Angelic Forces is a Heavy metal band from the Netherlands that’s strongly influenced by 80’s metal, but with their own special sound.
Angelic Forces was formed in 2015 by bass player Wilco van der Meij. The group’s lineup was completed with drummer Rudie Kingma, singer guitarist Harold de Vries and guitarist Maurice Gijsman. The new group began to contemplate a name for band. The band quickly decided on the moniker ‘Angelic Forces’ because it was a good fit for the style of music the band wanted to play.
On June 2016, Angelic Forces recorded their first single and that same month, after its first release, the single received positive reactions worldwide.
In 2018 they released their selftittled three track debut EP. The EP, recorded at the Soundlodge studio in Germany, received some great reviews and has international attention from online magazines, radio shows and podcasts ‘till this day on.
In 2021 Angelic Forces got signed by the Dutch heavy metal label No Dust Records. In that same year Wilco van der Meij left the band and was replaced by Tjaard Walstra on the bass.
In the past years Angelic Forces managed the create a steady fan base and played with well-known metal acts like: Leviticus, War of Ages, Picture, Tygers of Pan Tang and Witchcross. But also on festivals that include major acts like: Cradle of Filth, Cannibale Corpse, Pestilence and King Diamond.
Angelic Forces knows how to convince the audience with straight forward Heavy metal, powerful songs, heavy sound and their energetic live performance!
Make sure you get a taste of the pure Heavy metal of Angelic Forces!
The sound of true Metal!
Angelic Forces is
Harold de Vries – vocals/guitar
Maurice Gijsman – Guitar
Tjaard Walstra – Bass
Rudie Kingma – Drums