TEXTURES vs JOHN CAGE
The Dutch metalband TEXTURES has been invited by Dutch artist Aernout Mik for a special musical project. The loudest band of Holland will perform cultclassic 4”33, composed by John Cage. 4”33 consists of 4 minutes and 33 seconds of silence. The performance of TEXTURES, including audience, will be filmed and turned into a piece of art for the new Muziekpaleis in Utrecht, one of the most modern Dutch musicvenues to be built. From late 2013 the piece will be shown permanently in the main entrance hall of the venue.
NEPAL – SILENCE FESTIVAL
In October the Dutch metalband flies over to the midst of the Himalayas for a special show and workshops on te big SILENCE FESTIVAL in Nepal. TEXURES visited Asia multiple times. In 2009 and 2010 the band headlined for thousands of people in Delhi and Bangalore, India.
REACHING HOME TOUR
At the end of September the band continues their tourschedule for the album Dualism (released sept.2011). TEXTURES toured extensively through the US (6 weeks) and Europe (6 weeks) this year before playing on summerfestivals like Zwarte Cross, Bevrijdingsfest Zwolle, Dour (B), Tuska (FIN) and Motocultor (F).
Check out TEXTURES’ regular shows
20 September – Doornroosje, Nijmegen (w/ KYU, The Sin Committee)
21 September – Nieuwe Nor, Heerlen (w/Bear, Unravelling the Dream)
22 September – Dynamo, Eindhoven (w/Exivious, Pelgrim)
23 September – Hedon, Zwolle (W/The Charm The Fury, Undawn)
27 September – Paard van Troje, Den Haag (W/IChaos, Ethereal)
28 September – Patronaat, Haarlem (W/The Charm The Fury, Divine Sins)
29 September – Bolwerk, Sneek (W/Exivious, Whom The Gods Would Destroy)
WIN A DRUMWORKSHOP WITH TEXTURES’ DRUMMER STEF BROKS + TICKETS
This tour is presented by Monster Energy. The band wants to give the biggest TEXTURES fan a chance of winning an exclusive ‘Reaching Home’ – Tour contest. In collaboration with Monster Energy, TEXTURES gives away two tickets per show. In addition, the winners will also be given a special edition Monster Energy / TEXTURES shirt.
But, that’s not all! One of the seven winners will also win a drum workshop with Stef Broks
Do you want to win these great prizes? All you have to do is go to Facebook and create an unforgettable slogan. The slogan should contain the words ‘TEXTURES’, ‘Reaching Home – Tour’ and ‘Monster Energy’. TEXTURES and Monster Energy should be tagged in this message. Participants must therefore “Like” TEXTURES and Monster Energy on Facebook for the slogan to be visible on both walls. The seven participants with the most creative and original slogan will win 2 tickets to a show of the ‘Reaching Home’ – Tour and a T-shirt, and one will be chosen for the drum workshop with Stef!
On the 30th of June Textures played on the Finnish Metal festival Tuska Open Air 2012
We took our camera with us and shot some footage from that festival and a bit more! Just for your viewing pleasure we present to you our newsflash #3!
You can expect more of these Newsflashes the upcoming month as we’ll be touring the festival stages during July and August! So keep your eyes open for that!! … Read more
Textures has been confirmed as headliner for the Nepalese “Silence Festival III” on October 13th. This will be the band’s first time to enter Nepal.
This is what they have to say about it: “It’s unbelievable for us to go to Nepal. We have never thought we would ever play, not even imagined to headline a Nepalese Festival. So this will be an amazing experience for us all! We are excited!!” Tickets for the festival are available right now.
The fourth album „Dualism“ of Dutch pioneers of progressive Metal (newly described as Djent) TEXTURES will be released on 6th of July 2012 via Redfield Records on exclusive vinyl (6th of August 2012 in UK). The well-respected metal-label Nuclear Blast already brought us cd/download.
The vinyl contains a lot of awesome extras: Handnumbered, circle cut on front and back of outer sleeve, matte varnish, inner sleeve printed inside-out, coloured vinyl (250 red, 252 blue).
The Special Edition comes inside a handprinted black silkscreen box, plus a patch (10×10 cm) and poster (A2), handsigned by each bandmember!
Check the pictures at http://www.facebook.com/redfieldrecords
A lyric video for the track “Stoic Resignation” is now available for viewing on YouTube. It was created by our bass player Remko Tielemans.
“Stoic Resignation” is a track off our fourth studio album & Nuclear Blast debut Dualism, released in September, 2011.
We have two upcoming shows in May in our native Holland and will perform at various festivals in Finland, Belgium, The Netherlands, Portugal, Czech Republic, and France this summer. Check tour dates here.
Watch a play-through video of guitarist Bart Hennephof playing “Singularity” here.
Check out the “Reaching Home” video – directed by Remko Tielemans – on our YouTube page.