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CIVILIAN has new guitarist!

New man is none less than Geert Devenster, the extreme versatile ex -axeman of Leng Tché, Aborted, and many, many others.

CIVILIAN: new music for 2016

Band in songwriting/arranging modus. New work (clip, album, downloads) to be presented this year. Exciting new stuff!
New clip for 'C.E.O.', directed by Kobe Ruysen, is out now!  

Guitarist John leaves CIVILIAN

After 3 years, John decides to leave the band on friendly terms, to concentrate on a professional career in guitar craftsmanship.

CIVILIAN on the bill of the legendary Biesenrock festival (supporting Uriah Heep)!

Bilzen, Alden Biesen, september 5. 

Civilian's new clip for 'Tarantula' presented by Ashladan & Zware Metalen

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CIVILIAN's 'The Second' scores 7/8 overseas!

In issue 176 of Britain's Powerplay metalzine, album 2 gets a smashing review. See the Facebook page for more details.

CIVILIAN featured in latest Rock Tribune -'The Second' scores 8,5/10!

In issue 144 of metalzine Rock Tribune, Civilian is featured with an interview plus a raving review on 'The Second'
See the Facebook page for more details.

CIVILIAN plays Biesenrock 2015 with Uriah Heep & Don Airey!

Join us on this rock feast on september 5! Details to follow on the official Biesenrock page:
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CIVILIAN plays Live A Life -Fest 2015

Supporting Belgian Asociality on july 31. See giglist for further details.

CIVILIAN featured on RockTribune sampler

One of the tracks of the latest album is featured on the cd-sampler provided with the march issue of leading metalzine RockTribune!

Signing of deals with Sonic RendezVous & Hard Life Promotion

CIVILIAN makes distribution deal with Sonic RendezVous, meaning that 'The Second' is available in record stores throughout Benelux countries.
Also many thanks and kudos to Mike De Coene @ Hard Life Promotion for excellent work!

Interview with MaLu in Speakers Webzine

View the november issue, pages 19-23
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Interview with Civilian for Zware Metalen

View the november issue, pages 19-23
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Raving reviews keep on coming!

  • 'The Second' makes an extremely strong impression on European metalforums
  • First great reviews from Greece & Czech Republic

Striking results after release of 'The Second':

De Zwaarste Lijst
In the heavy metal 2014 yearlist Studio Brussel (Belgium's most popular radio station), CIVILIAN's 'The Second' ends at n° 4!!!
Speakers Webzine
'The Second' gets a 90/100 score!
Ashladan Metalforum
'The Second' gets a 88/100 score!

Some references on the latest album:

'The musical craftmanship is strikingly obvious'
see article and other reviews on the Civilian Facebook page
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'Civilian is here to stay'
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'Explosive, entertaining and full of change'!
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'Recognisable rock in modern fashion with groove and made with dedication' read more
'Civilian strikes big time with this release!
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