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Irish band Xerosun's news page with all the latest gigs and events from the Dublin based metal band.

Metal Rules reviews Xerosun at Monsters of Rot V

By Xerosun Monday, 24th August 2015 | 0 comments
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Last minute additions Xerosun (who replaced Guttrench) immediately hit the crowd with vocalist Martyna Halas-Yeates’ extraordinary voice, much to their delight. Their entire set is a master class in metal, from the band’s heavy chugging grooves and Halas-Yeates’ bogglingly versatile vocals. She prowls the stage crooning and growling like a lioness and proceeds to simply blow everyone away. They wrap up their set with ‘Repent, Rewind, Reset’ and leave the stage having undoubtedly recruited several new fans. Review by Melanie Brehaut Monsters of Rot V Festival, August 1st, 2015, The Halfway Inn, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland

Planet Mosh review Xerosun at Monsters Of Rot V

By Xerosun Wednesday, 5th August 2015 | 0 comments
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Having been drafted in at a few day’s notice, following the last minute withdrawals of first Hollow Truth and then Guttrench, Dublin’s Xerosun (10) proceed to rip the heads off everyone present, especially with Martyna’s incredible range, which varies from the darkest, most brutal of death metal growls to the butterfly harmony of her upper range. The band themselves deliver their melodic and precise death metal with passion and accuracy. By Mark Ashby for Planet Mosh, Monsters of Rot V, Letterbreen 01/08/2015

Belfast Metalheads Review for Xerosun at Blazefest 2015

By Xerosun Tuesday, 31st March 2015 | 0 comments
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“We'd already had one female fronted act with Selene, but the Empire was about to face an onslaught from Dublin's Xerosun. Producing vocal lines that ranged from growls, roars and sweet melodies Martyna scared the sweet shit out of some of the more tender-hearted present. The rest just basked in the brilliance. As a package this is a well-balanced band, with Fiachra and Jeff's guitar work giving the right amount of breath to each track to avoid the pitfall of sameness. And, that variety worked throughout the set with Damien and Marcin working hard to create a solid platform throughout.” By Jonathan Traynor, Belfast Metalheads Reunited

Blazefest review of Xerosun live

By Xerosun Monday, 30th March 2015 | 0 comments
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“Next band Xerosun I know turned a few heads, I have been following them for a few years and knew the direction change they had taken. this is a band who are full of power and force. Marcin and Damian as the rhythm section provide skill and power to the songs, Fiachra and Gareth provided the power and melody with the fretwork (including an 8 string guitar!!!) and Martyna provided the talking point of the night. Most people seeing her come on stage were thinking it was more symphonic metal, well how wrong they were. This lady has seriously powerful lungs and a growl from the bowels of hell! Think Arch Enemy. A great set by our Dublin friends!” By Darren Shields-Pettit, Blazefest organiser

Planetmosh review of Xerosun live at Blazefest 2015

By Xerosun Monday, 30th March 2015 | 0 comments
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“Dublin’s Xerosun not only come from south of the border but also somewhat out of left field with their groove-fuelled death metal vibe. Martyna Halas’ mix of harsh and clean vocals is as acerbic as it is challenging: one second she is summoning demons from the depths of hell, the next she is cavorting with angels in a mead-induced metallic frenzy, with the total contrast between her death growls and dark alto ironically seemless in their collective integration. Behind her, massive melodies and huge hooks combine with brutal backbeats and crunching, grinding riffs; the sound deceives with the evil simplicity of its dense groove, with the surprisingly sparse drum patterns all the more effective for being so, while the twin guitar harmonies are faultless. The only previous occasion on which Xerosun appeared in Belfast, they played to three people: when they next return (to Voodoo on Friday May 29) no doubt they will pack the place to the rafters!” By Mark Ashby, Planetmosh

Big thanks to everyone at Blazefest 2015

By Xerosun Wednesday, 25th March 2015 | 0 comments
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Xerosun would like to thank Darren and Dawn Shields-Pettitt, the organisers of Blazefest for having us along. We had a great night, got to meet some great people and were honoured to have played this great charity gig. If you missed it, you can view great photos from George Pinnock, Stephen Brophy Photography and Liam Kielt for The Thin Air magazine over on our Blazefest 2015 gallery section. After recovering from the night, Darren wrote a great review of the night...

