Undawn – “Solidarity” (Ep)

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Jan 122020


Netherland based Melodic Metalcore band Undawn last year on 16th of November pelted out a jaw dropping EP, “Solidarity”. The band which is based out of Dedemsvaart, Overijssel, Netherlands, had the chance to open up for major bands like Soulfly and Textures, in the past. The band describes the EP as “SOLIDARITY breaks through your negative patterns. In an era in which our ego and individualism prevail, we demand the maximum from ourselves. Solidarity is about, burden that you can experience with eternal doubts about decisions, living in your comfort zone and being stuck in the past. Sometimes you don’t even realize it, but it hinders your further development.”

The EP contains 5 tracks all under 5 minute. Melodic Metalcore as a genre much identifiable with its knee jerk hooks, off time signatures and a plethora of polymorphic rhythms, has always had a defined pattern. What becomes important here is to stay in the genre, yet have enough experimental appetite during the songwriting process to make it stand out. So without further ado let’s jump to it.  

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Nov 102019

‘Implode,’ the new music video from melodic metalcore band Undawn can be watched below. The track appears on their upcoming EP “Solidarity” which will be released on Nov. 16th. About the song the band says the following:

Implode is about the pressure that society puts on one man’s life. From the outside everything seems to be allright, but you can’t see what’s happening inside. It helps to speak out your thoughts:

“you can’t heal what you never reveal”. Our message with this song is to open up!

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Nov 032019

Melodic metalcore band Undawn recently announced the release of “Solidarity” EP which will be released on Nov. 16th. Before the release-date Undawn will release a music video for the track ‘Implode’

How do you keep yourself happy and resilient in a world full of (apparent) perfection?

SOLIDARITY; break through your negative patterns, In an era in which our ego and individualism prevail, we demand the maximum from ourselves. We want to grow, achieve goals and get the most out of our lives. We work harder, set the bar higher than ever and we compare ourselves with the greatest.

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Jul 232017

Undawn & The Memory Remains performed both on our 10th anniversary festival last year June, now they are confirmed to play on the 10th edition of the Brainstorm Festival this November in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands.

Other performing bands will be: Living Sacrifice (Metal from the USA), Xandria (Symphonic Metal from Germany), Project 86 (Heavy rock from USA), Sea + Air (Ghost Pop from D/GR). Dark Sarah (Gothic Metal from FIN), Death Therapy (Industrial groove metal from the USA), Wind Rose (Dwarven Metal from ITA), Sleeping Romance (Symphonic Metal from ITA) – more bands tba. Continue reading »

Nov 182016

undawn_2016_bff“Those Three Words I Never Said” is the main theme around the brand new video from Dutch based metallers Undawn, which is taken from their the critically acclaimed release “Justice Is…”. Those three words we often realize too late, they were never said or not said often enough. Three words captured in one single word through this song ‘Forever’.

The video deals with the impact of losing a loved one and how life, all too often taken for granted, takes an unimaginable and irreversible turn. Along to the rhythm of this track, becoming increasingly heavier and more powerful until it reaches its climax with a tempestuous guitar solo, the scenery depicts the storm of emotions and level of devastation while coming to terms with one´s loss and the realization that things will never be as they once were or could have been …. and the words which were never said. Three simple words, often condemned as sounding cheesy or a cliché and possibly not deemed to be a theme for a metal band to address …. until disaster strikes and one realizes how important certain people were in one’s life, how one’s life was bound to that of the other, blaming oneself over and over again for having missed all those opportunities …. wishing for one more opportunity to be able to express these three simple words. Continue reading »