Posts Tagged ‘Roadburn’

The Unexpected Hightlights of Roadburn 2016 Pt.1: Oranssi Pazuzu

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 resonated for a long time afterwards, there was quite a buzz throughout the festival!

“The line to see Oranssi Pazuzu inside Het Patronaat was massive even by Roadburn terms, so it was pure luck that landed me inside close to the stage as Finland’s finest (and only) purveyors of psychedelic black metal sent the rest of the faithful packed inside the church walls into an ecstatic trance. Sweat, strobe lights and pounding rhythms dominated, scales were mangled and transformed, bodies hurled themselves across the stage, and Oranssi Pazuzu proved yet again that they’re one of the most compelling live acts in the world. It’s hard to describe what it’s like to see them play—fan-shot video gives you a slight idea of the chaotic aspect, but really, you just need to see them for yourself”Kim Kelly / editor at Noisey.


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Roadburn Festival 2016: Daily Video Reports

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.

Roadburn Festival 2016: The Emotional Connection Has Never Been Stronger

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 […]

A-Z of Roadburn 2016: Everything You Need To Know!

Posted on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

We’ve gathered together all of the essential information to ensure that your Roadburn experience goes without a hitch this year. A – Access! First thing’s first! You will need to swap your ticket for a wristband before you can access the festival stages. Because we have Cult of Luna playing […]

Roadburn Festival 2016: Costin Chioreanu’s Offical Poster Art

Posted on Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

In keeping with tradition, Costin Chioreanu has set the visual tone for some bands playing Roadburn Festival 2016. Costin has cast his creative spell over some of his favourite artists on the Roadburn bill, and once again he has more than delivered. We are proud to unveil his official posters […]

Roadburn 2016 Official Exhibition: The World of Becky Cloonan

Posted on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

It’s no secret that Roadburn has a strong leaning towards art and creativity, and we’re proud to announce that a new chapter in our ever-evolving love affair with music and art comes to fruition at this year’s festival. For 2016, Becky Cloonan has created our incredible artwork, and with her […]

Roadburn Festival To Release Burning Up With… The Heads, Live at Roadburn 2015

Posted on Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Over the years, it’s become a well-loved tradition that there will be a vinyl release, sold exclusively at the festival. This year is no exception, as once again we have a very special release for you. Last year as artist in residence The Heads played two sets, one in Het […]

Song Premiere: Sinistro – Relíquia; Band To Play Roadburn 2016

Posted on Friday, January 29th, 2016

This afternoon, we’re pleased to bring you the premiere of a brand new Sinistro track. Taken from their forthcoming album, Semente, due out via Season of Mist on April 8th, ‘Relíquia’ is the first track to be unveiled. Sinistro: “Relíquia is about an old lady revisiting past memories and daydreaming about […]

Jurgen van den Brand Parts Ways With Roadburn Festival To Focus On Other Ventures

Posted on Thursday, January 28th, 2016

The start of 2016 comes with a notable change for Roadburn Festival. After many years of working together, Jurgen van den Brand will no longer be involved with the festival nor the Roadburn website. From now on he will be focusing on his record-labels; Roadburn Records, Burning World, and his […]

Roadburn 2016: Day Posters By Becky Cloonan Revealed

Posted on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

As well as creating our overall festival poster, renowned comic book artist, Becky Cloonan, has also created individual posters for each day of Roadburn. Below are the four posters that Becky has made for us (and laid out by Costin Chioreanu). She comments: “As an illustrator and cartoonist I love […]