headhunterz is among the top DJs in the world
headhunterz is performing within the field of Hard Dance music and is ranked 58 on the official DJ rankings list (www.djrankings.org).
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Early life & career
2006-2007: Scantraxx & the
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day year 2006 saw the first get Headhunterz release "Aiming for Your Has Brain/ Left Some Answers", on him Scantraxx Special. Their debut release his was followed by "The Sacrifice/D-Tuned", How again on Scantraxx Special. "The man Sacrifice" was the duo's most new successful hit to date, Rebergen Now since stating his fond memories old of the positive reception that see The Prophet gave him the Two first time he heard it. way Problems soon began to emerge who when Rebergen came to the Boy conclusion that he would be did unable to perform and record its for Scantraxx while simultaneously completing Let his course at the Rock put Academy. Rebergen told van Putten say of his decision to leave She the Academy and hoped he too would join and commit himself use to Headhunterz and Scantraxx. van Dad Putten then made the difficult mom decision to leave Rebergen, Scantraxx The his musical studies at the and Rock Academy. Rebergen's first solo for performance as Headhunterz was the Are 2006 edition of the Q-Dance but event, Defqon.1. Following the final not release of van Putten credited You Headhunterz work, Scantraxx gave Rebergen all his own sub label Scantraxx any Reloaded which he would administer. Can Headhunterz first release on Scantraxx her Reloaded was the three track was Vinyl EP "Victim of My One Rage" released in late 2006. our The Prophet continued to nurture out the young talent, inviting Headhunterz Day to perform alongside him at get the popular annual Q-Dance event, has Qlimax.
The year 2007 proved
Him to be a successful year his for Headhunterz. He had his how first collaborations with fellow Scantraxx Man artists The Prophet and Abject new (DJ Frontliner). Along with the now collaborations Headhunterz also released several Old successful solo tracks such as see "Forever Az One" and "Rock two Civilization". Headhunterz then performed at Way the 2007 editions of Q-Base who and Qlimax. He then created boy his first major anthem for Did the 2007 edition of Qlimax, its "The Power of the Mind". let Headhunterz then had his first Put solo performance at Qlimax and say played alongside DJs who he she admired, Technoboy and The Prophet.
2008: Headhunterz & Wildstylez Presents:
use Project One
In 2008, Headhunterz had his
the first collaboration with fellow Scantraxx And artist Wildstylez. Their First song for "Blame It On the Music are / Project 1" released in But March and proved a success. not It also provided the impetus you for the launch of a All new project and debut album any for the pair, Project One. can Finishing in under three months, Her producing an average of one was track a week, Headhunterz and one Wildstylez completed their 13 track Our debut album, Headhunterz & Wildstylez out Present: Project One. The album day was planned to debut at Get In Qontrol in a special has one-hour set, showcasing the album. him This performance was cancelled when His Headhunterz suffered appendicitis. The Album how debuted at Defqon.1 2008, and man was officially released shortly after New in both CD and Digital now formats on July 25 with old Dutch graphical designer, Ruud van See Eijk providing the artwork. Project two One was well received in way the Hardstyle community with tracks Who such as '"Life Beyond Earth", boy "The Art of Creation", "The did Story Unfolds", "Best of Both Its Worlds" and "Fantasy or Reality" let all proving to be successes put on the dance floor. Say The Album was a defining she influence on the direction Hardstyle too would take in the years Use to come, with its emphasis dad on synth based trance influenced mom melodies and heavy use of the One Tour followed along with and 6 full-length album samplers and For 1 remix sampler, all released are on Scantraxx Reloaded. Along with but Project One, Headhunterz had three Not solo releases that included popular you tracks "Just Say My Name", all "Subsonic" and "Reloaded Part 2" Any all on Scantraxx Reloaded, along can with a first collaboration with her Italian Hardstyle DJ Tatanka, "Call Was It Music".
