Welcome to the LOUDEST DOT COM ON THE PLANET!
KNAC.COM
LISTEN NOW!WATCH NOW! LOGIN JOIN
MAGAZINEON-AIRDOWNLOADSCHATBOARDSCONTESTSSTORE
News

TEXTURES Announce Their Breakup

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Thursday, May 18, 2017 @ 1:07 PM


- advertisement -
Another sad day in the history of heavy music: Dutch polyrhythmic metallers TEXTURES are today announcing their breakup. Read the band's full statement below.

"Ladies and gentlemen,

There is no easy way to say this, so here it is: TEXTURES comes to an end.

Personal motives have led to this decision and it has not been made in haste. These personal reasons made it harder to be the productive band TEXTURES always has been in the past and which this band needs to be. Without this dedication TEXTURES would merely be a shell of what it used to be.

Break-ups are never easy and always bring difficulties. Unfortunately we have to announce that our anticipated 6th album Genotype will not be released and so there will be no double album. At least not for the coming years...

The breakup of TEXTURES doesn't mean that there is any hardship within the band. We still have a strong connection with current and former members and this decision won't lead to any tensions whatsoever. Furthermore the individual band members will continue to make music and pursue new musical endeavors. Keep your eyes and ears open...

Thanks to all the friends, fellow musicians and other colleagues we have had the pleasure to meet along the way. And of course special thanks to all the fans who have supported us throughout the years. It is your dedication, appreciation and continued presence at our shows all over the world that made this journey one to remember for a lifetime. We hope to see you all very soon on our farewell tour."

In 2003, TEXTURES entered the scene with a radical and fairly uncommon concept at that time: the sextet skipped the "demo-phase" entirely and released their debut-album Polars independently on a professional level and with that TEXTURES became the first Dutch do-it-yourself band: management, album/merch artwork, music videos, studio reports and a full-length album recorded in a self-built studio - everything in full control of the band. In 2004 the band proudly received the Essent Award for "Most Promising Talent". After that the tiger was out of the cage, TEXTURES immediately stormed international clubs and festivals, and shared stages with bands like SLIPKNOT, MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, OPETH, SEPULTURA, MESHUGGAH, and RAMMSTEIN. In 2006 TEXTURES takes the - then fairly unknown - French band GOJIRA with them on their very first tour outside of France.

After releasing three albums (including their highly acclaimed 3rd album Silhouettes) through Listenable Records, TEXTURES seriously stepped up their game as they signed a worldwide record deal with Nuclear Blast for their 4th album Dualism (2011) and 5th album Phenotype (2016). In the meantime TEXTURES gained worldwide credit as co-founder of the new-born metal genres "math metal" and "djent".

TEXTURES displayed their sophisticated, modern metal on numerous tours and by a miraculous coincidence the band became - not big in Japan - but big in India. The band headlined shows in Bangalore, Delhi, Pune and Calcutta with crowds of 10,000 people. After five studio albums and many European tours, a lengthy run through the USA, Mexico, Canada and Russia the mileage counter shows in total 330.000 traveled kilometers (205.052 miles). Will TEXTURES reach the illustrious total distance from the earth to the moon; 363.000 km (225.558 miles) on their farewell tour throughout Europe and India in autumn 2017?


Please log in to view RANTS

If you don't have a username, click here to create an account!

Username: 
Password: 

Message: 
 
 

 





 Recent News
Represent! Get Your KNAC.COM Bumper Sticker
Happenings This Week on KNAC.COM
SEAN KILLIAN Fighting Liver Cirrhosis
TRAUMA Are Back With Merciless New Single, "The Rage"
CATTLE DECAPITATION Announces Headlining Tour
PARADISE LOST Unveil Medusa Tracklist, Song Snippet
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Confirm Fall Headline "No Sun/No Moon" Tour
THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX Set To Launch North American Headlining Tour
KEE OF HEARTS, Featuring Former EUROPE Guitarist KEE MARCELLO, Set To Release Self-Titled Debut Album
HELL IN THE CLUB Say See You On The Dark Side With New LP
BMG To Publish For The Sake Of Heaviness: The History Of Metal Blade Records Book
NOTHING MORE Premiere "Go To War" Video
METAL MAYA Reveals METAL ALLEGIANCE Tribute Shows, Guitar Giveaways
EUROPE Release Exclusive Clip from Iconic Roundhouse 30th Anniversary Show
SCATTERED HAMLET Announce Summer US Tour
PHIL CAMPBELL & THE BASTARD SONS Sign To Nuclear Blast, Release Live EP
MOB RULES Releases New Digital Single, Tour Dates Announced
BLIND GUARDIAN Debut "Twilight Of The Gods" Live Video
TUESDAY THE SKY Launch "It Comes In Waves" Video
VENOMOUS MAXIMUS Stream New Song "Return Of The Witch"
BLACK SABBATH Set To Release Special Limited Edition Vinyl Box Set, The Ten Year War
VYCES Premiere Video For New Single "Nocturnal"
CANNABIS CORPSE Set To Release New Album Left Hand Pass
INSATIA Unleash "Memory Of A Sapphire" Video
GENE SIMMONS Announces North American Solo Dates
KRASHKARMA Release "Killing Time" Video
EPICA Announce New EP The Solace System
Shock Rockers SALEMS LOTT Reveal Anime-Style Music Video for Dystopian Track, "Enigma"
MISERY SIGNALS To Release Documentary, Yesterday Was Everything
JYRKI 69 Debuts New Video For "Bloodlust"
HATEBREED Launch "Seven Enemies" Video
ARCH ENEMY Reveal Will To Power Cover, Details
SOIL, SAVING ABEL Join Forces On 2017 "Redneck Rebellion Tour"
MEMPHIS MAY FIRE Release New Song "Virus"
CHICAGO OPEN AIR Band Performance Times Announced
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Releases "Worldwide" Video
Ex-BLACK SABBATH Vocalist TONY MARTIN Confirms 3rd Solo Album
CASTLE Announce "Endless Graveyard" Fall Tour
Exclusive Song Premiere! Actor BILLY BLAIR Signs To Zombie Shark Records, New JUNK Song "Pop Rock Genocide" Debuts
DECAPITATED Release "Earth Scar" Video
FIREBALL MINISTRY Premiere New Song, "Back On Earth"
SCREAMING FOR SILENCE Stream Title Track To New EP, House Of Glass
5TH Annual RISE ABOVE FEST Coming To Maine In July
THE DEAD DAISIES Set To Rock WOODSTOCK POLAND With The Gorzow Orchestra
THUNDERMOTHER Debut "We Fight For Rock N Roll" Video
Power Metallists PHEAR Return With New EP, The Curse Lives On
A PERFECT CIRCLE Confirm Fall Tour
HALESTORM Unveil "Halloween Scream" Tour
MOONSPELL Announce New Album 1755, Out November 3rd





HOME | MAGAZINE | ON-AIR | DOWNLOADS | CHAT | BOARDS | CONTESTS | STORE | HELP

©2017 KNAC.COM. All Rights Reserved.    Link to us    Advertise with us    Privacy policy
 Latest News