July 2014 Update

July 3rd, 2014

Hello to you all, Adam here. I have news! News of Dakesis! We’ve played some shows over the past few months that were bloody good fun, but it’s behind a curtain of secrets and mystery that new material is slowly being brought to life. What an incredibly long gestation period it is too, but it […]

Support the Dakesis girls in Race for Life

May 23rd, 2014

Gemma and Amie will be stepping out of the Dakesis studio in which they have been in hiding for a good few month’s now to run in this year’s Race for Life on the 15th June 2014, taking part in the 5k Redditch race. After completing this in 2011, they are hoping to beat the […]

Frostival is finally upon us

February 4th, 2014

We’ve had two wonderful gigs to see in 2014 so far – Martin’s badass birthday bash (we still can’t believe he’s actually 60!) and last weekend at The Flying Shuttle in Bury. After what started out as a bit of a jest, we are now ridiculously excited about the very first “Frostival” courtesy of CackBlabbath, […]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

December 31st, 2013

Well it’s the end of the year and everyone is thinking about all the wonderful resolutions they intend on keeping for 2014, as well as reflecting upon the year that has just passed. We’ve had a fairly quiet year as we’ve been focusing our efforts on album two, as well as our recent line-up change. […]

Dakesis Interview with Mark Bremner from Midlands Rocks

November 7th, 2013

It’s coming up to that time of year again where we like to hibernate in the castle and make plans for the New Year. But before we do, we caught up with Midlands Rocks’ Mark Bremner for one of our first interviews since our line up change. For those who aren’t familiar, Midlands Rocks keep […]

Keyboards/Vocal applications now open!

October 17th, 2013

We are Dakesis, a progressive-power metal band based in Birmingham, currently seeking a MALE keyboard player with vocal ability. We have built a solid reputation with a brilliantly received E.P and debut album under our belts, and material for a second album underway. Past highlights include playing Bloodstock Open Air festival and support slots with […]

A New Dawn

October 2nd, 2013

We may not have been very vocal here at Castle Dakesis, but we certainly have been busy. After some amazing gigs with our new line up change, we are looking towards the future of Dakesis and with this have been working on lots of things behind the scenes. One of the first things we would […]

Our Exclusive Twitter Competition – Winners Announced

September 27th, 2013

Congratulations to @rhardware and @katierockswr2 winners of our twitter comp! A big thankyou to everyone who entered! Gem, Amie, Matt & Adam

Our Exclusive Twitter Competition

September 23rd, 2013

Fancy getting your hands on a copy of our album “Trial by Fire” for FREE? We’re running a competition over on our twitter page to celebrate 1440 followers, and all you have to do is follow @Dakesis and retweet to win!   We have two copies to give away, so enter here to be in with […]

New Disorder Music Festival 2013

September 14th, 2013

What an incredible day at the New Disorder Music Festival!  So many great bands, and so much hard work by so many people, and it all paid off! We had a wonderful time on stage, and had just as much fun off-stage with friends old and new! We are four very proud and happy Dakesians!   […]