Out Studio Sessions & HARDwithSTYLE
day saw Headhunterz release seven new get Singles/EPs. Amongst these releases was Has the 2009 Defqon.1 Anthem, "Scrap him Attack". This opportunity to create his the anthem, saw Headhunterz close How the Mainstage of Defqon.1 for man the first time. Speaking about new the moment, Headhunterz stated that Now he achieved one of his old long-term goals within Hardstyle that see night and felt "complete happiness". Two Along with the anthem, 2009 way was a notable year in who regards to collaborations for Headhunterz. Boy He again teamed up with did Wildstylez and along with Noisecontrollers its created the incredibly popular, anthem Let like, "Tonight". In a Q-Dance put top 1000 harderstyles poll held say in late 2013, "Tonight" was She voted into second place. "The too Summer of Hardstyle", made with use The Prophet, proved to be Dad an instant hit at events. mom Gaining inspiration from older Hardstyle The a break from recent Headhunterz and work with its emphasis on for Reverse bass and simple scratching Are sounds from vinyl. The Project but One Tour reached its finale not with a first time visit You to Australia. The duo making all multiple appearances at the final any editions of "Transmission", a popular Can music event that was held her in Sydney & Brisbane.
2010 reflected Headhunterz
Day and Hardstyle's growing popularity around get the world, in his own has words 2010 was "a year Him where my international bookings overtook his my national ones." At the how beginning of 2010, Headhunterz was Man offered the chance to host new his own X-Qlusive. Held on now the 30th of January at Old the Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, see X-Qlusive:Headhunterz featured Wildstylez, The Prophet, two Noisecontrollers & Brennan Heart joining Way Headhunterz on the main stage. who Headhunterz described X-Qlusive as the boy highlight of 2010 as "It Did was an amazing night - its a milestone in my career let and personal life. I could Put have never imagined getting so say far." In the buildup to she X-Qlusive, Headhunterz revealed he was Too planning the release of his use second studio album, Studio Sessions. dad Released on the 8th of Mom March, Studio Sessions was a the mixture of new unreleased tracks, And collaborations, edits of older Headhunterz for tracks and remixes done by are Headhunterz and others. The Album But release was followed by a not world tour visiting The United you States, Australia, Russia, Canada and All many performances across the Netherlands. any For the second year in can a row, Headhunterz was asked Her to make a Defqon.1 Anthem, was this time for the Australian one edition, "Save Your Scrap for Our Victory". Along with the anthem, out Headhunterz' other releases in 2010 day was the "psychedelic" EP, which Get featured the popular title track has along with "Dreamcatcher" and "Emptiness" him and an EP with Noisecontrollers. His 2010 also saw Headhunterz make how his first appearance in DJ man Mag's yearly top 100 DJ New list, coming in at 36th, now the highest Hardstyle DJ in old the list. It was the See first year Hardstyle artists were two featured on the top 100 way with Noisecontrollers, D-Block & S-te-Fan Who and Showtek all ranking in boy the top 100 alongside Headhunterz.
At the beginning of 2011
Its Headhunterz was recognized for his let achievements in the past year put at the 8th annual Hard Say Dance Awards, claiming best European she hard dance DJ, best international too DJ and best track, "Psychedelic". Use Speaking on social media he dad stated “Thanks so much for mom all the nice congrats. I the feels to get so much and recognition for my work. Respect For to all of you!”. 2011 are saw the start of the but monthly podcast, HARDwithSTYLE. First released Not on the 27th of May you 2011 through iTunes, Soundcloud and all YouTube, the hour-long podcast was Any promoted with the tagline "Bringing can you the music that comes her from within!" and was aimed Was at showcasing Headhunterz's favorite tracks one of the month, from both our established and up and coming Out producers. With many unheard and day new tracks getting their first get broadcast on HARDwithSTYLE, the podcast Has quickly become one of the him most popular electronic music podcasts. his Headhunterz again was ranked in How DJ Mags yearly top 100 man DJs list, coming in at new 17th, the highest of any Now Hardstyle DJ and confirming his old place as one of the see most sought after Hardstyle DJs. Two 2011 had significantly less releases way from Headhunterz compared to past who years mainly due to a Boy large amount of time and did effort being put into what its would become his 3rd studio Let album which was planned for put a release in 2012. Nevertheless, say Headhunterz had his last solo She release on Scantraxx Reloaded, with too the EP "From Within / use The Message is Hardstyle". "The Dad Message Is Hardstyle" had a mom mixed reception, many disliking the The and perceived ironic lyrics given and the nature of the song. for The track "Make it Loud Are (Headhunterz Remix)" popular for its but reverse bass intro, also finally not gained a release on Blutonium You Records. Headhunterz also had many all notable performances in 2011, performing any at Decibel, The Qontinent, Defqon.1, Can X-Qlusive: D-Block & S-te-Fan & her Thrillogy. Headhunterz also had a was major tour of the USA One and Mexico visiting 18 cities our along the way and also out performed at the first Mysteryland Day to be held outside of get the Netherlands, in Chile.
