Tag Archives: Sanctuary

Lenny Rutledge talks ProgPower and the next chapter of Sanctuary

Posted by on September 4, 2019

On December 13, 2017, the metal community was at a loss after hearing about the sudden passing of Warrel Dane. The Sanctuary/Nevermore singer had one of the most recognizable voices, one that we will never forget. This tragic loss was unexpected. Dane had plans to work on his solo album as well as touring with […]

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Sanctuary to release new album in 2020

Posted by on May 24, 2019

The music world had a huge loss on December 13, 2017 when Warrel Dane (Sanctuary/Nevermore) passed away while recording his solo album Shadow Work. During that time, the future of his record and Sanctuary looked bleak. However, his record was posthumously released last October in his honor and the band decided to tour across North […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 5 Concerts of 2018

Posted by on December 18, 2018

If you asked me how many shows I’ve been to this year, the answer is: I lost count. Despite a few unfortunate tour cancellations, 2018 has been an incredible ride for live music. For instance: both Alien Weaponry and Jinjer made it to North America for the first-time-ever, while Nita Strauss booked her first tour […]

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Witherfall’s Jake & Joseph talk new album, Sanctuary, scattering Adam’s ashes at 70k

Posted by on November 2, 2018

Today (2nd), Witherfall’s sophomore album A Prelude To Sorrow has finally arrived via Century Media. The heavy/progressive metal project features Iced Earth guitarist Jake Dreyer and vocalist Joseph Michael who recently replaced the late Sanctuary vocalist Warrel Dane for their North American tour, and potentially more. The follow-up to 2017’s Nocturnes and Requiems is arguably […]

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Listen to “As Fast As The Others” a new song by the late Warrel Dane

Posted by on September 27, 2018

“As Fast As The Others,” the second single from the late Sanctuary/Nevermore vocalist Warrel Dane’s posthumous solo album Shadow Work is now available. Dane tragically passed away last december while he was working on his new solo effort. After a long debate, it was decided there was enough material to complete the the follow-up to […]

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Warrel Dane posthumous solo album to arrive in October

Posted by on August 7, 2018

Another icon was lost on December 13th, 2017 as the metal community mourned the death of Warrel Dane, who passed away of a heart attack during the recordings of his second solo album in São Paulo, Brazil. During that time, we weren’t sure if Sanctuary would continue to tour with Iced Earth nor did we […]

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Sanctuary debating continuing without Warrel Dane

Posted by on April 11, 2018

When Warrel Dane passed away late last year, we assumed Sanctuary would pull from touring with Iced Earth on their Incorruptible Tour. The group ended up making their scheduled run as a farewell to the late singer and recruited Witherfall vocalist Joseph Michael as Dane’s replacement. We were lucky to catch their show in NY […]

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Photos/Review: Iced Earth @ Gramercy Theatre w/ Sanctuary & Kill Ritual

Posted by on April 2, 2018

Despite going through a revolving door of lineup changes, Iced Earth has continued to deliver, and it’s all thanks to rhythm guitarist Jon Schaffer. Their resilient strength is evidently shown in their latest effort, 2017’s Incorruptible, which was the first to include the recruitment of lead guitarist Jake Dreyer as well as the return of […]

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Sanctuary to tour as scheduled w/ Iced Earth as a tribute to Warrel Dane

Posted by on January 12, 2018

When Warrel Dane passed away last month, we assumed that Sanctuary would drop off the tour with Iced Earth. However, as of yesterday (11th), the group has announced that they will carry on with the tour. The trek will be a tribute and a farewell to the late singer and Joseph Michael (Witherfall) will be […]

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Stream available for Warrel Dane’s (Nevermore/Sanctuary) memorial service

Posted by on January 8, 2018

For those who were unable to attend Warrel Dane’s memorial service, which was held yesterday (7th), at Studio Seven in Seattle, Washington, the event is now streaming online. It was previously reported that the service would be live streamed via TopLeftTV, and now the stream is still active. Watch the emotional service below:

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