Xerosun interview on Femetalism

By Xerosun Wednesday, 18th March 2015 | 0 comments
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Xerosun took out time from their busy schedule to talk to online webzine Femetalism about all the latest developments, releases and gigs in store for the band. Visit http://www.femetalism.co.uk/2015/03/interview-and-new-release-xerosun-i.html for the full interview with a video for I Spared Hundreds and exclusive news on gigs, tours and future releases. Many thanks to the everyone at Femetalism for the great interview!

Lyrics video for I Spared Hundreds released

By Xerosun Thursday, 12th March 2015 | 0 comments
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Xerosun have realeased a lyrics video for the brand new song 'I Spared Hundreds', which can be viewed here, on the website's video section and on youtube itself. Please feel free to share, comment, like and subscribe!

Xerosun's new song I Spared Hundreds up on Soundcloud

By Xerosun Tuesday, 10th March 2015 | 0 comments
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Xerosun have released a brand new song on Soundcloud for I Spared Hundreds. This new song will be featured on an up coming EP and album release set for later this year. Feel free to check it out and spread the word!

Xerosun to play at Blazefest Belfast 21st March 2015

By Xerosun Saturday, 7th March 2015 | 0 comments
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Xerosun are deeply honoured to be invited to play on this years Blazefest line up on Saturday, 21st March 2015. Blazefest is an annual charity gig in aid of The Royal Belfast Hospital for sick children and is organised by Darren and Dawn Shields-Pettitt who's son Blaze suffers from Hydronephrosis. Now in it's 5th year, the festival has grown stronger and stronger each year and has raised a sizeable sum of money for the charity. The event takes place in the Belfast Empire Venue and will feature Maverick, Sinocence, Screaming Eagles, Conjuring Fate, Selene, Irontown Diehards and Donum Dei. Tickets are only £10.00 and are available from Ticketmaster.ie. More information is available on the Blazefest facebook page.

Xerosun world premier for I Spared Hundreds on the Metal Deli

By Xerosun Tuesday, 3rd March 2015 | 0 comments
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Xerosun will be giving our good friend Kimmi in the metal deli a week long world exclusive of a brand new song titled 'I Spared Hundreds'. You can download the Podcast from the metal deli's website. Many thanks to Kimmi for putting us out there!

Xerosun release live videos for two new songs

By xeroadmin Saturday, 14th February 2015 | 0 comments
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Xerosun have release live videos of two new songs, Heart In A Box and Repent, Rewind, Reset. Both songs were filmed live at the Preserving The Innocent festival organised by JD Metal Promotions.

Big thanks from Xerosun to JD Metal Promotions

By Xerosun Sunday, 8th February 2015 | 0 comments
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Xerosun would like to thank JD Metal Promotions for a great night in Fibbers. A great line up of bands played in aid of the Abacas Special Needs School in Dublin 24. Eradikator, Syphor, Axial Symmetry, Thy Worshiper and Barabbas all played killer sets, and we were honoured to be among you all! A great night of metal and a great cause, well done guys. We also we're lucky enough to get some great photos from Killer Turtle Promotions and Jerry Cronin Photograhy, which you can view over in our Preserving The Innocent photo gallery and two live videos which can be viewed in our vidoes section.

Xerosun supporting Preserving The Innocent Festival 2015

By Xerosun Saturday, 7th February 2015 | 0 comments
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Come and see the mighty line-up JD Metal Promotions have in store for you in aid of the Abacas Special Needs school in Dublin 24. Entry fee is only 8 euro and features Eradikator, Syphor, Xerosun, Axial Symmetry, Thy Worshiper and Barabbas. Upstairs in Fibber Magees, Dublin.

Pictures from Coilguns support gig

By Xerosun Sunday, 5th October 2014 | 0 comments
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Images from the support gig with the mighty Coilguns and Zhora are up in our gallery section. Big thanks to Dead End Music & Carnage Metal Club for having us on Friday's gig with some great bands! Thanks to all those that came out and banged heads, we are looking forward to playing more gig soon! \m/. 

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