The Awakening News


We are pleased to announce that all of The Awakening’s albums (including the new release “Tales of Absolution + Obsoletion”) are now available on iTunes. Visit the official Awakening iTunes page here:


Please note that there will be an interview with Ashton Nyte broadcast on Tuks FM this Friday (13 November) at 19h30! We are also delighted to announce that “Indian Summer Rain” is currently playlisted on Tuks FM! Many thanks!

Also note that there will be a cd promo party held at The Red Room this Saturday night (14 November) which will feature give-aways of the new album and more. Visit for more details…


The Awakening will be announcing some new tour dates shortly. Rumour has it that there will be a US show or two in January 2010! More details to follow.


“Tales Of Absolution + Obsoletion” is currently available at: (South Africa) (The Netherlands)

with more to follow soon!


We are currently assembling video content for the first official Awakening dvd! If you have any footage of the band (no matter how old) please mail a copy to:

Intervention Arts
4740 N. Cumberland Ave
Chicago, IL 60656

We are accepting submissions in all video formats.

If we use any of your footage in the official dvd, you will receive a contribution credit as well as a limited edition Awakening hamper wich includes autographed cds, T-shirt, autographed postcards as well as 3 copies of the dvd when it is released!

And that is all the news we have for the moment.

Thank you once again for your ongoing support – it is truly appreciated!

with love

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