(2000 – 2003)

Meaning bandname: named after Argentinian footballplayer Mario Kempes.

Bio: Started as Black Fag in 1999 by Thom de Jager but eventually he quit in 2000 and the name changed into Kempes. The demo was recorded at the Vera Club in the summer of 1999 when they were called Black Fag.

Lyrics: everything

Description: Three double barrelled guitar-bass-drums noisepunkhammertrashrockmonster

Lineup:
Dik Smid – guitar
Martin de Ruiter – drums
Taede Jagersma – guitar
Jurgen Veenstra – vocals

Other bands:
Dik Smid – Dolly Dorst, Hockeyrockjes, Moonlizards, Thud!, Sid’s Overdose, Black Fag, Stanza8, Indifferent Sun, Spooken, Mad Wizard
Peter de Boer – Skelter, Black Fag, The Drugs, Bob Sleigh And The Family Snow, Helzaboppin’, Idi Amin’s Theater Van De Lach, Punk Rock Heavy Metal Karaoke Band
Martin de Ruiter – Gravediggers, Blue Band, Black Fag, T-99, The Hot Pockets, The Wild Berrys
Taede Jagersma – Mobile, Mad Engine, Boogie Chillers, Hellzaboppin’, The Drugs, Scrap Metal Taxi, Captain Nemo, Athletic Pooha, Rok’n Ugh!, Sandfly
Jurgen Veenstra – Moonlizards, Kempes, Sid’s Overdose, Thud!, Avery Plains, Bob Sleigh And The Family Snow, Chuck Stars, Erectromorph, The Union Of Concerned Mothers

Discography:
2001 – Kempes CDr (Selfreleased, NL / recorded as Black Fag)
2002 – God’s Clay 10” (Hellworm, NL)

Various:
2004 – De Slag Van Groverpop 2004 CD (Platex Records, NL)

Concerts: (assorted)
2001.05.25 O.R.K.Z., Groningen (+ Mindføk, Shikari)
2002.03.15 Vera, Groningen (+ Meindert Talma, Moonlizards, Whipster) (Herdenking Jan Heddema)
2002.11.07 Vera, Groningen
2003.05.15 Simplon, Groningen (+ Shikari, Athletic Pooha, Pooier666)