For over ten years, Dutch outfit Textures have been wowing fans with their blend of melodic and progressive metal, creating some truly impactful sounds. Particularly as a big fan of their 2011 album, ‘Dualism’, fans are extremely excited to listen to the fifth release, ‘Phenotype’, (Click Here To Read Our Review) in its entirety. Nine tracks adding up to roughly forty minutes in length, ‘Phenotype’ is bound to make waves within certain metal subcultures. This is an album that definitely grows on you if given the chance to, and leaves the listener with a feeling of anticipation for its conceptual counterpart, ‘Genotype’, which is set to be released some time in 2017.
Meanwhile Metal Wani’s Owais ‘Vitek’ Nabi and Sandra Yeomans had a chat with the guitarist Bart Hennephof. He discusses ‘Phenotype’, songwriting, musical direction, lyrical approach, concept of the album, why the band preferred to release two separate albums instead of a double album, upcoming touring plans and much more.
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