Within Temptation have announced a spectacular live event, to be held over the 8/9 July. The Aftermath – A Show In A Virtual Reality uses cutting-edge technology to produce a show, unlike anything we have witnessed before.
The band are also to release a new single, Shed My Skin, on 25 June. For this song, Within Temptation have worked with German metalcore band Annisokay and a video will premiere during the live event.
Sharon Den Adel told MetalTalk, “during the whole pandemic, we weren’t keen on doing a live stream. The magic of seeing and hearing a band perform live – combined with the crowd’s energy – is something you cannot simply recreate with a live stream. So, for a long time, we were clueless. We knew for sure that we would not compromise on a live stream if we could offer something out of the ordinary, something jaw-dropping, intriguing, spectacular, and mythical!
“Then we found it. A world that we could shape into our wildest fantasies and in which we, as a band, could perform while still maintaining the dynamics and magic of our traditional live show. We are absolutely thrilled to invite you to Within Temptation: The Aftermath – A Show In A Virtual Reality.
“A show that takes place in different scenes of a post-apocalyptic world, in which we are witness to the aftermath of the destruction of mankind. A world in which it is unknown if anyone or anything of the human race survived. It is a search for answers – about both it’s becoming as well as its legacy.”
During the hour-long show, Within Temptation will play songs in four different worlds which interact with the band and the music. They also promise some guest singers and a production which helps to build the bridge between now and the next time the band can play live.
The band said they were “absolutely gutted that the Worlds Collide Tour had been pushed back again and we cannot perform live in the same venue as our fans. With this digital show, we hope that the fans can still feel our energy, our love for, and above all, our passion for music. Take care, and we hope to see you on 8 July or 9 July.”
Tickets are available from www.within-temptation.com, priced at €24,99 (1 person) or €29,99 (2 or more people watching in the same room).