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Roadburn 2017 Single-Day Tickets Now On Sale!

Posted: January 12, 2017 at 5:14 pm

Single-day tickets for the Roadburn Thursday (April 20), Friday (April 21) and Saturday (April 22) are now on sale! Three and four day weekend tickets, as well as single-day tickets for Sunday (April 23) are already on sale, and links for all tickets are below. In addition, due to overwhelming […]

Day Tickets Roadburn 2017 On Sale at 18:00hrs CET Today, Thursday, January 12th

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 3:44 pm

We know that many of you have been eagerly anticipating the sale of day tickets for Roadburn 2017 – and we’re happy to say that the wait is almost over. Day tickets for Roadburn 2017 go on sale at 18:00 CET tonight. Three and four day weekend tickets are already […]

Be Still Our Hearts, Because Pallbearer Return To Roadburn 2017

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 1:57 pm

Few bands have struck such a deep and emotional chord within the world of doom in the last few years as Pallbearer The quartet from Little Rock, Arkansas stormed out of the gates with their demo in 2010 which instantly made a gigantic splash in the more attentive underground, and […]

Drow Elixir, A Wolves In The Throne Room Dark Ambient Side Project, To Be Unveiled at Roadburn 2017

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 1:54 pm

We were so excited by the confirmation that Wolves In The Throne Room were returning to Europe and to Roadburn after a much too long number of years that we didn’t let the excitement stop there. Remember when we told you, in that announcement , that “The band will steer […]

ROME To Enrich Roadburn 2017 With Their Stark Elegance

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 1:51 pm

ROME has been the creative vehicle for Luxembourgian singer / songwriter Jerome Reuter for over a decade already. Throughout this time, his prolific output has seen him traverse several musical plains, building what is by now a genuinely unique, distinctive and recognisable personality. From the more martial industrial beginnings with […]

Nadra Return To Reap More Souls At Roadburn 2017

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 1:48 pm

In 2016, we introduced our faithful Roadburners to the obscure might of the Icelandic black metal underground. By having Misþyrming as our artist in residence, we were able to feature a series of other bands connected to them on our bill, and all of them made abundantly clear with their […]

ACB of Caïna To Perform Special Mourner 10th Anniversay Set at Roadburn 2017

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 1:44 pm

Ten years ago, cult label Profound Lore, itself a major force on the rise at the time, put out a record by a somewhat mysterious one-man project from England. It was already said project’s second record, but the first one to be made available to a larger audience, so many […]

True Widow To Return To Roadburn 2017

Posted: December 13, 2016 at 2:57 pm

We’re thrilled to have True Widow return to Roadburn – having hosted the Texan trio back in 2014 – as we prepare ourselves for yet another dose of their sultry yet syrupy fuzzed out trips. AVVOLGERE saw True Widow leaving their mark on 2016; a grey, earthy smear across the […]

Harsh Toke To Honor Roky Erickson With Covers Set at Roadburn 2017

Posted: December 13, 2016 at 2:32 pm

Something ever just feel so right it had to be done? Last time San Diego jammers Harsh Toke came to Roadburn was in 2014, and it was truly special. In addition to supporting their own album, Light up and Live, with a righteous set of jams at the Afterburner, they […]

Oathbreaker’s Upcoming Set Is A Must-See, Must-Hear, Must-Bear-Witness Moment During Roadburn 2017

Posted: December 13, 2016 at 2:15 pm

We knew there was something special about Oathbreaker from the very beginning, and their blossoming has been a thing of great wonder. This year’s surreal Rheia, which has been popping up on an incredible amount of best-of-2016 lists, has had an extraordinary emotional impact – a stark, feverishly organic tour […]

2016’s Most Inspirational Albums According To Roadburn
Posted: December 31, 2016 at 1:58 pm

This year we wanted to mark the end of twelve […]

Roadburn 2017: Tickets On Sale! (Thu, Fri and Sat Tickets Will Go On Sale On January 12)
Posted: December 13, 2016 at 1:57 pm

For those who are yet to get tickets, there are […]

