Dutch vocalist Anneke Van Giersbergen recently announced on her Facebook page a brand new band under the name Vuur. She assured everyone to be prepared for the new heavy, melodic and progressive sound. Giersbergen is most recognized for her time with The Gathering as she was with them for thirteen years and left shortly after 2006’s Home. Since then, Giersbergen launched her solo career and her own band Agua. Giersbergen has collaborated on numerous occasions with Devin Townsend and joined in on the progressive metal project, Ayreon as her voice is notoriously one of a kind.
Giersbergen has assured the new Vuur release will be out next Fall. You can check out what she wrote below along with the introductory video.