Xandria History
A Timeline of Events

Xandria is a Symphonic Metal band crossing metal and atmospheric soundscapes

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2017
Theater of Dimensions

On the 27th of January, Theater of Dimensions releases and a new era will unveil itself…

2016
Fire & Ashes

The band supports Cradle of Filth on their Russian tour and returns to South America for a headline tour.

2016
Fire & Ashes

In the summer of 2016, the band returns to Sandlane Recording Facilities in the Netherlands, where they record their parts for the upcoming album.

2016
Fire & Ashes

Xandria returns to Europe with a very successful headline tour.

2015
Fire & Ashes

In fall, the band supports Powerwolf and performs in Asia (Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, and China) for the first time.

2015
Fire & Ashes

Fans and reviewers all over the world speak highly of the new EP that not only contains new songs, but also two remakes and two covers.

2015
Fire & Ashes

The Fire & Ashes EP is released and the lyric video to the album is called, “Voyage of the Fallen.”

2015
Fire & Ashes

The band returns and premieres in counties all over the world, such as Russia, India, and the UAE.

2014
Sacrificium

The band has their first headline tour through Europe and later in the year support Sonata Arctica on a 6-week tour in the USA and Canada.

2014
Sacrificium

Also on Sacrificium, keys and arrangements are done by Joost van den Broek, who has also become involved in producing the record.

2014
Sacrificium

For the first time ever, fans are presented with a real choir, the Dutch PA'dam Choir, on a Xandria record.

2014
Sacrificium

The music video to the album is called “Nightfall.”

2014
Sacrificium

Sacrificium is released. A true milestone that even overtakes the success of Neverworld’s End, having the highest chart rates in the band’s history so far.

2013
Neverworld's End

Dianne van Giersbergen becomes the new singer of Xandria.

2013
Neverworld's End

Manuela Kraller decides to leave the band.

2013
Neverworld's End

Steven Wussow joins Xandria as their new bass player.

2012
Neverworld's End

The album is a great success! In April and May, the band tours Europe as support act for Epica, playing in many countries the band had never visited before, followed by another European tour with Kamelot in November.

2012
Neverworld's End

Nils Middelhauve performs his final show with the band in July and says farewell to Xandria.

2012
Neverworld's End

Neverworld’s End is released, the music video to the album is called, “Valentine.”

2011
Early Days

Xandria signs with Napalm Records, hires new management, and starts working with producer, Joost van den Broek to deliver all keys and arrangements for the band’s new sound.

2010
Early Days

Manuela Kraller becomes the new singer of Xandria and the band begins preparations for a new album.

2009
Early Days

Kersin Bischof leaves the band.

2008
Early Days

Lisa Middelhauve leaves the band, Kerstin Bischof joins.

2007
Early Days

Salomé – The Seventh Veil is released.

2005
Early Days

India is released.

2004
Early Days

Nils Middelhauve joins the band as a new bass guitar player.

2004
Early Days

Ravenheart is released and the band releases its first video.

2003
Early Days

Debut album, Kill the Sun is released.

2002
Early Days

Philip Restemeier joins and Xandria signs with Drakkar Records.

2000
Early Days

Gerit Lamm and Lisa Middelhauve join what is now Xandria.

1994
Early Days

Marco forms a studio project that is later to become Xandria.