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Dakesis announced for Fire and Forge Festival 2018!

April 23rd, 2018

  We’re thrilled to announce that we will be performing at the 2018 Fire and Forge Festival later on this year. The event takes place at Trowbridge Civic Hall on the 14th and 15th September 2018 and is raising funds for Type 1 Diabetes research. RSVP to the Facebook Event Buy your tickets here

Breaking Bands Festival SOLD OUT

April 20th, 2018

Breaking Bands Festival is completely SOLD OUT again for the fourth year in a row! We had the best time last year, and can’t wait to bring a very special Dakcoustic show this time around! If you were lucky enough to snag a ticket we will see you there!!!

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Birmingham Based Progressive Power Metal

Dakesis

Dakesis are a four piece Progressive Power Metal band from Birmingham, UK. Formed in 2008, with the release of a limited edition four track E.P they soon followed on with their debut album ‘Trial By Fire’ in 2011 to much critical acclaim. Following on from their success of this album and extensive touring and festival appearances throughout the UK, the band went on to record their second full length album “The New Dawn” which is set to be released in March 2016.

Their latest release was recorded at Carbon Studios in Birmingham and mixed by Nino Laurenne at Sonic Pump Studios based in Finland (Ensiferum, Wintersun, Stratovarious and Firewind) and sees a marked change in the direction of the band. With more progressive influences and the addition of powerfully epic orchestral backing alongside new session keyboard player Jacob Underwood, Dakesis have sculpted a vast instrumental soundscape alongside the heavier metal influences.

The band have toured the UK extensively and have enjoyed prestigious support and festival slots including playing with Edguy, Thunderstone, Blaze Bailey and Pagan’s Mind and performing at Glastonbudget, Bloodstock Open Air 2012, Valkyrian Festival and headlining the Cackblabbath Stage at Wildfire Festival in 2015.

Gemma Lawler - Vocals | Matt Jones - Guitar | Amie Chatterley - Bass | Adam Harris - Drums

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UK Bookings

For bookings and tour enquiries;
bookings@dakesis.com

European Bookings

For all European bookings and tour enquiries please specify in the subject field of your e-mail;
bookings@dakesis.com

Management

For press pack requests or management enquiries;
management@dakesis.com

Label Information

For label enquiries, please contact CAPSAARX Records
info@capsaarx.com
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