IEPER HARDCORE FESTedition #23
14-15-16 August 2015 @ Ieper, Belgium
IEPERFEST NEWS UPDATE 5 MAY 2015
Dear Ieperfest supporters!!
We are adding 17 more bands, so the Ieperfest 2015 summer line-up is now complete!!
Furthermore, early bird weekend ticket presale ends on Wednesday 6 May at midnight CET. Single day tickets available from Thursday 7 May onwards.
Here's the new bands:
- BRIQUEVILLE (BE) // Mystique, intense and dark postrock/metal
- BY THE GRACE OF GOD (US) // Back on the map, HC with a message
- CARNIFEX (US) // Twisted modern death metal
- CEREMONY (US) // Post-hardcore on Matador rcs
- CHOKEHOLD (CA) // Chugga chugga metalcore, exclusive European reunion show
- CORRECTION (SE) // Gothenburg sxe hardcore power
- FALL OF MESSIAH (FR) // Saint-Jans-Cappel post-hardcore with hints of mathrock and screamo
- GOVERNMENT FLU (PL) // Fast 'n furious hardcore
- GUST (SE) // Metallic crust on Southern Lord rcs
- LESS THAN JAKE (US) // Ska meets punk meets metal
- MAKE THEM SUFFER (AU) // New Aussie metalcore legend
- NASTY (BE/DE) // Shokka shokka hardcore/beatdown power
- NICK OLIVERI DEATH ACOUSTIC (US) // Nick acoustic, duh?!
- OBEY THE BRAVE (CA) // Brutal metalcore mayhem, ex-DESPISED ICON
- SATANIC SURFERS (SE) // Skatepunk heroes back on the map
- SKIN CRAWLER (BE) // New H8000 metalcore act
- STICK TO YOUR GUNS (US) // Masters of kick-ass melodic hardcore
Please also note that contrary to what the printed flyers and posters say, WHATEVER IT TAKES are playing on Sunday (not on Friday) and INSANITY ALERT are playing on Friday (not on Sunday).
We still have a couple of surprises for you, so keep your eyes peeled for future updates!
IEPERFEST NEWS UPDATE 27 MARCH 2015
We are happy to share 21 new bands with you today. Let's not beat around the bush:
- BIRDS IN ROW (FR) // Deathwish Inc. hardcore blues
- BRUJERIA (Int) // Extreme death/grind featuring CARCASS and NAPALM DEATH members
- DANGERS (US) // Furious US hardcore featuring members of GHOSTLIMB and GRAF ORLOCK
- DECONSECRATE (BE) // H8000 metalcore
- DISxEASE (BR) // Furious sxe hardcore
- ENRAGE (US) // Back on the map!
- EVIL INVADERS (BE) // Catchy speed/thrash metal
- EXTREME NOISE TERROR (UK) // Grindcore/crust godfathers
- FAMILY OF DOG (BE) // Metalcore masters back on the map
- FORÇA MACABRA (FI) // Trashcore crust power
- GUNS UP (US) // Reunion tour
- INSANITY ALERT (AT) // = MUNICIPAL WASTE meets TOXIC HOLOCAUST
- LIFELESS (US) // Fans of MERAUDER and ALL OUT WAR
- LIONHEART (US) // California HARDcore
- LOMA PRIETA (US) // Bay Area. Hardcore. Deathwish Inc.
- NATHAN GRAY (US) // BOYSETSFIRE's main man solo
- xREPENTANCEx (UK) // Vegan sxe metalcore madness
- STEEL NATION (US) // Cleveland meets New York hardcore
- TRIAL (US) // Hardcore hardcore hardcore
- WALLS OF JERICHO (US) // Manic Michigan metalcore
- WAR ON WOMEN (US) // Hardcore punk with a strong message
Check the full list of bands that have been announced so far. More to come shortly.
We still have some early-bird tickets left. Get yours now here!
IEPERFEST NEWS UPDATE 19 FEBRUARY 2015
Hey there. First of all, we would like to thank everyone present at Ieperfest Winter 2015 last Saturday for making it a fun and successful edition! Visitors, bands, catering crew, shitworkers, … we salute you!
Last week, we announced 40 bands that will be playing Ieperfest on 14, 15 and 16 August. The feedback on that announcement has been overwhelmingly positive. We were blown away. Thanks! A lot of people have already been asking about ticket sales. We are happy to announce that early-bird pre-sale starts today, 17h sharp! The amount of early-bird pre-sale tickets is LIMITED! Be quick if you want a cheap-ass ticket for three days of hardcore madness. Sold out = sold out. Tickets available online only.
To convince you guys even more that you really, really should come to Ieperfest this summer, we are adding 6 more bands to the line-up:
- BLACK TONGUE (UK) // Nothern English doomcore
- JUDGE (US) // New York hardcore heroes
- QUESTIONS (BR) // Sao Paolo hardcore power
- RATTUS (FI) // Fin punks with first ever Belgian show
- SICK OF IT ALL (US) // New York legends
- TROUBLE (US) // Chicago doom/psychedelic metal veterans
Check the full list of bands that have been announced so far. More to come shortly.
Finally, we would like to inform you that Ieperfest is active on a variety of social media. If you have a few spare minutes, please log in and follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/ieperfest), Twitter (twitter.com/ieperfest), Instagram (instagram.com/ieperfest) and Tumblr (ieperfest.tumblr.com) for the latest updates straight from Ieperfest HQ.
More news will follow really soon, so stay tuned!
IEPERFEST NEWS UPDATE 10 FEBRUARY 2015
Hey there. Just a few days separate us from Ieperfest Winter 2015. It’s about time we give you an update on what is going on at Ieperfest HQ. We have some good news for all of you, so please, read on!
