Roadburn 2015 – Tilburg Holland
Article and pictures by Arto Lehtinen
The prestigious Roadburn Festival is an extra pumped adventure into the sonic catacombs of the underground of stoner/doom metal from both known and truly unknown acts. The 2015 line-up once again offered a wide range of metal/rock and other torturing sonic pleasures. As usual, there is always a curator picking bands to play at Roadburn. The two curators being Ivar Bjornson from Enslaved and Einar Selvik from Wardruna had been recruited to create the event for their own tastes under the moniker “House Of The Holistic”. Even though these Norwegians navigated the curator roles in the finest possible way, the fourth day has been named “Afterburner” being one kind of After Party type of day. Anathema had been booked to headline that day. Well, some people may cite it as a boring act and way to conclude the four-day event, but wait, the big surprise is on the way in the article. Approximately 2500 people had arrived to enjoy the art and the music at Roadburn in various forms.
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Tags: Anathema, ENSLAVED, Roadburn Festival, WARDRUNA
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Hailing from Wisconson Jex Thoth has spread out to the metal and rock world with the spell-bounding ethereal and magical music. The band is led by Jessica, the primusmotor of Jex Thoth since the Totem years. The most recent album titled BLOOD MOON RISE proves the magic and ethereal elements playing the strong part of the approach of Jex Thoth. Therefore getting to interview the front lady of Jex Thoth unveils more about the new excellent full-length album.
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Tags: Jex Thoth, Roadburn Festival, SAINT VITUS
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The Roadburn festival has become an essential and important festival here in Europe. Even though the festival has been restricted to app. 2500 people, its appreciation is tremendous and praised amongst underground metal fans. What makes the Roadburn festival so popular? Well firstly, it’s bands of course. The festival offers such a diverse line-up covering a wide range of music from underground metal, psychedelic rock, avant-garde stuff, doom, or any other variation of metal pleasing fans of the music and above all giving a great general atmosphere. Metal-Rules.com had the privilege of visiting the Roadburn festival for the fifth time in a row to see plenty of killer bands, smell the weed and enjoy Electric Wizard being the curator of the Roadburn Festival 2013. The British stoner legends Electric Wizard had picked bands for the special day. In general, the whole Roadburn festival is such an unique concept that wouldn’t work anywhere else. Where else could some relative unknowns play to a crowned venue. Here we come again, here is a brief article on the fest.
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Tags: ELECTRIC WIZARD, Roadburn Festival
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