Tag Archives: Netherlands

Metal Review: Fluisteraars: Dromers (2014)

Fluisteraars Dromers

Dutch black metal trio Fluisteraars are going to release their debut release, “Dromers,” after two well-received demos. While their debut only contains three tracks, they are all lengthy with the opening track, De Doornen, even clocking in at 16:00. Black metal, when done properly, works on atmosphere alone, and “Dromers” is all atmosphere from the

Iced Earth Announce North American Headlining Tour Dates

Iced Earth Announce North American Headlining Tour Dates

Iced Earth has confirmed an extensive 6-week run over North America for April/May, 2014 with direct support from Swedish warriors Sabaton and Dutch metal band ReVamp. Iced Earth will be touring in support of their highly anticipated forthcoming album, “Plagues of Babylon,” to be released on January 6, 2014 via Century Media Records. The band

Within Temptation Reveals Tarja Turunen as Guest Vocalist on New Single

Tarja Turunen

Dutch symphonic metal band Within Temptation have revealed that Tarja Turunen will be the guest vocalist on their new single Paradise (What About Us?). A trailer for the song can be seen below. The official release for the single and video will be on September 27, 2013. Tarja Turunen is known from her solo career

Anneke Van Giersbergen Streaming New Song Drive

The angelic Dutch singer Anneke Van Giersbergen (ex-The Gathering) is currently streaming the title track of her new album “Drive.” The album is due to be released on the September 23, 2013 in Europe and October 15, 2013 in North America on InsideOut. Check out the new song below. Anneke had this to say: “In

Metal Review: Carach Angren | Lammendam (2008)

Netherlands black metal band Carach Angren is a band that follows one theme/story per album. Most of the stories do revolve around the supernatural. Lammendam’s theme is about the legend of “de Lammendam,” a saga of a loose lady before the time of the French Revolution and her ghost’s process of forming as well as

Anneke Van Giersbergen Announces European Tour, New Album Update

Anneke van Giersbergen

Dutch singer/pianist Anneke Van Giersbergen has unveiled the release date of her new single and upcoming album. The single will be released on August 23, 2013 while the album will be out on September 27, 2013. Anneke has also announced an European tour for this coming October/November. All confirmed dates can be found below. Support

Epica Will Stop Playing Live For a While

Dutch symphonic metal band Epica has confirmed that they will stop playing live from the 1st of July due to Simone Simons’ pregnancy, but the DVD of their 10 year anniversary called “Retrospect” will be hitting stores next fall. In other good news, the group also plans to write a new album in the second

Epica Announce Shows in Finland, Belarus, Russia

Dutch symphonic metal band Epica, who have recently celebrated 10 years of existance, have announced three new exclusive shows. The band will be performing in Finland, Belarus and Russia in the end of May into the beginning of June. Commented the band: “We are thrilled to return to Helsinki and Moscow and happy to perform

Epica To Stream 10th Anniversary Retrospective Performance Live Online

Dutch symphonic metal band Epica will be performing a special 10th anniversary show this Saturday (March 23, 2013) with a 70-piece Extended Remenyi Ede Chamber Orchestra and the Choir of Miskolc National Theatre for a show that will celebrate ten years of music from the band. The band will be streaming the entire show live

Metal Review: Centurian – Contra Rationem (2013)

Centurian is back with their third full-length release and first in twelve years, but that does not mean that the band has been out of the scene for all of that time. After the disbandment of the band, most members quickly resurfaced as Nox and continued to do more of the same thing. Now, Nox