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FRIDAY 24TH MARCH 2017
"Five mates from Lugano, a tiny little town in Southern Switzerland, who decided they could change Melodic Metal"
Formed in 2006, Dreamshade built their first lineup for more than a year. 2 years later they released their debut EP "To The Edge Of Reality" and played at some of the most prestigious Euro festivals such as MetalCamp 2008 and 2009, Summer Breeze Open Air 2009, Metalfest 2010 and more.
In September 2010 the band signed with Spinefarm Records/Universal Music. January 26th of 2011 saw the release of the band’s debut album "What Silence Hides" worldwide. The record was mixed by Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman in Sweden and mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound in New York, USA. A special edition of the album containing a bonus track "It's Worth A Try" was later released by Universal Music Japan. 3 videos were shot: "Wide Awake", "Eternal" and "Miles Away". After the release Dreamshade promoted the album in several European festivals all through 2011 including Finnish Metal Expo, Metalfest, Rock Hard Festival, Basinfirefest, Rock Harz and Kavarna Rock Fest.
During the summer of 2012 they recorded their 2nd album "The Gift Of Life" (which will drop on January 25th, 2013). The production and recording of "The Gift Of Life" was done in the band's own studio while Jacob Hansen (Denmark) took care of the mixing and mastering. Videos were shot for the songs "Photographs" and "Consumed Future". The lead single "Photographs" has been released in October 2012 followed by the second one in January 2013. A Japanese edition (with 2 bonus tracks) has been released on August 6th 2014 through Zestone Records.
The new album #VIBRANT will be released on December 9th 2016 via Artery Recordings.