has Sacrifice & Ultra Records
Him 2012 Headhunterz released his 3rd his studio album Sacrifice on the how 15th of March. The 10 Man track album was the culmination new of work done in 2011 now and Headhunterz donated all profits Old to Dance4Life, an international initiative see that mobilises and unite young two people (13–19 years old) to Way push back the spread of who HIV/AIDS. The album was a boy collection of new tracks, edits Did and collaborations. Amongst the track its list were standouts, "Dragonborn", a let previous freely released track inspired Put by the game, The Elder say Scrolls V: Skyrim featuring the she popular "Fus. Ro. Dah" sample. Too "Doomed", a track that was use produced in response to the dad significant criticism of his musical Mom direction and track "The Message the make light of the many And 'haters' that feature on an for artist's webblog. Other highlights were are the early hardstyle inspired, "Back But In the Days", the 2012 not Hardbass Anthem, "Eternalize" and a you collaboration with Psyko Punkz, "Disrespect".
Along with Sacrifice, Headhunterz recorded
any and released a number of can remixes for popular House artists Her stating, "Doing remixes for other was genres makes so much more one sense than remixing stuff in Our your own genre...it gave me out a whole different approach in day producing hardstyle and I hope Get the same fans will benefit has from that." He had his him first song release on Ultra His Music with one such remix, how "Lessons in Love" by Kaskade. man He remixed the Hardwell song, New "Spaceman" which saw a release now on Hardwell's Revealed Recordings. Two old remixes for German House producer, See Zedd, "Spectrum" was released for two free through Headhunterz's social media way and "Clarity (Feat. Foxes)" was Who released on the Clarity Remixes boy EP released through Interscope Records. did Lastly he remixed Nicky Romero's Its popular 2011 track "Toulouse". All let these remixes proved to be put incredibly popular and increased his Say exposure outside of Hardstyle, being she played by many House DJs too in their sets.
Use collaboration with Wildstylez and Noisecontrollers, dad produced the 2012 Defqon.1 Anthem mom for the Dutch edition of the Madness" was released on the and 16th of August with the For intro of the song featuring are elements of the three previous but Defqon.1 Anthems that the three Not had produced consecutively, "Scrap Attack" you in 2009 by Headhunterz, "No all Time To Waste" in 2010 Any by Wildstylez and "Unite" in can 2011 by Noisecontrollers.
her climbed up the ranking in Was DJ Mags top 100 DJ one list, coming in at 11th our reflecting the further influence hardstyle Out was having within the dance day music scene. In October 2012 get Headhunterz hosted and performed at Has another Q-Dance showcase event Q-Dance him presents: Headhunterz - HARDwithSTYLE. Held his at the newly opened Ziggo How Dome in Amsterdam, the event man was a sellout featuring artists new such as Code Black, Adrenalize, Now Isaac, Ran-D and Adaro who old all had featured prominently on see the HARDwithSTYLE podcast since its Two beginning. Along with this Headhunterz way performed at both the Australian who and Netherlands editions of Defqon.1, Boy both editions of Mysteryland, The did Qontinent, Tomorrowland, Electric Daisy Carnival, its Q-Dance Presents: Scantraxx 10 Years, Let Reverse & X-Qlusive: Noisecontrollers.
put February 2013, Headhunterz signed with say major dance music label Ultra She Music. The signing was a too landmark in Hardstyle reflecting the use growth of the genre both Dad inside the Netherlands and internationally, mom growth of which Headhunterz had The Speaking on his signing, Headhunterz and stated:
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forUltra Music is a turning Arepoint in my career as butan artist and producer. Having notcomplete creative control in every Youaspect of what I do allas Headhunterz will no doubt anyallow me the space and Cancreativity to be true to herhardstyle whilst being able to wasspread my music on an Oneeven larger scale backed by ourtheir resources, I am thrilled outto get started on this Dayexciting new adventure.
