The Charm The Fury Call It Quits

The Charm The Fury have decided to call it quits. According to the band, they were unable to carry on due to “multiple, complicated reasons” including lineup changes, financial strain, etc.

The group commented:

“Some of you will probably have noticed that we have been very quiet lately, and there is a reason for this. Unfortunately, we have collectively decided that, for the time being, The Charm The Fury has come to an end.

Obviously, this decision was not an easy one, so we do not take it lightly. Sadly, the band could not be sustained in its current line-up for multiple, complicated reasons. With the departure of our old guitarists Mathijs Parent and Rolf Perdok, many things changed. Also, the financial strain that the band was placing on some of us was becoming too hard to bear. Suffice to say, the current situation could not be maintained and a decision eventually had to be made.

First of all, we want to thank all of the fans that the band has gained over the years from the bottom of our hearts: you guys have given us some of the best times and experiences in our lifetimes, and we can’t thank you enough for that. From the Dutch fans that have been with us from the beginning, to the newest fans we’ve gathered from all over the world: you guys are awesome, and we will always be grateful for the beautiful moments you have given us.

Despite the hard times, we have a lot of great memories to look back on. From our humble beginnings in ‘Rockclub The Cave’ in Amsterdam, playing a sold out show for about 50 people destroying the furniture, to winning a Groezrock contest, where we got to play for a crowd of about 500. The biggest crowd most of us had ever seen from a stage. At that time, no one could have dreamed we would end up playing some of the insane shows we did: from Pinkpop and Graspop Mainstage to Hell and Heaven festival in Mexico, all in front of thousands and thousands of people.

We also want to thank everyone that has helped us along in our career. First and foremost our down to earth manager for more than 5 years Martijn and the team at Nuclear Blast that has helped us so much during our latest release. And of course a big thanks to all of the FOH, tour management, and crew members in any shape or form. You guys were the backbone of this band. Also a warm thank you to Robert and Daniel for teaching us so many new things. Thanks to Mojo, who have helped us with bookings from the start, and of course all the booking agencies that have been with us through the years. There are simply too many people to mention, but you know who you are!

We know this news may come as sudden to some, but it’s no reason to discard the good times and there certainly were a lot of those. Feel free to share some of your memories with us, we’ll read them with a big smile on our face.

We will see you all again, perhaps at a metal show, perhaps in some new musical endeavour. Only time will tell. Again: thank you all so much.

The Charm The Fury”

Eluveitie, Amaranthe, & The Charm The Fury Announce 2017 European/UK Tour

Eluveitie, Amaranthe, and The Charm The Fury have announced a 2017 European/UK tour together. Check out the dates below.

Tour Dates:

10/25 Parma, Italy – Campus Industry
10/26 Budapest, Hungary – Barba Negra
10/27 Warsaw, Poland – Progresja
10/28 Zlin, Czech Republic – Masters of Rock Cafe
10/29 Vienna, Austria – Simm City
10/30 Stuttgart, Germany – LKA Longhorn
10/31 Ljubljana, Slovenia – Kino Siska
11/02 – Paris, France – Cabaret Sauvage
11/03 – London, UK – Assembly Rooms
11/04 – Eindhoven, Netherlands – Effenaar
11/05 – Antwerp, Belgium – Trix
11/06 – Frankfurt, Germany – Batschkapp
11/08 – Berlin, Germany – Kesselhaus
11/09 – München, Germany – Backstage
11/10 – Leipzig, Germany – Hellraiser
11/12 – Bochum, Germany – Zeche

The Charm The Fury Premiere “Blood And Salt” Music Video

The Charm The Fury have premiered a new video for their song “Blood And Salt,” via Revolver. This song is from their latest album “The Sick, Dumb & Happy,” which is available now.

Caroline Westendorp commented:

“This song is a ‘coming of age’ soundtrack—trying to keep your head above water in a modern society that puts enormous pressure on all of us, both financially and socially.

Vocal wise, it’s the first song where I’ve really stepped out of my comfort zone. More cleans and less screams, it is an entire new direction for us but feels just right.”

Devin Townsend Project, Suicide Silence, Etc. Added To 2017 UK Download Festival

Devin Townsend Project, Code Orange, Max & Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots, SikTh, Suicide Silence, Krokodil, Orange Goblin, Machine Gun Kelly, Sick Puppies, Nothing Morez The Raven Age, Yonaka, Blackwater Conspiracy, Perturbator, Otherkin, Drones, The Fallen State, Love Zombies, Blackwaters, Tax The Heat, and Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown have all been added to the UK Download Festival. The event will take place on June 9-11 at Castle Donington, and the previously announced acts can be seen below.

Steel Panther, A Day To Remember, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicidal Tendencies, Creeper, Baroness, Anathema, In Flames, Wednesday 13, Alestorm, Kvelertak, The Charm The Fury, Northlane, The Devil Wears Prada, Hacktivist, State Champs, Trash Boat, Moose Blood, Junior, Normandie, The King Blues, Touché Amoré, The Cadillac Three, Grove Street Families, The Lounge Kittens, Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Idles, The Contortionist, She Must Burn, Venom Prison, Fizzy Blood, M O S E S, Stone Broken, Brutai, The LaFontaines, Holding Absence, Dead Label, Like A Storm, Devilskin, Blood Youth, I The Mighty, Dead!, Sabaton, Casey, Red Sun Rising, Wallflower, System Of A Down Prophets Of Rage, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon, Motionless In White, Biffy Clyro, AFI, Pierce The Veil, Of Mice & Men, Aerosmith, Alter Bridge, Airbourne, Fozzy, Sum 41, Rob Zombie, Slayer, Good Charlotte, Coheed And Cambria, Opeth, Clutch, Ministry, DevilDriver, Wakrat, Red Fang, The Dead Daisies, Sleeping With Sirens, Simple Plan, Four Year Strong, The Story So Far, Basement, Issues, Every Time I Die, Crown The Empire, Knuckle Puck, Astroid Boys, The One Hundred, Greywind, Exodus, Lost Society, and God Damn.

