ROYAL ANGUISH – THE HYBRID METAL HAVEN – HOME

We would also like to formally announce that keyboardist Anton Kalaj is an official member of the group.

The lineup now consists of the following individuals:

Matt Knowles: Male Vocals, Rhythm Guitars
Katy Decker: Female Vocals
Marius Kozlowski: Lead Guitar
Sean Tibbetts: Bass
Anton Kalaj: Keyboards
J.R. Daniels: Drums
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AUGUST 2005


* Band debuts new live lineup 8/20/05 in Ocala, FL –
pictures and show report now online
* New interview with DEATHTHRASHER MAGAZINE now posted (Peru)
(to access this interview go to www.deaththrasher.com then go to the interviews section and scroll to ours)

AUGUST 2005
*TWO SHOWS SCHEDULED (OCALA, FL and TAMPA, FL)*
*ULTIMATE METAL DOES DOUBLE FEATURE ON THE BAND*

ULTIMATEMETAL.COM did a great double feature (review / interview) with the band. Check it out!

Also we have TWO shows scheduled in August as teasers before we go into the studio in September to record our upcoming full length for Fear Dark. We plan on debuting quite a few new songs at these shows! concert page

JULY 2005
*ROYAL ANGUISH to enter studio in SEPTEMBER to record full length CD for FEAR DARK Records (the Netherlands); official forum moved to ULTIMATEMETAL.COM*

PRESS RELEASE: Central Florida extreme metallers and FEAR DARK recording artist ROYAL ANGUISH will head into RAZZOR MEDIA / MANA STUDIOS starting September 2nd, 2005 to start tracking the follow up to their EP, Tales of Sullen Eyes. The as of yet untitled full length cd will be co-engineered by Shawn “Sol-Sangraal” Ohtani (Malevolent Creation, Hate Eternal, Soilent Green) and Johnny Nunn (Yeti, Andy Moore, Underoath).

The full length cd is expected to be released during the first quarter of 2006; and a European release of Tales of Sullen Eyes should be available during fall of 2005 on FEAR DARK.

In other news the bands official forum is now located at www.ultimatemetal.com, home of bands such as Anthrax, Into Eternity, Kalmah, Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Dark Tranquility, Vintersorg, Vehemence, and many others. To view the forum click here.

 

JUNE 2005
*ROYAL ANGUISH signs with Holland’s FEAR DARK RECORDS*

PRESS RELEASE: Florida’s extreme metal act, ROYAL ANGUISH (USA), has signed on with FEAR DARK (The Netherlands). FEAR DARK will do a limited release of ROYAL ANGUISH’s most recent EP, entitled Tales of Sullen Eyes, which they slate for a late summer 2005 release. The EP was recorded at Mana Studios, Tampa, Florida (Hate Eternal, Into the Moat, Malevolent Creation) and was engineered by Erik Rutan (Hate Eternal, ex-Morbid Angel).

ROYAL ANGUISH will also be recording a brand new full length cd (as of
yet untitled) during the fall of 2005. The scheduled release is for the
1st quarter of 2006.

Comment from Matt Knowles, Male vocalist / rhythm guitarist, Royal
Anguish: “We are very pleased to be signed with FEAR DARK. They are an up and coming label with some great acts. We look forward to helping strengthen their already solid lineup.”

“We are proud to welcome ROYAL ANGUISH to our label,” says Roy,
co-owner of FEAR DARK. “We noticed the band several years ago and feel that the right moment has come for us to make a deal with them. ROYAL ANGUISH has become a very talented band mixing extreme metal with a bit of gothic-metal influence. By signing them we also will get a stronger influence on the USA-market.”

A European tour in early 2006 is already being planned!

‘For interviews with Royal Anguish, promotional questions and further information please contact Fear Dark: info@fear-dark.com’

*ROYAL ANGUISH CHANGES DRUMMERS*
During the spring of 2005 long time drummer Anthony Smith stepped down because of school and career commitments. We wish Anthony the best of luck in his future endeavors!

On that note, the band is proud to announce SEAN CURRIE as its new drummer. Sean is a seasoned drummer who was well established in the Kansas City area (No Flesh Spared) before relocating to Florida in 2004. Everyone who has heard him feels he will help take the band to the next level!

The band now consists of the following musicians:

MATT KNOWLES: Male Vocals, Rhythm Guitars
KATY DECKER: Female Vocals
MARIUS KOZLOWSKI: Lead Guitars
SEAN TIBBETTS: Bass
SEAN CURRIE: Drums