Hailing from Oakland, CA, Alaric will mellow things out a bit – but only musically. The atmosphere of this deathrock/post-punk outfit is as gloomy and dark as the heaviest sludge.
Classic stoner/doom in the vein of St. Vitus, but with a little more heft, with lyrics shouted in french.
Hard-hitting sludge with hints of hardcore and Weedeater.
Come To Grief (us)
Risen out of the ashes of legendary sludge outfit Grief (and named after their ’94 album), Come To Grief will perform old Grief material as well as their own new songs, all of it equally terrifying.
Confusion Master (de)
In their own words: “Electric sabbath action doom.” That really says it better than we ever could.
Cult Of Occult (f)
Imagine having your soul destroyed very, very slowly. This is not happy music.
Demon Head (dk)
The local retro rockers will crack open the sky above Ungdomshuset with their thunderous old-school doom.
Funereal – but not quite funeral doom – with lots of effects and truly tortured vocals.
Ghost Of Wem (de)
Crushing, gutwrenching sludge with clear black metal influences.
Goli Deca (mk)
Articulating brooding conditions through acts of repetitive motion – the goal is to break through and survive by all means necessary. Hyper-real music for the body and mind. Think early SWANS.
Grim Van Doom (de)
A hardcore influenced melting pot of all things heavy.
All the way from Tokyo, Guevnna are returning to Copenhagen with the recent release of their first full length of their own brand of crushing sludge.
Horse Latitudes (sf)
With just bass, bass, synth and drums, Horse Latitudes are bound to bring one of the heaviest shows on the festival. Get ready to be droned!
Iron Witch (uk)
Hailing from Liverpool, these Brits will bring with them their first full length ‘A Harrowed Dawn’ which will showcase some of the very bleakest sludge/doom out there today.
Lewd Flesh (dk)
Finally back after a long-ish hiatus, these locals will serve up stoner doom with a touch of psychedelica.
MDME SPKR (uk)
This year’s positive feature, MDME SPKR will bring heavy riffs wrapped in a punk rock vibe.
Stockholm sludge/doom trio playing a harsher brand of Electric Wizard-inspired fuzz.
Droney, black metal infused funeral doom.
Pinkish Black (us)
Incorporating styles ranging from industrial to post punk to gothic to doom metal, this texan duo is an absolute must see.
Sado Zora (mk)
Crawling, miserable minimalist sludge from Macedonia.
A german three-piece playing a unique brand of instrumental, atmospheric doom.
Stepping a bit out of our comfortzone, we bring you upcoming danish black metallers Sunken. Equal parts atmosphere and pummeling, be sure not to miss this.
Toner Low (nl)
Slow, heavy tunes about weed is the order of the day when the dutch masters of everything stoned once again visit Copenhagen.