Over the next two years, she began to play in larger, international events and festivals with bands like Suicide Silence, Unearth, MaYaN, Grave, All Shall Perish, Delain and others. [4] Ultimately they became a headlining band. [14], Delain announced an eight track EP of new and live songs named Lunar Prelude. Nemesea is a female fronted rock band founded by ex-vocalist Manda Ophuis and guitarist HJ in September 2002 in Groningen, The Netherlands. After an illness forced him to leave Within Temptation, keyboardist Martijn Westerholt began work on a new project in 2002 called Delain, the name borrowed from the kingdom of Delain in Stephen King’s novel, The Eyes of the Dragon. Half a year later she founded the band Purest of Pain, in which she played lead guitar until its disbandment in 2020. your own Pins on Pinterest The music is often supported by a backbone of guitar riffs and elegantly crafted symphonic elements that summon a peerless atmosphere that carry the majority of these tracks into greatness. This makes it the fourth year in a row the band has toured in the United States and Canada. At the time, the band was envisioned as a musical project featuring a host of guest musicians, and not as a live band. For effects use only, Bechtold uses Strymon El Capistan digital tape echo and Octaver Polish Taurus. Ghost House Heart 10. Jun 16, 2019 - I saw you in Lelystad in Marts 2013,and now I have seen and talked with you in Hamburg,Antwerpen,Amsterdam 2014 and at P60 , Amersfort and Eindhoven 2015.Suckerpunch and 5 more times in 2016.See you in 2017. Half a year later she founded the band Purest of Pain, in which she played lead guitar until its disbandment in 2020. [25], The band officially announced the title of their sixth studio album, Apocalypse & Chill, on November 29, 2019. The guitarist announced her decision to part ways with Delain via her social media this afternoon. Both Bechtold and the band have admitted it’s a friendly departure as their performance at this year’s Graspop will be her final show with them. She was born in Blaricum. [11], On 26 February 2013, Delain announced that they will release a special album entitled Interlude that would include new songs, covers, live tracks, special versions of previous songs and a bonus DVD. DELAIN will embark on a European headlining tour in April with support from TRILLIUM, the metal project masterminded by American singer/songwriter Amanda Somerville. New songs from the album – "Stay Forever" and "Start Swimming" – were added to the band's setlist in early 2008. See more ideas about charlotte wessels, symphonic metal, heavy metal. Merel Bechtold filled in for guitarist Timo Somers until February, due to Somers' full schedule. [24] On November 15, 2019, the second single off of the album, "One Second", was released. Discover (and save!) [2] In 2020 Bechtold formed the alternative/metalcore band Dear Mother, with an album expected in mid-2021.[3]. The female fronted act dropped their last full studio album (We Are The Others) back in 2012, and their fans will more than likely feel that the wait was worth it. Background: Formed by multi­ instrumentalist Morten Veland (ex­-Tristania) in 2001. While he was recovering, the band used pre-recorded bass parts. The album spawned three singles: Frozen, See Me In Shadow and The Gathering, and the response to the album allowed Delain to tour in support in the Netherlands and neighbouring countries. Merel Bechtold and Delain, Epic Metal Fest 2015, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "MEREL BECHTOLD launches new band DEAR MOTHER – Arrow Lords of Metal", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Merel_Bechtold&oldid=996440495, BLP articles lacking sources from August 2020, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 26 December 2020, at 17:00. May 24, 2020 - Explore manuel santiago's board "Female guitarist" on Pinterest. Jul 19, 2019 - Explore Jeff Gilbertson's board "Delain" on Pinterest. Her last show as a permanent Delain member will be at… Zoer continued to perform until September, until he left for personal reasons and was replaced by Israel. She is mostly seen on stage with her white sevenstring multiscale VanderMeij Magistra. [19][20], Delain announced a new EP titled Hunter's Moon on December 13, 2018. Burning Bridges 5. Within the genre of 'gothic rock/female fronted metal' there are a lot of differences: Within Temptation drifted a little bit more towards pop-music, Epica searched for and found the Classical Connection, Nightwish explored the epic, bombastic, more soundtrack orientated kind of music and bands like Evanescence, Visions Of Atlantis, Edenbridge, Delain and Nemesea are in fact … The name of the band comes from the Kingdom of Delain in Stephen King's novel, The Eyes of the Dragon.