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News on the BA festival: WINE BAR, 5 brands of beer, next entrance and new „streets“. published 8 years, 1 month ago

Dear BA fans, let us introduce some innovations for BA 2010. This year you can look forward to next entrance to the festival area, new “street” leading around the Natural Stand and new “street” leading from the stage area straight to the “Meet and Greet” tent.

Next news are about drinks. This year you can look forward to 5 brands of draught beer: Gambrinus 10°, Pilsner Urquell 12°, Black Kozel, Master 18° a Radegast Birell.

Absolute novelty will be WINE BAR with wide offer of quality Moravian and French wine.

Brutal Assault 2010 announces its day schedule! published 8 years, 1 month ago

Check out our website for first information about day schedule for BA 2010! By now, you can find there bands divided into 3 festival days. The official time schedule will be announced during next week.

There are also some changes in line-up so let’s see at them. American band CRO MAGS has been forced to cancel their European tour due to some family problems. They will be replaced with German hardcore band CRUSHING CASPARS.

Also Holland CONTROL HUMAN DELETE have cancelled their summer shows due to some personal problems inside the band.

During next week we will announce last 2 bands for BA 2010 and also the final time schedule for all 3 festival days.

Please note that on Saturday (July 31st) is the deadline for ordering ticket in pre-sale price. VIP camp orders can be placed on Aug 05th the latest.

Brutal Assault „Warm Up“ party! published 8 years, 1 month ago

Less than a three weeks before the start of the 15th anniversary edition of the Brutal Assault Festival we would like to announce the official „Warm Up“ party which will be held on Wednesday August 11th in the Old Army Fortress area. You can look forward to 8 bands playing on special stage from 5 p.m..
So far we have confirmed five bands: GODLESS TRUTH (death-progressive, Cze), PRVNÍ HOŘE (crossover, Cze), IGNOMINIOUS INCARCERATION (death metal, UK), AND HELL FOLLOWED WITH (death/thrash, USA) and HONOUR IS DEAD (metal/hardcore, UK).


Yes, you are right, there are still some free slots on the line-up... We have decided to prepare small competition for you BA fans! Bellow you can see 7 great Czech bands who are ready for big voting battle. Just check their music and then vote for your favorite. Only 3 bands with highest numer of votes will play the „Warm Up“ party. You can choose from and vote for only one of next bands:

MINDWORK (http://bandzone.cz/mindwork)
STÍNY PLAMENŮ (http://www.myspace.com/diveintothewastewater)
ABSTRACT ESSENCE (http://bandzone.cz/abstractessence)
UNAFFECTED EVOLUTION (http://bandzone.cz/unaffectedevolution)
DISFIGURED CORPSE (http://bandzone.cz/disfiguredcorpse)
BRUTALLY DECEASED (http://bandzone.cz/brutallydeceased)
MINORITY SOUND (http://bandzone.cz/minoritysound)

You can vote here: http://brutalassault.cz/cs/contest/band-contest-2010/ from now to Friday, August 6th, 12 p.m. Results will be announced on this website.

New offer! Hotel accommodation in Hradec Kralove and cheaper flights to Prague! published 8 years, 2 months ago

For those who are looking for a hotel type of accommodation we can offer a sweet option that will even include a shuttle bus from the hotel to the festival ground. Hotel CERNIGOV is situated in Hradec Kralove, approx. 20 km from the festival ground, and offers next services:

* single rooms available at 35,00 EUR per night
* double rooms available at 60,00 EUR per night
* rooms available for Wednesday Aug 11, Thursday Aug 12th, Friday Aug 13th, Saturday Aug 14th and/or Sunday Aug 15th (you can choose from the mentioned days, not necessary to book all the days)
* buffet breakfast included in the price
* shuttle service to the festival ground and back once a day included in the price (a van will be available within 60 min after ordering)
* a free 3-day pass for the natural ground with a view on both stages (you save 90CZK = approx. 3,50 EUR)
* other hotel services (not included in the price): laundry, safe-box, casino, restaurant & bar, etc.

