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The Sixth Metal draws the festival season underway

The best Dutch-language group of the moment is undoubtedly The Sixth Metal. In addition to two golden plates have them with ‘Ploegsteert’, already a classic on bag. The listeners of Radio 1 called it the best Belgian song ever. ‘Wuppe’ is also a number one hit. The song is undoubtedly popular because it is the spirit of the times so beautifully summarize: it’s not all about soap. Following In the footsteps of Willem Vermandere and Flip Kowlier sings frontman Wannes Cappelle in the tough West-Flemish. The group consists of klasbak musicians: keyboard player and guitarist Tom Pintens (Zita Swoon), guitarist Filip Wauters (Arno, Admiral Freebee), drummer plus Dutchman Tim Van Oosten (Roosbeef) and bassist Robin Aerts (co-writer & producer). The texts of Wannes Cappelle are quirky, funny and poetic. Also bindteksten because of a concert of The Sixth Metal a original experience. After four cd’s and several concerts the group is a well-oiled machine. The support act-Higher Octane is a band of young twenty-somethings who swear by the rhythm and blues in the genre of George Thorogood and, oh yes, Give Buzze. After their hours of fiddling them to amplifiers and guitars. They are in contact with none other than Angus Young of AC/DC.

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