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Wietse Amersfoort

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Psyko Punkz
Psyko Punkz at Defqon.1 2018.jpg
Background information
Birth nameWietse Amersfoort
Born19 July 1986
Utrecht, Holland
GenresHardstyle
Years active2008 - Present
LabelsDirty Workz, Shadow Mask Music, Fusion Records, Q-Dance Records, b2s Records, Zoo Records (Toffmusic)
Associated actsHeadhunterz, Brennan Heart, Noisecontrollers, Wildstylez, Code Black, Coone, Hard Driver, The Prophet, Sound Rush, DJ Isaac, KELTEK
Websitewww.psykopunkz.com

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Wietse Amersfoort, better known by his stage name Psyko Punkz (born on July 19, 1986), is a Dutch Hardstyle artist, who is signed to the Belgian Hardstyle label Dirty Workz.[1] Psyko Punkz creates unique and hard-hitting hardstyle tracks for more than 10 years already. Throughout his career, Psyko Punkz released numerous songs on Dirty Workz, Fusion Records, Revealed Recordings, Q-Dance Records, b2s Records, Zoo Records (Toffmusic) and on his own label Shadow Mask Music. Until 2016, Psyko Punkz was a duo, but at Defqon.1 2016, Sven Sieperda decided to leave Psyko Punkz. Wietse Amersfoort continued Psyko Punkz as a solo project and Sven Sieperda started producing and performing under the stage name KELTEK. [2][3]

Biography[edit]

Wietse Amersfoort discovered his love for music in his childhood and started actively producing music when he was 15 [4]. In 2008, Wietse teamed up with fellow hardstyle producer Sven Sieperda and after that, the Psyko Punkz legacy was born . Psyko Punkz quickly got signed to the Belgian label Dirty Workz, and began performing live DJ sets at (Hard) Dance events worldwide, including Tomorrowland, Qlimax, Hard Bass, Decibel Outdoor, Defqon.1 Festival (The Netherlands, Australia and Chile), Reverze, Mysteryland and Germany’s Nature One.[5]


In 2010, the Psyko Punkz track 'Bass Boom' was voted Best Song in the Hard Dance Awards and reached 1.5 million views on YouTube within only 10 months. At the moment, the track hit almost 10 million views[6]. In 2011, Psyko Punkz was nominated in the category Best New Group in the Hard Dance Awards and in the same year, the artists entered the DJ Mag Top 100 list at number 78. The following year, Psyko Punkz rose up to number 67 [4].


Psyko Punkz was responsible for several festival anthems, amongst others, for the QLIMAX 2012 anthem 'Fate or Fortune' [7], the Decibel Outdoor 2014 anthem 'Back Again' [8] and the Bassleader 2019 Anthem 'Capital Of The Harder Styles' [9]. In 2014, the duo announced its new project Shadow Mask Music, a hardstyle record label which is a venture with Bad Manor [10]. The first release on the label was 'Psyko Punkz ft. Chris Willis and MC Lyte - This Is Your Life'.


Wietse Amersfoort's first solo release as Psyko Punkz was 'Spaceship', which was released in August 2016 on Toffmusic [11] and Psyko Punkz first solo album 'Wietse' was released in April 2017 on Dirty Workz [12][13].


In the current Q-Dance Top 100 charts of 2018, Psyko Punkz landed position 75 with his track 'Unbreakable', together with DJ Isaac and Sound Rush and position 80 with 'New Earth' [14].

At the moment, Psyko Punkz performs regulary at festivals, events and clubs around Europe. Besides that, he had shows in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Australia, Korea, Japan, Taiwan and the United Kingdom [15].

