DELAIN confirmed for WACKEN 2023
Band raffles tickets for try out shows among visitors of November 4th show
Dutch symphonic metal titans Delain announce they are confirmed for the 2023 edition of Wacken Open Air. The band, of which the entire line-up around founder Martijn Westerholt has changed over the last year, have only one single out with the new band so far, called “The Quest And The Curse” and an album planned for relase on Napalm Records in 2023.
In other news, Delain will play its first show with the new line-up in Hedon, in the band’s home town Zwolle, on November 4th. They now announce an extra try-out show on November 2nd in Zwolle and ticket holders can apply for selected tickets for that show now. More detals about that raffle can be found AT THIS LOCATION.
Says the band on social media:
Hey Delainers, We have important news for you! 📣
An EXTRA try-out show will take place on Wednesday 2nd November at Hedon, Zwolle, and only a very limited amount of fans who have already purchased a ticket for the official show on 4th November will have access to it!
Delain recently released a stripped down version of their fitrst single “The Quest And The Curse”.
Watch the stripped down version of ‘The Quest And The Curse’ below.
Watch the original video for ‘The Quest And The Curse’ below.
With the addition of Diana Leah, the band now is complet again and consists of:
Keyboards, Orchestrations, Vocals (backing) (2002-present)
See also: ex-Infernorama (live), Eye of Melian, ex-Within Temptation, ex-The Portal
Vocals (lead) (2022-present)
Guitars, Vocals (backing) (2006-2009, 2021-present)
See also: Autumn, ex-Infinite Dawn, ex-Hangover Hero
Bass, Vocals (growls, backing) (2022-present)
See also: Carnality, Nightland, Sun of the Suns, The Modern Age Slavery, Neker (live), ex-Ne Obliviscaris (live)
Drums (2006-2014, 2021-present)
See also: ex-Antares, ex-Nemesea, ex-Secret Rule, ex-Tragul
Watch the previously made statement from Martijn Westerholt, about his continuing band structure below.
The band previously announced the return of former members Sander Zoer (drums) and Ronald landa (guitar). Furthermore former bandmember and current Epica bass player.
Last year, Delain announced to part ways with all its members, saying in a statement: