Face BEAR, an Antwerp-based 4 piece. Conspired in 2010, they set out to bring audible fury to the masses.
About 103 twisted breaks and turns later their first cub saw the burning rays of sunlight in the form of a 5 track MCD 'Abstrations', which was self released and later became digitally available on Conspiracy Records. The record saw the band headline local festivals and tour the UK for the very first time with While She Sleeps.
It wasn't long before the band were in the studio with Sven Janssens (Red Left Hand Studio) recording their debut album 'Doradus', which hit the stores in October 2011. Packed with high calibre screaming, raging drums and twisted riffage, it promised to be one of the heaviest albums of the year. Newly armed with a killer record, 2012 was a huge year for shows with the band also making appearances at Euroblast festival (Germany) and Groezrock (Belgium).
2013 witnessed BEAR return to Sven Jannsens again to record what would become their second album – 'Noumenon'. Mixed by Jochem Jacobs and mastered by Alan Douches (Converge, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Mastodon), the highly anticipated splinterbomb turned heads at independent Metal label Basick Records, who wasted no time in signing the quartet and releasing the band's second full-length. This proved to be only the beginning for the Belgians, as they would then go on to tour the UK a further three times between 2014 and 2015, sharing stages with Black Dogs, Carcer City and The Colour Line and then tear their way through France, Italy, Switzerland and Belgium.
Now, in 2017, BEAR are more ravenous than ever and are ready to pounce on an unsuspecting audience yet again with 11 brand new, relentlessly heavy tracks. The third full-length, appropriately titled 'III', will be released via Basick Records on April 7th, with new single 'Masks' premiering via Metal Injection February 2nd.
Serch Carriere - Drums James Falck - Guitars Dries Verhaert - Bass Maarten Albrechts - Vocals
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