For more detailed information about the hotel accommodation and booking click on this link: http://brutalassault.cz/en/hotel-cernigov/

Other news is designed for those who are planning their flights by plain. In cooperation with Czech Airlines (ČSA) we can offer 10% discount for all direct flights provided by ČSA to Prague.

The process is very easy, click on this link: http://www.csa.cz/cs/portal/online_services/conventions/booking_ticket.htm and for entering the submenu use next initials: Name: BA2010, Password: 1B10002. Then just choose your flight with 10% discount. Have a good flight!

New bands: LYZANXIA and CALLISTO published 8 years, 2 months ago

Hello BA-Fans! Festival is closer and closer and we are back with new bands.

Newly confirmed are French thrashers LYZANXIA (with new album „Locust“) and Finnish post-metal band CALLISTO.

More news from BA 2010 camp coming soon.

Line-up is changing: BARREN EARTH for KYPCK published 8 years, 2 months ago

Finnish band KYPCK has cancelled all their summer shows including BA festival. Here is their official statement: “We unfortunately have to cancel our performance at this year's Brutal Assault. The circumstances regarding the band, our new record company and our new album are chaotic to say the least, and we feel it is better to cancel now than 2 days before the festival when flights, hotels etc. would have already been paid for. We deeply apologize to the organizers and everyone who was looking forward to the show.”

KYPCK is dead, long live the BARREN EARTH! Finnish “all-stars” group, comprised of members of other bands like SWALLOW THE SUN, AMORPHIS or MOONSORROW, will present their debut album called „Curse of the Red River“ which is a progressive epic that draws you in and holds you by the head while it transitions through atmospheric, brutal, melodic passages that massage the ear and punch the gut.

Winners of photo contest! published 8 years, 2 months ago

Photo contest is over! Thank you for your interest in sending your pictures and voices.
We will invent something again for you in the future.. You can see yourself as you decided on the fate of registered photos, click here. Still remind that the first place is gaining free entry to this year's fest, the second place is gaining a sweatshirt BA fest 2010, and the third place is gaining T-shirt BA fest 2010. And exceptionally we awarded potato medail for the fourth place, and win is the obligatory 666 potatoes.

BRUTAL ASSAULT contest continues! published 8 years, 3 months ago

So as we promised, here comes the second part of our contest. By this event, we officially stop collecting of your pictures and we shall move slowly towards the poll. To see all the contest pictures, follow this link  - http://www.facebook.com/brutalassaultfest#!/album.php?aid=30071&id=1657496433&ref=mf
You can vote simply by giving thumb up (clicking „Like it“ button) to each picture you like to vote for. The most liked pictures will be rewarded with interesting prizes. Some of them are really sweet, so we strongly recommend to participate!!

BRUTAL ASSAULT photo contest! published 8 years, 3 months ago

Today we have a special competition instead of common news. Because there is an increased interest in Brutal Assaut among FaceBook users and a lot of you are using this application on regular basis we decided to set up a competition for all those enthusiasist who try to forecast bands and comment our news every Monday.

What is a goal? When we were watching photos from previous Brutal Assaut issues we noticed loads of festival merch photos. So we came with an idea to set up a competition for all of you who bought Brutal Assault merchandise. If you are one of them send us your photo wearing a T-shirt or a hoodie or other merchandise. We will collect your photos for one week and then upload to a special folder on our FaceBook profile and during next week there will be polls for those photos. There is only one and simple principle - the best rated photo will win. No matter how do you pose or how many friends you are going to arrange for voting for your photo. The best rated photo will win.

And prices? First place is a ticket to Brutal Assault festival, second place is a hoodie Brutal Assault and third place is a T - shirt Brutal Assalt - both are brand new desings for this year.

You can send your e-mails to schizmo@shindy.cz or as a link directly throught a FaceBook message: http://www.facebook.com/brutalassaultfest

New couple of bands confirmed: SSS and Control Human Delete published 8 years, 3 months ago

Newly confirmed bands for BA 2010 are British HC/thrashers SSS (Short Sharp Shock) and experimental black metallers Control Human Delete from Netherlands.

More news coming soon.

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