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PREVIEW: Download Festival UK 10-12th June 2022


Download Festival is making its highly anticipated return with its first full-scale festival in three years. The big rock reunion party, which kicks off the festival season, will take place on 10-12th June 2022 at the Donnington Park, Leicestershire. The massive return also will see some major site improvement plans following feedback, so it is now even more equipped to take on the hordes of metal heads. After such a long wait, the festival is packing a hefty line-up. Here are just some bands we recommend you catch over the loaded weekend!

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REPORT: BRUTAL ASSAULT #24 DAY 4RD


The finals of Brutal Assault Festival in Czech is here. The highlight was achieved by various black metal bands, grind and noise performance.

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REPORT: BRUTAL ASSAULT #24 DAY 3RD


Third day of extreme music at Brutal Assault festival served us another great performances. Top place surely belong to witchcult of Electric Wizard among other interesting musicians.

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REPORT: BRUTAL ASSAULT #24 DAY 2nd


The second day has served us another great dose of extreme music. Mentioned highlights go to stoner doom and black metal.

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BRUTAL ASSAULT​ ​ 2018:​ ​ Return​ ​ of​ ​ Behemoth,​ ​ At​ ​ The​ ​ Gates,​ ​ Converge or​ ​ Ihsahn


Brutal​ ​ Assault,​ ​ 8.​ ​ -​ ​ August​ ​ 11,​ ​ 2018,​ ​ Fortress​ ​ Josefov​ ​ -​ ​ Jaroměř www.brutalassault.cz

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Brutal​ ​ Assault​ ​ music​ ​ festival​ ​ is​ ​ coming​ ​ back​ ​ to​ ​ Josefov​ ​ once​ ​ again​ ​ for​ ​ its​ ​ 23rd edition.​ ​ One​ ​ of​ ​ the​ ​ biggest​ ​ metal​ ​ festivals​ ​ in​ ​ Europe​ ​ has​ ​ confirmed​ ​ the​ ​ first​ ​ bands. The​ ​ complete​ ​ lineup​ ​ should​ ​ traditionally​ ​ include​ ​ more​ ​ than​ ​ a​ ​ hundred​ ​ bands​ ​ of various​ ​ extreme​ ​ genres.

Some​ ​ of​ ​ the​ ​ best​ ​ known​ ​ names​ ​ of​ ​ metal​ ​ extreme​ ​ returning​ ​ to​ ​ the​ ​ festival,​ ​ mentioned Behemoth,​ ​ At​ ​ The​ ​ Gates,​ ​ Ihsahn,​ ​ Unleashed​ ​ or​ ​ Broken​ ​ Hope​ ​ among​ ​ others.​ ​ Hardcore genre​ ​ this​ ​ time​ ​ is​ ​ represented​ ​ by​ ​ Converge,​ ​ Northlane​ ​ or​ ​ Full​ ​ of​ ​ Hell.

The​ ​ festival​ ​ in​ ​ the​ ​ middle​ ​ of​ ​ the​ ​ fortress​ ​ Josefov ​ has​ ​ traditionally​ ​ built​ ​ a​ ​ program​ ​ without emphasis​ ​ on​ ​ headliners.​ ​ “Dramaturgy​ ​ stands​ ​ on​ ​ a​ ​ balanced​ ​ lineup.​ ​ Increasing​ ​ attendance gives​ ​ us​ ​ feedback​ ​ that​ ​ fans​ ​ trust​ ​ the​ ​ festival,​ ​ “says​ ​ organizer​ ​ Tomáš​ ​ Fiala.

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After​ ​ the​ ​ success​ ​ in​ ​ previous​ ​ years,​ ​ a​ ​ special​ ​ “fourth​ ​ stage”​ ​ should​ ​ return​ ​ this​ ​ year,​ ​ where experimental​ ​ and​ ​ ambient​ ​ music​ ​ will​ ​ be​ ​ played.​ ​ The​ ​ Art-Brut-All​ ​ Art​ ​ Exhibition​ ​ should​ ​ also​ ​ be a​ ​ traditional​ ​ part.

Brutal​ ​ Assault​ ​ is​ ​ one​ ​ of​ ​ the​ ​ biggest​ ​ metal​ ​ festivals​ ​ in​ ​ Europe.​ ​ It​ ​ was​ ​ created​ ​ in​ ​ the​ ​ mid-1990s as​ ​ a​ ​ small​ ​ event​ ​ in​ ​ Moravia​ ​ and​ ​ often​ ​ changed​ ​ its​ ​ location.​ ​ Breaking​ ​ point​ ​ came​ ​ in​ ​ 2006 when​ ​ 7,000​ ​ people​ ​ came​ ​ thanks​ ​ to​ ​ the​ ​ attractive​ ​ program.​ ​ Following​ ​ year​ ​ the​ ​ festival​ ​ moved to​ ​ Josefov,​ ​ where​ ​ it​ ​ stayed​ ​ until​ ​ today.​ ​ The​ ​ last​ ​ edition​ ​ of​ ​ the​ ​ festival,​ ​ which​ ​ was​ ​ sold​ ​ out​ ​ in presale​ ​ for​ ​ the​ ​ first​ ​ time​ ​ in​ ​ history,​ ​ attracted​ ​ 20,000​ ​ fans​ ​ from​ ​ around​ ​ the​ ​ world.

Official Festival links:

Links: www.brutalassault.cz

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brutalassault.cz/ 

Here are some bands from the previous years.

 

Current​ ​ lineup​ ​ for​ ​ 2018​

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PREVIEW: DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL UK 8-10th JUNE 2018


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UK’s biggest rock/metal festival is fast approaching so we take a look at just some (there are too many to list) of our highlights of this awesome music weekend that is not to be missed on the 8-10th June….

The first most notable highlight, of course, has to be the three headliners:

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