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Within Temptation

Our Solemn Hour

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Within Temptation is a Dutch symphonic metal/rock band founded in 1996 by vocalist Sharon den Adel and guitarist Robert Westerholt. Their music is described as symphonic metal, although their earlier material, such as Enter, was gothic metal. In an interview, Den Adel said they fell into a symphonic rock genre with various influences. In a later interview with 3VOOR12, Sharon stated that “we consider ourselves more a symphonic rock band ... we are in my opinion no gothic band”. After the release of their first album Enter, the band became prominent in the Dutch underground scene. It was not until 2001 that they became known to the general public, with the single “Ice Queen” from the album Mother Earth, which reached #2 on the Dutch charts. four years in a row. Their next albums... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Sanctus Espiritus ... Sanctus Espiritus! is this what we deserve ... Sanctus Espiritus! insanity is all around us

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More songs by Within Temptation (See Charts): Overcome, Never Ending Story, Forsaken, Bittersweet, Mother Earth, Restless, Our Farewell, Ice Queen, Deceiver Of Fools, and The Howling.

Popular in Symphony (See Charts): I Hear A Symphony, I Hear A Symphony, When I Come Of Age, Symphony No. 7, Jillian, What Have You Done, Sonnet, The Swan Song, Exogenesis, and Bitter Sweet Symphony.


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