Related Information for De Staat De Staat is a Dutch Alternative Rock band from Nijmegen, The Netherlands formed in 2006.Introducing the infectious sounds of De StaatDe Staat are genre-hopping Gremlins of the first order who take in the eclectic, grand slamming funk of Beck, the dance grooves of Kelis’ ‘Milkshake’, the horny soul of QOTSA via “Make it wit chu” and the lost, gothic romanticism of Nick Cave often within the same song.”( on upcoming album ‘Machinery’) “<.. read more