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title
2017 Wietse.[16]
  • Releashed: 21 April
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download, cd

Singles[edit]

Year Title
2008 Raise Your Hands / Hardest Heartz[17]
  • Releashed: 5 November
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Vinyl
2009 Ghostclass / 2 Follow[18]
  • Releashed: 5 October
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Vinyl
Overclipping / Uncut[19]
  • Releashed: 12 March
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Vinyl
Capital Of The Harder Styles (Bassleader 2009 Anthem)[20]
  • Releashed: 23 March
  • Label: Zoo Records (Toffmusic)
  • Drager: Vinyl
2010 Rock Ya Attitude / Digging For Truth[21]
  • Releashed: 3 May
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Vinyl
Bass Mechanics / Universe[22]
  • Releashed: 8 November
  • Label: Fusion Records
  • Formats: Download
BassBoom E.P.[23]
  • Releashed: 22 November
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Vinyl
2011 The Words E.P.[24]
  • Releashed: 6 May
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Dreamer[25]
  • Releashed: 22 August
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download, Vinyl
2012 Let's Get Ill / Feel The Rhythm (Alpha² Remix)[26]
  • Releashed: 11 January
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Beyond Belief (Official Reverze 2012 Anthem)[27]
  • Releashed: 27 February
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Psyko Foundation EP[28]
  • Releashed: 4 May
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Punani (Psyko Punkz Remix)[29]
  • Releashed: 31 May
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Fight 4 Your Right 2 Party (Q-Base Dirty Workz Anthem 2012)[30]
  • Releashed: 5 September
  • Label: Q-Dance Records
  • Formats: Digitale download
Stream Of Blood EP/Phone Prank[31]
  • Releashed: 13 December
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
2013 Trippy Hippie (Ft. Murda)[32]
  • Releashed: 26 August
  • Label: Q-dance Records
Love This Life[33]
  • Releashed: 17 June
  • Label: Q-dance Records
Psyko Soldier (Psyko Punkz & Villain) (Toneshifterz Remix)[34]
  • Releashed: 5 June
  • Label: Dirty Workz
Electro Bam[35]
  • Releashed: 15 March
  • Label: Q-dance Records
2014 We Stay Up[36]
  • Releashed: 20 October
  • Label: Shadow Mask Music
Back Again (Official Decibel 2014 Anthem)[37]
  • Releashed: 1 July
  • Label: b2s Records
Back Again (Official Decibel 2014 Anthem) (B-Front & Frequencerz Remix)[37]
  • Releashed: 1 July
  • Label: b2s Records
Drunken Masta (Ft. Dope D.O.D.)[38]
  • Releashed: 23 June
  • Label: Shadow Mask Music
This Is Your Life (Psyko Punkz, MC Lyte, Chris Willis)[39]
  • Releashed: 31 March
  • Label: Shadow Mask Music
Hardwell featuring Luciana - Arcadia (Psyko Punkz Remix)[40]
  • Releashed: 15 September
  • Label: Revealed Recordings
2015 Hit The Bong[41]
  • Releashed: 28 April
  • Label: Dirty Workz
Like A Loco[42]
  • Releashed: 12 March
  • Label: Dirty Workz
Doutzen (featuring Murda)[43]
  • Releashed: 21 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
Rough MF[44]
  • Releashed: 21 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
Frozen Planet (Official Bassleader 2015 Anthem)[45]
  • Releashed: 21 October
  • Label: Dirty Workz
2016 Born As A Rebel[46]
  • Releashed: 21 October
  • Label: Dirty Workz
After MF 2016[47]
  • Releashed: 25 September
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Psyko Foundation (Tha Playah's Thrillogy Remix)[47]
  • Releashed: 13 April
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Ninja (featuring Massive New Krew)[48]
  • Releashed: 30 May
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Rise Of The Restless (The Qontinent 2016 Anthem)[49]
  • Releashed: 29 July
  • Label: Q-Dance Records
  • Formats: Digitale download
Spaceship[50]
  • Releashed: 9 September
  • Label: Q-Dance Records
  • Formats: Digitale download
2017 Strike Again (Psyko Punkz Remix)[51]
  • Releashed: 29 May
  • Label: Fusion Records
  • Formats: Digitale download
Play The Drum (Play The Drum EP)[52]
  • Releashed: 17 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
My Style (Play The Drum EP)[52]
  • Releashed: 17 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
The Secret (Play The Drum EP)[52]
  • Releashed: 17 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Make The Beat Go (Play The Drum EP)[52]
  • Releashed: 17 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Define God (Define God EP)[53]
  • Releashed: 19 June
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Dance (Define God EP)[53]
  • Releashed: 19 June
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Spaceship (Define God EP)[53]
  • Releashed: 19 June
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Rockstar (Define God EP)[53]
  • Releashed: 19 June
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Fuck The Fame (Fuck The Fame EP)[54]
  • Releashed: 3 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Enjoy the Ride (Fuck The Fame EP)[54]
  • Releashed: 3 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
No Bad People (Fuck The Fame EP)[54]
  • Releashed: 3 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Without The Scars (Fuck The Fame EP)[54]
  • Releashed: 3 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Psyko Prince (Psyko Prince EP)[55]
  • Releashed: 31 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Up And Down (Psyko Prince EP)[55]
  • Releashed: 31 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Hiphop Mashup (as Mr. Psyko) (Psyko Prince EP)[55]
  • Releashed: 31 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Bootje Varen (as Wietz) (Psyko Prince EP)[55]
  • Releashed: 31 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Psyko Foundation (The Prophet Remix)[56]
  • Releashed: 26 September
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Left With The Wrong (Warface Remix)[57]
  • Releashed: 31 July
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Make The Fire Burn[58]
  • Releashed: 20 November
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
2018 Teleportation[59]
  • Releashed: 8 March
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download
Unbreakable (with DJ Isaac, Sound Rush)[60]
New Earth[61]
  • Releashed: 31 August
  • Label: Q-dance Records
  • Formats: Digitale download
Never Surrender (with Devin Wild)[62]
  • Releashed: 3 October
  • Label: Scantraxx
  • Formats: Digitale download
The Apex (with KELTEK)
  • Releashed: 14 November
  • Label: Dirty Workz
  • Formats: Digitale download

