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Grind Minded

Formed: 1997
From: Assen, Netherlands
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Grind Minded News

Below is our complete Grind Minded 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.

Grind Minded Calls It Quits

Netherlands based metallers Grind Minded have announced they are officially disbanding after recruiting a new bassist and guitarist back in August. No reason was explained for the break up, but the band did issue the following brief statement to fans:

"We would like to thank everyone for their support through all these years....all the rest.... F.O.A.D !!"

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Grind Minded Announces New Bassist and Guitarist

Grind Minded is pleased to announce the addition of bassist Lars Heinis (Sanguinary) & guitarist Remco Peppelenbos to their lineup. The change came in response to news that former bassist Gea Mulder & guitarist Mathijs Odding had left the band earlier this year. Grind Minded will be beginning to play out live later next month, in support of their latest full length album entitled "Domestic Violence."

Confirmed Grind Minded tour dates are currently as follows:

Sep 5 - Metal Front Twente - Nijverdal (NL)
Sep 11 - Helvete Club - Oberhausen (DE)
Sep 12 - Gekletter Festival - Buitenpost (NL)
Dec 5 - Pepernoten-Tour pt2 - Blanco - Emmen (NL)
May 8 - EMF - Theather de Muzeval - Emmen (NL)

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Grind Minded Parts With Bassist And Guitarist

Grind Minded has issued the following announcement about parting ways with their bass player and guitarist:

"Grind Minded has parted ways with bass player Gea Mulder & guitarist Mathijs Odding due to 'musical differences.' A new guitarist will be announced later this week. The band is currently seeking a new bassplayer. Interested bass players can contact the band at grindminded@gmail.com."

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Open Grave Posts 9 Albums For Free Download

Extreme metal label/distro Open Grave Records has announced its second ever "Free Download Weekend" this weekend from today, August 15 through August 17. You can download nine of the label's release for FREE (email address required for verification).

Here is the official list of titles available for free download:

Atrocity - Contaminated EP
Elgibbor - Stronger than Hell
Frost Like Ashes - Born to Pieces
Grind Minded - Domestic Violence
Kekal - The Habit of Fire
Primitive Graven Image - Traversing the Awesome Night + Bonus Demo
Sapremia - With Winter Comes Despair
Skitzo - Five Point Containment
Feast Eternal - With Fire

Open Grave Records will be accepting donations during the weekend, with all donations to be split evenly between all of the bands and the label.

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Grind Minded Introduce New Bassist

Netherlands-based old school death/grind band GRIND MINDED recently announced that they had parted ways with bass player Jasper Bolderdijk due to "musical differences".

The band has since issued the following update:

"Grindminded is pleased to announce the addition of bassist Gea Mulder to their lineup. Gea has been in bands such as MIRDYN and PHARMACORE."

"We are excited to have Gea as part of the Grindminded family." said guitarist Jerry Duinkerken.

"She's turning out to be an awesome bass player, she's learned much of our material already, and she will only make the band stronger," Duinkerken said.

The change came in response to news that former bassist Jasper Bolderjik was leaving the band earlier this year. Grindminded will be beginning to play out live with Mulder later this month, in support of their brand new full length album entitled Domestic Violence. Check out the band here.

Grind Minded's Domestic Violence was released worldwide on December 24th on Open Grave Records.

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Grind Minded Part Ways With Bassist

GRIND MINDED, the Netherlands-based old-school death/grind band, has parted ways with bass player Jasper Bolderdijk due to "musical differences." The group is currently seeking a replacement. Interested bass players can contact the band at grindminded@gmail.com.

GRIND MINDED's latest CD, "Domestic Violence", was released in December via Open Grave Records. The follow-up to 2004's "9mm Facial" was recorded between August 20 and August 29 at Soundlodge Studio (GOD DETHRONED, DEW-SCENTED, OBSCENITY) in Germany, and was produced by Jörg Uken and GRIND MINDED.

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