August 07/08/09 2020 | Kortrijk - BE Aug 07/08/09

Dyscordia

Dyscordia
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Delete/Rewrite

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When ‘Word in Ruin’ dropped some four years ago we asked the guys in Dyscordia where they hoped to be four years from now. ‘Playing Wacken Open Air!’, ‘Headlining Graspop!’ and ‘On a cruise’ were the tongue-in-cheek answers at the time.

All jokes aside, their biggest hope was that they would still be around five years later. Meanwhile Dyscordia has shared the stage with a slew of international acts but they’ve always remained firmly anchored in the clay soil of their native West Flanders. They’ve always been a crowd favourite in their own region but nowadays they are more popular than ever. The new Delete/Rewrite’ album is yet another self-released offering, which is testament to their independent mindset. It’s what drives this sextet: a band of friends, a collection of very different individuals who share a connection so strong that the end result is always greater than the sum of its parts. The underlying goal of Dyscordia (derived from ‘discord’ or dissension) is to never make the same record twice and never be afraid to incorporate influences from other genres in order to keep evolving as a band. It’s a process that was perpetuated on the new disc. ‘Delete/Rewrite’ could have been released a year earlier but the tracks on the record were edited until everyone was happy with the result. Once again, the (progressive) melodic (power) metal band enlisted the help of producer Jens Bogren (Opeth, Katatonia), who describes the new CD as ‘heavy as fuck!’. Place to be: Alcatraz, the Swamp, in the afternoon of Saturday 8 August...