LIVESTREAM REVIEW: Within Temptation – The Aftermath Streaming Event


In the absence of live shows as we know them, Dutch symphonic metal act Within Temptation have taken the idea of playing a simple online gig and moved it up a level, giving fans the full virtual reality sci-fi treatment. Instead of performing on a stage in an empty room, the band have produced something much more visually stimulating, creating not only a sequence of lavish futuristic sets but a fully functional wraparound storyline detailed ahead of each separate section by the disembodied head of a digitally constructed android.

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Within Temptation Announces – “The Aftermath: A Show In A Virtual Reality” and a New Single


 

Platinum-selling band Within Temptation has announced a unique VR livestream event, “The Aftermath: A Show In A Virtual Reality.” It takes place July 8th in Europe and July 9th in North anbd South America, and tickets can be purchased at the link below. The band has also announced a new single “Shed My Skin,” out on June 25 — two weeks before the show. For this song, the band has teamed up with German metalcore band Annisokay.

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Saint Asonia Release “Flawed Design” Deluxe Edition with Two New Singles


Rock supergroup Saint Asonia, featuring former Three Days Grace frontman Adam Gontier and Staind guitarist/founding member Mike Mushok, have released the deluxe edition of 2019’s Flawed Design album. The album features guest appearances from Sully Erna of Godsmack, and Sharon den Adel of Within Temptation. The new version features two additional songs, which were the bonus tracks of the original album and not widely released: “Say Goodbye” and “Weak & Tired” which you can hear right now. Pre-order’s are also live at Spinefarm Records. Continue reading


Tarja Announces Reissue of “From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas)”


World-renowned singer Tarja will reissue a new version of her previous Christmas album From Spirits And Ghosts (Score For A Dark Christmas), due for release arrives On November 6 Via Earmusic. Tarja tours behind her Christmas album to sold-out audiences all over the world. The release also includes Christmas Together: Live At Olomouc And Hradec Králové 2019. It will be available as a limited, 2CD digipak. Pre-order it here.

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Additional Dates Added To Evanescence and Within Temptation World Tour


Due to overwhelming demand, additional dates have been added to the recently announced co-headline tour from Evanescence and Within Temptation. Three more dates have been added to the U.K. leg of their “Worlds Collide” tour as well as three more in continental Europe. The extra U.K. dates take in Glasgow, Leeds, and Birmingham. VIP pre-sale begins at 9 a.m. GMT on October 29, followed by general on sale at 9 a.m. on November 1.Continue reading


Evanescence and Within Temptation To Unite For Co-Headline Tour in 2020


In a matchup so obvious, we have to ask why this hasn’t happened before now, Evanescence and Within Temptation will team up for an epic co-headline tour, The Worlds Collide Tour, of Europe in spring of 2020. VIP pre-sales start 17th September 2019 with the general on-sale on 20th September 2019. Tickets will be on sale at the link below! Fronted by two of the most influential and creative women in the rock world in the form of Amy Lee from Evanescence and Sharon den Adel from Within Temptation, the two bands will be inspiring fans across Europe including a date at London’s O2 Arena. Continue reading


Sharon den Adel of Within Temptation Talks ‘Resist’, The Evolution of their Sound, and More


Ghost Cult spent some time in New York City recently with Sharon den Adel of Within Temptation before their sold-out show at The Playstation Theater in Times Square, The band recently released their smash album Resist (Spinefarm) and came back to tour the US for the first time in five years. Sharon chatted with us backstage in a candid conversation about the new album, changes in the sound of Within Temptation over the years, working with collaborators like Jacoby Shaddix of Papa Roach and Anders Friden of In Flames, her 2018 solo album My Indigo, maintaining good vocal health on the road, and plans for the next Within Temptation release, honoring the legacy of the band, and a lot more! Videography by Omar Cordy of OJC photography.Continue reading


Within Temptation – Resist


Suffering from writers’ block after an exhausting touring cycle, Within Temptation singer Sharon den Adel found herself devoid of inspiration and worrying that she might not be able to write again. Eventually, she did begin composing once more, but on a smaller scale and for a more personal solo project released earlier this year.Continue reading