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Inferno 2018 announce headliner

Inferno Festival are proud to announce the mighty Satyricon as one of their 2018 headliners, alongside the previously announced Emperor. Satyricon has been one of the leading bands within Norwegian black metal for more than two decades. With a brand new album out Satyricon keeps their flames going strong and expect nothing but the best when the band enters the stage at Inferno Metal Festival 2018.

Satyricon (c) Exposing Shadows Photography

Satyricon started in 1991 and released both of their classic albums Dark Medieval Times and The Shadowthrone in 1994. Since then the band has been one of the most important black metal bands from Norway. They were never afraid of walking their own path and broke new ground with Nemesis Divina and Rebel Extravaganza. Further on the band has always managed to stay at the top with amazing albums like Volcano, Now, Diabolical, The Age of Nero and Satyricon. With a brand new album out called Deep Calleth Upon Deep Satyricon is back with one of their best releases.

Inferno Metal Festival is the longest running and most extreme metal festival in Norway and one of the most important extreme metal festivals in the world. 2018 will be the eighteenth edition of the festival that keeps on growing and for the first time the festival will be located for all four days at Rockefeller Music Hall’s two stages – Rockefeller & John Dee.

Also on the line-up are:

  • Emperor
  • Obituary
  • Electric Wizard
  • Ihsahn
  • Carpathian Forest
  • Dark Funeral
  • Katatonia
  • Napalm Death
  • Fleshgod Apocalypse
  • Tsjuder
  • Memoriam
  • Naglfar
  • Origin
  • Grave
  • One Tail, One Head
  • Necrophobic
  • Krakow
  • Odium
  • Audn
  • Djevel
  • Ahab
  • Batushka
  • Nordjevel
  • Mephorash
  • Vanhelgd
  • Uada
  • Earth Electric
  • Erimha

… and more!

Official Festival Hotel – Scandic St Olavs Plass

For the second year the Scandic St. Olavs Plass is the official festival hotel. Scandic St. Olavs Plass is located in the city center only approximately 10 minutes walk from the festival venue, Rockefeller. The airport express train, Flytoget, from Oslo Airport Gardermoen stops at Nationaltheatret station and is within walking distance of the hotel. Main street Karl Johan and The National Gallery (Nasjonalgalleriet) is just down the street, for shopping and exploring.

The alternative culture house (and previous illegal squat) Blitz is just around the corner – with affordable vegan food and drinks. Basically all main sites are at your feet from this location! The Inferno Music Conference (IMC) will use the main conference facilities at the hotel, Edderkoppen Scene, and there will be metal expo with exhibitions and stands in the spacious lobby area. Join the official vorspiels and nachspiels with DJs in the stylish art deco bar.

During the festival period from 25 March to 2 April, Scandic St. Olavs Plass offers rooms at these rates (early bird festival price available to 1 February 2018):

  • Single room: NOK 725,- per night including breakfast
  • Double room: NOK 999,- (NOK 499,- each person) per night including breakfast

Booking: https://www.scandichotels.no – choose “Scandic St. Olavs Plass” and add your details. Use booking code: BINF250318


4 day festival pass (29 March -1 April 2018): 2000 NOK (approx £180)

Tickets available at http://www.infernofestival.net and Ticketmaster

About The Author


Father of three. Teacher of Computing. PADI divemaster. Krav Maga Assistant Instructor. Geordie. Geek. Nerd. Metal nut. I also own and run a website - you may have heard of it.

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