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Below is our complete Downspirit 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.

Downspirit Streaming Entire New Album

Downspirit, the band formed by ex-Symphorce/ex-Freedom Call guitarist Cedric "Cede" Dupont, has new album "Bulletproof?" coming this week in North America. Today the band is streaming "Bulletproof?" in its entirety courtesy of Pure Grain Audio. Get a first listen at this location.

The album's track listing is:

1. Greed
2. Life After her
3. Get the F*** Up
4. The Wish
5. Human Gift
6. Are you Proud?
7. Hellyeah
8. Overload
9. Gotta Get Away
10. What a Way to Die
11. I'm a Survivor
12. The Look More...

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Downspirit Streaming New Song

Downspirit, the heavy rock band formed by ex-Symphorce/ex-Freedom Call guitarist Cedric "Cede" Dupont, will be releasing new album "Bulletproof" in Europe on July 27th and in North America on August 14th.

Today Bravewords.com is hosting an exclusive premiere of a track from "Bulletproof." For the final track on the album Downspirit covered the Roxette hit "The Look." Get a first listen to the song on the Bravewords "Knuckle Tracks" player here.

The band has also released an album teaser which features a full stream of the song "Life After Her." Check it out below. More...

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Downspirit Reveals "Bulletbroof" Details

Downspirit, the heavy rock band formed by ex-Symphorce/ex-Freedom Call guitarist Cedric "Cede" Dupont, has revealed the cover artwork and track listing for new album "Bullet Proof."

1. Greed
2. Life After her
3. Get the F*** Up
4. The Wish
5. Human Gift
6. Are you Proud?
7. Hellyeah
8. Overload
9. Gotta Get Away
10. What a Way to Die
11. I'm a Survivor
12. The Look More...

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Downspirit To Support Adrenaline Mob

Downspirit has announced the band will be supporting Adrenaline Mob on the following German dates later this month and in July:

25.06.2012 - Germany Aschaffenburg (Colos-Saal)
26.06.2012 - Germany Hamburg (Knust)
05.07.2012 - Germany Ludwigsburg (Rockfabrik)
06.07.2012 - Germany München (Theaterfabrik)
07.07.2012 - Germany Bochum (Matrix)

Downspirit, the German/Swiss modern heavy-rock band formed by ex-Symphforce/ex-Freedom Call guitarist Cedric "Cede" Dupont, recently confirmed that the band has just finished recordings for a new album tentatively to be released by the end of July via Metalville Records. Release dates and further information will be given in the next days. You can check out in-studio footage from the recording of the album at this location.

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Downspirit Releases In-Studio Footage

Downspirit has entered the studio to begin recording a new album expected for release in late summer via Metalville Records, followed by a tour in fall/winter. The band has now posted a brief recording studio video featuring Cedric "Cede" Dupont laying down some rhythm guitar parts. Check out the clip below.

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Downspirit Recording New Album

Downspirit, the German/Swiss bluesy/hard-rocking-metal-oriented band formed by ex-Symphorce/ex-Freedom Call guitarist Cedric "Cede" Dupont, has entered the studio to begin recording a new album. A release is expected for late summer via Metalville Records, followed by a tour in fall/winter. Further details will be announced as they are made available.

Downspirit invites you to check out the band's official band site on Facebook for studio reports, videos, and updates on the recording process. "Be part of the action!" states the band.

In other news, Cedric "Cede" Dupont has been part of the "Help! for Japan" project that just released an EP worldwide to help raise funds for the victims of the horrible earthquakes and tsunamis in Japan last year. "Help! for Japan" enlists numerous famous guest of European's metal/rock scene.

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Downspirit To Enter The Studio

Downspirit, the German/Swiss bluesy/hard-rocking-metal-oriented band formed by ex-Symphorce/ex-Freedom CDall guitarist Cedric "Cede" Dupont, will enter the studio in mid-march to record their second album. A release is expected for late summer via Metalville Records, followed by a tour in fall/winter.

Downspirit's debut album, "Point Of Origin," was received well with much positive feedback all over the world, and brought the band's touring schedule to include more than 60 shows around Europe.

The band posted the following statement online: "We can't wait to let you hear what our second album will sound like. Being on the road a lot and having so much fun together as a band certainly made it's inspiration to the songwriting process. We're gonna have a lot of killer tunes on that album, that's for sure!! We're looking forward to get to the studio in mid-march!"

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Downspirit Working On New Album

Downspirit has started work on the band's second album, tentatively to be recorded later this fall. The band states: "Currently we are busy sorting out all kinds of ideas, riffs, harmonies and will be creating another blasting monster that will blow out your ears and crack your stereos! Being on the road a lot inspires us a lot to deliver you the real deal, it's gonna be a lotta work, but it's gonna be freaking awesome and sexxxy! We can't wait to let you hear!"

