Shining (SWE) Replaces Katatonia At Inferno Festival 2018

Enigmatic Swedish metal band Shining has been added to Inferno Festival 2018, as a replacement for Katatonia, who canceled their appearance after going on hiatus. Shining is still touring in support of their tenth album X , Varg utan flock (Dark Essence/Season Of Mist) from 2016. Inferno Metal Festival is the longest-running and most extreme metal festival in Norway and one of the most important extreme metal festivals in the entire world. The festival still has 8 more bands to add between now and March 29t,h. When the fest kicks off.

Tickets are on sale now.. The festival has an 18 year age limit. Tickets are non-refundable. Ticket fees are included. Postage is also included on foreign orders when using PayPal.



For the second year we are happy to announce Scandic St. Olavs Plass as our official festival hotel. Scandic St. Olavs Plass is located in the city center with approximately 10 minutes walk from the festival venue Rockefeller. The airport express train, Flytoget, from Oslo Airport Gardermoen stops at Nationaltheatret station and is within walking distance to the hotel. Main street Karl Johan and The National Gallery (Nasjonalgalleriet) is just down the street, for shopping and exploring. The alternative culture house (and previous illegal squat) Blitz is just around the corner – with affordable vegan food and drinks. Basically all main sites are at your feet from this location! The Inferno Music Conference (IMC) will use the main conference facilities at the hotel, Edderkoppen Scene, and there will metal expo with exhibitions and stands in the spacious lobby area. Join the official vorspiels and nachspiels with DJs in the stylish art deco bar.

During the festival period from 25. march to 2. April Scandic St. Olavs Plass offers rooms at these rates: Early bird festival price available to 1. February 2018:

Single room: NOK 725,, per night including breakfast

Double room: NOK 999,, (NOK 499,, each person) per night including breakfast

Booking: Web:

Choose Scandic St. Olavs Plass and add your details. Use booking code: BINF250318


Scandic St. Olavs plass is now fully booked, so we’re happy to announce our new festival hotel Scandic Holberg. Scandic Holberg is located only 5 minutes from St. Olavs plass, so is the perfect hotel addition. Guests staying at Scandic Holberg is free to participate in events happening at St.Olavs Plass.

Scandic Holberg offers the same great festival prices as Scandic St. Olavs Plass:

Early bird festival price available until 1. February 2018:

Single room: NOK 725,, per night including breakfast

Double room: NOK 999,, (NOK 499,, each person) per night including breakfast

Festival price after 1. February 2018:

Single room: NOK 990,, per night including breakfast

Double room: NOK 1.090,, (NOK 545,, each person) per night including breakfast

Add, ons / upgrades (extra price per night):

Extra bed NOK 200,,


Web:, holberg

Use booking code: BINF250318 and make sure you enter the start and end date of your stay (or else you may get a message that the hotel is fully booked).

Make sure you select 2 guests if you want to book a double room.

Scandic Holberg

Holbergs plass 1

0166 Oslo

tel. +47 23157200