Metal Mark of SkullsNBones.com conducted an interview with the Dutch progressive technical metal band TEXTURESwhen the band played in Atlanta, Georgia on September 5, 2011. You can now watch the chat below.
A six-minute YouTube featuring audio samples of all the tracks that will appear on “Dualism”, the new album from TEXTURES, can be found below.
Due on September 23 in Europe, South America, Asia and Australia and September 27 in North America, the “Dualism” CD can be pre-ordered from Nuclear Blast USA‘s webshop; pre-order bundles that include band t-shirts can be purchased from IndieMerch.com. All IndieMerch.com pre-order bundles will be automatically entered into a raffle to win a TEXTURES Mayones guitar.
“Dualism” was recorded at Split Second Sound Studio in Amsterdam and was produced by TEXTURES guitar player Jochem Jacobs, who helmed all of the band’s previous albums. The CD cover artwork was designed by former TEXTURES frontman Eric Kalsbeek and the band’s bass player Remko Tielemans.
“Dualism” track listing:
01. Arms Of The Sea
02. Black Horses Stampede
03. Reaching Home
04. Sanguine Draws The Oath
05. Consonant Hemispheres
06. Burning The Midnight Oil
08. Minor Earth, Major Skies
09. Stoic Resignation
11. Sketches From A Motionless Statue
TEXTURES last year announced the addition of keyboardist/samplist Uri Dijk to the group’s ranks.
Keyboard player Richard Rietdijk left TEXTURES in April 2010 to pursue other interests.
TEXTURES made its first appearance with vocalist Daniel de Jongh (exCILICE) at the Fortarock festival in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
TEXTURES‘s last album, “Silhouettes”, was released in North America on September 30, 2008 via Listenable/Koch. The CD entered the Dutch chart at position No. 100. This was the band’s first chart showing ever.