The band will embark on a European tour with Sinner & Voodoo Circle starting September 21st. Dates are as follows:

21.09.11 - GER Aschaffenburg - Colos Saal (+ Sinner/Voodoo Circle)
22.09.11 - GER Recklinghausen - Vest Arena (+ Sinner/Voodoo Circle)
23.09.11 - GER Geiselwind - Autohof Strohofer (+ Sinner/Voodoo Circle)
24.09.11 - GER Andernach - JuZ (+ Sinner/Voodoo Circle)
25.09.11 - BEL As - Gc Drieschaar (+ Sinner/Voodoo Circle)
26.09.11 - GER Augsburg - Spectrum (+ Sinner/Voodoo Circle)
28.09.11 - GER Bruchsal - Fabrik (+ Sinner/Voodoo Circle)
29.09.11 - GER Stuttgart - Roehre (+ Sinner/Voodoo Circle)
30.09.11 - GER Burglengenfeld - VA Zentrum (+ Sinner/Voodoo Circle)
01.10.11 - A Woergl - Komma (+ Sinner/Voodoo Circle)
02.10.11 - CH Pratteln - Galery (+ Sinner/Voodoo Circle)
19.11.11 - GER Donaueschingen - Delta Animal House
26.11.11 - CH Zürich - Dynamo (+ Freedom Call)
02.12.11 - CH Basel - Redrocks
03.12.11 - CH Herisau - Metalvetia Metalclub
17.12.11 - CH Winterthur - Albani

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Downspirit Planning European Tour Dates

DOWNSPIRIT'S debut album "Point of Origin" was released August 17th in North America on Metalville Records. Guitarist Cede Dupont recently took the band's MySpace page to give an update on the band and their upcoming tour plans:

"We thought, now that the album is out, you'd be interested in having a look at our exclusive blog once again, the blog we made during the recording sessions in late 09. There's a lot of pics, some cool pieces of film tape available for you at [this location]."

"Furthermore we want to let you know that 'Point of Origin' is finally available digitally now as well (ITUNES, AMAZON MP3, etc, etc)."

"We have plans for a European tour coming hopefully soon, so cross your fingers for that."

"We're now getting prepared for a first run of hard rocking shows in support of our "Point of Europe Tour 2010/2011."

DOWNSPIRIT recently posted footage of the recording sessions for their debut "Point of Origin". The footage can be viewed below:

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Pit Stories: Honing Your Skills, Through Sickness

We've been talking to bands and fans everywhere to get their favorite mosh pit stories. This week, Downspirit guitarist Cédric “Cede” Dupont offers up an interesting story about what could have been one of his worst experiences ever:

Right, let me start right away with that one recap of everything: It was HOT as hell, it was sweaty, it was crazy.

Last year, 2009 that was, right when we had the line up together to hit the stages right before we were going to record “Point of Origin,” our debut album, we were playing some sort of smaller clubs, just to see if we could get the material to a sound we were looking for.

So, this weekend, I had a terrible fever, and I could hardly get my ass out of bed, but a man’s got to do what a man’s got to do right?! So, heading to the club, almost fainting already before even having had a single note played on my guitar, I started to feel kinda weird again, and thought I’d get it away by drinking some liquor (it’s the best medicine, ya know). It definetely helped…being close to start fainting even more! Haha.

Anyway, we played the show, I kinda almost fell off stage, I almost fell backward right into my rig, and the good thing was, I was so terribly fucked up, I just thought I was about to die on that small freaking stage.

But you wanna hear the best? I was watching a videotape later that week, and who knows why, but I played the best show of my life, musically. It’s unbelievable...not a single mistake!

Downspirit's debut album "Point of Origin" just got a North American release earlier this month on Metalville. The band has more tour dates planned in 2010. Check out their MySpace page for the latest tour dates ans some music. Or check out some music on the widget below:

Check back every Tuesday for more pit stories.

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Downspirit Album To See North American Release

Germany's Downspirit was formed in 2009 by Symphorce/Ex-Freedom Call guitarist Cédric "Cede" Dupont in order to fulfill his long-time dream to form a band dedicated to the combination of blues and metal music. The band has now announced that the debut album "Point of Origin" will be released in North America on August 17th via Metalville.

The track listing for the album is as follows:

1. Point of Origin Pt. I
2. Point of Origin Pt. II
3. Love Song
4. Life's a Bitch
5. Lost
6. Good Times
7. Hollow Words
8. Highway Run
9. Arisen
10. Make my Day
11. The End
Bonus: Rockstar Blues

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