Brutal Assault Plans Livestream Chat with Fans Today, News Expected on 2020 Fest

Brutal Assault Festival, one of the best Metal music festivals in Europe, is held in a centuries-old castle and featuring 140+ bands over a long weekend every summer. As of now the fest appears to still be on. The fest organizers are planning their first-ever livestream/chat with fans to discuss the fans and also drop some news. It takes place later today, Wednesday, April 8th, 2020 at 6pm CET on the official Brutal Assault YouTube channel, here:Continue reading

Parkway Drive, Azusa, Nordjevel, Combichrist, Caspian and More Added To Brutal Assault Fest 2019

Brutal Assault 2019 has added another bunch of bands for the next edition of the festival! New bands added include Parkway Drive, Azusa, Nordjevel, Combichrist, Caspian, Violent Magic Orchestra, Caspian, Déluge, Frog Leap, and Hexis. the bill with more to come. One-hundred and thirty bands will play in the ancient and legendary Josefov Fortress castle on four stages all weekend from 7 -10 August 2019. The full list of bands so far can be seen below and tickets are on sale now from the event page.

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Sodom, Sick Of It All, Therion, EyeHateGod, Gost and More Added to Brutal Assault 2019

Brutal Assault 2019 has added another badass batch of bands for the next edition of the festival. Joining an incredible bill that already features greats such as Dimmu Borgir, Godflesh, Anthrax, Meshuggah, Carcass, Sacred Reich, and Carpenter Brut, new additions to the fest include Sodom, Sick Of It All, Therion, EyeHateGod, Gost, Wormed, and Vulvodynia. One-hundred and thirty bands will play in the ancient and legendary Josefov Fortress castle on four stages all weekend from 7 -10 August 2019. The full list of bands so far can be seen below and tickets are on sale now from the event page.Continue reading

Danzig Kicks Off UK Tour Dates Tonight

Danzig has embarked on his solo career 30th Anniversary tour with his appearance The run began at Wacken Open Air where Danzig headlined on the main stage. They will complete their tour run with a headline performance at Brutal Assault Festival on August, 11th in Jaromer, Czech Republic. Iconic gothic doom metal band Paradise Lost is the direct support for the two exclusive UK shows. Dates are on sale now at the ticket links below. Danzig’s latest studio album Black Laden Crown was released in May 2017. In the meantime, enjoy some classic Danzig mashups and memes to get in the spirit! Continue reading

Danzig Books 30th Anniversary European Tour

Danzig plans to follow up a busy spring with a summer on tour in Europe. The punk and metal legend is celebrating his 30th anniversary this year and bringing his solo headline tour to Europe for headline shows and festivals like Wacken Open Air and Brutal Assault Festival. All dates listed below are on sale now. Continue reading

Oceans Ate Alaska Drop New Track – Ukiyo, Kick Off Tour Of Europe Tonight At Techfest

UK metalcore upstarts Oceans Ate Alaska have dropped a new video for their track ‘Ukiyo’, featuring Josh Manuel of Issues. You can hear the track and see the exclusive playthrough video featuring OAA drummer Chris Turner below.Continue reading

Festival Preview: Brutal Assault 2016

Tomorrow kicks off the 21st Brutal Assault Festival with Parkway Drive, Neurosis, Arch Enemy, Behemoth, Mastodon, Abbath, Devildriver, Exodus, Ministry, Nile, Obituary, Satyricon, Ihsahn, Dark Tranquility, Dying Fetus, Unearth, Conan, Voivod, Taake, Septic Flesh, Insomnium, Stuck Mojo, and Mono among others. Making the festival unique compared with other events are the art exhibition, horrror film festival, revolutionary Cashless/Access card system, and other features that have always made Brutal Asault the leaders in the festival going experience. Previously announced bands Electric Wizard (visas) and Terror (surgery for Scott Vogel) have cancelled and replaced with Uffommamut and Raised fist respectively.


Mastodon, by Echoes In The Well Photography

Wednesday kicks off with bands like Abbath, Mastodon, Neurosis, Devildriver, Mutooid Man, Chelsea Wolfe, Tribulation, Conan, Vektor, Gruesome, Shining and more.


Gojira, Photo by Hillarie Jason

Thursday features Parkway Drive, Gojira, Ministry, Exodus, Ihsahn, Dark Tranquility, The Black Dahlia Murder, H20, Animals As Leaders, Immolation, Aborted, TesseracT, Obscura, and more.

Friday has Arch Enemy, Moonspell, Taake, Satyricon, Cattle Decapitation, Sigh, Coroner, Obituary, eptic Flesh, Voivod, Raised Fist, iron Reagan, In The Woods and others.


