Archive for January, 2013

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Emil Wiksten is from now on the permanent drummer of Aeon

Photo by: Philip Lee VidamourAs we stated a couple of weeks ago, Arttu Malkki decided to take a longer break from the band to focus on his family and their newborn twins. Emil Wiksten (Blood Red Throne) stepped in as temporary replacement for him and did his first stage appearance with us during our recently finished UK/IRE headline tour. Besides being a real nice and easy dude, Emil delivered a killer performance each night and he shows a great deal of passion for his drumming. And with our recently released album Aeons Black,  there is a lot of good things coming our way and we felt that we needed to have a solid lineup where everyone in the band is involved and has the same goal. Aeon really needs to be everyone’s top priority and you can’t obviously expect a temporary drummer to prioritize a band that he is not a member of, so therefor we gave Emil the opportunity to  fill the spot permanently which he gladly accepted.

So with this we would like to thank Arttu for his time in the band and we wishes him all the best with his new family. And now, lets raise the horns and welcome the mighty Emil Wiksten to the Aeon family as our new permanent drummer.

Photo by Philip Lee Vidamour

Check out a drum cam video of Emil playing Forever Nailed live @ Cypress Avenue – Cork/IRE 2013-01-18

00:04:19 Aeon - Forever Nailed Live Drum cam - UK Cork 2013-01-18.wmv Aeon - Forever Nailed - Live Drum Cam with Emil Wiksten on drums. UK / Cork 2013-01-18...

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Monday, January 28th, 2013

AEON Confirmed For Japan’s Extreme Death Feast Vol. I

EDFDates on the Extreme Death Feast Vol. I have been announced and will feature headliners ORIGIN, MORS PRINCIPIUM EST, AEON, ETERNAL REST and BLUNT FORCE TRAUMA terrorizing Japan on the following dates:

July
2 – Flying Son – Sendai, Japan
3 – 3star – Imaike, Japan
4 – Graf – Fukuoka, Japan
5 – Pangea – Shinsaibashi, Japan
6 – Sunash – Shizuoka, Japan
7 – WildSide – Shinjuku, Japan

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Monday, January 7th, 2013

Aeon UK / IRE Tour January 2013

68611_10151166478181947_2058582612_nAeon about to go on an UK/Ireland headline tour with support from Dyscarnate and Ageless Oblivion.

16/01/13 – London, The Garage
17/01/13 – Cardiff, Bogiez
18/01/13 – Cork, Cypress Avenue
19/01/13 – Dublin, The Pint
20/01/13 – Belfast, Voodoo
21/01/13 – Liverpool, The Lomax
22/01/13 – Bristol The Croft
23/01/13 – Plymouth, White Rabbit

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Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Arttu is taking a brake from Aeon. Stand-in drummer announced

Arttu has decided to take a brake from Aeon. He and his girlfriend are expecting twins in march and he wants to focus on his family at this point. We have no idea on how long this break will be, but there is no need to worry. We have an awesome drummer on our hands that will be replacing Arttu to 100%. This means that we will be touring as planned and take on more tours along the way. So please lets welcome the mighty Emil Wiksten as the current drummer of Aeon. His first stage appearance  with Aeon will be on January 16 in London @ Garage.

To have a sneak peak on his insane drumming, check out this drum cam video from one of our rehearsals the other day.

00:03:13 Aeon rehearshal with Emil Wiksten - Kill Them All - Drum Cam December 2012 Drum cam video of Aeon rehearsing "Kill Them All" with Emil Wiksten on drums....

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