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Farewell Tour Dates Announced As Textures Calls It Quits, New Album "Genotype" Will Not Be Released

Another sad day in the history of heavy music: Dutch polyrhythmic metallers Textures has called it quits. The band's full statement reads:

"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 endeavours. 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.

"Textures - OUT"

But before the band's story comes to an end, Textures will play a series of farewell shows later this year. Catch the Dutchmen live for the final time.

‘A Farewell to Textures Tour 2017’

w/ Exivious*

3rd Nov – NL, Zoetermeer, Boerderij*
4th Nov – NL, Utrecht, De Helling*
8th Nov – FR, Paris, Backstage BTM*
9th Nov – FR, Toulouse, Connexion Live*
10th Nov – ES, Madrid, Caracol*
11th Nov – ES, Barcelona, Apolo 2*
12th Nov – FR, Lyon, CCO*
15th Nov – UK , Manchester, Rebellion
16th Nov – IRE, Dublin, Voodoo Lounge
17th Nov – UK, Glasgow, G2
18th Nov – UK, London, Underworld
23rd Nov – DE, Hamburg, Hafenklang
24th Nov – DE, Berlin, Musik & Frieden
25th Nov – CZ, Prague, Futurum
26th Nov – A, Vienna, Chelsea
2nd Dec – NL, Tilburg, 013*

Other Dates:

9th Jun – NL, Middelburg, De Spot (w/Extremities, Exist Immortal)
16th Jun – FR, Clisson, Hellfest
12th Aug – NL, Leeuwarden, Into the Grave
18th -20th Aug – NL, Deest, Festival Zeeltje
23rd Sept – NL, Nijverdal, Tattoofest
29thSept-1stOct – DE, Cologne, Euroblast

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1. xFiruath writes:

Explains why we kept not getting updates on that the second half of the double album...

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2. Drum_Junkie writes:

NOOOOOOOoooooooooo! Hope Stef Broks gets involved in something else real soon. He is downright amazing.

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3. coldiem writes:

Yeah, this is a bummer. I agree with DJ, though. Stef Broks is a beast. I'll be keeping an eye out for his next project.

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