PRESS RELEASE: SUNN O))) ANNOUNCES FIRST BANDS FOR THEIR CURATED EVENT AT ROADBURN FESTIVAL 2011: WINTER, EARTH AND SCORN AMONGST OTHERS
Posted: Nov 18, 2010
SUNN O))) ANNOUNCES FIRST BANDS FOR THEIR CURATED EVENT AT ROADBURN FESTIVAL 2011: WINTER, EARTH AND SCORN AMONGST OTHERS
Legendary doom pioneers WINTER, along with EARTH, SCORN, BEAVER, ALUK TODOLO, MENACE RUINE, HOODED MENACE, THE SECRET and Atilla Csihar's VOID OV VOICES, have been confirmed for SUNN O)))'s curated event at Roadburn Festival 2011, set for April 15th at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland.
As curator, SUNN O))) (Greg Anderson and Stephen O’Malley) are personally selecting the bands that will play during their special event, as well as performing a headlining show. SUNN O))) is Roadburn’s fourth curator, following David Tibet in 2008, Neurosis in 2009 and Triptykon’s Tom Gabriel Warrior at this year’s festival in April.
SUNN O))) comments: "SUNN O))) is honored to present the first part of our guests for the curated day at Roadburn, April 15th 2011. They represent a broad range of bands we are fans of, and in many cases some of our closest friends and collaborators. We hope you appreciate the selection, and look forward to announcing more of our selection and allies..."
Also newly confirmed for Roadburn Festival 2011 are BLACK MATH HORSEMAN and Steve Austin's TODAY IS THE DAY.
Tickets for Roadburn 2011, including the Afterburner, will go on sale Saturday, November 27 online through Ticketmaster.nl, the 013 venue box office and Official Ticket Outlets in The Netherlands.
Sponsored by TERRORIZER and Germany's ROCK HARD, the 2011 edition of the Roadburn festival will run for four days, from Thursday, April 14 to Sunday, April 17 at the 013 venue and Midi Theatre in Tilburg, Holland. Roadburn Festival 2011 will include GODFLESH's performance of its seminal debut full-length album, 1989's "Streetcleaner", in its entirety, SUNN O)))'s special event, headliner SWANS, CANDLEMASS celebrating 25 years of doom (including a performance of the "Epicus Doomicus Metallicus" album in its entirety; featuring original vocalist Johan Längquist), WOVENHAND, BLACK MOUNTAIN (headlining the Afterburner on Sunday, April 17th) and WARDRUNA (the dark ambient folk project led by former GORGOROTH drummer Kvitrafn).
For more information, visit www.roadburn.com.