Label: Avalon - MICP-90076 • Format: 2x, CD Album, Limited Edition • Country: Japan • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal, Symphonic Rock
Delain is a Dutch symphonic metal band formed in by former Within Temptation keyboardist Martijn Westerholtand Charlotte Wessels. InWesterholt formed Delain, after he was forced to leave Within Temptation due to Pfeiffer's disease. In the same year, they independently released the demo Amenity. After the demo, Westerholt temporarily left the project behind but continued to write music.
Inhe joined with Smalltown Boy - Delain - The Human Contradiction Wesselsand was signed to Roadrunner Records. At the time, the band was envisioned as a musical project featuring a host of guest musicians, and not as a live band. Despite many delays, Lucidity was released in Septemberto generally positive reviews.
The album spawned three singles: Frozen If Only We Had Ears - DJH* - Hip Hopper From Birth, See Me In Shadow and The Gatheringand the response to the album allowed Delain to tour in support in the Netherlands and neighbouring countries.
Rob Smalltown Boy - Delain - The Human Contradiction der Loo, Ronald Landa and Sander Zoer were added Busted - Halloween - Dont Metal With Evil bass, guitar and drums respectively to round out the live band.
At the end ofDelain announced that they were working on their second album. New songs from the album — "Stay Forever" and "Start Swimming" — were added to the band's setlist in early Their second album, April Rain was released on February 9, The lead single was the title track, " April Rain ", followed by "Stay Forever".
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. In an interview with Sonic Cathedral, Wessels discussed the inspiration she drew from the Sophie Lancaster case:. Originally intended for release in early the album's release date was unknown due to Warner Music's purchase of Roadrunner Records.
The second single from the album was the title track, 'We Are the Others'. On 26 FebruaryDelain 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. It was released on various dates throughout the first week of May worldwide. On 23 JanuaryDelain announced that they would release a new album entitled The Human Contradiction.
On June 4,Smalltown Boy - Delain - The Human Contradiction was announced that drummer Sander Zoer would step down from the band due to personal reasons; he would continue working behind the scenes of Delain. The replacement drummer was announced to be Ruben Israel, who had stepped in for Zoer during Delain's tour with Kamelot. Zoer continued to perform until September, until he left for personal reasons and was replaced by Israel.
Bassist Otto Schimmelpenninck van der Oije suffered an injury on November 26,when he was accidentally hit by a streamer cannon, causing his left testicle to rupture. This incident was said to be caused by uncertain Marine Girls - Beach Party positioning, as there were six people onstage instead of the usual five. While he was recovering, the band used pre-recorded bass parts. No permanent damage was done, and as of January 12,Schimmelpenninck van der Oije has resumed touring.
Delain toured with Sabaton and Battle Beastand also Smalltown Boy - Delain - The Human Contradiction America with Sabaton as support for Nightwish for the first half of and returned to Latin America during October as support of them.
Delain toured as support again for Nightwish's tour on the second North American leg in with Sonata Arctica. This makes it the fourth year in a row the band has toured in the United States and Canada. On October 19,Delain made recurring touring guitarist Merel Bechtold a permanent member.
Delain announced an eight track EP of new and live songs named Lunar Prelude. The EP was released on February 19, The band announced a new album of ten original songs and one "Queen" cover named Moonbathers. The record was released on August 26, Smalltown Boy - Delain - The Human Contradiction first live video album, A Decade of Delain: Live at Paradiso was filmed at the Paradiso in AmsterdamNetherlands for the band's 10th anniversary on December 10, It was released on October 27, On August 30,Joey de Boer was made a permanent member of Delain after filling in for Ruben Israel, who left the band in Sube Al Desván - Víctor Manuel / Pablo Milanés - En Blanco Y Negro The EP was released on February 22, Acte V - Molière / Various - Le Misanthrope Merel Bechtold announced on June 16, that she was amicably leaving the band to pursue other musical interests.
On September 27,"Burning Bridges", the first single off of the new upcoming album was released, which made its debut days before during their North America tour.
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