Arch Enemy, by Meg Loyal Photography

Arch Enemy, by Meg Loyal Photography

Saturday closes things out with headliners Behemoth, Agnostic Front, Insomnium, Moonsorrow, Destruction, MGLA, Venom INC, Archgoat, Stuck Mojo, Holy Moses, Stick To Your Guns, Lightening Bolt and more. Tickets are still avaialble at this link:

Behemoth, by Susanne A. Maathuis Photography

Behemoth, by Susanne A. Maathuis Photography

Mastodon, Ministry, Parkway Drive, Behemoth And More Booked For Brutal Assult 2016

Long-running and legendary Brutal Assault Festival takes place again this year for their 21st edition. Taking place which takes place in a military fortress Jofesov in Jaromer, in the Chech Republic the four day festival runs from August 10-13th. In addition to headline acts Mastodon, Ministry, Parkway Drive, and Behemoth, the fest features names from across all genres of rock and metal such as Aborted, Agnostic Front, Angelcorpse, Animals As Leaders, The Algorithm, Archgoat, Birdflesh, Bury Tomorrow, Conan, Coroner, Dark Funeral, Dark Tranquility, Devildriver, Die Krupps, Disavowed, Destruction, Electric Wizard, Eskimo Callboy, Exodus, Eyehategod, Gruesome, Hypnose, Immolation, Insomnium, Iron Reagan, Jig-Ai, Knuckledust, Leprous, Mgla, Misery Loves Co., Mithras, Moonspell, Mono, Mutoid Man, Nile, Obituary, Omnium, Gatherum, Satyricon, Septicflesh, Shining, Sigh, Sikth, Slagmaur, Taake, Terror, Textures, The Black Dahlia Murder, Tribulation, Vektor, Valkyrja, Voivod, Whiplash and more. Tickets are on sale now with camping packages at this link:


Napalm Death Announce New Live Dates

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Napalm Death have announced a new batch of live dates, in support of their latest album Apex Predator – Easy Meat, out now via Century Media Records. Stream their Michael Panduro (Cephalic Carnage, Saint Vitus, Job For A Cowboy, etc.) created animated music video for “Smash A Single Digit” below. Also the band is working on a new split seven inch with an undisclosed artist with details coming soon.

May 22: Maryland Death Fest – Baltimore, MD
May 23: Fort Worth Metal Fest – Fort Worth, TX
May 29: Full Tension Festival – Bolzano (IT)
May 30: Ursynalia 2015 – Warsaw (PL)
Jun 06: Bangalore Open Air – Bangalore (IND)
Jul 03: Burgerweeshuis – Deventer (NL)
Jul 04: Ex- Haus (Death Shall Rise Festival) – Trier (DE)
Jul 05: Underground – Köln (DE)
Jul 06: Bastard Club – Osnabrück (DE)
Jul 07: Atlantik – Freiburg (Germany)
Jul 09: Exit Festival – Novi Sad (SRB)
Jul 10: Plutonium Klub – Strasskirchen (DE)
Jul 11: SO36 – Berlin (DE)
Aug 07: Brutal Assault Festival – Jaromer (CZ)
Aug 08: Bloodstock Festival – Derbyshire (UK)
Aug 28: Freakshow Festival – Gigors et Lozeron (FR)
Aug 29: Neuborn Open Air Festival – Wörrstadt (DE)
Oct 04: Gorka Club – Yaroslavl (RU)
Oct 06: Zvezda Club – Samara (RU)
Oct 07: Zal Ozhidaniya – St. Petersburg (RU)
Oct 08: Volta – Moscow (RU)
Oct 11: Saitama Super Arena (Loudpark Festival) – Tokyo (JP)

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Suicide Silence Confirm Summer European Tour Dates

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Suicide Silence have confirmed European tour dates in Europe throughout July and August.

Jul 04: Vainstream Rockfest – Munster (DE)
Jul 05: With Full Force Festival – Leipzig (DE)
Jul 13: Rock City – Valencia (ES)
Jul 14: Trincher – Malaga (ES)
Jul 15: Paradise Garage – Lisbon (PO)
Jul 16: Resurrection Festival – Viveiro (ES)
Jul 18: Dour Festival – Dour (BE)
Jul 19: Grillen – Colmar (FR)
Jul 20: CCO – Lyon (FR)
Jul 21: Le Korigan – Luynes (FR)
Jul 22: Circolo Magnolia – Milan (IT)
Jul 23: The Jungle – Cascina (IT)
Jul 24: Metal Days Festival – Tolmin (SL)
Jul 25: Club Mochvara – Zagreb (CR)
Jul 26: Dom Omlandine – Belgrade (SR)
Jul 27: The Shelter – Cluj-Napoca (RO)
Jul 30: Szene Openair – Lustenau (AT)
Aug 01: Wacken Festival – Schleswig-Holstein (DE)
Aug 03: Vega – Copenhagen (DK)
Aug 05: Nosturi – Helsinki (FI)
Aug 07: Getaway Rock Festival – Gavle (SE)
Aug 08: Brutal Assault Festival – Jaromer (CZ)
Aug 09: Rockpart Festival – Balatonszemes (HU)
Aug 10: Liverpool – Wroclaw (PL)
Aug 11: Minoga – Poznan (PL)
Aug 14: Summerbreeze Festival – Dinkelsbuhl (DE)
Aug 15: Summerblast Festival – Trier (DE)