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Textures

Formed: 2001
From: Tilburg, Netherlands
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Textures News

Below is our complete Textures news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Textures Issue Third Studio Report

Dutch metallers TEXTURES check in with the following update:

"We have posted the third episode of our studio update, where you can see our bass player Remko getting ready for his fight in the studio and Richard explains a bit about synths in Textures (view here).

In the next week, more news on the album and we will announce our first live dates!"
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Textures Issue Second Studio Report

Dutch metallers TEXTURES check in with the following update:

"We hope you all had a good Christmas!

Thank you for all the kind words after our first studio update. The past two weeks we have been busy recording the guitar parts at Split Second Sound, which you can check out on our second studio update". More...

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Textures Start Recording New Album

TEXTURES are nearly done writing all the songs for their upcoming record, which they entered the studio to record on December 4. Just like with "Drawing Circles," they've have chosen to record at Split Second Sound with production being handled by the guitar player Jochem Jacobs.

The band announces:

"We expect to wrap the recording up, mixing and mastering by the end of January. While in the studio we will keep you updated by doing four video web-episodes which will be shot by our bass player Remko Tielemans. They will be exclusively posted on our myspace page, myspace.com/textures in mid December."

"As if that isn't enough, we have already confirmed our first 'warm-up show' for next year, which will be on the 5th of April in Leuven, Belgium, where we will be co-headlining the Sandstorm festival with Impious."

"We will have more news on the upcoming album and shows in the near future."

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Textures Enlist New Bassist

Holland's TEXTURES have posted this announcement on their official website:

"We're very proud to welcome our new bass player: Remko Tielemans. You might know him from his former band ISDE OF MAN and his recent band 37 STABWOUNDZ. He's a skilled musician, an open-minded guy and he's blessed with a crazy stage performance. His TEXTURES stage-baptism will be coming Saturday, in Nijmegen (Valkhof Affaire), so be sure to check him out."

TEXTURES split with bassist Dennis Aarts back in late June 2007 due to "personal reasons".

Here are the band's upcoming live dates:

July 14 - Nijmegen, Netherlands - Valkhof Affaire
Aug. 25 - Varsselder, Netherlands - Huntenpop
Sept. 22 - Alhama de Murcia - Alhama Metal Madness

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Textures Part Ways With Bassist

Dutch progressive metallers TEXTURES have issued the following update:

"Due to personal reasons, our bass player Dennis [Aarts] has decided to leave the band and focus on his personal life for a while. We're surely going to miss him! We wish him tons of luck in all his future endeavors and thank him for all these years of fun, crazy heavy music and crushing the stage with us. We're currently in the process of finding a new bass player. Michel 'MuD' Quak will temporarily replace Dennis during the upcoming CYNIC show and U.K. tour. We'll keep you posted.

"In September we will continue writing our new album, which we hope to start recording in November. We set our minds to a 2008 spring release, of course, followed by a big number of new shows to support the new material. We can't wait to crush you all with new songs!"

TEXTURES' latest album, "Drawing Circles", was released in April 2006 via France's Listenable Records. The band's self-produced debut CD, "Polars", was originally issued through the group's own label and was later re-released through Listenable.

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Textures Plans UK Tour w/ Romeo Must Die

TEXTURES will be supporting their latest release, "Drawing Circles" with Romeo Must Die and The Mirimar Disaster on an upcoming tour through the United Kingdom. Here are the tour dates so far:

17.05.2007 BRIGHTON (UK), THE GREAT ESCAPE @ Engine Rooms w/ Architect, Ghost of a Thousand

28.06.2007 SOUTHAMPTON (UK) The Joiners
29.06.2007 LUTON (UK) Student Union
30.06.2007 LONDON (UK) The Underworld
01.07.2007 SHEFFIELD (UK) The Corporation
02.07.2007 MANCHESTER (UK) The Music Box
03.07.2007 GLASGOW (UK) The Barfly
05.07.2007 MILTON KEYNES (UK), The Pitz Club

TEXTURES' second album 'Drawing Circles' was released officially in the U.S. in November, 2006 after being available for some time previously throughout Europe.

