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Antillectual is a punkrock trio from the Nijmegen area in the Netherlands. Music in the vein of Propagandhi, Strike Anywhere & Rise Against; political lyrics on melodic music.
People call Antillectual’s music fast, aggressive and melodic punkrock with strong and critical lyrics. People that are into Antillectual, happen to enjoy Propagandhi, Strike Anywhere, Rise Against and the like; for both music and content. Antillectual’s lyrics discuss personal experiences in life and political opinions. Items in their songs are, among many others, universal issues as intolerance, imperialism, globalization and so on.
Last year Antillectual played over 60 shows. Among those a 3-week U.S.A.-tour and a 1.5-week Euro-tour. They played with bands like Ignite, Strung Out, Against Me!, The Lawrence Arms, 25 Ta Life and Fabulous Disaster to name some. Besides touring the U.S.A. Antillectual toured several times in Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg. Antillectual plays energetic live shows that have moved a lot of people so far. Superspazz Bookings has recently started to help them out (superspazz.com). Antillectual is always looking for shows though.
Debut Full-Length ‘Silencing Civilization’
‘Silencing Civilization’ is 10 songs in 30 minutes. From metal-inspired up-tempo punk to emo-based sensitive mid-tempo rock songs, accompanied by lyrics on politics, protest and personal feelings. Featuring guest vocals by Wick Bambix. Menno Bakker from Bunt’s Studio (NRA, Seein’ Red, Undeclinable) was responsible for recording and mixing. Alan Douches from West West Side Music Studio in New Jersey, USA (Sick Of It All, Sepultura, Thrice) mastered this record. Antillectual’s debut will be released on CD through Angry Youth Records and Sonic Rendez-vous Distribution.