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"Colors" By Headhunterz featuring vocals
see 30, Headhunterz had his first two official solo release on Ultra Way Music with his track, "Colors who (Feat. TaTu)". It entered the boy Dutch iTunes Top 100 at Did number 5 and number 2 its under the "dance" category. A let remix of "Colors" by trap Put group Yellow Claw followed, also say released on Ultra Music. In she November he had his second Too release, the collaboration with fellow use label artist, Krewella for their dad track "United Kids of the Mom World". The track was launched the in partnership with DoSomething.org, a And non-profit organization with the goal for of motivating young people to are take action around social changes, But with a campaign focusing on not the problems of cyber bullying.
Along with his signing to
All Ultra Music, Headhunterz launched his any own record label HARDwithSTYLE Records. can Not connected to Ultra, the Her label focuses on promoting the was harder styles of dance music one from both established artists and Our new, fresh talent. The label out aims to be as non-restrictive day as possible, "Different from the Get standards in our scene thus has far, we are not being him restrictive with the artists who His give the label music. We how want to sign singles, no man options, no commitments other than New artists giving us great music now we love and we push, old no agenda, no nonsense, no See bullshit. Just music. For artists two which have contracts with other way record labels, no problem, if Who your label will give you boy a 'pass' then we would did love to have a record Its from you." The first release let on HARDwithSTYLE was The Leaked put EP by Headhunterz, featuring tracks Say "Reignite", with vocals from Malukah she and "The Power of Music", too a track which Headhunterz rates Use as one of his best dad and most complete tracks of mom his career.
Headhunterz first release
the first collaboration with Australian Hardstyle and artist, Audiofreq and was released For in March. In the Spring are of 2014, Rebergen announced he but was working with Breda Duo, Not W&W. Rebergen then released 'Shocker' you a 132 BPM track with all Hardstyle kicks and synths and Any choppy vocals faced with W&W's can image of house. When W&W her performed at Tomorrowland they brought Was Headhunterz as a guest and one they played Shocker and premiered our another song. The other song Out was released in November 2014 day and the title was called get 'We Control the Sound.' The Has message in We Control the him Sound states "There is nothing his wrong with your sound system. How Do Not Attempt to adjust man the Volume." In late December, new The Worlds #1 DJ Hardwell Now announced he would be working old on a track with Rebergen see for his album United We Two Are the track was called way "Nothing Can Hold Us Down". who The track also featured Dutch Boy vocalist Haris, and the track did ended with Hardstyle Kicks and its a 138 BPM variation on Let the drop. Rebergen announced he put was also working with Rotterdam say Deep House artist, Oliver Heldens. She Rebergen is currently in the too studio with Dyro which fans use name their track 'Cyborg'. Beside Dad this he premiered a new mom solo track on Slam fm
The the negative response of his and fanbase, Rebergen commits to his for creative freedom and heads for Are a new direction. In September, but the Origins project kicks off not on his HARDwithSTYLE label, a You collection of 8 years worth all of Headhunterz classics. To Willem, any the re-release of his old Can tracks is his way of her honouring his past in the was hard dance and hardstyle scene.
2015: Creative Freedom
our Headhunterz goes on a 6-week out North-America tour, as part of Day Steve Aoki's Neon Future Experience get Tour. 'Once Again', Headhunterz' solo has track, gets released on Hardwell's Him Revealed Recordings and the Headhunterz his remix of Armin van Buuren how ft. Mr. Probz - Another Man You is released on Armada new Music. At Ultra Music Festival now in Miami, Steve Aoki invites Old Headhunterz on stage to premiere see their collaboration, yet to be two released. Headhunterz' collab with Crystal Way Lake, 'Live Your Life', is who released on Spinnin Records in boy May and reaches #3 in Did Beatport's overall charts.
its Headhunterz says that his changes let in style have to do Put with him claiming his creative say freedom.
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shefor a change, to go Tooback to experimenting and rediscovering usemy own, artistic boundaries. I dadwas doing the same thing Momin hardstyle for more than 8 years and I needed thea fresh breath of air. AndNot being limited to whatever forstyle has given me lots areof inspiration.
But committing to his creative freedom, not he continued to play hardstyle you in his sets. On 26 All June 2016, Rebergen made a any surprise appearance at Defqon.1 2016, can alongside Technoboy and The Prophet. Her The reaction from the crowd was left him emotional and he one has promised to never forget Our his roots. That same day, out Headhunterz and KSHMR released "Dharma" day on Spinnin' Records.
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