Tag Archives: Textures

Newly confirmed artists for Hellfest 2024 include Metallica, Mr. Bungle, Ne Obliviscaris

Posted by on November 28, 2023

  Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold, Ne Obliviscaris, and many more have been confirmed for the 2024 edition of Hellfest, scheduled for June 27 to 30 in Clisson, France. Several more artists have been added to the lineup, including Fear Factory, Saxon, Mr. Bungle, Accept, Sodom, Cradle of Filth, Emperor, Suicidal Tendencies, Dismember, and more.    Check […]

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60 bands disbanded in the 21st Century so far (2000-2020)

Posted by on January 10, 2020

As we saw with bands such as Mötley Crüe, Rage Against the Machine, Vio-lence, Mr.Bungle, Possessed, Exhorder, and many more that have disbanded/went on a hiatus and returned, there’s always a chance for a group to reform. They can also reappear for a quick reunion just to disappear again and sometimes come back once more, […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Textures break up, announce farewell European tour

Posted by on May 17, 2017

During the beginning of 2016, we managed to sit down with Dutch progressive metallers Textures guitarist Bart Hennephof about their fifth studio album Phenotype. Back then, Hennephof seemed hopeful for the band’s future including touring plans and a continuation to Phenotype with him estimating album number six, Genotype, would be released in a year or so: “We thought to […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/17: The charts have a cult following

Posted by on February 17, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So Ghost won the Grammy for Best Metal Performance, and while those little golden phonographs are among the many things metalheads like to slag on (usually for good reason), seeing Papa get up onstage […]

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New & Noteworthy, February 5th – A Transcendental Serenade

Posted by on February 5, 2016

The technical gods smile upon us today, as some of the best technical metal bands in the world unleash new music today. These new albums come amidst a week already packed with great releases, so this should be a great week for metal. If all goes well, there will be some new albums making an impact […]

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Interview: Textures Guitarist Talks About ‘Phenotype’ & ‘Genotype’ Albums

Posted by on January 22, 2016

Fans haven’t heard any material from Dutch progressive metal group Textures in almost five years, but in a recent announcement, we found out they are being treated to two separate upcoming albums. We spoke to guitarist Bart Hennephof about Phenotype and next year’s Genotype. You can read about the LPs and other answers below.   So first of […]

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Textures explore ‘New Horizons’ with new song

Posted by on November 13, 2015

Textures have been working on new material since May, and today they’ve released a track from Phenotype, the first of two upcoming albums. The new song, “New Horizons,” sees the return of former (and founding)  guitarist Jochem Jacobs, and it’s the first new material to feature guitarist Joe Tal who joined the band in 2013. It’s been awhile since 2011’s Dualism that we’ve […]

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Textures annouce two new albums

Posted by on October 21, 2015

Back in May we learned that Textures were working on a new album, but they were actually working on two! ‘The 60 minute Phenotype will come out first on February 5th, 2016. The second album is called Genotype, and that will be a 45 minute single track which will come out in 2017. Albums number five and six […]

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Unsigned & Streamed: Corelia

Posted by on March 21, 2012

Why should major label bands be the only ones who get love? Unsigned & Streamed is a new column where we stream a song from an unsigned band we at Metal Insider really dig. This week, we’re excited to shine a light on Corelia from San Diego, CA. Fans of The Human Abstract may actually […]

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