The complete lineup for the 2016 edition of Amplifest has been revealed. The sixth edition of the festival will take place in Porto, Portugal in a year that Amplificasom (the festival’s promotor) is celebrating ten years of activity. This year Amplifest will happen at the weekend of 20 and August 21, and extended with two experiences on August 19 with the performance of French occult rock masters Aluk Todolo, and August 22 with the folk with hints of blues and country of Steve Von Till (known for his guitar and screams in Neurosis) and The Leaving, a project of Zatokrev’s singer, guitar player and songwriter Frederyk Rotter .
The weekend of August 20 and 21 will be filled with an incredible amount of bands, artists, films, expositions, etc. Post-rock giants Mono and Caspian, atmospheric/cathartic/ transcendental sludge legends Neurosis, Swedish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Anna Hausswolf, avant goth/progressive experimental doom/abstract electroacoustic/modern composition New York-based outfit Kayo Dot, the abrasive electronic sounds of Prurient (one of Dominick Fernow’s many alter egos), atmospheric and psych-infused post-metal of Minsk, the ambient music, ritualistic drones, tribal percussion, neofolk of The Black Heart Rebellion, and the sludge/noise/post-hardcore of Kowloon Walled City are only some of the things that will be performing in this year’s edition of Amplifest.
The tickets are on sale at Amplificasom’s website , where you can also find all sorts of information about the festival. You can buy for the weekend (August 20 and 21) or for the entire festival experience (from August 19 to August 22). Full line-up below:
WEEKEND EXPERIENCE (AUGUST 20 AND 21)
Downfall of Gaia
Kowloon Walled City
The Black Heart Rebellion
EXTENDED EXPERIENCE (AUGUST 19 AND 22)
Steve Von Till