December 13, 2018

TOMAS LINDBERG’S THE BURNING DARKNESS

Grails are set to return to Roadburn exactly ten years after they performed at Neurosis’ curated event, Beyond The Pale back in 2009. We’re thrilled to announce that they’ll be making a return to join us in Tilburg – once again as a result of an invitation from our curator.
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FONTÄN
“The whole vibe of Fonta reeks of folky, trippy melancholia, in the most unsentimental way. This is something that could easily have been produced by Brian Eno in his prime.” says Lindberg of his choice.
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THE EXORCIST GBG
One of three Gothenburg based bands in this latest announcement, Lindberg describes THE EXORCIST GBG as: “a mind and time bending electronic psych experience, with a serious funk dance groove, like the legendary Goblin on dangerous cult-ritual-inducing drugs.”
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URAN
When Tomas Lindberg describes a band as Sweden’s best kept secret, it’s time to start paying attention. He comments of URAN: “Imagine the heaviest psych, in a street fight with the most hypnotizing Stooges riffs, with an electronic Kraut edge and a monstrous Hawkwind presence.”
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HEXVESSEL

Hexvessel‘s new album, All Tree, will be released in February and the sole track released at the time of writing gives a tantalising glimpse of what to expect. It’s considered, haunting and – quite honestly – downright beautiful.

Prepare yourselves for some pin-drop moments amongst some soul shaking sonic shifts: Hexvessel are back!

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DOOLHOF

The component parts of DOOLHOF are Aaron Turner, Will Brooks and Dennis Tyfus. Musically and artistically these three men appear to be worlds apart but look a little deeper and it’s obvious there’s a streak of experimental vigour and curiosity that runs through them all – and in this case, unites them.

When the idea of a collaborative project was floated, Turner singled out Will Brooks early on. Brooks made his Roadburn debut with Dälek in 2017; one of the most talked about performances of that edition, Dälek were instrumental in expanding the scope of the festival. Tyfus is a Belgian audio/visual artist whose Ultra Eczema label has served as the nucleus for a vast and eclectic array of creative endeavours.

That its participants have named it DOOLHOF (Dutch for ‘maze’) leads our minds to bubble over with possibilities.

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ALSO ANNOUNCED TODAY:

BISMUTH bring ethereal doom to Roadburn – read more HERE
COILGUNS are primed to deliver an ear pummelling – read more HERE
CROWHURST will bring a world of pain – read more HERE
CROWHURST & GNAW THEIR TONGUES unite in harsh noise – read more HERE
FAUNA evoke manifestations of nature and wilderness through the lens of  black metal- read more HERE
FOTOCRIME  will shed light on a darkened room – read more HERE
LUCY IN BLUE set off on a psychedelic prog quest to Roadburn – read more HERE
PHARMAKON will summon disconnecting ambience and caustic crescendos of industrial noise – read more HERE
THOR & FRIENDS to bring their warm, hypnotic songs to Roadburn – read more HERE
TWIN TEMPLE‘s Satanic doo-wop will reign supreme – read more HERE
WRONG will deliver angular melody and abrasiveness – read more HERE