Roadburn

Strange folk and the strangeness of Roadburn folk

Roadburn is not exclusively about desert rock and stoner music anymore. It’s still there, but really, how far has the festival come? On Thursday, there’s something more primal happening. Folk music, in its broadest sense, is taking center stage at Roadburn, as we see performances of Myrkur, Heilung, and Hexvessel on the main stage.  Editor: Guido Segers Let’s face it, many of us are looking for an escape. We are

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Ignition… A Rawkward Turbo-Review: the Roadburn Pre-show with Temple Fang

Yes! We are finally here again! Planet motherfuckin Roadburn! Whoohah! With NMTH, we will completely immerse ourselves in the coming days in the violent glory of what we can regard as simply the best place on earth possible. With this year an even bigger warm-up party on Wednesday in the Green Room of 013, called Ignition: Roadburn 2019 Pre Show. Goddamn, it is so nice to be here again. Editor:

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Roadburn: Molasses offers catharsis and release

It’s been five years since The Devil’s Blood´ Selim Lemouchi left this world behind. Five years since his band members played his songs, that had such burning force behind them, such otherworldliness and conviction. Certainly, there have been other bands and the spark of his creativity has been carried on but not until today has it fully become part of the texture that is heavy music as Molasses takes the

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Descending: The magical early hours at planet Roadburn

Something strange happens in Tilburg on Thursday afternoon as the Veemarktstraat slowly turns into Weirdo Canyon. No one can tell you exactly where this normally quiet street turns into Roadburn territory, but we all know when it has happened. You get off the train, leave your hotel – or just your front door – and suddenly you’ve landed: Planet Roadburn. Editor: Guido Segers We carefully move out, like animals in

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Roadburn tips: GOLD, Maalstroom, Thou x Emma Ruth Rundle, Crypt Trip, Bossk & more

We don’t need to tell you how extremely excited we are about Roadburn. By now you will have seen us post, write, scream and cheer about the adventurous Tilburg festival countless times and it is no time to stop doing that. Especially because Roadburn 2019 starts tonight with an Ingnition Party at the 013, where you can already experience Temple Fang, the band we will be presenting with Roadburn, Saturday

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Inside the Maalstroom project at Roadburn: a massive Dutch black metal challenge

In recent years, the Dutch black metal scene has shown a number of prodigies. Young acts with a fresh approach to the iconoclastic genre, with little regard for purism and conservative views. During Roadburn, you’ve already been able to sample their wares throughout recent editions, but this year on Roadburn-Saturday (13th of April) they will unleash their full creative force with Maalstroom in the Patronaat. Maalstroom, which translates as… well,

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‘An anarchist deed’. The story behind the Celtic Frost/Triptykon Requiem at Roadburn

One of the best things of living in the Netherlands must be its festival climate. Oh hell, let’s be specific: the best thing about being an adventurous metal fan in the Netherlands is the annual trek to Roadburn. Never Mind The Hype has been a media partner of this festival extraordinaire for some years. In the following article we take an in-depth look at the conception and production of one

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Roadburn & NTMH Present: Temple Fang

>>> English below <<< Ook dit jaar is er weer een Roadburn Presents act waar we zeer naar uitkijken: Temple Fang, en wederom slaat NMTH de handen ineen met het festival om die te supporten. De heavy 70’s proggende en psychende bazen uit Amsterdam grepen ons vanaf het eerste moment dat we ze aan het werk zagen, als opener van Psycho Mind Festival in Cul de Sac, Tilburg. Temple Fang zal

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