Tag Archives: Dianne van Giersbergen

Two former Xandria vocalists respond to Dianne van Giersbergen’s departure

Posted by on September 19, 2017

It’s no secret that bands are like family, sibling rivalry is definitely part of any family with multiple children. Back in 2004, we learned Metallica were on the brink of calling it quits when they shared their therapy-like documentary Some Kind of Monster. We have also seen a handful of “family” reunions like Guns N’ Roses, […]

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Xandria vocalist Dianne van Giersbergen announces her official departure

Posted by on September 13, 2017

Yesterday (12), Xandria revealed they had no choice but to cancel their North American tour, which was supposed to kick off at the end of this month. Their reasons were unclear, aside from stating, “our singer Dianne cannot perform with us for the time being.” The group found a quick solution by recruiting Aeva Maurelle […]

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Interview: Xandria’s Dianne van Giersbergen loves her new job

Posted by on September 15, 2014

German symphonic metal group Xandria has been in existence for the better part of two decades, but a fairly inconsistent lineup (outside of founding guitarist Marco Heubaum) has kept the band mostly in the underground. The band’s latest album Sacrificium is their first to chart in the US, and it also made a big impact […]

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Exclusive: Xandria bring “Nightfall” with new video

Posted by on April 23, 2014

[youtube]http://youtu.be/gGTAmmTiD_Y[/youtube] While they’ve been making a name for themselves in their home country of Germany for over a decade now, Xandria’s sixth album Sacrificium marks a major first for them. Namely, Sacrificium marks the symphonic metal band’s first album with Dutch singer Dianne van Giersbergen (also of Ex Libris). Worried how Xandria will do with […]

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