Line up changes and One-day tickets published 5 years, 2 months ago

We are sad to announce that both KILLING JOKE (serious family problems) and D.R.I. (injured guitarist) have been forced to cancel their performance at BA festival.
But we are also happy to announce that famous drummer Dave Lombardo (Slayer) and his band PHILM have been confirmed as a new act for this year’s edition.
Other newly confirmed bands are Swedish death metallers VOMITORY and Ukrainian nihilistic black metal band BALANCE INTERRUPTION.

Tickets information:
For those who want to enjoy a single day with music and atmosphere at BA Festival we will offer one-day tickets for each day of the festival (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday). The price of one-day ticket will be approx. 47 Eur (1200 CZK) and you can buy them directly at the festival’s main box office only.

BA timeschedule announced published 5 years, 2 months ago

Complete timeschedule for this year's Brutal Assault Festival has been announced. See the "Program" section for more information about the running order.

Complete line-up also includes 8 Czech bands: HYPNOS (death metal), MALIGNANT TUMOUR (crust-rock’n’roll), ABSTRACT ESSENCE (experimental metal), ATTACK OF RAGE (grind), GUTALAX (grind), BEAST WITHIN THE SOUND (thrash/death/HC), DYING PASSION (progressive) a HENTAI CORPORATION (thrash-rock’n’roll).

„Obscure Stage“ program announced, Tickets Pre-Sale information published 5 years, 2 months ago

Complete timeschedule for „Obscure Stage“ has been announced in the „Program“ section.

Next information is connected with tickets pre-sale. It is highly recommended to buy the tickets in pre-sale since the attendance this year will be surely attacking the capacity of the festival’s area. You can still buy the BA-ticket at a reduced pre-sale price of 1700,- CZK ( + fees via Paypal) but remember that this edition is on sale till the end of July only!
Due to a massive interest in tickets for this BA edition we highly recommend to buy your ticket in pre-sale.

Proximity (CZ, modern metal), Straight (CZ, hardcore), Stíny Plamenů (CZ, black metal), The Fall Of Ghostface (CZ, electro metalcore), In Vain (NO, avantgarde metal), Five Seconds To Leave (CZ, core), Divadlo Marza (CZ, alternative theatre), PerfeCitizen (CZ, grindcore), Beautiful Caffilery (CZ, hc death metal), Empyrion (SK, death black), FOB (CZ, death metalcore), FDK (CZ, post metal), Minority Sound (CZ, cyber metal), Secret Of Darkness (CZ, black metal).

There is also a chance to reserve your ticket by sending a small fee in advance via Paypal and paying the rest of the ticket price at the festival in cash upon your arrival or buy your ticket right now.

Visit „Tickets“ section for more detailed information.

Few line-up details published 5 years, 1 month ago

On the grounds of your comments we have decided to rearrange playing times of few bands to not overlap with those silmilar in genre.  We believe these changes will make your stay at BA more pleasant. Thank you, guys, for your factual remarks.

Namely it goes for ambiguity of double occurence of Novembers Doom on our list. You have to know that these doom pioneers will really play twice, on Thurs at Metalshop stage and then there will be their accoustic performance on Fri at Obscure stage.  We have been also forced, due to a partial line-up share in In Vain and Solefald, to switch Solefald and Aborym, whose live set has been modified. US death metal commando Skeletal Remains has been finally put on the list on Thurs at Obscure stage. The programme should be actual right now.

BA festival becomes green and cups info published 5 years, 1 month ago

It is  also our pleasure to announce that BA festival becomes green! This year we bring another novelty again, concretely ArecaGoodPlates which are natural and high duality disposable plates made from fallen dried leaves of Areca palm tree. At this moment a big container from India is arriving to Josefov and you can already look forward to this original stuff which will be a part of  the equipment of all refreshment kiosks at the festival.

We also continue in separated waste program and also in the refundable cups system. This year the advance deposit for 1 BA cup will be 1,5 coupon (45,- Czk).

Service innovation in the Old Army Fortress published 5 years, 1 month ago

Brutal Assault Festival this is not only the marathon of extreme music which offers the best from a variety metal genres, in total over 80 bands from around the world.

It also offers several places for your non-musical activities. Do not hesitate to visit the „chill out“ zone on the place called „Greenfield“ inside the Fotress, just a short walk from the main stage area. This year with „Marshall City“ big top (workshops, guitars, amplifiers, meet and greet etc), Horror Cinema House or huge Metalmarket. „Brutal bars“ will offer various kinds of alco/non-alcoholic drinks, including new kinds of soda or 100% natural Absinth. If you are travelling by train, you can get a 50% discount on your train ticket if travelling with Ceske drahy. Among other things you cal also look forward to the ATM (placed near the main entrance gate) or large tent with 1000 seats placed close to the natural stand.

The Old Army Fortress will offer many more less or more visible innovation so keep your eyes open!

Tickets check, VIP camp, BA Afterparty published 5 years, 1 month ago

We are once more sorry for last year’s long queues for e-tickets validation as well as for VIP camp failure.
We have been working hard on this and finally prepared new system for tickets check for this year.
There are three most important innovation: 1, In the main box office (E-TICKETS) there will be five times more electronic readers for checking the barcodes. 2, In the main entrance area there will be 12 check-in points for wristbands. 3, The main box office (E-TICKETS) will be open from Tuesday, August 6th, from 3:00pm onwards.   
The same innovation is connected to the VIP camp, the box office for VIP camp reservation will be also open from Tuesday, August 6th, from 3:00pm onwards (VIP camping site will also open its gates from 3:00pm).

We would like to invite you to the official BA afterparties which will be held in Praha and Bratislava:

11.8. Praha, Modra Vopice ( – HATEBREED, KATALEPSY, SATURNUS + more bands will be confirmed. Ticket price: 200,- CZK (for BA 2013 wristband holders), 600,- CZK (normal ticket price).

13.8. Bratislava (Slovakia), Randal Club ( – TRIVIUM, WE BUTTER THE BREAD WITH BUTTER. Ticket price: 10 Eur (for BA 2013 wristband holders), 25/26 Eur (Normal ticket price, presale in

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