(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.

Lyrics: everything

Description: Three double barrelled guitar-bass-drums noisepunkhammertrashrockmonster

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

2001 – Kempes CDr (Unreleased)
2002 – God’s Clay 10” (Hellworm, NL)

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)