Brown, who handles the vocal and guitar duties in Apostle Of Solitude, Apostle Of Solitude shall follow suit alongside their doom metal comrades in The Gates Of Slumber in hopes to spread awareness of the band even further within their homeland with “Last Sunrise.”

With the North American version of “Last Sunrise” featuring three killer bonus cover-tunes (recorded by Gates Of Slumber drummer Bob Fouts) that will differ from the European version, the tracklisting for “Last Sunrise” goes as follows:

1. Last Sunrise (Requiem)
2. Acknowledging The Demon
3. Other Voices
4. Letting Go of the Wheel
5. Hunter Sick Rapture
6. December Drives Me To Tears
7. Sister Cruel
8. Frontiers of Pain
9. Coldest Love
10. Streetside*
11. Astro Zombies*
12. Mary And Child*

*Denotes North American bonus tracks.

An MP3 of the track "December Drives Me To Tears" can be heard at Profound Lore's MP3 section. Another new track, "Hunter Sick Rapture," can be heard via the band's MySpace page.

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