It was already a lineup bursting at the seams with cream of the crop metal and one with the diversity to leave just about every extreme metal fan salivating at the prospect that such a bill could actually be pulled together. But, with still some stage time available Norway’s Blastfest have just gone and upped the ante once again with the announcement of 6 new bands!
Melodeath heroes Dark Tranquility have joined the ranks alongside Gothenburg brothers At The Gates. Another band to be announced, whose frontman Nick Holmes has been making the headlines recently with the announcement of him joining Bloodbath. It can only be Paradise Lost… need we say any more? Fellow English brethren and NWOBHM upstarts Satan have been announced as have Dead To This World, The Sickening and Byfrost.
The Bergen festival is only in its second year and is creating waves world-wide for offering one of the finest extreme metal line-ups of 2015. Acts already announced include Decapitated, Primordial, Rotting Christ, Destruction and Asphyx amongst others and with more yet to be announced.
Lineup so far:
Alfahanne | Asphyx | At The Gates | Baptism | Bolzer | Borknagar | Byfrost | Craft | Crib45 | Cryptopsy | Dark Funeral | Dark Tranquility | Dead To This World | Decapitated | Demilich | Den Saakaldte | Djevelkult | Destroyer 666 | Destruction | Endstille | Esoteric | Finntroll | Impaled Nazarene | Melechesh | Moonsorrow | Morgoth | Paradise Lost | Primordial | Rotting Christ | Samael | Sarke | Sarkom | Satan | Saturnus | The Sickening | Tortorum | Tsjuder | Vallenfyre + more yet to be announced.
Blastfest will be held 19-21st February 2015 in Bergen, Norway.
3 Days | 3 Stages | 40 Bands | Exhibitions | Clinics | Stand Up Comedy | Tattoo Convention | Theme DJ’s