[1]. Apocalypse & Chill an interesting juxtaposition of words, artwork, and thoughts to explore. Vengeance 6. In 2005, he joined with Charlotte Wessels, and was signed to Roadrunner Records. High quality Delain gifts and merchandise. [13], On October 19, 2015, Delain made recurring touring guitarist Merel Bechtold a permanent member. See more ideas about metal stars, vocalist, singer. "—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory. From: Norway The USP: Mixing operatic female vocals with male death grunts is a popular approach in this genre, and Sirenia do it better than most. Her last show with Delain took place at Graspop Metal Meeting on June 23, 2019. During their 2011 live shows, Delain debuted three new songs — "Manson" (later renamed to "Mother Machine"), "Get the Devil Out of Me" and "Milk and Honey" — from their third album, We Are the Others. Lucidity brought to fruition Westerholt's dream of a musical project, featuring many well-known musicians from the metal community: Marco Hietala from Nightwish and Tarot (bass, vocals), Liv Kristine from Leaves' Eyes (vocals), Ariën van Weesenbeek from ex-God Dethroned, Epica (drums), Ad Sluijter from ex-Epica (guitar), George Oosthoek (growling) and Guus Eikens, both former members of Orphanage, Sharon den Adel from Within Temptation (vocals) and Jan Yrlund from Imperia (guitar). Delain ceased to employ John Finberg and his company during their last USA tour in 2019 [ Read More] 29 Nov 2019 . This incident was said to be caused by uncertain stage positioning, as there were six people onstage instead of the usual five. After Suckerpunch comes The Hurricane. [17], Delain's first live video album, A Decade of Delain: Live at Paradiso was filmed at the Paradiso in Amsterdam, Netherlands for the band's 10th anniversary on December 10, 2016. When you look at the crowd, the music is only one way of entertaining the people. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. Despite many delays, Lucidity was released in September 2006, to generally positive reviews. She started playing guitar in 2007 at the age of fifteen. Since co-founding Dutch symphonic metal band Delain as a teenager in 2002, Charlotte Wessels has become one of metal’s strident voices onstage and off. In 2013, for the first time, she filled in for Timo Somers, Delain's main guitarist. Female vocalists came and went with alarming regularity until Spanish singer Ailyn Giménez joined in 2008 and immediately upped … The EP was released on February 19, 2016. After the demo, Westerholt temporarily left the project behind but continued to write music. Title, track listing, cover, release date and presale! On 23 January 2014, Delain announced that they would release a new album entitled The Human Contradiction. The EP was released on February 22, 2019. Delain toured as support again for Nightwish's tour on the second North American leg in 2016 with Sonata Arctica. Discover (and save!) View all concerts. To Live Is To Die 7. Sad news for fans of Dutch symphonic metal outfit Delain. The record was released on August 26, 2016. [26], Delain performing at Epic Metal Fest 2015, "Sonic Cathedral WebZine - Delain Interview 2012", "Delain: New Album Title Revealed, European Headlining Tour Announced - Blabbermouth.net", "Delain announce release date for We Are The Others! Bassist Otto Schimmelpenninck van der Oije suffered an injury on November 26, 2014, when he was accidentally hit by a streamer cannon, causing his left testicle to rupture. SIRENIA. The vocalist talks about the new EP, Lunar Prelude, and the tour with Nightwish and Sonata Arctica NRR: Hi Charlotte, Nice to talk you and discuss the new songs on the EP. Apr 11, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Flemming Møller. Oct 20, 2013 - This Pin was discovered by Pat Brown-Kearns. And, when Delain started we had two guitarists so we thought she should stay. In an interview with Sonic Cathedral, Wessels discussed the inspiration she drew from the Sophie Lancaster case: Originally intended for release in early 2012,[9] the album's release date was unknown due to Warner Music's purchase of Roadrunner