Antillectual from Nijmegen, the Netherlands plays a socially conscious, melodic blend of music, ranging from ‘90’s skate punk to ‘00’s emo and ‘10’s orgcore. Creating their own unique blend of stolen riffs and borrowed song titles, while carrying the torch of European punkrock.
Points of interest
- Tours: USA, Canada, Russia, Brazil and Europe
- Festivals: Fest 7, 11 (FL, USA), Monster Bash (GER), Punkrockholiday (SLO), Give It A Name (Ita), Fluff Fest (CZ), Riez Open Air (GER), Eurosonic/Noorderslag 2011 (NL), Incubate (NL), Jera On Air (NL), Breakfest (NL)
- Supports: Propagandhi (tour), Boysetsfire (tour), NOFX, Bad Religion, Rise Against, The Gaslight Anthem, Against Me!, Hot Water Music, Anti-Flag
- Releases: Europe, USA, Russia, Japan and Brazil. Labels: A-F Records (USA), Destiny (GER), Suburban (NL), 5FeetUnder (DK), Angry Chuck (RUS), Destroy It Yourself (POR), Effervescence (FR), Lockjaw (UK), No Reason (ITA), Undermusic Records (BRA)
- Cooperation: Guest vocals by Chris Hannah from Propagandhi on “Cut the ground from under our feet” from “Start From Scratch!”
- Notable: Dutch Pop Institutes NPI, MusicXport and the Dutch Society for Performing Arts (NFPK) support Antillectual’s touring efforts. BUMA Cultuur classifies Antillectual “top musical export” since 2008 with fellow Dutch artists like No Turning Back and Peter Pan Speedrock.