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Son of Aurelius

From: Santa Cruz, CA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete Son of Aurelius 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.

Son Of Aurelius Posts Full Album Online

Today, California's Son Of Aurelius and Revolver Magazine have teamed up to bring you a full-length stream of the new record, "Under A Western Sun."

Try before you buy and stream the full album below! You can also order your own copy at the Son Of Aurelius website here.

“We're really excited to finally get this album released after four years of hard work,” states guitarist Cary Geare. “As an independent endeavor, we really appreciate the support of our fans and followers.”

"Under A Western Sun" builds upon the basis of the band’s existing sound while boasting clear musical growth and a fairly substantial change in style. The album is an independent project – no crowd funding and no record label, with co-production from Zack Ohren at Castle Ultimate Studios. More...

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Son Of Aurelius Discusses Upcoming Album

Son Of Aurelius runs a weekly podcast, and this week’s episode is particularly special as it also serves as the band’s official track-by-track explanation for new album "Under A Western Sun." The album is due out June 3rd and you can hear the band detail the writing and recording process behind each track in the player below.

"Under A Western Sun" is an independent project – no crowd funding and no record label - with co-production from Zack Ohren at Castle Ultimate Studios. The track listing is as follows:

1. Return to Arms
2. Chorus of the Earth
3. The Weary Wheel
4. Coloring the Soul
5. The Stoic Speaks
6. Attack on Prague
7. Flailing Saints
8. A Great Liberation (available at this location)
9. Clouded Panes (streaming here)
10. Blinding Light
11. The Prison Walls
12. Submerge & Surface
13. Long Ago
14. Under a Western Sun
15. Strange Aeons More...

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Son Of Aurelius Releases New Track

Ready for a new Son of Aurelius track? The band is pleased to bring you a brand new song today entitled "Long Ago" streaming below courtesy of HeavyBlogisHeavy.com.

The track is cut from upcoming album "Under A Western Sun," due out June 3rd. Visit this location to pre-order the release.

"Under A Western Sun" is an independent project – no crowd funding and no record label, with co-production from Zack Ohren at Castle Ultimate Studios. The album comes four years after the band’s breakout release, 2010’s "The Farthest Reaches." The track listing is as follows:

1. Return to Arms
2. Chorus of the Earth
3. The Weary Wheel
4. Coloring the Soul
5. The Stoic Speaks
6. Attack on Prague
7. Flailing Saints
8. A Great Liberation (available at this location)
9. Clouded Panes (streaming here)
10. Blinding Light
11. The Prison Walls
12. Submerge & Surface
13. Long Ago
14. Under a Western Sun
15. Strange Aeons More...

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Son Of Aurelius Posts Anti-Lyric Video

Some people like lyric videos, some don’t. The members of Son Of Aurelius place themselves in the latter group, which is why today, the band has unleashed a brand new anti-lyric video via Metal Injection (chock full of your favorite things – sloths, dancing video game characters, and other fun stuff)!

The lyric video syncs with a brand new track, entitled "A Great Liberation," cut from the band’s upcoming album, "Under A Western Sun." Check it out below.

If you are clamoring for more details on "Under A Western Sun," take a listen to Episode 17 of the band’s own personal podcast, the “Aurelicast," at this location.

"Under A Western Sun" is an independent project: no crowd funding and no record label, with co-production from Zack Ohren at Castle Ultimate Studios. The album will hit digital retailers on June 3rd, 2014 and comes four years after the band’s breakout album, 2010’s "The Farthest Reaches." The track listing is as follows: More...

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Son Of Aurelius Releases New Single

California's Son Of Aurelius has just debuted the first single "Clouded Panes" off the band's new album "Under A Western Sun," which is due for release on June 3rd, 2014.

Check out the stream below, courtesy of MetalSucks.net. You can also pre-order the new album "Under A Western Sun" over at the Son Of Aurelius website here. More...