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Textures Announces UK Tour Dates

Preceding their anticipated live date in Brighton for "The Great Escape" TEXTURES will tour the U.K. once again. Here are the tour dates:

TEXTURES with Architect & Ghost of a Thousand
17.05.2007 BRIGHTON (UK), THE GREAT ESCAPE @ Engine Rooms

TEXTURES with Romeo must Die & The Mirimar Disaster
28.06.2007 SOUTHAMPTON (UK) The Joiners
29.06.2007 LUTON (UK) Student Union
30.06.2007 LONDON (UK) The Underworld
01.07.2007 SHEFFIELD (UK) The Corporation
02.07.2007 MANCHESTER (UK) The Music Box
03.07.2007 GLASGOW (UK) The Barfly
04.07.2007 MILTON KEYNES (UK), The Pitz Club

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Textures To Play The Great Escape

Textures is confirmed to play The Great Escape (one of Europe's leading showcases) on the 17th of May in Brighton together with Architects and Ghost of A Thousand. The showcase will take place at the at Engine Room.

Taking its inspiration from internationally established events such as SXSW and CMJ, The Great Escape Festival & Convention in Brighton (UK) is attended by over 1,000 music industry professionals from the UK and abroad, with promoters from SXSW (US), Glastonbury (UK), Carling Weekend (UK), T In The Park (Scotland), By:Larm (Norway), Roskilde (Denmark), Eurosonic (Netherlands) and Haldern Pop (Germany). The event is also attended by key international media such as MTV, NME, Kerrang!, Billboard, the BBC plus other media such as XFM, The Fly, My Space and Mojo many of whom host stages.

TEXTURES are also scheduled to tour the UK in June. The band is currently on tour with ALL THAT REMAINS and MISERY SIGNALS in Europe.

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Twin Zero Prepare For Mini-Tour w/ Textures

Experimental rock/metal band Twin Zero cross the waters this weekend for their first shows in mainland Europe. The band will be supporting Textures for a handful of Dutch shows in support of their second album ‘The Tomb To Every Hope,’ which is out now.

Guitarist and founding member of the band Roo Gotto has just landed back in the UK after a six-week Canadian tour with his ‘other’ band Johnny Truant.

You can catch Twin Zero and Textures at the following shows:

MARCH
LEEUWARDEN (NL), Romein (23) /w Textures
LEIDEN (NL), LVC (24) /w Textures
ROOSENDAAL (NL), Eros Moshmetal Meeting (25) /w Textures

You can hear some of Twin Zero's material on their MySpace page.

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All That Remains Confirmed for Wacken

ALL THAT REMAINS, fresh off the band's first headlining tour in the US, have been confirmed for Wacken Open-Air. Check it out online [ www.wacken.com] for all the details.

You can catch ALL THAT REMAINS on the band's headlining run throughout Europe with Misery Signals and Textures.

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All That Remains, Misery Signals, Textures Tour

All That Remains, Misery Signals, and Textures will tour Europe in late-March and April. The following tour dates have been announced thus far:

29/03 Germany Berlin @ Magnet
30/03 Germany Leipzig @ Conne Island
31/03 Germany Bochum @ Matrix
01/04 Germany Karlsruhe @ Stadtmitte
03/04 Austria Wien @ Arena
04/04 Italy Padova @ Sottosopra Club
05/04 Switzerland Aarau @ Kiff
06/04 Germany Trier @ Exhaus
07/04 France Paris @ Batofar
20/04 Belgium Hasselt @ Muziek-O-Droom
21/04 Holland Amsterdam @ Melkweg (Power Fest)

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Textures Cancels UK Tour Dates

Textures has cancelled their planned UK tour dates and posted the following announcement about it on their MySpace:

"Unfortunately we have had some bad news. Due to circumstances beyond our control we have been forced to cancel our Uk dates end of February.

We will back in the Uk in April as a support act for a large number of shows, more news on that soon!

The canceled dates will be rescheduled for this summer."

