Birmingham’s own four-piece progressive power metal band Dakesis have announced details of their brand new album and accompanying launch show at The 02 Academy 3 in the 2nd city.
The album titled The New Dawn is set for a 10th March release to coincide with the home-town launch show on the same night.
The New Dawn is a concept album based upon a Kingdom in jeopardy, this forms a story around a revolution among the people as they battle to save themselves and restore peace to the land.
The album was mixed by Nino Laurenne of Sonic Pump Studios (Wintersun, Thunderstone, Sonata Arctica, Ensiferum) and mastered by Svante Forsback of Chartmakers (Dragonforce, Apocalyptica, Rammstein, Sonata Arctica).
Following on from the announcement the band went on to make this statement in relation to the new release;
“After years of hard work and months in the studio we are so proud of the latest album and can not wait to share this with the world. We are so grateful for the continued support and patience with waiting for this release. We’re thrilled to be working with Nino and Sonic Pump Studios who we consider to be one of the best in our genre.”
Tickets are on sale from today, along with album pre-order’s and merch bundles.
The New Dawn Tracklist
01. Overture: The Darkest Hour
02. The New Dawn
04. Destined For The Flame
05. The Great Insurrection
06. To Conquer Or Die
07. Intermezzo: Meridian
08. Judgement Day
09. The Sacrifice
11. The Seventh Sky
12. Call To Freedom
13. By The Fading Light
Gemma Lawler – Vocals
Matt Jones – Guitar
Amie Chatterley – Bass / Vocals
Adam Harris – Drums / Vocals