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Dakesis Announced for Bloodstock Open Air 2017!

April 18th, 2017

We are very excited to announce that we will be performing at Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2017! Bloodstock is a festival very dear to our hearts, and after the amazing reception we received when we performed in 2012 we can’t wait to bring you all a very special show this summer! Come fly your flag […]

Triaxis / Dakesis Tour 2017!

March 26th, 2017

  We’re very excited to announce we’ll be touring with our long time friends Triaxis! The tour will be aptly named ‘It’s About Bloody Time’ and covers the following dates: 19.04 : NEWCASTLE : Trillians : Event Link : Free Entry 20.04 : EDINBURGH : Bannermans : Event Link : Ticket Link 21.04 : MANCHESTER : Rebellion : Event Link : […]



Birmingham Based Progressive Power Metal


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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