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All That Remains Comment On Sold Out UK Tour

Massachusetts' ALL THAT REMAINS have returned from a sold-out tour of the United Kingdom alongside DragonForce and are currently taking a short break back home before gearing up for the band's first headling tour, set to begin Jan. 23. Support will come from Misery Signals with rotating appearances from Sanctity, Cellador, The Human Abstract and labelmates LIGHT THIS CITY.

"We just got back from our fourth UK tour and it was a great time," frontman Phil Labonte said. "This time we were lucky enough to go out with our great friends in DragonForce. This is our third tour with these guys so its like touring with old pals. Of course all the shows were sold out and a great time! Thanks to all our old friends for coming out and cheers to all the new cool people we met this time! We'll be back in March/April so make sure you come on out and buy us a drink!!"

Continuing to support the band's latest release, 'The Fall of Ideals,' ALL THAT REMAINS has had a busy year, already appearing on the second stage of Ozzfest, hitting Europe on Sounds of the Underground 2006, and opening for Killswitch Engage as well as touring with DragonForce both at home and abroad. In March and April ALL THAT REMAINS will head to Europe again to headline with support from Misery Signals and Textures.

MTV has also nominated the band's video for "This Calling" for video of the year on Headbangers Ball.

Here is a current list of All That Remains tour dates: More...

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Listenable Records Launches YouTube Channel

France's Listenable Records has launched its exclusive YouTube channel at this location. Currently available for viewing on the channel are videos by such artists as IMMOLATION, THE AMENTA, GOJIRA, ABORTED and TEXTURES.

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Textures To Support Arch Enemy On Tour

TEXTURES will be supporting metal titans Arch Enemy on their upcoming November / December European tour through Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and France. Here are the tour dates:

November 29 - Bochum, Zeche (Germany)
November 30 - Hamburg, Knust (Germany)
December 1 - Glachau, Alte Spinnerei (Germany)
December 3 - Zurich, Rohstofflager (Switzerland)
December 5 - Munich, New Backstage (Germany)
December 6 - Aschaffenburg, Colos-Saal (Germany)
December 8 - Antwerp, Hof Ter Lo (Belgium)
December 10 - Strasbourg, La Laiterie (France)

TEXTURES' 2nd album 'Drawing Circles' will be released officially in the U.S. on November 7th, 2006.

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Brutal Assault Festival Lineup Nearly Complete

The 11th edition of the Brutal Assault festival is scheduled for August 10th - 12th in Svojsice U Prelouce (100 km east of Prague), Czech Republic.

Organizers have issued the following update:

This year’s event promises more impressive expansion and confirms that the organizers don’t intend to stagnate. On the contrary, from year to year, the festival’s program is more and more various and promises more and more foreign metal crowd-pullers for the fans of promiscuous extreme genres. Thanks to the participation of many first-rate metal bands, this event aspires to become a major metal festival in central Europe.

It’s difficult to say which band can be branded as the headliner because this year’s lineup offers up several giants of the metal genre.

Great attraction, especially for fans of atmospheric or symphonic black metal are Norwegians black metal gurus DIMMU BORGIR. In their case we can look for a frosty and dark concert experience.

The next exclusive guest comes from the USA. FEAR FACTORY, who were well known as a representatives of dehumanized cyber metal, but nowadays they come with a new actual face of the year 2006. More...

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Textures To Tour UK w/ Alchemist & Cult Of Luna

Textures are hitting the UK with Alchemist (Relapse) opening for Sweden's Cult of Luna (Earache).

Their debut album "Polars" is being released in the U.S. through IDN distribution on Sept 28th.

Textures with Alchemist and Cult of Luna:

Oct. 04Oxford, UK @ Zodiac
Oct. 05 London, UK @ Garage
Oct. 06 Bradford, UK @ Rios
Oct. 07 Leicester, UK @ Charlotte
Oct. 08 Leeds, UK @ Josephs Well
Oct. 09 Sheffield, UK @ Corporation
Oct. 10 Glasgow, UK @ King Tuts
Oct. 11 Nottingham, UK @ Rescue Rooms
Oct. 12 Manchester, UK @ Academy 3
Oct. 13 Liverpool, UK @ Academy
Oct. 14 Birmingham, UK @ Academy

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