Records. See more ideas about antwerpen, hamburg, charlotte. [8] However, it was announced via a Facebook message on the band official page that the album would be released on June 1, 2012 with the album's first single, 'Get the Devil Out of Me' being released on 13 April 2012 [10] via CNR Music, who took over Delain from Warner Music. During the same period, she performed several concerts with the Purest of Pain group. your own Pins on Pinterest It was released on October 27, 2017. After nearly half a decade with Delain, guitarist Merel Bechtold has decided to part ways with the group. But contrary to countless other similar acts, they don't abuse her. The band currently consists of Sanne Mieloo (vocals), HJ (guitars), Sonny Onderwater (bass), Lass… read more [18], On August 30, 2018, Joey de Boer was made a permanent member of Delain after filling in for Ruben Israel, who left the band in October 2017. From October 2015 until June 2019, Bechtold was officially a permanent member of Delain. Find information on all of Delain’s upcoming concerts, tour dates and ticket information for 2021-2022. Otto Schimmelpenninck van der Oije – bass, backing vocals, This page was last edited on 14 January 2021, at 21:21. We Had Everything 3. [16], The band announced a new album of ten original songs and one "Queen" cover named Moonbathers. DELAIN have it all in their cannon, blasting through the mediocrity like a bullet. Browse the top female fronted metal artists to find new music. [3] In March, Otto Schimmelpenninck van der Oije was announced as Rob's successor. [21] Masters of Destiny, the first single off of the EP was released on January 11, 2019 along with a music video. Jul 20, 2019 - Delain live @ ArtMania Festival 2012.Sibiu, Romania However, except perhaps for 2009’s April Rain, even my enjoyment of their albums tends to … The replacement drummer was announced to be Ruben Israel, who had stepped in for Zoer during Delain's tour with Kamelot. This trek marks DELAIN's first run of U.S. dates in support of its new album, "Moonbathers", which was released last August. your own Pins on Pinterest T his track once again gives us yet another feel and a different insight as to the range Charlotte can create with her vocals, it has a classic Delain feel to it yet gives the listener a whole new experience. Sixth album by the Dutch female fronted symphonic metallers. No permanent damage was done, and as of January 12, 2015, Schimmelpenninck van der Oije has resumed touring. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist ... Delain is a symphonic metal band, formed in Zwolle, Netherlands in 2002. She was born in Blaricum. As an amplifier, she uses the ENGL 650, Ritchie Blackmore Signature. One Second 2. They are also amazing live. Get your tickets, save the date! After the demo, Westerholt temporarily left the project behind but continued to write music. It was released on April 5, 2014 in Europe, and on April 8, 2014 in North America. Info. The lead single was the title track, "April Rain", followed by "Stay Forever". Creatures 9. So Nightwish are huge, rightfully so, but from the past few times I’ve seen them in the NY/NJ area, Delain … In 2002, Westerholt formed Delain, after he was forced to leave Within Temptation due to Pfeiffer's disease. As previously reported, DELAIN will take part in a very special run of shows in October, dubbed the "Danse Macabre" tour. The Greatest Escape 13. [22], Merel Bechtold announced on June 16, 2019 that she was amicably leaving the band to pursue other musical interests. Delain toured with Sabaton and Battle Beast, and also North America with Sabaton as support for Nightwish for the first half of 2015 and returned to Latin America during October as support of them. The band brought with them Merel Bechtold (MaYaN, Purest of Pain) as a second guitarist for their UK tour in November 2014. She started playing guitar in 2007 at the age of fifteen. Delain toured extensively, opening for many bands including sister band Within Temptation, and appeared at many festivals. [ Read More] 09 Jul 2019 . In 2013, she released the single … In the same year, they independently released the demo Amenity. The band toured extensively in support of the album, visiting many new countries such as the United States and Mexico, as well as performing at high-profile festivals in Europe, including Hellfest, Lowlands, Wacken Open Air and Sonisphere. 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