Drummer Friends! 🥁 Our drum-king Frederik De Wilde sat down with world renowned Modern Drummer Magazine for a chat about our album #Pugnacity, his gear, touring and more, and we are as always grateful for the support and exposure. Check it out! 🤘
"Bands like NOFX, blink-182, Sum 41, and New Found Glory heavily influenced my first experiences in live drumming. The fast rhythms and mostly happy sounding riffs colored my childhood. We played a lot of shows in youth clubs all around Flanders, and I knew I would be doing this for a long time!
As years passed by, I got more into metal, playing in a nu-metal cover band for qui...
London, you were incredible! 🔥 Thank you to The Underworld Camden and to everyone for coming out early and giving us a warm welcome 🤘 We are honored. First time playing in UK in this legendary club supporting Annihilator and Archer Nation with a SOLD OUT show. We hope to be back soon!
"2019 has been a pretty big year for these guys, having solidified their lineup, touring with Children Of Bodom in America this past April and releasing their debut in May, Pugnacity, an 11 track full length album. Plus, Fragmentum are all set to share the stage with Canadian thrashers Annihilator in October. Though they’ve just begun dipping their toes in the water, they are already maki...
Another killer feature and interview in for PUGNACITY! 🤘
"Badass Belgian Metal Band Fragmentum Release First Album – Pugnacity"
"Along the way, Jan and Gunnar have incorporated other noted, experienced Belgian musicians into the fold, creating a focused, high energy, musically virtuosic and thematically bombastic quintet that now features Herwig Van Marck on keyboards, bassist Thomas Wallentin, and drummer Frederik De Wilde."
Thanks to Music Life Magazine for inviting us to chat.
"Playing in very beautiful big venues in big cities for a lot of people is like a gift from the gods! We enjoyed so much, can’t wait to do another tour." - Jan on our recent tour with Children Of Bodom throughout the USA.
CosmickView: What's next for Fragmentum?
"Doing this interview is one of our steps we take seriously to build up our image. Fragmentum is unknown for lot’s of people, but that needs to change! I want to thank you guys from THE COSMICK VIEW for having us to talk with...it opens some doors again and that’s what we need! Beside focusing on gigs, we want to play... we’re hard working on having our band compl...
"People can recognize shreds of their own favorite bands in our music and put the pieces together once they know the songs better. That’s an interesting challenge and we’re curious about more opinions from the audience!"