Textures is a metal band from the Netherlands, formed in 2001. They have released three albums to date.
The band plays a complex and innovative style, influenced by progressive metal, metalcore, technical death metal and groove metal. They also incorporate melodic interludes and experiment with a wide variety of multi-layered musical influences. On their first release, Polars, they also experimented with ambient soundscapes, before fusing the ambient and riffs together more closely on later releases.
Textures recently signed to Nuclear Blast after releasing 3 albums on Listenable Records. The band also recently played their first ever show in India, co-headlining the Deccan Rock Festival in Bangalore on 5th December 2009 along with Amon Amarth.
After 6 years, singer/frontman Eric Kalsbeek announced his departure from the band. Citing the lack of personal time and ability to continue with the band, he has decided "take a few steps back." In March 2010, Daniel de Jongh joined the ...