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Wretched Announces New Tour Dates

Wretched has revealed the dates for its upcoming tour of the United States. Other acts set to appear include Son Of Aurelius and Last Chance To Reason. You can view the full list of dates, citites and venues below:

03/15 Nashville, TN – The End
03/16 Alma, AR – Swad Shop
03/18 Tulsa, OK – Reverb
03/19 Houston, TX – BFE Rock Club
03/20 Austin, TX – Dirty Dog Bar
03/22 Amarillo, TX – Ebgb’s
03/23 Gallup, NM – Juggernaut
03/24 Tempe, AZ – Big Fish Pub
03/25 Lancaster, CA – Bamboo Music Lounge
03/26 Oakland, CA – The New Parish
03/27 Fresno, CA – Bell Tower
03/28 Santa Cruz, CA – The Blue Lagoon
03/30 Portland, OR – Branx
03/31 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
04/02 Salt Lake City, UT – Club Vegas
04/03 Englewood, CO – Gothic Theatre
04/05 Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze
04/06 Des Moines, IA – House Of Bricks
04/07 St. Louis, MO – Fubar
04/08 Chicago, IL – TBA
04/09 La Crosse, WI – Warehouse
04/10 Portage, IN – Camelot Hall
04/12 Sandusky, OH – Underground
04/13 Trenton, NJ – Championships
04/14 Brookfield, CT – The Room

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Son of Aurelius Posts New Teaser Clip Online

Californian progressive death metal act Son of Aurelius has posted a short teaser video online titled "New riffs..." The video description states; "Some new Son of Aurelius riffage.....Completely unedited." You can view the clip below:

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Cattle Decapitation Posts Strange Tour Clip Online

California technical death metal act Cattle Decapitation has posted a strange and potentially controversial tour diary video online through its official YouTube channel. The video features a skit performed by members of the band, as well as members of Devourment and Drowned Sorrow, in which they take possession of a bass guitar belonging to Knights of the Abyss bassist Griffin Kolinski and then go on to "kidnap"and "murder" the guitar. The video description states it was in result of Griffin Kolinski [Knights of the Abyss] leaving his equipment unchecked and open for potential theft. You can view the video below:

Cattle Decapitation, Devourment and Knights of the Abyss are currently on "The California Blood Tour" alongside Burning The Masses and Son Of Aurelius. The remaining dates on the tour include:

10/20 - Buffalo, NY - Club Paradise
10/21 - Cleveland, OH - Peabody's
10/22 - Detroit, MI - Harpo's
10/23 - Chicago, IL - Reggie's Rock Club
10/24 - Omaha, NE - Sokol Underground
10/25 - Denver, CO - Marquis Theatre
10/26 - Salt Lake City, UT - In the Venue
10.27 - Boise, ID - The Venue
10/28 - Seattle, WA - Studio 7 w/ Slaughterbox
10/29 - Portland, OR - Satyricon w/ Slaughterbox
10/30 - San Francisco, CA - Thee Parkside w/ Slaughterbox
10/31 - Las Vegas, NV - The Box Office
11/01 - Hesperia, CA - VVEC
11/02 - West Hollywood, CA - The Whisky

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Free Sixty Track Compilation Available

Derelict has issued the following announcement about appearing on the free "Sounds To Destroy The Masses" compilation:

"www.thenewreview.net has released it's 1 year anniversary compilation, called Sounds To Destroy The Masses. Derelict, along with label mates Odium and Misguided Aggression, are featured with close to 60 other heavy artists. The comp is completely free, so go to this location to download it. Also of note, Eric and Max both write reviews for The New Review. Find archives of all their posts in the 'staff' section of the website."

Other bands appearing on the compilation include Cephalic Carnage, Rikets, Skinlab, Hell Within, Chelsea Grin, and more.

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Son of Aurelius Posts "Mercy For Today" Video

Santa Cruz, California death metal act Son of Aurelius have posted thieir new music video for track "Mercy For Today" online. The song is included on the band's latest studio offering titled "The Farthest Reaches."

The video can be viewed below:

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Son Of Aurelius Streaming New Song

Santa Cruz, CA natives Son of Aurelius just released the deluxe edition of their recent Good Fight Music debut, "The Farthest Reaches," which features 5 brand new tracks. Head over to the band's MySpace page to hear an exclusive new track from the deluxe edition, "Slaughter of The Immortals." The digital only tracks were released today, July 6th.

The deluxe tracks are as follows:

1. They Have Fallen
2. Slaughter The Immortals
3. Throne of Broken Gods
4. Feast of Feminine Flesh
5. Divine Are Slain

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The Cool Tour 2010 Download Pack Released

The COOL TOUR download pack has been released. The package is full of merchandise and goodies, listed below. You can get it at the COOL TOUR Facebook page.

