During the ungoing pandemic, This Can Hurt started working on a 3rd full album which is nearly finished as we speak. Due to the uncertain times we live in, the band decided to put the release of the full album on hold and started working on a 5-track semi-acoustic EP which will be released Friday 22nd of april 2022.
8 weeks ago, the first single “If You Go (ft Marieke Bresseleers) was released on all digital platforms. Next Friday, the second single 'High Tide' will be dropped, together with the 5-track EP 'A Darker Shade of Blue',
The 'A Darker Shade of Blue' EP features a few previously released songs in a somewhat stripped down version, collaborations with both Nel Mertens and Marieke Bresseleers, ...
This Can Hurt was founded by the end of 2015 in Ghent (BE). The band started out as a 100% studio project with only one goal: “Create music without limitations”
After a year of intense songwriting the debut album “Nothing Matters” hit the shelves in March 2017. The album turned out to be a mixture of Rock, Metal, Wave, Industrial and even popmusic. Several reviewers praised the band for having an international standard, throwing in references to the likes of Muse, Nine Inch Nails, Type O Negative, Deftones, Massive Attack, Sisters Of Mercy...
By mid 2019 This Can Hurt started recording the songs for what would become the successor to 'Nothing Matters’. By the end of september 12 songs were selected, recorded, mixed and mastered.
‘Worlds Apart’ was set for release.
The band released a limited batch of 200 vinyls on their own ‘Lacienda’ label which was sold out in a mere 2 weeks, giving the band an opportunity to negotiate with several record labels. On the last day of 2019 This can Hurt signed a worldwide deal with UK-based Glasstone Records for the Worlds Apart
During the ungoing pandemic, the band started working on a 3rd full album which is nearly finished as we speak. Due to the uncertain times the band decided to put the release of the full album on hold and started working on a 5-track semi-acoustic EP which will be released Friday April 22nd 2022
The band decided not to renew the collaboration with Glasstone Records because of Brexit and is
currently negotiating with a few labels on the European Mainland.
So here we are...to be continued... for sure!
This Can Hurt is:
Sven VDN : Leadvocals
JP De Brabander : Guitars
Jack Noise: Drums & Soundscapes
Jo Van Malderghem: Bass (live/session)