Archive for April, 2016
Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2016
Amenra captivated a full capacity main stage not once, but twice at Roadburn 2016. Showing the scope of their creativity across two very different sets, Amenra had us in the palm of their hand.
Watch this fan-filmed footage and feel the magic all over again.
“Amenra was not to be missed. One simply NEEDS an Amenra show every 18-24 months in order to scrape the residus of stale emotions and denounced whims off one’s soul. They reset your preconception of what is ‘pure’ and what is ‘real’. That shiver down your spine is real, that knot in your gut and that ache in your neck are real. Not your bloody sneakers or the braids in your smelly beard.
“Plenty people seemed to agree with me, the band got heads nodding and fists pumping all the way to the back. Amenra value simplicity over visibility, tone over virtuosity, impact over ego, but eventually boast enough of all six of those traits to have grown into a formidable force that has earned every shred of respect the hard way and gives every punter a hard time denying that. Since the first time I saw them in an abandoned chapel in Ghent every performance of theirs left an indelible mark, this one, once again, was brilliant” – Stijn Van Hees / Echoes and Dust.
Posted on Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
Neurosis celebrating their thirtieth anniversary at Roadburn is not just a landmark moment for the band, but also for us. Our history is entwined with that of the band, and it felt like things came full circle at Roadburn 2016. It was an emotional experience; relive it here via this […]
Posted on Monday, April 25th, 2016
This year’s Roadburn Festival was such an overwhelming and emotional wild ride. One of the most touching performances was Converge’s Blood Moon, which brought a lot of people to tears. Check the quality, fan-filmed footage below, and see why Blood Moon had such an impact.
Posted on Friday, April 22nd, 2016
Our first unexpected highlight was not an entirely unexpected one, if we’re honest. We were anticipating great things from Oranssi Pazuzu, but what was so overwhelming about the performance was how many other people got caught swept up in the positivity and the incredible vibe of the show. That feeling […]
Posted on Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
Over the course of the festival, Mark208 worked around the clock to film, edit and put up daily videos. His awesome videos have captured the vibe of the festival perfectly. Relive the memories below, and stay on planet Roadburn for just a bit longer.
Posted on Monday, April 18th, 2016
Roadburn 2016 was the first edition to take place in the new and improved 013 venue. We were overwhelmed by how well the line up came together, how many of you were supportive and bought tickets – we knew it was going to be a great edition before it started […]
Posted on Sunday, April 17th, 2016
Here is the fourth and final issue of 2016’s Weirdo Canyon Dispatch, the Roadburn Festival daily ‘zine! Today features a review of yesterday’s festivities by José Carlos Santos, Andreas Kohl takes a look at the making of the Roadburn sound, along with a 2017 wishlist of bands that staff want to […]
Posted on Saturday, April 16th, 2016
Here is the third issue of 2016’s Weirdo Canyon Dispatch, the Roadburn Festival daily ‘zine! Today features a review of yesterday’s festivities by Alex Mysteerie along with features on the Extase venue, new contributor Ben Handelman talks about his excitment of going to his first Roadburn, while seasoned veteran José […]
Posted on Friday, April 15th, 2016
Here is the second issue of 2016’s Weirdo Canyon Dispatch, the Roadburn Festival daily ‘zine! Today’s issue features a review of yesterday by Sander van den Driesche a feature on Lee Dorrian‘s Rituals For The Blind Dead, a look at the Side Programme, picks for today’s must-see acts at the second […]
Posted on Thursday, April 14th, 2016
Here is the first issue of 2016’s Weirdo Canyon Dispatch, the Roadburn Festival daily ‘zine! Today’s issue features a review of last night’s Hardrock Hideout by Jamie Ludwig with Jucifer, The Skull and Bang, a feature on the new look 013 Venue after its recent refurbishment, picks for today’s must-see […]