Trans Am To Bring Their Particular Brand of Anti-Mope-Post-Rock To John Dyer Baizley’s Curated Roadburn Event
Posted: December 13, 2016 at 1:55 pm

If you trace the history of post-rock, you’ll go all […]

Alaric To Bring Their Firebrand of Darkness, Shadows and Beauty To Roadburn 2017
Posted: December 13, 2016 at 1:47 pm

With songs both tragically massive and delicately crafted, Alaric ’s […]

Pinkish Black To Break Hearts With Their Chilling Synthesizer Dirges at Roadburn 2017
Posted: December 13, 2016 at 1:46 pm

If Roadburn 2017 is rife with artists removing guitar from […]

Lycus To Spread Crushing, Cathartic Doom at Roadburn 2017
Posted: December 13, 2016 at 1:44 pm

Working with a slow-burning yet vibrant fire in its belly, […]

Forn To Captivate Fans Of All Things Slow And Heavy at Roadburn 2017
Posted: December 13, 2016 at 1:42 pm

For some acts in the overarching genre of doom metal, […]

Gnaw Their Tongues To Plunge Roadburn 2017 Into The Deepest, Darkest Horror
Posted: December 13, 2016 at 1:37 pm

It was like being kept prisoner in the torture chamber’s […]

King Woman To Draw A Richly-Embroidered Veil of Distortion, Drone, and Warm Shoegaze at Roadburn 2017
Posted: December 13, 2016 at 1:30 pm

As I’ve noted time and time again, Kristina Esfandiari is […]

Under a Heavy Blanket: Ruby The Hatchet at Roadburn 2017!
Posted: December 13, 2016 at 1:28 pm

Philadelphia has become something of a hotbed of heavy psychedelia […]

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Album of the Day:
Thy Catafalque – Meta
Posted: September 16, 2016 at 4:12 pm

Lovingly pinched from Ave Noctum: After blowing my microbial brain through a nuclear-powered orgasmatron with last year’s full-length Sgùrr, I was slightly surprised Thy Catafalque had any creative juice left in the tank. Not only was Sgùrr one of the best albums I heard last year, it was one of […]

Album of the Day:
Asatta – Spiraling Into Oblivion
Posted: September 14, 2016 at 4:19 pm

Lovingly pinched from Echoes And Dust: Dooming since 2011, Asatta have finally got round to releasing their debut full release, Spiraling Into Oblivion, and for a scene which is in danger of folding into itself with so many sound-a-like bands, they may just introduce a new found invigoration. By learning […]

Album of the Day:
In The Woods – Pure
Posted: September 13, 2016 at 6:58 pm

Lovingly pinched from Metal Underground.com: Pure marks the first album by Norwegian dark, avant-garde band In The Woods since 1999 effort Strange In Stereo. The last album was only the band’s third full-length, but each album received much critical acclaim and retained the In The Woods style of melody and […]

Album of the Day:
Casual Nun – Super Fancy Skeleton
Posted: September 12, 2016 at 3:40 pm

Lovingly pinched from Echoes And Dust: Crawling out of the miasmic noise of the London underground (and not as in the iconic yet ramshackle transport link), Casual Nun are equal parts noise rock, psychedelic stew and acid-fried krautrock. An intriguing mix that coalesces into an invigorating whole, they fit well […]

Album of the Day:
Hypnopazūzu – Create Christ, Sailor Boy
Posted: August 29, 2016 at 4:27 pm

Lovingly pinched from Ave Noctum: “The group’s name Hypnopazūzu brought together 3 beings, and 2 languages, that move me and delight me and trouble me. Hypnagogia. Hypnos. Pazūzu. The Coptic language. The Akkadian language,” he explains. “Youth kindly allowed me to choose the name, on the basis that we called […]

Album of the Day:
Zeal and Ardor – Devil Is Fine
Posted: August 24, 2016 at 2:09 pm

Lovingly pinched from Nine Circles: By now, chances are you’ve heard of New York’s Zeal and Ardor and if you’re anything like me you absolutely cannot get enough of second full length Devil Is Fine. It’s an amalgamation of so many different types of music — black metal, spirituals, hip […]