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Roadburn 2017: Running Orders!

Posted: March 16, 2017 at 1:53 pm

We know you’ve been patiently (and sometimes not so patiently!) waiting for us to unveil the running orders for Roadburn 2017 – and they’re finally HERE! This is the part that we agonise over every year; it takes days and days to settle on a running order that works and […]

Roadburn Festival, Burlesque Of North America & John Dyer Baizley Present: Full Bleed – A Poster Exhibit

Posted: March 16, 2017 at 11:52 am

Roadburn Festival is proud to be teaming up with Burlesque of North America (BRLSQ), and our 2017 curator, John Dyer Baizley to bring festival attendees “Full Bleed”, an exhibition of silkscreened poster art. The title of the exhibition refers to a common screen printing term, describing a process where silkscreen […]

Roadburn 2017: Side Programme (Panels, Live Interviews & Listening Sessions)

Posted: March 16, 2017 at 11:03 am

Roadburn’s side programme is a series of panels, live interviews, listening sessions, in depth discussions – and this year includes the return of Roadburn Cinema (which you can read about HERE)! Here’s the run down of what else will be part of the side programme this year. Panels & Live […]

Roadburn 2017 – In Conversation: Coven (Saturday, April 22)

Posted: March 16, 2017 at 10:56 am

If it wasn’t enough to have Coven play their first show in decades at Roadburn, and indeed, their first ever show on European soil, the stars have aligned to grant us a private audience with Ms. Jinx Dawson! Along with band members, Ricktor Ravensbruck and Milo Kovacevic, the high priestess […]

Roadburn Cinema Returns!

Posted: March 16, 2017 at 9:51 am

2017 sees the return of Roadburn Cinema! We’re thrilled to bring you a selection of films that have been hand picked to be presented to you at Roadburn Festival. Each film will play every night of the festival starting at 6pm, on rotation, in the basement of the V39. They […]

The Urban Campsite Remains in Original Location – Very Near To Tilburg Train Station

Posted: March 6, 2017 at 5:34 pm

We previously announced that the location for our urban campsite would change this year. However, we have got some great news to share – the urban campsite will remain at its previous location this year, very near to the train station, and only a 15 minute walk from the 013 […]

Official Roadburn 2017 Artwork by John Dyer Baizley

Posted: February 24, 2017 at 3:15 pm

“I’m equally excited and relieved to unveil the artwork that I’ve made for Roadburn 2017 today. Creating this painting has been a tremendous labor of love these past few months, while curating the musical aspect of the festival. Suffice it to say, the amount of time it takes for both […]

Roadburn 2017 – Cul de Sac, Thu, April 20: Bathsheba, Harsh Toke, JOY, Ortega, Ritual Object and Verwoed

Posted: February 23, 2017 at 2:01 pm

In keeping with what has become Roadburn tradition, Cul de Sac – our fifth, and most intimate stage – returns for the 2017 festival. Once again, in collaboration with Never Mind The Hype (a independent Dutch music platform for everything heavy, alternative and deviant), we will focus on bringing you […]

Roadburn 2017 – Cul de Sac, Fri, April 21: Jonkoklapper, Kuro, Ritual Object, Telepathy and Zaum

Posted: February 23, 2017 at 1:58 pm

On Friday, April 21, the Cul de Sac will serve as the very centre of our overloaded brains once more, as Amsterdam (NL)-based Jonkoklapper will gladly extend the 420 celebrations by offering a drugged-out sort of ritualistic doom-pop. Appealing to any dopesmoker making the pilgrimage to Roadburn, Jonkoklapper might be […]

Roadburn 2017 – Cul de Sac, Sat, April 22: Bear, Hedonist, Lotus, Mantis and Slow Crush (RuffStuffMusic Showcase)

Posted: February 23, 2017 at 1:57 pm

For the last two years, we have looked down south and focussed on Belgium, together with one of the country’s foremost bookings agencies, RuffStuffMusic. Belgium remains such a fertile breeding ground – this hotbed of musical creativity ranges from tech-core and shoegaze to post-rock, and virtually everything in between – […]

Enslaved To Release Roadburn Live On April 22; Death in the Eyes of Dawn Song Premiere
Posted: March 21, 2017 at 6:58 pm

Roadburn Live is Enslaved’s first official live album, a split […]

Amenra To Bring Their Vision of Monochromatic Heaviness To Roadburn 2017
Posted: March 16, 2017 at 12:57 pm

Roadburn Festival and the Church of Ra are certainly no […]

Razors In The Night (Baizley, Kelly, Adams, Sarba) To Play A Special Set of Classic Punk Songs at Roadburn 2017
Posted: March 16, 2017 at 12:49 pm

As John Dyer Baizley’s curation has unfolded it’s given us […]

Folteraar Are The Final Piece In The Dutch Black Metal Puzzle At Roadburn 2017
Posted: March 16, 2017 at 12:46 pm

We already have Laster, Turia, Gnaw Their Tongues or Verwoed, […]

Now Streaming: Aluk Todolo’s Archives Vol. 1
Posted: March 13, 2017 at 12:59 pm

Aluk Todolo will take to the stage in the 013 […]

Exclusive Album Stream: Psychometric Testing By Casual Nun
Posted: March 6, 2017 at 11:01 am

Later this week, Box Records will release Casual Nun‘s Psychometric […]

Roadburn 2017: Tickets Are Selling Extremely well!
Posted: February 23, 2017 at 1:49 pm

We always promise to keep you informed, but don’t want […]

Roadburn 2017: Hardrock Hideout With Distillator, Heretic and Atala! Wednesday, April 19 at Cul de Sac, Tilburg (NL)
Posted: February 23, 2017 at 1:48 pm

Our traditional Hardrock Hideout at the Cul de Sac serves […]

Visual art at Roadburn 2017: Fursy Teyssier
Posted: February 23, 2017 at 1:45 pm

Over the years, visual creativity and art has always been […]

Visual Art at Roadburn 2017: The Two Worlds of Marald Van Haasteren
Posted: February 23, 2017 at 1:44 pm

In our unstoppable thirst for creative expression, we’re hosting an […]

Roadburn Approved

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 […]