Tag Archives: Sanctuary

Sanctuary Announces Inception Album Details

Sanctuary - Refuge Denied

Century Media Records and Sanctuary has set February 24, 2017 as the release date of Inception, the official prequel to 1988’s classic debut Refuge Denied. Inception contains presumed lost 1986 studio recordings, which guitarist Lenny Rutledge discovered recently and were restored, remixed and remastered by Zeuss (Queensr├┐che, Hatebreed). Guitarist Lenny Rutledge comments: “I found the

Sanctuary Releases Existence Fading Music Video

Sanctuary: The Year the Sun Died

Seattle progressive metal band Sanctuary have release a video for the track “Existence Fading” taken from the band’s latest offering The Year the Sun Died. Please upgrade your browser

Sanctuary Release Video For Frozen

Sanctuary: The Year the Sun Died

Seattle metal outfit Sanctuary have released a video for the track Frozen off of their upcoming release “The Year the Sun Died,” which will be released in North America on October 14, 2014, October 6, 2014, in Europe and October 3, 2014, in Germany, Austria and Switzerland through Century Media Records. The video was filmed

Sanctuary Release Lyric Video For New Song Exitium (Anthem of the Living)

Sanctuary: The Year the Sun Died

Seattle’s reunited Sanctuary previously released the track Arise and Purify from their new album “The Year the Sun Died.” The band has now posted a lyric video for another new track, Exitium (Anthem of the Living), and it is frakkin’ awesome. This is what I have been waiting for since the reunion. Check it out

Sanctuary Streaming New Song Arise and Purify

Sanctuary: The Year the Sun Died

A new Sanctuary song, Arise and Purify, has finally premiered. This is the first new material from the thrash metal legends in nearly 25 years. I really want to love this song, but I am on the fence about it. I love the guitar work, but not all of the vocal work by Warrel Dane.

Sanctuary New Album Artwork and Tracklisting

Sanctuary: The Year the Sun Died

Seattle’s Sanctuary is getting set to release their first new album since 1990. The band led by former Nevermore vocalist singer Warrel Dane have shared the artwork to their upcoming album, “The Year the Sun Died,” which was created by the acclaimed artist Travis Smith (Opeth, Nevermore). The album will be released on October 6,

Sanctuary Done Recording New Album, Reveal Title and Release Date


Seattle thrash metal band Sanctuary have finally wrapped up the recording of their new album, which will be called “The Year the Sun Died” and have set a September 30, 2014 U.S. street date (September 29, 2014 in Europe) on Century Media Records. Recorded in Seattle at Soundhouse Studios with Zeuss (Whitechapel, Hatebreed), the album


Warrel Dane

Most people that know me know that I have a man-crush on Warrel Dane. He has been a metal icon to me since Sanctuary’s “Refuge Denied.” Nevermore was an exceptional band and I hope and prey that some form of the band comes back at us. It is with great pride that I report that

Sanctuary Signs With Century Media, New Album This Year

Four of the founding members of thrash metal juggernaut Sanctuary, Warrel Dane, Jim Sheppard, Lenny Rutledge and Dave Budbill came together for a few select reunion performances in 2010 and today comes the news that the band signed a deal with Century Media. Sanctuary has also begun work on a new album 20 plus years

Metal Review: Coldsteel – American Idle (2013)

Most of the metal community never got to know New York old school thrash metal band Coldsteel, but on February 20, 2013, they will be back for the first time in 21 years with their latest EP “America Idle.” This will mark the bands third release and first since the 1992 EP “Breaking the Fall.”