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Tag Archives: Textures

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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Textures Give Video Recap Of Tour

Posted by on February 9, 2012

2011 proved to be a pretty good year for the Dutch group Textures. Not only did they impress many (including us) with their fourth album Dualism, but also made a big impression while on tour with Periphery, The Human Abstract and The Contortionist. And now the band has released a podcast video chronicling their ever […]

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Metal Insider’s Favorite Albums Of 2011

Posted by on December 9, 2011

It’s that time of year again. As 2011 is less than a month away from ending, everyone is compiling and sharing their “end of the year” lists. And what a year it has been for metal. While it had its fair share of major surprises, 2011 also saw a lot of great music released. So […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/5: The Hunter Dominates The Charts

Posted by on October 5, 2011

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. This week, there are fourteen metal/hard rock releases making their debuts on the charts. Six of those releases made it into the top 200. And while two records in particular have been considered the […]

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