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Blood Incantation Share a New Video for “Luminescent Bridge” – Band Performing at Roadburn Festival Soon


Blood Incantation have just shared a new video for their track, “Luminescent Bridge,” from their Century Media Records 12″ maxi single of the same name. It lands just ahead of their performances at the Roadburn Festival, where they play Timewave Zero one day, and music from the rest of their works the next. There are also whispers in the Blood Incantation camp of a new album coming soon. Check out the new video and more below.

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Inter Arma Share a Music Video for “Concrete Cliffs” – New Album Out Soon



Borderline psychedelic sludge metal brigade, Inter Arma, have unveiled a new music video for their track, “Concrete Cliffs.” The song is taken from their upcoming album, New Heaven, which is due out April 26th via Relapse Records. The band will be playing the new long-player in full at this year’s Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, Netherlands, before a North American tour later in the year with Pallbearer. Head into the article below for the “Concrete Cliffs” video and more.
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Darsombra Book New Tour Dates Including Roadburn, Exile On Mainstream 25, and Desertfest


After touring heavily across North America in 2023, in support of their Dumesday Book album, Baltimore duo, Darsombra, have announced a plethora of new tour dates. This includes some special events and festivals, such as Roadburn, Exile On Mainstream 25, Desertfest, film and music gathering Sleeping Giant Fest. Keep reading below for more information.

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INTERVIEW: John Cxnnor Discusses Their New Live Album with The Devil’s Trade, and Roadburn Festival 2023


 

As part of our preview of Roadburn Festival 2023, Ghost Cult Keefy interviewed Rasmus and Ketil a.k.a. John Cxnnor! The duo, who also have the hardcore band LLNN, are curating a special presentation and curated performance at Roadburn this year. In addition, they are releasing their collaborative live album with The Devil’s Trade – “Live At Roadburn” album out April 21 via Pelagic Records. The guys discussed the genesis of the project, how they connected with Roadburn founder and artistic director Walter Hoejimakers, touring, future plans for both projects and their favorite Terminator flick!

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: ROADBURN 2022 – Part 2


Rejoicing still in the simple fact we can have a physical Roadburn again, the final two days definitely wore on our pandemic shocked psyche and physique. Stumbling more and wearing down in a way I’m not used to, I mentioned to some friends during the weekend the Pandemic has made us all old, and 5 days on our feet now feel a lot longer. Saturday started with the feeling it felt like a Sunday, traditionally called the afterburner, because by that time you are fairly burnt out.

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: ROADBURN 2022 – Part 1


After three years of waiting and longing, finally there will be an in person Roadburn Festival again. While the 2021 online edition Roadburn Redux, was in itself, innovative and the best digital festival I’ve seen set up during the dark days of the pandemic, nothing beats being physically shaken by bass heavy music and hugging friends from all over the world you only see once a year.

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Vile Creature and Bismuth Share New Collaborative Release “A Hymn of Loss and Hope” – Performing at Roadburn This Weekend


Vile Creature and Bismuth, both performing together this weekend at Roadburn Festival, have released a new collaborative track. A Hymn of Loss and Hope, an epic 40-minute long composition that runs the gamut of emotions, is streaming now on Bandcamp with digital purchase available as well as a vinyl pre-order. We counted their team-up as one of the must-see events of the fest in our preview!

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FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Roadburn Festival 2022 — Welcome Back!


As we continue to live in one of the most challenging times in history, one this for certain: music lovers are relieved to have somewhat of a return to normalcy. The return of live music, especially heavy music, provides the cathartic relief we have all been looking for. After over a year of postponements, cancellations, and livestreams, it’s a relief to get to experience live music, and return to experiencing art in the best way possible – together!

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Roadburn Redux Announces First Bands Including Hexvessel, Jo Quail, Wolvenest, Gold and More


Roadburn Festival was unfortunately canceled in 2021 and is coming back as a virtual event in 2021. This online version of the festival, titled Roadburn Redux, will feature performances broadcast live from the 013 venues in Tilburg, as well as pre-recorded and exclusive content, and will take place between April 16-18. The event will still have the same pillars of greatness Roadburn is best known for: the best underground bands in the world, one of a kind supergroups and commissioned pieces of music, art featuring official festival artist for 2021 Lucile Lejoly Land a lot more. Check out the initial program and some of the bands participating such as Hexvessel, Jo Quail, Wolvenest, Gold, and others.

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