Posts Tagged ‘Betraeus’

NEWS: Bloodstock announces 7 more bands for 2013, including Gama Bomb!

Bloodstock Festival has announced yet another batch of acts for its 2013 lineup.

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NEWS: Betraeus to support Xerath and Scar Symmetry in May!

Manchester based progressive metal outfit Betraeus are confirmed to support Xerath and Scar Symmetry during their short string of UK tour dates this May. All dates of the tour can be seen below:

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NEWS: Betraeus and Spires to tour Ireland in March!

Prog metalheads Betraeus and Spires are set to go on a short run of dates across Ireland next month. All dates for the tour are outlined below:

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VIDEO: Betraeus – Towards The Sun

Manchester’s Betraeus have gone and released their debut music video for the title track of their new EP, ‘Towards The Sun’. Check it out:

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EP: Betraeus – Towards The Sun

Release Date: November 14th, 2011
Label: Siege Of Amidia Records
Website: None available


When Opeth announced that their new album ‘Heritage’ would be devoid of death growls entirely, many fans of the heavier side of the band were severely dismayed. Never fear though, as up-and-coming Manchesterites Betraeus have appeared to fill the void left by Mikael Akerfeldt & co. ‘Towards The Sun’ is a very impressive debut for a band that have only been round 2 years. The ideas are well thought out, the songs fit together well and the production is also very good. If you heard them not knowing who they were, it would be easy to mistake them for a band on their third or fourth album, such is the maturity of their sound.

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NEWS: Betraeus confirm EP release party and December tour dates!

Manchester-born metal act Betraeus have confirmed a string of tour dates across the UK in promotion of their forthcoming debut EP, ‘Towards The Sun’, to which the band will be performing at a release party in Manchester next week. All dates can be found below:

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NEWS: Siege Of Amidia to release Betraeus ‘Towards The Sun’ EP!

Manchester progressive metal outfit Betraeus are set to release their debut EP ‘Towards The Sun’ through Siege Of Amidia Records. The EP is set for release on November 14th 2011.

You can hear the radio edit of the title track ‘Towards The Sun’ on SoundCloud by clicking here, or you can hear the full-length version featured on our anniversary compilation album by downloading it.

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NEWS: Betraeus join Download 2011 and feature on Kerrang! Radio!

Manchester progressive metal outfit Betraeus have been confirmed for this year’s Download Festival after winning a battle of the band’s competition held at Satan’s Hollow. The band will be performing on the Pepsi Max Stage on Friday (June 10th) from 1:45PM – 2:15PM.

The band were also featured on Johnny Doom‘s show Temple Of Doom on Kerrang! Radio, where he interviewed frontman Chris Sykes about their forthcoming EP, ‘Towards The Sun’, and played the title track from the release. You can hear the interview again by clicking here.

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NEWS: Download Festival 2011 stage times announced!

With the festival only a few mere days away, Download have revealed the official stage times for this year’s event. Check them out below and see if you’ve got any major clashes to deal with:

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