German black metallers Der Weg Einer Freiheit are the next band to be confirmed for next year’s Fortress Festival. This will be an exclusive UK 2024 appearance from the black metal experimentalists on the festival’s main stage.
Der Weg Einer Freiheit join a stellar line-up of special bands and exclusive shows. Previously confirmed bands include Triptykon with a 2024 UK exclusive and mainstage headlining show, Wolves in the Throne Room with a 2024 UK exclusive and mainstage headline “Two Hunters” set (the first time the iconic album will be performed live in the UK), second stage headliners Misþyrming with a 2024 UK exclusive show, second stage headliners Regarde Les Hommes Tomber with a UK exclusive show for 2024, Blackbraid with a debut and exclusive UK show, Panopticon with a 'Roads to the North' anniversary full album set, Furia with an exclusive UK show, and Fluisteraars with a debut and exclusive UK show.
The highly-regarded Portuguese act Gaerea will also visit the North Yorkshire shores. Fortress Festival will also be witness to a UK exclusive show from Brazilian “depressive black metal” band Thy Light, a return to the UK with an exclusive show from German black metallers Ultha, a UK exclusive set from Bavarian-based Waldgeflüster, a UK exclusive set from Sweden’s Dödsrit, UK black metal act Blood Countess, the solo music project of Norwegian metal multi-instrumentalist Kathrine Shepard: Sylvaine, Obsidian Kingdom with a UK exclusive ‘Mantiis' full album set, Fellwarden with its worldwide live debut, Lamp of Murmuur with a UK exclusive performance, Falls of Rauros with their first ever UK show, Danish atmospheric black metal band Sunken and UK black-death-doom act Abyssal.
The event is 50% sold out but standard weekend tickets at £159 are still available via https://www.fortressfestival.co.uk/tickets
FORTRESS FESTIVAL 2024
1-2 June 2024
Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK
Triptykon 2024 UK exclusive
Wolves in the Throne Room 2024 UK exclusive ‘Two Hunters’ live in its entirety
Regarde Les Hommes Tomber 2024 UK exclusive
Misþyrming 2024 UK exclusive
Blackbraid 2024 UK exclusive/debut
Panopticon 'Roads to the North' anniversary full album set 2024 UK exclusive
Der Weg Einer Freiheit 2024 UK exclusive
Fluisteraars 2024 UK exclusive/debut
Thy Light 2024 UK exclusive
Furia 2024 UK exclusive
Obsidian Kingdom 'Mantiis' full album set 2024 UK exclusive
Fellwarden worldwide live debut, 2024 UK exclusive
Ultha 2024 UK exclusive
Lamp of Murmuur 2024 UK exclusive
Waldgeflüster 2024 UK exclusive
Dödsrit 2024 UK exclusive
Falls of Rauros 2024 UK exclusive/debut
MORE BANDS TBA
Standard weekend tickets: £159
Day tickets to be released later. Standard tickets will also be available via the Scarborough Spa Box Office.
The First of June. 2024... Under the watchful gaze of the carrion crows that beset the castle’s crumbling battlements…the hordes of darkness will stir. The mournful bells of the woebegone church will ring out upon the hillside: soon to be lost amid the ravenous battery of an ancient warlord. And from the ashes of the past, a new stronghold will arise… “Fortress…”
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