Mortiferum Replace Sylvaine at Fortress Fest, joining Triptykon, Wolves In The Throne Room, Blackbraid, and more

US atmospheric death metal band, Mortiferum, have been brought in to replace Sylvaine, after they withdrew from North Yorkshire’s Fortress Festival. Also appearing at the event are Triptykon, Wolves In The Throne Room, Panopticon, Blackbraid, Misþyrming, Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, and more. Day tickets and day splits have been released for the black metal event, taking place 1-2 June at Scarborough Spa, UK. Keep reading for more information.

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Mortiferum joins a stellar line-up of special bands and exclusive shows with four more bands to be announced in early 2024. Previously confirmed bands include Triptykon with a 2024 UK exclusive and mainstage headlining show, Wolves in the Throne Room with a 2024 UK exclusive and mainstage headline Two Hunters set (the first time the iconic album will be performed live in the UK), second stage headliners Misþyrming with a 2024 UK exclusive show, second stage headliners Regarde Les Hommes Tomber with a UK exclusive show for 2024, Blackbraid with a debut and exclusive UK show, Panopticon with a Roads to the North anniversary full album set, Der Weg Einer Freiheit with a UK exclusive show, Furia with an exclusive UK show, and Fluisteraars with a debut and exclusive UK show. 

Fortress Festival will also be witness to an appearance by Portuguese act Gaerea, a UK exclusive show from Brazilian “depressive black metal” band Thy Light, a return to the UK with an exclusive show from German black metallers Ultha, a UK exclusive set from Bavarian-based Waldgeflüster, a UK exclusive set from Sweden’s Dödsrit, UK black metal act Blood Countess, Obsidian Kingdom with a UK exclusive Mantiis full album set, Fellwarden with its worldwide live debut, Lamp of Murmuur with a UK exclusive performance, Falls of Rauros with their first ever UK show, Danish atmospheric black metal band Sunken and UK black-death-doom act Abyssal

Day tickets are priced at £89, while standard weekend tickets are still available at £159.

The event is 65% sold out. Standard tickets will also be available via the Scarborough Spa Box Office.

Fortress Festival 2024
1-2 June 2024
Scarborough Spa
Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK

Saturday 1 June 2024 Line-Up:

Triptykon 2024 UK exclusive
Panopticon Roads to the North anniversary full album set 2024 UK exclusive
Der Weg Einer Freiheit 2024 UK exclusive
Ultha 2024 UK exclusive
Obsidian Kingdom Mantiis full album set 2024 UK exclusive
Lamp of Murmuur 2024 UK exclusive
Falls of Rauros 2024 UK exclusive/debut
Regarde Les Hommes Tomber 2024 UK exclusive
Dödsrit 2024 UK exclusive
Fellwarden worldwide live debut, 2024 UK exclusive
Waldgeflüster 2024 UK exclusive

Sunday 2 June 2024 Line-Up:

Wolves in the Throne Room 2024 UK exclusive Two Hunters live in its entirety
Blackbraid 2024 UK exclusive/debut
Furia 2024 UK exclusive
Misþyrming 2024 UK exclusive
Fluisteraars 2024 UK exclusive/debut
Thy Light 2024 UK exclusive
Blood Countess

More bands tba for both days

The First of June. 2024… Under the watchful gaze of the carrion crows that beset the castle’s crumbling battlements…the hordes of darkness will stir. The mournful bells of the woebegone church will ring out upon the hillside: soon to be lost amid the ravenous battery of an ancient warlord. And from the ashes of the past, a new stronghold will arise… “Fortress…”

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