The download pack includes:

As I Lay Dying merch coupon for $3 off a purchase over $30 at asilaydyingstore.com
Underoath merch coupon for 15% off a purchase over $20 at underoathmerch.com
Cancer Bats MP3 "Sabotage"
Invisible Children Video
Atticus Coupon for 25% off anything in the Atticus Black Webstore
Alt Press Coupon for a 1 year digital subscription for only $5
The Acacia Strain: "Dr. Doom (live)," taken from their recently released 2DVD "The Most Known Unknown."

War Of Ages MP3 "Collapse"
Ding! Coupon for 20% off anything at dinglife.com
Facedown Records coupon for 10% off merch and music at facedownrecords.com
Blessthefall MP3 "To Hell And Back"
Fearless coupon for 10% off http://fearless.merchnow.com/
Free Fearless Records Summer 2010 sampler
2010 Cool Tour New Artist Sampler (provided by Metal Blade Records & Good Fight Records).

Here's the Cool Tour 2010 sampler tracklisting:

1. The Absence - "Enemy Unbound"
2. Aeon - "Kill Them All"
3. Allegaeon - "The God Particle"
4. Barn Burner - "Holy Smokes"
5. Bison b.c. - "Two-Day Booze"
6. Brain Drill - "Monumental Failure"
7. Charred Walls Of The Damned - "Ghost Town"
8. Dawn of Ashes - "Seething the Flesh in the River of Phlegethon"
9. Fatal Embrace - "Wake the Dead"
10. Fleshwrought - "Mental Illness"
11. Istapp - "Vinterrket"
12. Kings Of Asgaard - "Vamods Tale"
13. Lightning Swords Of Death - "Nihilistic Stench"
14. The Ocean - "Swallowed By The Earth"
15. Return To Earth - "Back Of My Hand"
16. Skyforger - "In The Underworld"
17. System Divide - "Vagaries of Perception"
18. Valkyrja - "Oceans to Dust"
19. Woe Of Tyrants - "Creatures of the Mire"
20. Cancer Bats - "Dead Wrong"
21. Son of Aurelius - "Mercy For Today"
22. I Am Abomination - "Since 1776"
23. This Or The Apocalypse - "Charmer"
24. Rosaline - "London Lost Its Fog"

UPDATE: There is some confusion about this whole thing and a redirect not working, but you can download the sampler directly from Amazon.com (U.S. only). More...

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Son Of Aurelius Added To "Over The Limit" Tour

Good Fight Music label-mates This Or The Apocalypse and Son Of Aurelius are set to tour with As Blood Runs Black, Oceano, and more on the Over The Limit Tour. The two bands are set to appear on two separate runs of the tour; This Or The Apocalypse heading out from July 23rd – August 8th, and Son Of Aurelius will meet up with the tour from August 9th – August 21st. The dates are as follows:

This Or The Apocalypse on Over the Limit Tour
7/23 Lake Station, IN @ Lake Station Eagles Hall
7/24 Evansville, IN @ Boney Junes
7/25 Toledo, OH @ Headliners
7/26 Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection
7/27 Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar
7/28 Reading, PA @ The Silo
7/29 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft
7/30 Vineland, NJ @ Hangar 84
7/31 Worcester, MA @ The Palladium w/ SUMMER SLAUGHTER
8/1 Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
8/2 Fayetteville, NC @ The Rock Shop
8/3 Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero
8/5 Jacksonville, FL @ The Pit
8/6 Orlando, FL @ H2O Live
8/7 Douglasville, GA @ The 7 Venue
8/8 Memphis, TN @ New Daisy Theatre (Too Cool For School Blowout) More...

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Son of Aurelius To Release Deluxe Edition Album

Santa Cruz, CA natives Son Of Aurelius released the album "The Farthest Reaches" on April 13th, 2010. The band has now announced a deluxe, digital-only, edition of the album will see the light of day on July 6th. The deluxe edition will feature the following five brand new tracks:

1. They Have Fallen
2. Slaughter The Immortals
3. Throne of Broken Gods
4. Feast of Feminine Flesh
5. Divine Are Slain

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