Desertfest New York has unveiled its first thirteen acts for its 2020 concert this coming fall! Corrosion of Conformity, Dead Meadow, Conan, Stoned Jesus, Toke, High Reeper, Yatra, Stoned Jesus, Atomic Bittchwax, Bongzilla, R.I.P., Crypt Trip, Huntsmen, Leather Lung and more! Desert Fest NYC takes place 11th – 13th September 2020 at The Well in Brooklyn New York, with a pre-party at Saint Vitus. More bands to be announced soon. Check out Ghost Cult’s 2019 coverage of the fest! Continue reading
Desertfest will host its second USA edition, next September 11-12-13 2020 in Brooklyn, once again at The Well, with an exclusive pre-party at Saint Vitus Bar. The first Desertfest in North America was held last spring at the same locations. An extremely limited number of advance early birds, which provides access to all 3 days plus the pre-party, are on sale now for $85 via – https://tinyurl.com/dfnyc2020. Check out our review here! Continue reading
On the heels of the Desertfest London announcement, Desertfest Berlin has announced the first bands for their ninth edition of the leading underground festival. Masters Of Reality, Corrosion Of Conformity, Brant Bjork, Orange Goblin, Minami Deutsch, Earth Tongue, Papir, Dhidalah, and Sâver will all participate! The fest will take place between May 1st – 3rd at the riverside and in the heart of Berlin, the Arena. Now with fests in Berlin, London, Antwerp, and New York City, Desertfest continues to expand the brand globally. Continue reading
Big metal festival news as long-running Desertfest has made its first announcement for their ninth edition for 2020 in London! Masters Of Reality, Corrosion Of Conformity, Orange Goblin, Brant Bjork, The Picturebooks, Green Lung, The Brothers Keg, Possessor, and Black Orchids are in the first announcement of bands to perform. Desertfest London 2020 takes place 1st – 3rd May in Camden, London, UK. More information and bands to be announced soon! Continue reading
Black Deer Festival made a smashing debut in 2018 as prime UK-based music festival for Americana and Country music. Now in addition to a strong, growing bill, Desertscene will now curate bands on the Roadhouse Stage! The first bands announced are Left Lane Cruiser, Radio Moscow, The Vintage Caravan, Asteroid, The Black Wizards, Mountains, Stubb, and Duel, with more to come soon. They join the already announced lineup of Band Of Horses, John Butler Trio, Jade Bird, The Dead South, Larkin Poe, Ryan Bingham, Fantastic Negrito, Hayseed Dixie, John Smith, Martin Harley, Watermelon Slim, Chance Mccoy, Worry Dolls, Gordie Mackeeman & His Rhythm Boys, Irish Mythen, William Crighton, and Morganway. Black Deer Fest takes place 21st – 23rd June 2019 at Eridge Park, Kent. Tickets are on sale now at the link below.
Purveyors of Doom and Stoner Metal, Deserftest has a series of long-running annual must festivals in the UK, Germany, and Belgium. Now they are bringing it to New York City next spring. Desertfest crew are partnering with Tee Pee Records and the fest is expected to be at multiple venues in Brooklyn, NY. Desertfest New York 2019 is taking place April 26th-28th 2019 in Brooklyn, New York.
Enslaved are in the thick of tour dates with High On Fire, and an appearance at this weekend’s Deserfest Belgium. Watch this video trailer where the band recounts their favorite tour memories of the UK, and catch their remaining dates, picking up with Bristol and London this week and running throughout Western Europe and Scandinavia into mid-November. The band is expected to release their 15th album in 2019. Continue reading
The UK edition of Desertfest 2018 has added Napalm Death, Warning, Winterfylleth, ACxDC and more to their lineup, performing on The Old Empire stage at the Electric Ballroom on Friday May 4th. Previously announced legends EyeHateGod will also share the stage. Tickets are on sale (and moving fast) now with a 50/50 payment plan via Deserfest partner Eventbrite now. Continue reading
As promised, Desertfest announced a banging first lineup for their London 2018 festival. Stoner and sludge luminaries such as Monster Magnet, Nebula, Eyehategod, and Jex Thoth have been named to the bill. Early bird tickets are on sale too, for a limited time. Continue reading
With the queue for Sunday’s opening act Wizard Fight snaking out the door of the Black Heart, there’s a little wait to see Wales’ HARK. Although different from Jim Isaac’s previous outfit Taint, the two share a lot of common DNA; Aggressive, angular riffs with plenty of groove, time changes galore, and plenty of chances to bang your head. There’s a big, receptive crowd for so early in the afternoon, and the band respond with a loud and energetic performance. Continue reading