Always aiming to put the smaller / less well known bands front and centre, welcome to our series featuring acts on the New Forces stage at this year’s Metal Days festival in Slovenia, as well as a couple of bands who are being featured for a second time having trodden the boards of that stage in earlier years. We’ll be there with them and hopefully will catch as many of them live as possible so we can tell you how good they are! Tickets for the five-day (plus warmup!) event are still available for around £135. It takes place in Tolmin, Slovenia, from July 21st to 28th.
Reject The Sickness – we are from Belgium.
When did you first find out about Metal Days?
Well, Metal Days is a great festival and a lot of Belgians go there every year. It’s known for its great atmosphere and great vacation-feeling-metal-all-day-long. Some of us have been there a few times. The very first time we heard about it was via Facebook.
How did you end up on the bill for this year’s festival?
We gave a CD to the organisation and they contacted us to say that we would have a spot on the newcomers’ stage.
Is this the furthest you’ll ever have played from home and/or the biggest gig you’ve ever played? If so, what was the furthest/biggest before now?
Yes, it is the furthest we have played. We toured the UK two years ago. The biggest gigs we’ve played are Graspop 2016 and Evil Or Die Fest 2017.
Which bands on the bill are you most looking forward to seeing?
Priest, Municipal Waste, Loudness, Watain, Carrion, Hexa Mera.
Other than bands, what are you most looking forward to about Metal Days?
Sun, friendship & beer!
Before you hit the stage: Monster energy drink or Laško beer?
Water and beer.