Amsterdam Metalfest
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Amsterdam Metalfest
Amsterdam Metalfest
GenreMetal, Death metal, Thrash metal, Black metal, Progressive metal
DatesApril, October
Location(s)Melkweg, Amsterdam
Years active2015 - present

Amsterdam Metalfest is a biannual metalfestival[1] that takes place in the Netherlands' capital city, Amsterdam.[2] As from 2015, it is held in the much acclaimed venue Melkweg (Dutch for "Milky Way") and organised by Metal Amsterdam.[3] Amsterdam Metalfest endeavors to provide a stage for local and (inter)national metalbands[4] and, in doing so, re-establishing the Amsterdam metalscene.[5][6] It was originally organized in The Sugarfactory, featuring Dutch bands like Cilice, The New Dominion, Red Eyes, Illucinoma and others. The May 2018 edition line-up is Fleshgod Apocalypse, Obscura, The Charm The Fury, Hideous Divinity, For I Am King, Onegodless.

Past billings

October 2016

Textures (NL), Aborted (BE) performing Retrogore in its entirety, Humanity's Last Breath (SE) Dutch debut, Exivious (NL) global exclusive, Seita (NL) and Hibakusha[7] (NL).[8][9]

April 2016

Decapitated (POL), Carach Angren (NL), God Dethroned (NL), Heart Of A Coward (UK), Herder (NL) and Veil of Delusions (NL).[10][11][12]

October 2015

Aborted (BE), Seita (NL), Cultura Tres (VEN), Ethereal (NL), Red Eyes (NL) and Hillsphere (NL).


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  2. ^ "Interview: Amsterdam Metalfest (2016)". 2013-11-16. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Home | Metal Amsterdam". Metal Amsterdam. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Interview: Amsterdam Metalfest (2016) |". Retrieved .
  5. ^ Holthuis, Daan. "The Amsterdam Metal Scene".
  6. ^ "Interview Amsterdam Metalnight". Zware Metalen. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "Hibakusha: "FortaRock is een enorme veer in je reet én een grote kans"". NMTH. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "Aftellen naar Amsterdam Metalfest 2016". Rockmuzine. 2016-10-10. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Textures, Aborted, Humanity's Last Breath en meer". Wings of Death. 2016-10-10. Retrieved .
  10. ^ "Decapitated / Carach Angren / God Dethroned". Melkweg (in Dutch). Retrieved .
  11. ^ "Amsterdam Metal Fest is een doorslaand succes". Rockmuzine. 2016-04-03. Retrieved .
  12. ^ "Nieuwe namen voor Amsterdam Metalfest 2016 - Pinguin Radio". Pinguin Radio (in Dutch). 2016-01-25. Retrieved .

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