Last year was an insane roller coaster for SONIC SYNDICATE with extremes of both highs and lows. The band played in front literally the biggest crowds of its entire career, but parted ways with two bandmembers. They were presented with gold records, among other music awards, but lost over 100,000 friends when their Facebook page was deleted. The list of good and bad that pursues SONIC is longer than their bar tab at the Metal Hammer Awards. So after the “We Rule The Night”tour, which spanned Japan, entire Europe and Russia, was complete, they decided to call a hiatus, in all honestly not knowing what would happen next. All they knew was they needed to be with their families.
Nine months of silence. After their joint headline spot at the Summer Breeze festival in Germany to over 35,000 people, SONIC haven’t played a single show since, declining tour offers to play with some of the world’s hugest bands. But all of this still hasn’t been enough to stop their fans. The overwhelming amount of requests to see them live again has kept pouring in every day since they announced the break.
Earlier today, the band released the following statement: “We’ve been to hell and back this past 12 months, but we realized something. We miss each other. And we miss our fans and we miss playing live! It seemed we had two choices. Split up, go our separate ways and let our fans down OR continue even more determined. So we have some very exciting news! We’re back! We’re gonna play some very exclusive shows this year, and decided first we have to go to Hungary because we missed it on the ‘We Rule The Night’ tour!”
SONIC SYNDICATE will co-headline the Vekeri Fesztival, set to take place June 21-23 in Hungary. Also scheduled to appear are AMORPHIS, NORTHER, ELUVEITIE and many other acts.
SONIC SYNDICATE‘s latest album, “We Rule The Night”, was released in Europe on August 27 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was recorded at Bohus Sound studios in Kungälv, Sweden with producer Toby Wright, who has previously worked with KORN, SLAYER, MÖTLEY CRÜE, KISS, FEAR FACTORY, IN FLAMES, STONE SOUR and OZZY OSBOURNE, among others.