The Charm The Fury Premiere “Echoes” Music Video

The Charm The Fury have premiered a new video for their new song “Echoes,” via Alternative Press. This song is from their new album “The Sick, Dumb & Happy,” which will be released on March 17.

Drummer Mathijs Tieken commented:

“We wrote this song as a response to the aftermath of the attacks on Charlie Hebdo in Paris back in 2015. At the time, there was an emerging debate whether or not we should be able to offend others—religious beliefs in particular—and whether free speech can go too far.

“In our opinion, being able to express criticism freely is the only thing that stands between us and a total degradation of civilized society as we know it. At the end of the day, offense is something that is taken, not given.”

A Day To Remember, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicidal Tendencies, Etc. Added To 2017 UK Download Festival

More bands have been revealed for the UK Download Festival. The event will take place on June 9-11 at Castle Donington. You can see the updated lineups includes: Steel Panther, A Day To Remember, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicidal Tendencies, Creeper, Baroness, Anathema, In Flames, Wednesday 13, Alestorm, Kvelertak, The Charm The Fury, Northlane, The Devil Wears Prada, Hacktivist, State Champs, Trash Boat, Moose Blood, Junior, Normandie, The King Blues, Touché Amoré, The Cadillac Three, Grove Street Families, The Lounge Kittens, Aaron Buchanan & The Cult Classics, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Idles, The Contortionist, She Must Burn, Venom Prison, Fizzy Blood, M O S E S, Stone Broken, Brutai, The LaFontaines, Holding Absence, Dead Label, Like A Storm, Devilskin, Blood Youth, I The Mighty, Dead!, Sabaton, Casey, Red Sun Rising, Wallflower, System Of A Down Prophets Of Rage, Five Finger Death Punch, Mastodon, Motionless In White, Biffy Clyro, AFI, Pierce The Veil, Of Mice & Men, Aerosmith, Alter Bridge, Airbourne, Fozzy, Sum 41, Rob Zombie, Slayer, Good Charlotte, Coheed And Cambria, Opeth, Clutch, Ministry, DevilDriver, Wakrat, Red Fang, The Dead Daisies, Sleeping With Sirens, Simple Plan, Four Year Strong, The Story So Far, Basement, Issues, Every Time I Die, Crown The Empire, Knuckle Puck, Astroid Boys, The One Hundred, Greywind, Exodus, Lost Society, and God Damn.

The Charm The Fury Premiere “Down On The Ropes” Music Video

The Charm The Fury have premiered a new video for their new song “Down On The Ropes.” This song is from their new album “The Sick, Dumb & Happy,” which will be released on March 17.

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“The Sick, Dumb & Happy” Track Listing:

01. “Down On The Ropes”
02. “Echoes”
03. “Weaponized”
04. “No End In Sight”
05. “Blood And Salt”
06. “Corner Office Maniacs”
07. “The Future Need Us Not”
08. “Silent War”
09. “The Hell In Me”
10. “Songs Of Obscenity”
11. “Break And Dominate”

The Charm The Fury To Release New Album “The Sick, Dumb & Happy” In March

The Charm The Fury have announced that their new album “The Sick, Dumb & Happy” will be released on March 17. Check out the cover art below:

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The band said the following about the album:

“This record is a cross-section of the metal sound we hope will resurrect in the next ten years — a return to thrash roots, headbanging anthems, and tried-and-tested songwriting that made metal so great back in the ’80s and ’90s.”

They also added the following about the cover art:

“We found Robert Sammelin via an app, saw his work and immediately knew that this was our guy. He still hand-draws his designs, creating some completely surreal comic-style images. While working with him we actually found out that he did key artwork for ‘Battlefield 1’, which is crazy. We gave him the rough idea for the spiral eyed skull, the color scheme and blood spatters was all his idea. We wanted something different and we feel he created a completely unique piece, better than anything we could come up with.”

Kid Rock, Soundgarden, Godsmack, Etc. Officially Set For 2017 Northern Invasion

The lineup for the 2017 Northern Invasion, which is set to take place May 13-14 at the Somerset Amphitheatre in Somerset, WI, has officially be revealed. It turns out the leaked lineup was real, so here’s a full list of performers: Kid Rock, Soundgarden, Godsmack, The Offspring, Bush, Papa Roach, Alter Bridge, The Pretty Reckless, Amon Amarth, Opeth, In Flames, Gojira, Pierce The Veil, Sum 41, The Struts, Motionless In White, The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Story So Far, Nothing More, Fozzy, Every Time I Die, Rival Sons, Attila, Starset, I Prevail, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Volumes, Bad Omens, As Lions, Radkey, Dorothy, Sylar, Wage War, Bleeker, Goodbye June, Badflower, The Charm The Fury, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, and Citizen Zero.

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