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The Band
 

ONLY FATE REMAINS consists of six band members. Each of the members has its own musical roots ranging from rock 'n roll to black metal, but all share their passion for creating STRONG MELODIC (SUBTLE) SOPHISTI-CATED MUSIC. Their versatile background and shared passion together melt into a group of highly motivated musicians wanting to share their creations with the world.

 
 
     
 


 
     
 
Genre & Style
 

ONLY FATE REMAINS stands for a combination of rock/metal with STRONG MELODIES, influenced by gothic, atmospheric, melodic and progressive perspectives, combined with the POWERFUL, CLEAR, ROCK VOICE of Eva Kokken. Because of this combination, the band clearly differs from other bands in the Gothic Rock/Metal scene. Bands in the scene that Only Fate Remains has resemblances with are The Gathering, Lacuna Coil and Evanescence.

 
 
     
 


 
     
 
Achievements
 

Following the success of their CD demo titled "V" (downloaded over 30.000 times by people from over 100 COUNTRIES worldwide), ONLY FATE REMAINS signed a RECORD DEAL with British record label RAVENHEART MUSIC RECORDS and soon after released their DEBUT ALBUM BREATHE (mixed by Jochem Jacobs - TEXTURES). In promotion of the album, OFR released THE SINGLE THE REAL YOU supported by a MUSIC VIDEO. The album was very well received by international press, comparing the band with EVANESCENCE and THE GATHERING, and stating that ONLY FATE REMAINS directly earned itself a spot in the UPPER ECHELONS OF THE GENRE.

ONLY FATE REMAINS performed at a lot of concerts (100+) in The Netherlands and abroad. They played IN MANY FAMOUS DUTCH VENUES like 013, Vera, Kade, P60, Mezz, Tivoli and on festivals like Summer Darkness. ONLY FATE REMAINS shared the stage with bands like The Gathering, My Dying Bride, Paradise Lost, Epica, After Forever, Delain, Stream of Passion, Orphanage and Autumn.

 
 
     
 
 
     
 
BANDMEMBERS
 
EVA KOKKEN

About
Joined Only Fate Remains since start of 2006.
Previous bands: Ramshackle.








MICHIEL VAN VEEN

About
With Only Fate Remains since the beginning, 1996.
Inspired by: Opeth, Katatonia, The Gathering, My Dying Bride, Dream Theater, Moonspell, Faith No More, Lacuna Coil.

Equipment
Michiel endorses Mayones guitars www.mayones.com

JACQUES MAAS

About
With Only Fate Remains since 2011.
Previous Bands: Persistense, Respite, Grand Audio Commotion








MAARTEN SIEM

About
With Only Fate Remains since 2001.
Previous bands: Ominous Dusk.









PIETER VAN DEN BERKMORTEL

About
With Only Fate Remains since 2002.
Other Bands: Preuteleute.
Previous bands: In-Tension, Tweezer.








TOM PLUIJMAEKERS

About
With Only Fate Remains since 2012.
Previous bands: Eternal Agony.