New exclusive name on the bill - CYNIC! published 9 years ago

Celebrated metal innovators CYNIC are new addition on the bill. Their first album "Focus", released in 1993, is widely regarded as a landmark release of the genre. Nowadays they are on European tour for support of its critically acclaimed new album "Traced in Air". Their appearance at Brutal Assault festival will be surely top of the milk for many fans. 

Unfortunately there are also bad news in BA camp. DIVINE HERESY definitely cancelled all their summer shows including BA09. The reason is clear - Dino Cazares begins recording new album with Fear Factory.

BRUTAL ASSAULT confirms: ULVER exclusive at BA09! published 9 years ago

We can proudly announce that progressive Norwegian band ULVER will perform at the Brutal Assault Festival.

Legends of dark experimental and avantgarde music ULVER is one of Norway's most acclaimed international artists. While remaining something of a secret treasure back home, a long series of strong releases, most recently the album "Shadows of the Sun" (2007), has earned them a unique status worldwide.

Their appearance at the Brutal Assault is their only one so far confirmed show ouf of Norway and BA is the only one metal festival they will play this summer.

PAIN, RAUNCHY and GADGET confirmed for Brutal Assault 09! published 9 years ago

Among new acts confirmed for BA 09 belong PAIN with Peter Tägtgren (industrial/electro metal, Sweden), RAUNCHY (modern metal, Denmark) and GADGET (grindcore, Sweden). 

BIOHAZARD!!! published 9 years ago

The reunited original lineup of BIOHAZARD has been confirmed for this year's Brutal Assault festival!

BIOHAZARD is celebrating its 20th anniversary after earning global acclaim, multi-platinum sales and years of world tours — to the tune of 250 concerts annually — opening for superstars with its intense fusion of aggressive hardcore, punk and thrash metal, socio-political commentary and authentic hip-hop textures. Though BIOHAZARD enjoyed a 15-year-run of best selling albums on labels like Roadrunner, Mercury and Warner Bros. , this spring's high profile tour will mark the first dates featuring the Brooklyn-bred band's original lineup since 1995.

Next confirmed bands coming soon.

Gwar, Krisiun and BBB also cancelled their shows. published 9 years ago

After so many rounds of good news, we have to give you a bad ones, too. Along with Fear Factory also GWAR, KRISIUN and BONDED BY BLOOD cancelled their show at Brutal Assault, generally because of one reason which is complete cancellation of their European tours. These ugly thinks happen sometimes and we want to bring you back another similarly interesting bands as compensation. Stay with us and keep it Brutal!


Fear Factory show cancelled. published 9 years ago

A statement from Burton C Bell and Dino Cazares has hit us and confirms that the band have cancelled their Brutal Assault performance.

The statement reads:

“I am writing to each and every one of you to relay important information regarding the Fear Factory concerts between June 21, through August 15. We regretfully are informing you that we are postponing these dates in Europe, to schedule for later dates.”

“These particular dates are being postponed in order that we as Fear Factory may finalize the writing and recording of our new music. We are aware that this album will be a very important recording for each of us in Fear Factory. That this album has to be sonically incredible for each and every one of you who are sincerely interested in listening to this latest creation. In order for Fear Factory to create the album of our career, we must focus and work diligently to engineer our rhythms of mechanical death. We feel that rushing to release this recording will not be beneficial to the craft of our manufacturing.”

“In this parting statement, please understand that postponing these dates is not for any other reason than to create the album that Fear Factory fans are anxious to hear.”

News from "BA kitchen". published 9 years, 1 month ago

We have two good news for you today. So let´s start wit the great one. As you maybe know The Summer Slaughter Tour with SUFFOCATION and The FACELESS has been cancelled. Right after this  announcement we started with negotiations about their appearance and the result is that we can proudly confirm SUFFOCATION and THE FACELESS for Brutal Assault 09.

We have also confirmed three new bands. You can look forward to CRIPPLE BASTARDS (grindcore, Italy), CASKETGARDEN (death/thrash, HUNGARY) and BLACK BOMB A (metalcore, France).


New names on the bill. published 9 years, 1 month ago

There is no reason to wait. Brutal Assault 09 starts in 57 days and we are back with new three confirmed bands.

The newcomers on the bill are NOVEMBERS DOOM (doom metal, USA), DEMONIC RESURRECTION (black/death, INDIA) and ACTION (hardcore/metal, Czech republic).

New "Brutal" bands confirmed! published 9 years, 1 month ago

3 new bands, including legendary GRAVE (death metal, Sweden), DIVINE HERESY with Dino Cazares (modern metal, USA) and ASHES YOU LEAVE (gothic/doom metal, Croatia) have been added to the bill of Brutal Assault 09.

New bands are coming, Suicide Silence say goodbye. published 9 years, 1 month ago

We are back with two news. Let´s start with the unpleasand one. Suicide silence canceled their gig at the Brutal Assault due to their canceled summer tour. But now let´s go back to more positive news. New bands on the bill are CARNIFEX (deathcore from California, US), THE RED CHORD (brutal hardcore from Massachusetts, US) and EVERGREEN TERRACE (hardcore from Florida, US). More bands and actual info coming soon.

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