Man has it been a year that
2018! Many ups and downs! On a personal level but also professionally it
has been a rollercoaster.
Despite many draw backs I
finally saw my new album released where I have been working on intensely
for some time with singer Bryan Ketelaars and producer Jack Nobelen.
I am psyched that 2019 will
be the year we will let you hear our great conceptual music live for the
first time and I can finally introduce the live band
Gert Nijboer - lead guitar (Highway Chile, Deathriders, Picture)
Bryan Ketelaars - lead vocals (Auracle, Armageddon)
Hans in 't Zandt - drums, backing vocals (Praying Mantis. Mad Max,
Gerald Vos - keys, Hammond, guitar, backing vocals
Ronald Pieterse - bass, backing vocals (Disquiet, Divine Rebellion)
In a nutshell: AUGUST LIFE's
album NEW ETERNITY, the brand new Dutch progressive melodic metal
project initiated by Gert and Bryan, saw the light of day late August
this year. The reactions of fans and press for this brand new outfit
A bunch of great guest
musicians and singers participated on
NEW ETERNITY like for instance
Peter Vink (Ayreon, KnightArea), Rob van der Loo (Epica, Mayan),
Madicken de Vries (Heidevolk, Annatar). The list goes on.
The CD was released
worldwide and can also be found on every digital platform (Itunes,
Spotify etc.) An LP version is expected to be released in the near
But enough about the album.
Let me take this opportunity to especially welcome to the live band,
being the one not to have played on the album, brilliant bass player:
Ronald Pieterse (Lockdown, Divine Rebellion, Disquiet).
Finally I would like to take
this opportunity to thank all of you who proved to be a real friend in
I am so much looking forward
to see you all next year on and off stage with AUGUST LIFE, HIGHWAY
CHILE and The Dutch Disciples.
the free world and have a great 2019!