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Unforgotten Lore Release Tour

November 8, 2018

Since we’ve finished recording, mixing and mastering our new EP “Unforgotten Lore” it’d be a shame if we didn’t plan you a great big party to celebrate! You’re all invited to our FREE ADMISSION release party at Fort33, Leusden! And why stop there? We’ve managed to put together a little tour trough (bits of) the country  during January and February! Check our shows calendar for the tour dates and information!

There’s 7 tour dates on the calendar for now but we’re working on even more shows!

a man you dont meet every day

New Release Incoming!

October 10, 2018

It’s official! We’re releasing a new EP before the end of this year! It’s called “Unforgotten Lore” and it’s going to feature all the new songs we’ve played live recently PLUS a few tracks we’ve kept secret so far…

We’re throwing a RELEASE PARTY on December the 29th with all of you and some good friends from other bands as well! So make sure you’re there!

Amazing month (and a bit)!

June 13, 2018

We can easily say that we’ve had an amazing and busy  few weeks!

A bit more than a month ago we had an amazing evening at the Gebr. De Nobel, where we opened for The Rumjacks. It was awesome to see so many people turning up and party with us there! Two weeks later we visited Fredenna (in Germany), followed by Middeleeuws Festijn De Kelder the week after. At both festivals, we threw a big party with our fans, old and new!

We want to thank all of you for being there with us! We hope to see you all soon again!

For all three concerts we have pictures uploaded to our website. You can find them here:


Next show

April 8, 2018

Only two weeks left before we share the stage with the amazing band The Rumjacks! We hope you’re all are as excited as we are! Did you get your tickets yet? If not, you can order them here!

While we’re waiting for this amazing show: did you feel the nice summer breeze this weekend? Seems like you need a cool shirt for that! And boy, do we have a special one for you! We have a brand new, VERY limited (single-order) t-shirt based on the cover of our new single “A Man”! Take a look:

If you like this shirt, feel free to order one here!
Orders will be taken till the 22th of april ONLY.

If you have no idea what the hell kinda “new single” we’re on about: enjoy our new single down below!

Our new single is here!

March 5, 2018

It has taken a while to get to record and release something new but we proudly present our new original track “A Man”! It’s something a little different than what you may know from us so we’d love to know your opinions! As always the mixing and mastering was done by our very own Robin Janssens and the artwork has been created by our very talented bass player Dave Schrijvers!

Give the song a listen HERE on a streaming platform of your choice and let us know what you think! We’re working on more new material to bring to you in the near future so this is just a taste of things to come!

We’ve been nominated at the Bastaard Fantasy Awards!

February 13, 2018

Yes, you’ve read that correctly! Bastaard has nominated us for an award! We’re competing for the position of “Best Live Act in Holland and Belgium” so we’re keeping all available extremities crossed! If you think we should win you can cast your vote for us HERE!

The award ceremony will be held at March 3rd at the QBus in Leiden. We won’t be performing ourselves but we’ll be there to cheer on all the winners!

gothic fantasy beurs

We’ve been busy!

October 17, 2017

We have been quite busy over the last few months. We’ve had a summer full of festivals but after that we still had some awesome shows on our schedule. We’ve uploaded a bunch of great pictures from our awesome gigs in Leiden and Rijswijk! Also: we recently celebrated fact that our lead singer managed to stay alive yet another year!

Even though it’s already a few weeks ago we remember our gig at ‘t Leids Ontzet ( also known as 3 Oktober ) like it was yesterday. Our “home” city of Leiden celebrates the anniversary of the liberation from the Spanish army that day. It’s a great excuse to drink (a lot of) beer and have a great time. And what better way than playing outside on a nice stage in front of ‘t Stadsbrouwhuis! And what a party it was! We want to thank everybody there for the amazing time we’ve had playing ( and not drowning in the canal while we’re at it). For an impression of the gig check our newest photoalbum here!

Maarten v Vliet

Two weeks after that we celebrated the birthday of our amazing frontman Maarten van Vliet. ( Hooray! ) This brings us to last weekend, where we were invited back to the marvellous indoor festival “The Gothic & Fantasy Beurs”. It was amazing to play at that stage again for you guys!

If you missed the gig, check a few of our songs below which was live streamed by the amazing crew of Celtcast! ( video in link below).


Royal Spuds dressing room

Hungry for more? We also added some cool photos for you to enjoy!

Friendly Folk launch tour

Friendly Folk launch tour!

We recently became a part of Friendly Folk Records! Needless to say we’re very proud of that! To celebrate the occasion we’re happy to announce the official Friendly Folk Launch Tour! The kickoff will be on the 4th of November in Utrecht alongside some of our folky buddies! The dates and locations for the following gigs will be announced Soon(tm) so keep your eyes peeled! 

Join us for a fun filled night together with our friends from LQR! There are more bands playing but we’re keeping those a secret until next week! Check  the Friendly folk event page to find out! Pre-sale tickets (available here) are €12. Tickets at the door will be €15.

We also want to congratulate Frienly Folk Records for hitting the 200 likes on facebook! If you don’t think 200 likes is enough, like the page here!

We are looking forward to this party and hope to see you at the stage!

Spuds Music Monday #4: 8-bit Mayem!

July 3, 2017

To celebrate being five years old as a band, we want to do something retro: Royal Spuds 8 BIT! How cool is that?

But first things first. We promised to announce the winners of the tickets for fantasiafest, which we will do later
this week, so hold on for a couple of days. If you have no idea what we are talking about, visit our contest. You have still time to enter the contest!

Back to 8-bit, because we are also getting old…nope that’s not it…just because its awesome! Enjoy our next song, a good way to prepare for the next party.

How about our song Wanted? Wanna buy a Nintendo already? download

Check out this 8Bit party, our song Silver Linings download

Or our brand new song: Too old for this, which we will play live (and not 8-bit ) for the first time on Fantasiafest! download

And last but not least: Two More Pints, a perfect way to end every party!download


Spuds Music Monday #4: Win Tickets!

June 26, 2017

Tis that time of the week again: Spud Music Monday! This week we’d like to remind you of the competition we’re having.
2017 is our fifth year of being. And because are always there for us, we want to give something back. 2017 is also our sixth year playing at the awesome Fantasia Fest and for that special occasion we’ve been given 5 x 2 weekend tickets to give away!

For more information about the contest visit our facebook event

Since we can’t enter our celebration with only old songs, we are quite busy writing new stuff, and our headerphoto is not one of those songs! Well.. we don’t want to give away new stuff too soon.. We may post a preview next week, but for now: do you know which song it is in the header? Post your answer in in the event above and enter our contest strong!

We’re picking winners for our contest next week, so hurry up and tell us a cool story!