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Leatherman limited Brutal Assault edition published 3 years ago

Brutal Assault fest joined forces with the Leatherman company and to celebrate 20th edition of the fest Leatherman will produce a handful of limited and numbered pieces of their world-famous WAVE multitools. This very special edition is issued with 25 year warranty and comes with customised handles and casing. The few pieces produced will be available via our e-shop and one of them (number 000) is here up for grabs! Try Your luck in our contest in here! If you don't want to miss this unique opportunity You can pre-order this great Brutal Assault customized life-time lasting tool in our e-shop. Here's a sneak-peak video, detailed pics in the e-shop!

VIP camp sold out! published 3 years ago

Several weeks after we went out of capacity at our hotels, our VIP camp is now sold out as well! There is a couple of unsolved orders but worry not, if you have payed you are gonna have Your tickets. Please také note – no party tents will be allowed in the VIP camp! This year we are forced to adopt strict policy on this issue because of massive demand and limited capacity of the VIP camp. So at this moment the only chance to get to the VIP camp is joining Your friends, who already have their tent space booked and have a spare room in the tent.

EDIT: regarding expanding capacity of the VIP camp - we'd love to, but unfortunately there's no available space we could rent. The land owners of the nearby meadows won't lease them. We are very sorry to dissapoint You.

With the hotels and VIP camp being sold out we would like to advise You not to hesistate on the tickets purchase as well. Also we would like to remind You that You can still create Your own festival poster and win a free festival pass by sharing it with our ‪#‎mybrutalassault‬ campaign! Continue here if interested: http://on.fb.me/1I04v6A
You can also join the other contest for limited Brutal Assault edition Leatherman WAVE multitool here: http://on.fb.me/1CBXk2n
There also is a possibillity to pre-order the tool in here: http://on.fb.me/1O463e4

Daily schedule revealed! published 3 years ago

The festival will be full blown hell in just 3 weeks! You can now open SCHEDULE section here on the web where You can check what to expect from particular days. As you can see, the initial Wednesday warm-up party turned into regular festival day! Also there will be several additions to the line-up next week, so stay tuned!

Line-up changes and time table announced published 2 years, 12 months ago

Sadly we have to inform You that SIKTH have to withdraw from this year's line-up. The band explains:

„Firstly - we are so sorry that we have had to withdraw from Brutal Assault. We were so looking forward to it. We never pull out of shows. Unfortunately, our EP recording schedule has had to move back and thus we we will be in the studio recording around the time of the gig. We can't delay the recording any longer due to release date.
WE WOULD LOVE TO PLAY NEXT YEAR.
All the best with the show. Apologies again.“

As You can see, this was beyond our control and it's clear that there aren't any bands that could fully replace SIKTH in the line-up. However we can promise You that we'll do our best to have them next year. New York thrash hardcore crossover ALL OUT WAR and Czech progressive metal prodigies MODERN DAY BABYLON were confirmed instead. MDB played our fest last year but they have a new EP comming out this summer, so they will present a new material.

The second cancellation came from TROUBLE. The band explains:
„Trouble would like to regrettably notify the promoters … that we are unable to do the tour as planned. Unfortunately, one of our core members has a situation with his private life that has made it impossible for him to do this tour. Trouble has been a trustworthy act over 30 + years and this is the first time that we have ever had to cancel a tour.“
We're still working on a replacement.

Finally ANTAEUS ceased all their live activities and were replaced by one of the most blazing infernal death metal acts LVCIFYRE.

The latest confirmed bands besides the aforementioned are: ACID FORCE, ADOR DORATH, DIPHTERIA, DROM, ENDLESS, OBLITERATE, MALLEPHYR, MINORITY SOUND, MORTALLY INFECTED, MORTIFILIA, POSTCARD FROM ARKHAM, SUFFOCATE WITH YOUR FAME, THE TOWER, TORTHARRY.

The complete timetable including stage times is now available here.

The winners from #mybrutalassault published 2 years, 12 months ago

As promised, we're announcing the drawn contestants from our #mybrutalassault campaign! Here we go:

Klaudije Claw Radanovic
Kaśka Michalczyk
Martin Košťál
Hermanna Paananen
Edgars Gultnieks
Vávra Vaněk
Lina Noir
Miroslav Cozik
Mario Leão
David Novotný

The campaign was a major success and we're really pleased by the number of fans that found the app useful! We also decided to extend the campaign, the new draw will take place on July 30th and we are giving away three tickets this time. The rules are the same, You have to generate Your own poster at http://my.brutalassault.cz/en/ and set it as Your cover photo with the #mybrutalassault hashtag. Don't forget to set the photo as public, otherwise we won't be able to see it!

VIP camp 2 published 2 years, 11 months ago

Contrary to our previous expectations, we've found place to expand our VIP camp capacity. VIP camp 2 will be located at our current parking lot, on a grassy field 800 meters from the main festival entrance gate. VIP camp 2 goes for sale now and the capacity is limited. You'll receive detailed info upon paying Your order. You can also check the e-shop for a map.

Leatherman Wave Limited Brutal Assault Edition Contest published 2 years, 11 months ago

Together we had 676 people sending their guesses. The best estimate was 686 and the sender was already informed by e-mail. You can still pre-order the tool in our e-shop here. The total number of bands taking part in Brutal Assault between 1996 and 2014 will be announced in the book we’re putting out this year at the festival! We’re inviting You to take a look at the book in our new information centre at the festival, detailed info will be in the festival guide. More details about the book to follow in the upcoming week.

Oriental stage and Octagon gallery published 2 years, 11 months ago

The Oriental stage will be located in front of our Octagon gallery on Saturday only and will host only Cult of Fire and Phurpa. Cult of Fire are elusive black metal cult and we remain the only open air they ever agreed to play. This gig is the one and only gig where the song 'Vltava' from the latest single of Cult Of Fire will be played. Phurpa on the other hand performs ritual music of Bon tradition, check their band page here.

Oriental stage schedule:
-Saturday-
Phurpa: 20.15
Cult of Fire: 23.50

To further accompany the Oriental stage programme, our Octagon gallery will host an exhibition of David Glomba this year. David Glomba is the artist behind Cult of Fire imagery (besides other works). T-shirts with dedicated artwork and prints of his earlier works will be sold at our new BA centre. The other artist exhibiting his works in our Octagon gallery is the renowned photographer Peter Beste with his True Norwegian Black Metal series. The exhibited prints are for sale – You can reserve them also at the BA centre!

New 20th anniversary book on BA! published 2 years, 11 months ago

Take the whole Brutal Assault festival home with you! This book, which was created for the 20th anniversary of Brutal Assault, explores the history of the festival and will be up for sale at the fest! Do you know that Brutal Assault almost ceased to exist after 9 years? On the 442 pages of the book you can find many hard to believe stories, but also the complete list of the bands, that performed at the festival over the years and tons of other stuff. The book is billingual and comes in both czech and english at the same time. You can check out the book at our new BA info centre before purchasing! More info to follow!

Meet and greet & Horror cinema time-table published 2 years, 11 months ago

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