Latest Updates

Special Guest Announcement for The New Dawn Album Launch

November 30th, 2015

  Photo © Tony Gaskin at Stagedive Photography   We’d like to officially introduce to you all to Jacob Zachary Underwood, who had his first performance with us on keyboards during last night’s acoustic set! In addition to recording piano for the new album, Jacob has been working hard the past few months to learn songs old […]

The New Dawn Album Release Date Announcement and Track Listing

November 22nd, 2015

  It is with our absolute greatest pleasure that we can finally announce the release date for our upcoming album “The New Dawn”. This will be officially released on the 10th March 2016 and tickets will soon be on sale for our exclusive “The New Dawn” album launch which will be held at the O2 Academy […]

Exclusive Acoustic Show

November 3rd, 2015

On Sunday 29th November we will be putting on an exclusive acoustic performance at The Tower of Song in Kings Norton. The only time we have done something close to this, was at Bloodstock 2012 when we performed a 30 minute acoustic set. This will be an exclusive one off performance showcasing some of the […]

Studio Diary Episode One – The New Dawn Rises

August 2nd, 2015

Here’s the first instalment of our studio diaries with a little information on The New Dawn and what we’ve been up to in the studio so far!  

The New Dawn – Dakesis Hit The Studio For Album Two

July 22nd, 2015

Since the release of our début album way back in 2011 we’ve had a pretty rollercoaster-esque ride with various obstacles to overcome. After our line up change in July 2013 we’ve had to spend some time altering our live sound and have been adding in orchestration in place of keyboards and synths, which as I’m […]

Shield Maidens Arise UK Tour Announced For November

July 21st, 2015

We’re very pleased to finally announce our upcoming tour supporting french melodic metal band Heonia this November. The Shield Maidens Arise UK Tour will kick off on November 18th in Huddersfield at the Parish, ending on the ultimate high on the 21st November in Selby for Valkyrian Festival. We’re expecting to find out more information […]

Dakesis Confirmed for Valkyrian Festival 2015

June 4th, 2015

We’re very excited to announce that we will be playing Valkyrian Festival2015! There’s already some amazing bands on the bill including our friends in Winter Storm and Jeremy Lawler’s Winter’s Edge with many more to be announced! Valkyrian Festival takes place on Saturday 21st November at The Venue Selby and tickets cost £10 in advance. […]

Next Birmingham Show Announced: 25th June, O2 Academy

May 18th, 2015

We have the pleasure of officially announcing that our next Birmingham date will be on the 25th June at the Birmingham O2 Academy 3. With an absolutely storming line up, we will be playing alongside our long time friends, The Mighty Wraith and Valous as well as Khaos Theory and Evyltyde. Tickets are £6.00 in […]

Dakesis Confirmed For Wildfire Festival

January 27th, 2015

Dakesis are literally beaming with delight that we can now announce we are to play the Wildfire Festival which runs from the 26th-28th June in Wiston Lodge, Scotland. Tickets are currently on sale for weekend tickets only with or without camping and they can be purchased direct from the festival website here. You can also opt for […]

New Date Announced With Winter’s Edge in Oxford

January 27th, 2015

We are very excited to announce that we will be playing with some new friends of our’s Winter’s Edge at The Cellar in Oxford. This will be on the 24th July and the line up is as follows: Winter’s Edge Dakesis No Glory You can visit the facebook event page here. We can’t wait to […]