Dawn of Azazel

Dawn of Azazel is a daith metal baund frae New Zealand.

Dawn of Azazel
OreiginAuckland, New Zealand
GenresDaith metal[1]
Years active1997–present
LabelsIbex Moon Records
MembersRigel Walshe
Joe Bonnett
Jeremy Suckling
Past membersTony Angelov
Tony Corry
Tom James
Phill Osborne Martin Cavanagh

Media coverageEedit

In 2005 Dawn of Azazel got major media coverage in New Zealand, for vocalist Rigel Walshe's other occupation, that being o Constable in the New Zealand Police Force. The media jumpit on the idea o a public servant singin in a metal baund wi the vera violent leerics contained in Dawn of Azazel CDs. Nae offeecial action was taken, however, because he did not mix his passion wi his day job. The coverage stairtit as an expose in New Zealand Sunday paper Sunday Star Times. There wis primetime TV coverage on TV3's 6 o'clock news an aw, spairkin ower 43,000 hits on their wabsteid ower a 24 oor period. The story featured on CNN an aw. The day, Rigel laughs aboot the incident, claimin "You can't buy that kind of publicity."[2]


Current membersEedit

Umwhile membersEedit

  • Tom James – guitar (1997-1999)
  • Tony Corry – drums (1997-1999)
  • Phill Osborne – drums (1999-2004)
  • Tony Angelov – guitar (1999-2005)
  • Martin Cavanagh – drums (2005-2008)


Studio albumsEedit


  • Bloodforged Abdication (2002)


  • Of Bloodshed And Eternal Victory (1999)
  • Vita est Militia Super Terram (2000)
  • Demo 08 (2008)


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  2. "DAWN OF AZAZEL Frontman Thanks Fans For Support In Wake Of Controversy". RoadrunnerRecords.com. Archived frae the original on 13 Mairch 2007. Retrieved 16 August 2006.

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