The New Dawn now available!

March 11th, 2016

After an incredible hometown launch party last night, we are pleased to announce that The New Dawn is now officially available to purchase and download! Physical copies and bundles  ITunes | Amazon | Bandcamp  

The New Dawn album commentary and album preview!

March 4th, 2016

With little under a week to go till launch we’re very excited to finally share some snippets of the album with you all! First up we have a song-by-song commentary taking you through the whole of the album with plenty of stories and anecdotes behind it all, along with your first chance to hear (tiny […]

The New Dawn Rises In 7 Days!

March 3rd, 2016

Only one week to go! How time flies, it seems not that long ago we were setting up to start the first day of drum tracking, and now we’re in the very final days before launch! This album has been a really emotional roller-coaster ride for us, but now that all the hurdles and obstacles […]

Dakesis announced for Muses of Metal Fest

February 24th, 2016

  We’re very excited to announce that we will be joining the line up for Muses Of Metal festival on May 7th 2016! Amongst Draconian, Pythia and Forever Still, the festival will host a line up including some international surprises and a few more home ‘grown’ gems. A new act appearing at the festival will be […]

The New Dawn Ultimate Giveaway

February 23rd, 2016

To celebrate the impending launch of The New Dawn we are giving away a huge bundle of Dakesis prizes, and it couldn’t be easier to enter! Simply head to our Facebook or Twitter pages and follow the instructions on the pinned posts! Winners will be picked and announced on Saturday 27th February, full terms and […]

The Great Insurrection Official Single Release

February 19th, 2016

It’s here! The first single from our upcoming album The New Dawn – The Great Insurrection is now on sale accompanied by our first full length music video! The Great Insurrection by Dakesis You can purchase the single through an exclusive “pay-what-you-want” deal directly from, and the best bit is the price starts from £0.00! This is your first taste […]

The Great Insurrection Single & Video!

February 12th, 2016

The first single from The New Dawn – The Great Insurrection will be released Friday 19th February 2016, and will be accompanied by the premier of our very first music video! The single will be released exclusively through a “pay-what-you-want” rate on, with the price starting at £0.00. Vocalist Gemma Lawler says “When it […]

London Album Launch Show Announced!

February 11th, 2016

We’re pleased to announce that we have added a second album launch party for The New Dawn at The Black Heart in Camden, London on Friday 1st April 2016! We will be supported by the fantastic Evyltyde, Nocean and Incarnadine Coven. Tickets and more details coming very soon!   Birmingham Launch Party | Thursday 10th March […]

The New Dawn Pre Order and Artwork Release

January 11th, 2016

After what feels like a lifetime hidden away in the studio we have officially received our masters back from the wonderful Svante Forsbäck (Rammstein, Dragonforce, Sonata Arctica, Apocalyptica) and we are blown away! With that we can now officially release the artwork for The New Dawn which was designed by Barnaby Oakley of Crossfade Productions.   […]

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 […]