Roadburn 2020 Officially Canceled, Next Year’s Festival Announced

 

Roadburn Festival has exhausted all thoughts of holding a festival in 2020 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. They have announced that Roadburn 2021 will take place on 15-18 April 2021. Tickets purchased for the 2020 edition will remain valid and fans can just show up next year and enjoy the festival. Announcements about the lineup are forthcoming, and in terms of bands returning for 2021, it looks promising. Roadburn is far and away the best and most vital underground metal festival in the world, Roadburn has announced that the festival is postponed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. The fest was scheduled for April 16th and 19th in Tilburg, NL. Curators for 2020 were scheduled to be Emma Ruth Rundle and James Kent (Perturbator) with commissioned pieces including James Kent & Johannes Persson (Cult of Luna), Jo Quail Presents “The Cartographer”, Vile Creature & Bismuth: “A Hymn Of Loss And Hope, and a career-spanning set from Julie Christmas, which included new music-making a debut, and many more. More news about the 2020 fate of Roadburn and plans for 2021 will be announced soon. Read our review of Roadburn 2019 here. Continue reading

Roadburn 2020 Officially Postponed

The best and most important underground metal festival in the world, Roadburn has announced that the festival is postponed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. The fest was scheduled for April 16th and 19th in Tilburg, NL. Roadburn 2020 curators were scheduled to be Emma Ruth Rundle and James Kent (Perturbator) with commissioned pieces including James Kent & Johannes Persson (Cult of Luna), Jo Quail Presents “The Cartographer”, Vile Creature & Bismuth: “A Hymn Of Loss And Hope, and a career-spanning set from Julie Christmas, which included new music-making a debut, and many more. More news about the 2020 fate of Roadburn and plans for 2021 will be announced soon. Here is our review of Roadburn 2019.

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Roadburn 2020 Books Wovenhand, Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, Giles Corey, Elizabeth Colour Wheel, Primitive Man and More!

Roadburn 2020 has added a plethora of new bands today! Roadburn 2020 Books Wovenhand, Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, Giles Corey, Elizabeth Colour Wheel, Primitive Man, Hangman’s Chair X Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, Plebeian Grandstand, Mamaleek, Lankum, Hilary Woods, Föllakzoid And Atom Tm, Midwife, Torpor, Sum Of R, Ph, Many Blessings (Ethan Of Primitive Man), Eye Flys and many more still to come before next April. Continue reading

Throatruiner Records Announce Inaugural Edition of Festival

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French recording label Throatruiner Records is celebrating its fifth anniversary by launching its inaugural festival, hitting Paris, Strasbourg and Geneva from May 14th to 16th, 2015. Download the label sampler below.

The schedule is as follows:

May 14: Glazart – Paris (FR)
Event – http://on.fb.me/1yck5lq
Tickets – http://bit.ly/thrtparis
As We Draw
Birds In Row
Calvaiire
Comity
Cowards (Rise To Infamy release party)
Death Engine
Plebeian Grandstand
The Rodeo Idiot Engine

May 15: Molodoï – Strasbourg (FR)
Event – http://on.fb.me/1EHlToW
Birds In Row
Calvaiire
Daggers
Direwolves
Nesseria
Plebeian Grandstand
The Rodeo Idiot Engine
Vuyvr

May 16: L’Usine – Geneva
Event – http://on.fb.me/1yckuV2
Tickets – http://bit.ly/thrtGVA
Birds In Row
Calvaiire
Daggers
Direwolves
Elizabeth
Nesseria
Vuyvr

Oblivionized announce February UK tour

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Up and coming UK grind trio Oblivionized are hitting the boards to promote their upcoming new album Life Is A Struggle, Give Up which is due for release via fledgling label Secret Law Records in March of this year by taking the fight to the UK gig scene in February.

Bringing the chaos with them are French quartet Plebeian Grandstand, whose latest slab of atmospheric metal Lowgazers is out now on Throatruiner.

Catch the pair at the following venues near you.

7-8/02/15 – Lisbon (Portugal) – RCA Club (Burning Light Festival)

14/02/15 – Plymouth – Underground 

15/02/15 – Bristol – Exchange (Rad Not Sad Fest) 

16/02/15 – Canterbury – The Lady Luck Bar

17/02/15 – Leeds – Santiagos Bar

18/02/15 – Hull – O’Rileys

19/02/15 – Chester – The Compass

20/02/15 – Nottingham – Stuck On A Name Studios

21/02/15 – Brighton – The Green Door Store and Fitzherberts (two separate shows)

 

 

 

Steve Tovey