During the pandemic the band started working on their first full length album entitled Arise, which was recorded at Audioshape recording studio and will be released by the Dutch independent heavy metal label No Dust Records in December 2022. They are coming to Simplon for their official album release party!
Martyr is a heavy/speed/power metal band from Utrecht, The Netherlands that has existed since 1982. The general public first became acquainted with Martyr in 1984 when Roadrunner Records released the ‘Dutch Steel’ compilation album. Soon after in 1985 they released a number of singles and their first EP For The Universe. In 1986 they released their first full length album titled Darkness At Time’s Edge, and the band toured all over Europe.
After a few years however the band members decided to go separate way. Yet in 2005 they reunited and are back together ever since. The following years they released five albums, with their latest record titled Planet Metalhead released in February of 2022.