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  December 30, 2012
  THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT IN 2012!
  The year 2012 may be on its way out, but After All isn't! We'd like to say thanks to all you metalheads out there for making 2012 such a successful year for After All.

Highlights include the release of our 8th studio album 'Dawn Of The Enforcer', our very first arena show opening for Judas Priest, a short tour of Germany and Switzerland with Sacred Reich, and a ton of cool shows throughout Belgium and Holland.

Thanks to Roadrunner Records/CNR (Benelux) and Ván Records (anywhere else), the promoters we worked with in 2012, and you of course, for your continued support!

Some say 2012 will be difficult to top, but we are convinced that the best is yet to come. We will return to the stage in the spring of 2013. Until then, we are in full writing mode for what is to become the next After All album. So stay tuned...

To start 2013 in style, we present the brand new, official video for 'To Breach And Grieve' on January 1st. Make sure to check the official After All YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/afterallmetal. Happy newyear!
   
  October 20, 2013
  AFTER ALL PRESENT OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR "DIGITAL WAR"
  Pounding metal! After All have chosen 'Digital War' as the second official video from the 'Dawn Of The Enforcer' album. The video was shot earlier this year, during After All's set as special guest for Angel Witch in Opwijk, Belgium. Many thanks to Henri van Dommelen, Paul Steen and crew!
 
 
     
  AFTER ALL INTERVIEWED BY ROCK HARD
  As announced earlier on these pages, German leading metal magazine Rock Hard recently published an interview with After All guitarist Drieze. Thanks again to Götz, Frank and staff for their continued support!
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  AFTER ALL'S KEVIN STRUBBE SCHEDULES DRUM CLINIC
   Always wanted to know how Kevin pulls off those crazy drum beats in After All's music? Here's your chance to find out...
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  August 15, 2012
  RAVE REVIEW IN ROCK HARD MAGAZINE  
  The new After All album 'Dawn Of The Enforcer' keeps piling up rave reviews... The staff of leading German metal magazine Rock Hard selected the album for the top 10 of best albums in its August edition, adding an awesome review as well. Nice!

Be sure to check out Rock Hard in September, as it will feature an interview with the band.
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  DIGIPACK CD, LIMITED VINYL AND NEW SHIRTS ARE AVAILABLE NOW
  Earlier this summer, Ván Records released 'Dawn Of The Enforcer' both as deluxe digipack cd and super-deluxe limited vinyl. Both editions of the album are now available directly from the band. The digipack includes a 12-page booklet. The LP - limited to 300 copies on heavy 180g vinyl - comes with a printed inner sleeve and contains a giant double sided poster.
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  Also finally in: new After All t-shirts featuring Ed Repka's stunning cover design of the 'Dawn Of The Enforcer' album, as well as old school patches and buttons. Don't let these get away and order now!
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  To order: check the webshop or just send your name and address to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The After All shop keeper will get back to you with details. PayPal accepted.
     
  AFTER ALL DRUMMER KEVIN LANDS ENDORSEMENT DEAL WITH DIXON
  "Dixon hooked me up with a brand new rack system", commented After All drummer Kevin Strubbe. "Not only does it make my kit look badass, the rack is really easy to mount and it's also very versatile."

Learn more about Dixon here: www.playdixon.com.
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  'DUSK' EP: TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY
  In the summer of 1992, After All released their first EP 'Dusk'. "It seems hard to believe", said After All guitarist Drieze. "Twenty years have passed since that first EP, and what a trip it's been!" Since 1992, After All released six more EPs and eight full albums - 91 original songs. The band toured all over Europe with bands such as Judas Priest, Anthrax, King Diamond, Fear Factory, Testament, Overkill, Stone Sour, and many more.

We'd like to give a big shout out to our loyal crew and our fans, both old and new, for sticking with us for all these years. No retreat! No surrender!
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   "We achieved far more than we could ever imagine when 'Dusk' came out twenty years ago..." After All re-recorded the track 'Blind Euphoria' - originally released on the 'Dusk' EP - for their 2006 album 'This Violent Decline'. "It's always nice to revisit that old stuff", added Drieze. "It helps to put everything in perspective. So yeah, let's rock on for some twenty more years!" 
     
  THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT DURING THE SACRED REICH TOUR
  Better late than never... We'd like to say thanks to all the metal maniacs that came out to support us during the Sacred Reich tour, earlier this summer. These tour dates definitely were the best way to present the new album in Germany and Switzerland! Good times were had... Thanks again and see you soon!
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  June 7, 2012
  'DAWN OF THE ENFORCER' TO BE RELEASED IN GAS COUNTRIES
  Following the successful release of 'Dawn Of The Enforcer' trough Roadrunner Records/CNR in Belgium and Holland, After All are proud to announce that the new album will hit stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland through Ván Records/Soulfood. The release is scheduled for June 8, just in time for the tour with Sacred Reich.

"Ván Records is the home of some personal favourites, such as The Devil's Blood, Year Of The Goat and Necros Christos", commented After All guitarist Dries Van Damme. "We feel truly privileged to be part of the Ván roster."

Ván Records will release 'Dawn Of The Enforcer' both as digipack cd and limited black 180 g vinyl. Both can be ordered directly from the shop section of this site.
     