Awards and nominations[edit]

DJ Mag Top 100[edit]

Year Rank
2011 #78[63]
2012 #67[64]

Awards[edit]

Year Rank
2010 "NR1 track Of The Year" at the Fear FM Awards with the track BassBoom[65]
"Best Song" at the Hard Dance Awards [65]
2011 "Best New Group" at the Hard Dance Awards [65]

Externe link[edit]

  1. "Background information Psyko Punkz". Hardnews. 2018-08-21.
  2. "KELTEK - The Story". Hardstyle Report (in Nederlands). 2017-05-02. Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  3. "Former Psyko Punk (Sven) is back with a huge new act: KELTEK!". DJmag.nl. 2018-08-21.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Psyko Punkz: Van een razende start tot gevestigde naam in de hardstyle". DJ Mag. 2018-08-21.
  5. "Psyko Punkz Party Agenda Archive". Partyflock. 2018-08-21.
  6. "Psyko Punkz - BassBoom". YouTube. 2018-08-21.
  7. "Fate Or Fortune (Qlimax 2012 Anthem) (Original Mix) by Psyko Punkz on Beatport". www.beatport.com. Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  8. "Back again [official Decibel 2014 anthem] - Muziekweb". www.muziekweb.nl. Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  9. "Psyko Punkz / Fenix (2) - Capital Of The Harder Styles (Bassleader 2009 Anthem)". Discogs. Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  10. "Psyko Punkz Presents: Shadow Mask Music". Hardstyle-Releases.com. 2014-01-28. Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  11. "Spaceship (Original Mix) by Psyko Punkz on Beatport". www.beatport.com. Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  12. "Psyko Punkz over zijn eerste solo album: Wietse". DJ Mag. 2018-08-21.
  13. "Psyko Punkz - Wietse". Discogs. Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  14. "Q-dance". Q-Dance. Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  15. "Psyko Punkz". Songkick. Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  16. "Psyko Punkz - Wietse". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  17. "Psyko Punkz - Raise Your Hands". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  18. "Psyko Punkz - Ghostclass / 2 Follow". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  19. "Psyko Punkz - Overclipping / Uncut". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  20. "Psyko Punkz / Fenix (2) - Capital Of The Harder Styles (Bassleader 2009 Anthem)". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  21. "Psyko Punkz - Rock Ya Attitude / Digging For Truth". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  22. "Noisecontrollers & Psyko Punkz - Bass Mechanics / Universe". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  23. "Psyko Punkz - BassBoom EP". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  24. "Psyko Punkz & Coone* - The Words". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  25. "Psyko Punkz - Dreamer". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  26. "Psyko Punkz - Let's Get Ill / Feel The Rhythm (Alpha² Remix)". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  27. "Psyko Punkz - Beyond Belief (Reverze Anthem 2012)". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  28. "Psyko Punkz - Psyko Foundation EP". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  29. "DJ Mystery (3) - Punani (Psyko Punkz Remix)". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  30. "Buy Various: Q Base 2012 Anthem Package at Juno Download". Juno Download. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  31. "Psyko Punkz - Stream Of Blood / Phone Prank". Discogs. