Roadburn 2018 First Confirmations

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Roadburn Festival has announced the first artists for the 2018 line up, which will take place at the 013 venue, Tilburg, The Netherlands between April 19-22.

Artistic Director, Walter Hoeijmakers commented:
At Roadburn, we’re always looking to push the envelope when it comes to working with creative and diverse artists; we’ll never settle for toeing the line. These first artists should give you an idea of the direction that Roadburn will be taking in 2018, but as ever, don’t assume you have us sussed – we always have more up our sleeve!

  • GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR will perform two different sets as Saturday and Sunday headliners
  • JACOB BANNON confirmed as the 2018 curator
  • CONVERGE will perform two shows, including a You Fail Me set
  • Einar Selvik & Ivar Bjørnson will present HUGSJÁ for the first time outside of Norway
  • BELL WITCH will perform two sets including new album Mirror Reaper in full
  • PANOPTICON to make their Roadburn debut playing two different sets
  • SANGRE DE MUERDAGO
  • AERIAL RUIN
  • IGORRR
  • THE HEADS
  • EX EYE

Jacob commented:
It is an honor to be working as the curator for Roadburn Festival 2018. The festival is unlike any other, showcasing the most forward thinking artists and musicians of the heavy music world. As this year’s curator I will reach across its sub-genres to bring together an array of incredible bands/musicians, expanding the reach of the festival while celebrating the world of extreme music that we all love.

Jacob Bannon will curate the main stage at the 013 venue on Friday, 20 April, and Het Patronaat on Saturday, 21 April. Read more here.

TICKET ONSALE DATE
Roadburn 2018 tickets will go on sale on October 19. They will be available to purchase in person from the 013 box office from 18.30- 20.30 local time, and online worldwide from 21.00 CEST. Ahead of the tickets going onsale, we will be able to confirm more details of the line up, plus camping options in Tilburg during the festival.

Featured Image: Richey Beckett
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