Thursday, July 7, 2022

Announcement: Brutal Assault Festival 2016

Its that time of the year again. The metal festivals of the world slowly but surely start releasing their lineups and the fans wait in anticipation to see what their money has bought them, or what their money will end up buying them. Its an exciting time for all and with that in mind, Brutal Assault festival has announced its first wave of face melting bands.

Before we go into the list however, its important to take a moment to talk about this festival of which has held its own as one of the top European festivals to attend.

Held in the Czech Republic and costing a mere 72 Euros for 3 full days of the best bands the metal and rock music scene has to offer, there is something for everyone here. In addition, the festival ground being an old army fortress is one of the best locations to hold such an event providing a side by side stage set up meaning you can never miss a band except for those times you need to go and get another exceptionally cheap, ice cold Czech lager or tuck into the vast selection of food the site has to offer.

The 21st edition of Brutal Assault will be held on August 10-13 and the following bands have been announced.

  • Aborted
  • Agnostic Front
  • Angelcorpse
  • Arch Enemy
  • Archgoat
  • Birdflesh
  • Bury Tomorrow
  • Conan
  • Coroner
  • Dark Funeral
  • Dark Tranquillity
  • Destruction
  • Devildriver
  • Die Krupps
  • Disavowed
  • Electric Wizard
  • Eskimo Callboy
  • Exodus
  • Eyehategod
  • Gruesome
  • Hypno5e
  • Immolation
  • Insomnium
  • Iron Reagan
  • Leprous
  • Ministry
  • Moonspell
  • Nile
  • Obituary
  • Omnium Gatherum
  • Parkway Drive
  • Satyricon
  • Septicflesh
  • Shining
  • Sigh
  • Sikth
  • Slagmaur
  • Taake
  • Terror
  • Textures
  • The Algorithm
  • The Black Dahlia Murder
  • Tribulation
  • Valkyrja
  • Vektor
  • Voivod
  • Whiplash

There are still a whopping 50 more bands to be announced yet. Stay tuned for more coverage of the Brutal Assault festival as more bands are announced and we draw closer to the event.

Check out the below video for coverage of last years event!

Jay Russell
Music & Photography - thats pretty much all there is to Jay. Oh and the fact that he strives to one day have the worlds biggest Monopoly collection. No. Thats not a joke.

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