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Album review: ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN – Symphonized

ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN – Symphonized

Inside Out [Release date 16.11.18] In the summer of 1992 a good friend came to mine for a visit carrying with him “Always…”, the debut release of an atmospheric Death Metal outfit named The Gathering. My attraction to the work … Continue reading

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Album review: VUUR – In This Moment We Are Free Cities

Inside Out [Release date 20.10.17] Vuur is the brainchild of former Gathering and current Stream Of Passion vocalist Anneke van Giersbergen. She is joined in Vuur by drummer Ed Warby (Ayreon), bassist Johan Van Stratum (Stream Of Passion) and guitarists … Continue reading

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Rock stars: ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN (The Gentle Storm) – interview, April 2015

ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN

Polite, talkative, pleasant, full of positive energy…Anneke van Giersbergen is what most music journalists would describe as the perfect interviewee. Her passion for the music she’s involved in is such that getting her to talk about “The Diary”, her latest … Continue reading

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Interview with ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN (ex-The Gathering) – 19 October 2013

Meeting an artist whose work over the years has had a profound effect on you on a purely emotional level is like a double-edged sword: a good experience can further enhance your appreciation of them, whereas the opposite can cause … Continue reading

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Album review: ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN – Drive

Inside Out – Out Now I have always been a strong supporter of the idea that the boundaries which separate the average musician from the real artist are strict and always clearly defined. Those who belong in the former category … Continue reading

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Gig review: ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN, Trillium – London Jazz Cafe, 19 October 2013

Fifteen years ago, at the now demolished Rodon Club in Athens and in the good company of another two thousand fans of atmospheric/progressive metal, the author of this review enjoyed one of the most artistically satisfying and emotionally charged performances … Continue reading

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Interview – RAY JACKSON OF LINDISFARNE

Through the 70’s and early 80’ Lindisfarne was arguably the biggest folk rock band on the circuit. Coupling their keen Geordie wit with well-crafted songwriting, the band found themselves in the charts on many occasions during this period. Their live … Continue reading

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DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT – Epicloud

Inside Out www.insideout.de         The musical genius that is Devin Townsend is back, although this is an album of highly addictive pop metal/hard tunes and not the Ziltoid sequel he was apparently planning – that is coming … Continue reading

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THE GATHERING – Disclosure

The Gathering - Disclosure

I have to confess I’ve never tripped over The Gathering – a Dutch band who started out in 1989 pedalling death/doom metal, but who like the rest of us have mellowed with the passing years and evolved into something quite … Continue reading

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