  JUDAS PRIEST RULES!
  Just a quick note to thank all of the headbangers that came out to see the Judas Priest / Saxon / After All show at the Lotto Arena in Antwerp. We were told there were about 6,000 of you. And yes, you were loud! Of course, a big thank you to Judas Priest for making us feel welcome. It was awesome!

For pics and videos of After All supporting Priest, please go to www.facebook.com/afterallmetal.
     
  May 18, 2012
  AFTER ALL TO OPEN FOR JUDAS PRIEST!
  Holy f*ck! After All have been invited to open for Judas Priest on the Belgian date of the current 'Epitaph' tour. How cool is that?

Needless to say we are super stoked for this show. Sharing the stage with the mighty Priest is definitely a dream come true...

JUDAS PRIEST + SAXON + AFTER ALL
Lotto Arena - Antwerp (B) - May 23
doors: 6 PM - show: 6.45 PM
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  May 8, 2012
  MASSIVE JÄGERMEISTER GIVEAWAY
  After All teams up with Jägermeister to celebrate the arrival of the new album 'Dawn Of The Enforcer'. Here's your chance to win all sorts of free Jägermeister goodies: from bottles of the actual booze, to shirts and caps...

All you need to do is log on to Facebook and share the video for 'Parasite Within', the opening track of the new After All album. Share the video here: www.facebook.com/afterallmetal.

(Competition runs until Sunday May 13th, 11.58 PM)
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  May 2, 2012
  NOTHING BUT RAVE REVIEWS ...
  The new After All album 'Dawn Of The Enforcer' is set to hit record stores in Belgium and Holland on May 4th.

Meanwhile, the album receives nothing but rave reviews:

Rock Tribune (Belgium): 92/100 + 3 page interview
“This will surprise both friends and enemies of the band!”

Aardschok (Holland): 82/100 + 2 page interview
“A true must-have for every thrash metal fan.”

Hellspawn (Belgium): 92/100 + album of the month
“The best songs After All ever came up with.” - review

Metal To Infinity (Belgium): 93/100
“A fantastic masterpiece!” - review

Face Your Underground/Deathmetal.be (Belgium): 92/100
"Sheer class!" - review

Lordsofmetal.nl (Holland): 89/100
"This new album is top-notch." - review
     
  April 10, 2012
  AFTER ALL PRMIER NEW TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM
  Last Sunday, After All guitarist Drieze premiered 'Parasite Within', a new track from the upcoming After All album 'Dawn Of The Enforcer' during his weekly metal show on Studio Brussel.

'Dawn Of The Enforcer' is scheduled for a late April release through Roadrunner Records/CNR in Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg. A broader European release is scheduled for early June 2012. The video for 'Parasite Within' was officially released today.
 
 
  'Parasite Within' is also featured on the compilation album that comes with the April issue of Rock Tribune magazine.
    
  The Rock Tribune compilation album features the artwork Ed Repka designed for the new After All album. Rock Tribune subscribers receive the magazine today. It will be available in stores throughout Belgium and Holland as of April 10.
     
  PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY OF THE NEW ALBUM NOW!
  Make sure you order your copy of the new After All album 'Dawn Of The Enforcer'. We are currently taking pre-orders, adding some nice extras as well... For a limited time only! Don't miss out...

TO ORDER: just send your name and address to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The After All shop keeper will get back to you with details. PayPal accepted.
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  February 13, 2012
  AFTER ALL ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION WITH DAN SWÄNO AND ED REPKA
  Belgian thrashers After All have tapped Swedish producer Dan Swanö to mix and master the upcoming new album, set for release late April through Roadrunner Records in the Benelux.

Dan Swanö also worked on After All’s latest album ‘Cult Of Sin’ (2009) and the band’s two EP releases ‘Betrayed By The Gods’ (2010) and ‘Becoming The Martyr’ (2011). Dan Swanö will mix and master the new After All album at the infamous Unisound Studios in Örebro, Sweden.

In related news, legendary illustrator Ed Repka is currently finishing the artwork for After All’s forthcoming album. “Ed is a metal legend”, said Dries Van Damme. “His artwork is what added extra greatness to our favourite releases of bands such as Megadeth, Evil Dead, Toxik, Nuclear Assault, Death, and many others from the 1980s thrash scene. We’re absolutely psyched to work with Ed on the concept and the design of the artwork.”

After All’s new album is set for release on March 23. The as yet untitled record will be the band’s eighth full studio album. After All described the new songs as both the heaviest and the most versatile of their long-running career.
     
  January 20, 2012
  AFTER ALL ANNOUNCE TOURDATES WITH SACRED REICH!
  Belgian thrashers After All will be touring as direct support to Sacred Reich. The legendary thrash band from Phoenix, Arizona is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a run of European shows starting in June.

After All are direct support to Sacred Reich on the following dates:

June 10 – Hamburg (D) – Markthalle
June 12 – Berlin (D) – C-Club
June 13 – Bochum (D) – Zeche
June 14 – Nürnberg (D) – Hirsch
June 15 – Pratteln (CH) – Galery

After All are currently recording and mixing new songs.
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