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The King`s Head: Rocks in slightly metallic way…..

The King`s Head - The Far Beyond

The King`s Head states, «At last, the wheels are finally in motion. After recording our first, self-titled album in the last months of 2019, The King’s Head made plans for festivities around releasing that bastard. But as we all know by now, the world took a different turn. We’ve decided to release the record later this year. But we still want to introduce ourselves to all of you right now».

«The first track we’re going to throw at you from an appropriate distance is called The Far Beyond, for which we made a video, too. That’s one thing, and we believe that this song sums it all up very nicely. It has harmonies, it rocks in a slightly metallic way, it’s short and sweet and Tim sings his bloody heart out. Exactly the way we like doing things».

The King`s Head is an alternative rock band from The Netherlands. The year is 2018, when The King’s Head is formed in Breda, a city in the deep south of the country.  Five guys, who have all been playing the local scene since the late nineties, join forces. Their mission is clear from the first time: a dark, melodic, progressive and fresh hybrid of everything they loved to listen to in their formative years.

Most notably in that department is the deep and haunting growl that Pim Van Zuilen unleashes in the music. Not only is he the bringer of the storm, but while doing that he pulls a double musical duty as a guitar and keyboard player. Singer / guitar player Tim van Bokhoven is confidently in charge of the mic and strings, delivering his raw and emotional vocals with sheer ferocity.

Lead guitar player Koen Koniuszek brings thunder and flavor with his dark and haunting lead work and his heavy, punishing riff work. Behind the first line of fire resides the engine that drives it all forward. Jasper Van Der Hoeven on bass and vocals and Chris Stadhouders on drums provide the deep and driving foundation on which the wall of sound is built. After two years of working on their craft, the band is ready to start their first campaign.

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Om Ulf Backstrøm (4225 Artikler)
Mitt hovedfokus er musikk som er basert på progressiv tenking. Jeg er på ingen måte ensporet innen musikksmak, i likhet med intensjonen bak prog. Sjangerbegrepet er egentlig temmelig uinteressant annet enn til å gi en pekepinn om hva slags musikk det er snakk om i en anmeldelse. Jeg søker god musikk for å utfordre meg som lytter. God musikk til å trigge mine musikalske smaksløker, og til å sette i gang mine refleksjoner. Da er sjansen stor for at jeg utvikler meg og lærer, noe som bør være drivstoff for et hvert menneske. Fordi det å lære og utvikle seg er noe som tilfører livet en nødvendig porsjon "krydder". Slikt krydderet finner man blant annet i musikk. Ikke overraskende mener jeg at progressiv musikk har den fineste "smaken". På den annen side kan musikk med eller uten progressive elementer være godt nok til hverdags. Til fest derimot holder bare rendyrket prog! Må jo også få med at jeg rimelig kritisk, og jeg mener at det lages mye prog som er i beste fall uinteressant, og faktisk mye som er pinlig dårlig. Heldigvis oppveies dette av ekstremt dyktige aktører som for eksempel: Flower Kings, Mostly Autumn og White Willow, for å nevne noen tilfeldig valgte.
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