Alwaid announce two Halloween dates

Months ahead of their special guest appearance at Northern Symphony Festival, French melodic metal band Alwaid are set to return to northern England next month for two special Hallowe'en shows, making this the band's third venture in the UK. Dates are as follow: 30th October - SCARBOROUGH, The Cask Inn 31st October - MACCLESFIELD, The Swan … Continue reading Alwaid announce two Halloween dates

Sunset Symphony Tour 2015

Critically acclaimed seven-piece symphonic/progressive metal band, Aonia is embarking on a short tour of England from the 27th to 31st of May, along with the French Gothic metal band Alwaid and York-based melodic metal band Lost Effect. Tour dates are: 27-5-15 – O’Riley’s, Hull 28-5-15 – The Shed, Leicester 29-5-15 – Rock Zombie, Dudley 30-5-15 … Continue reading Sunset Symphony Tour 2015

Aonia / Alwaid announce tour dates

British gothic power metallers Aonia, who have been hailed by the likes of Metal Hammer and Global Metal Apocalypse for their Nightwish-esque sound and use of Wagnerian warbling, have just announced the dates for their headlining UK tour with French melodic metallers Alwaid. The Sunset Symphony tour will take place in the final week of … Continue reading Aonia / Alwaid announce tour dates

Review: Alwaid – Lacus Somniorum

Alwaid popped onto my radar courtesy of Aonia and their cover of Within Temptation's "Never Ending Story". The band were kind enough to send me a copy of their debut album which was released in March this year (2014, in case you're in Australia and already in the future). Lacus Somniorum has a theme and … Continue reading Review: Alwaid – Lacus Somniorum

Classic Covers: Alwaid – Never Ending Story

Not a band I've heard of before (Alwaid, that is), but I was pointed towards their cover of Within Temptation's "Never Ending Story" by Mel of Aonia (themselves a former Band of the Day). It's a live rendition and a very good one indeed. Always nice to hear a classic track redone, especially by an … Continue reading Classic Covers: Alwaid – Never Ending Story