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DAWN RAY'D Breaks Up, Cancels All Shows

"Dawn Ray'd is no longer the right vessel for us to express ourselves creatively or politically."

Dawn Ray'd

English black metal band Dawn Ray'd has called it quits. Dawn Ray'd stated that they no longer feel the band is the right way to express their creative and political beliefs, and that all shows from today onward are cancelled. Dawn Ray'd just released their new record To Know The Light in March, which you really should check out if you haven't.

"Dawn Ray'd is finished," wrote the band. "This band has not stopped for 8 years, we were touring before we even had any music recorded, we have toured further afield than we ever imagined; we have spoken about ideas of anarchism and liberation at every show we have ever played, given out thousands of copies of Beyond Chaos in merch orders and at shows, we have tried our best to attack fascism in this scene head on at every opportunity we have had, we have tried to use every platform, every moment possible to spread these ideas.

"We are at a point where Dawn Ray'd is no longer the right vessel for us to express ourselves creatively or politically and we have said what we needed to say in places that hopefully needed to hear it.

"All shows from today will be cancelled, and we sincerely apologise for that. Thank you to anyone who cared about this and every wonderful person we have met, we have loved doing it. All money and future merch orders will be donated to Sea Watch, and all cash will be given to Liverpool Migrant Solidarity Network.

"See you in the streets! Fabian, Matthew, Simon."

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