We would like to point out that the Ieperfest Winter 2015 MTM and band pages are online. Go and check them out if you want to find out more about the non musical activities going on as well as the bands that are playing JOC ‘t Perron this Saturday.
We are also pleased to present you the Ieperfest Winter 2015 time table. Doors open at around 13h15, first band hits the stage around 14h00.
Please come early and support our two Belgian promising opening acts SUNDAYS and MARK MY WAY. The latter are releasing their debut full EP “Save Our Souls” this Saturday by the way, so don’t forget to pick up a copy at their merch booth.
Finally, we also have a little surprise for you guys. We are announcing no less than 40 bands for the 23d edition of Ieper Hardcore Fest, which is happening on 14, 15 and 16 August 2015. We are really, really pleased with the line-up so far, and hope you are as well. Ready? Here goes:
- ALL FOR NOTHING (NL)
- ALL OUT WAR (US)
- ANAAL NATHRAKH (UK)
- ANCHOR (SE)
- BIOHAZARD (US)
- BLACK TUSK (US)
- BONECRUSHER (US)
- BUN DEM OUT (UK)
- CALIBAN (DE)
- CHEAP DRUGS (BE)
- CONTROLSTATE (BE)
- CRYPTOPSY (CA)
- DOOM (UK)
- EMBRACED BY HATRED (DE)
- ENTOMBED AD (SE)
- FRIEND OR FOE (US)
- GBH (UK)
- GIVE (US)
- GOD DETHRONED (NL)
- KDC (PR)
- MAXIMUM PENALTY (US)
- MONOLORD (SE)
- MÖRSER (DE)
- NAYSAYER (US)
- OATHBREAKER (BE)
- OI POLLOI (UK)
- PENTAGRAM (US)
- POISON IDEA (US)
- PSYCROPTIC (AU)
- RAMMING SPEED (US)
- RINGS OF SATURN (US)
- RISK IT (DE)
- ROSETTA (US)
- SCHEISSE MINNELLI (DE)
- SLAPSHOT (US)
- STEVE IGNORANT & PARANOID VISIONS (UK)
- TOUCHE AMORE (US)
- WEHRMACHT (US)
- WHATEVER IT TAKES (BE)
More bands will be confirmed and announced soon, so stay tuned! We will also start the early bird weekendticket pre-sale soon, so expect more info on that as well. Keep your eyes peeled!
IEPERFEST NEWS UPDATE 12 JANUARY 2015
Hey there. First of all, we would like to thank all of you a happy, healthy and peaceful 2015. Recent events have shown that nothing in our lives should be taken for granted, so we hope everything works out as planned for all of you this year!
Reactions to the line-up of this year’s winter edition of our festival have been overwhelmingly positive. Thanks a lot for that! Today, we are adding 2 more bands to the line-up, bringing it to a total of 9.
- IRON WALRUS (DE) // German doom/sludge band, for fans of SAINT VITUS, WEEDEATER, EYEHATEGOD and the likes. They will be touring with CROWBAR this February. Curious? We sure are!
- YOUR HIGHNESS (BE) // Antwerp stoner metal, paving its way in the European underground scene since 2009. They will be releasing a brand new full-length just one week prior to Ieperfest Winter. Brand new, fresh material to be heard, folks!
This concludes the Ieperfest Winter bill for this year. We hope you are as excited about this as we are, and hope to welcome as many of you as possible at JOC ‘t Perron on Saturday 14 February! Tickets cost €20 (reservation and transaction excl.) and are available online at facebook.com/ieperfest or www.ieperfest.com. More details, such as a detailed timetable, will follow soon, so stay tuned!
We are also working hard on confirming a list of bands for Ieperfest summer, which is happening on 14, 15 and 16 August this year. We hope to be able to announce a few around Ieperfest Winter, so keep an eye out for that!
We will be back soon!
IEPERFEST NEWS UPDATE 11 DECEMBER 2014
We are pleased to announce that the 7th edition of Ieperfest Winter will be happening on Saturday 14 February 2015, at JOC ‘t Perron in Ieper. We have taken our time to put together a line-up that we were satisfied with and hope you will be as well. Ready? Set? Go!
- CROWBAR (US) // First Winterfest appearance of these New Orleans-based sludge metal legends, after two successful performances at Ieperfest summer in 2012 and 2014.
- HANG THE BASTARD (UK) // Blending metal and doom with a crusty old school vibe into a hybrid that leaves many in awe. Taking hints of BLACK SABBATH and CROWBAR and a slew of underground bands whose names have been long forgotten but whose riffs live on forever. New album out on Century Media rcs.
- MARK MY WAY (BE) // H8000 melodic rap-influenced hardcore act, set to release their debut MCD on Clenched Fist rcs at Ieperfest Winter 2015. For fans of E-TOWN CONCRETE and COLD WORLD.
- RENOUNCED (UK) // Mixing heavy mid 90's metalcore with lots of melodic parts. Think of MORNING AGAIN, early POISON THE WELL and a little DISEMBODIED.
- STRIFE (US) // Legendary hardcore act from Los Angeles, California, ready to hit our stage 21 (!) years after the release of their debut LP “One Truth”.
- SUNDAYS (BE) // H8000 hardcore act featuring (ex-)members of The IGNORED, OMERTA and AMOKACHI. For fans of MODERN LIFE IS WAR, BANE, VERSE, DEFEATER and so much more.
- WOLFxDOWN (DE) // Furious German hardcore act, making up for the last minute cancellation last year. Presenting their new vocalist Dave to the Ieper audience.
Presale starts on Monday 15 December at 10 am.
More news will Follow soon, so stay tuned.