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  32. "Psyko Punkz Ft. Murda (8) - Trippy Hippie (File, MP3) at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  33. "Psyko Punkz - Love This Life (File, MP3) at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  34. "Psyko Punkz & Villain* - Psyko Soldier (Toneshifterz Remix) (File, MP3) at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  35. "Psyko Punkz - Electro Bam (File, MP3) at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  36. "Psyko Punkz - We Stay Up (File, MP3) at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  37. 37.0 37.1 "Psyko Punkz - Back Again (Official Decibel 2014 Anthem) (File, MP3) at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  38. "Psyko Punkz Ft. Dope D.O.D. - Drunken Masta (File, MP3) at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  39. "Psyko Punkz | MC Lyte | Chris Willis - This Is Your Life (File, MP3) at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  40. "Hardwell featuring Luciana - Arcadia (Psyko Punkz Remix)". Beatport. 2018-08-21.
  41. "Psyko Punkz - Hit The Bong (File, MP3) at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  42. "Psyko Punkz - Like A Loco (File, MP3) at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  43. "Psyko Punkz Ft. Murda – Doutzen". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  44. "Psyko Punkz ‎– Rough MF". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  45. "Psyko Punkz ‎– Frozen Planet (Official Bassleader 2015 Anthem)". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  46. "Psyko Punkz ‎– Born As A Rebel". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  47. 47.0 47.1 "Psyko Punkz - After MF". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  48. "Psyko Punkz Ft. Massive New Krew ‎– Ninja". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  49. "Psyko Punkz - Rise Of The Restless (The Qontinent 2016 Anthem) (File, MP3) at Discogs". discogs.com. Retrieved 2017-04-11.
  50. "Psyko Punkz ‎– Spaceship". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  51. "Donkey Rollers - Strike Again (Psyko Punkz Remix)". Beatport. 2018-08-21.
  52. 52.0 52.1 52.2 52.3 "Psyko Punkz - Play The Drum EP". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  53. 53.0 53.1 53.2 53.3 "Psyko Punkz - Define God EP". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  54. 54.0 54.1 54.2 54.3 "Psyko Punkz - Fuck The Fame EP". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  55. 55.0 55.1 55.2 55.3 "Psyko Punkz - Psyko Prince EP". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  56. "Psyko Punkz ‎– Psyko Foundation (The Prophet Remix)". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  57. "Psyko Punkz ‎– Left With The Wrong (Warface Remix)". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  58. "Psyko Punkz ‎– Make The Fire Burn". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  59. "Psyko Punkz ‎– Teleportation". Discogs. 2018-08-21.
  60. "Unbreakable from Dirty Workz on Beatport". www.beatport.com. Retrieved 2018-11-22.
  61. "Psyko Punkz - New Earth". Presave Tweematic. 2018-08-21.
  62. "Never Surrender". Discogs. Retrieved 2018-11-22.
  63. "Psyko Punk DJ Mag Top 100 2011". DJ Mag. 2018-08-21.
  64. "Psyko Punkz DJ Mag Top 100 2012". DJ Mag. 2018-08-21.
  65. 65.0 65.1 65.2 "Psyko Punkz ADE". Amsterdam Dance Event. 2018-08-21.


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