Last Updated on 07:32 PM by Nikos Nakos
21st edition of BRUTAL ASSAULT attracted over 100 bands
August 10 – 13, 2016 – Old Army Fortress Josefov, Czech Republic
Brutal Assault Music Festival – one of the most prestigious events in the world of metal – enters its next decade of its existence. This year’s 21st edition, which traditionally takes place in a military fortress Jofesov in Jaromer, once again attracted about 100 bands from around the world which represent the best of different metal subgenres in 4 days on 3 stages.
This year’s edition offer few well know acts like Polish black metal icon BEHEMOTH, legendary American industrial MINISTRY or British doom metal cult ELECTRIC WIZARD or Japanese post rock sensation MONO.
Brutal Assault 2016 Festival will be held between 10th and 13th of August 2016 in the Old Army Fortress Josefov in the Czech Republic. The combination of eclectic lineup as presented by selected worldwide acts and the historical area of the Old Army Fortress is what makes this festival unique. It’s an integral part of the festival’s image and provides festival-goers with unusual experience.
Line-up for 2016 edition:
ABORTED, AGNOSTIC FRONT, ANGELCORPSE, ANIMALS AS LEADERS, THE ALGORITHM, ARCHGOAT, BEHEMOTH, BIRDFLESH, BURY TOMORROW, CONAN, CORONER, DARK FUNERAL, DARK TRANQUILITY, DEVILDRIVER, DIE KRUPPS, DISAVOWED, DESTRUCTION, ELECTRIC WIZARD, ESKIMO CALLBOY, EXODUS, EYEHATEGOD, GRUESOME, HYPNOSE, IMMOLATION, INSOMNIUM, IRON REAGAN, JIG-AI, KNUCKLEDUST, LEPROUS, MGLA, MINISTRY, MISERY LOVES CO., MITHRAS, MOONSPELL, MONO, MUTOID MAN, NILE, OBITUARY, OMNIUM, GATHERUM, PARKWAY DRIVE, SATYRICON, SEPTIC FLESH, SHINING, SIGH, SIKTH, SLAGMAUR, TAAKE, TERROR, TEXTURES, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, TRIBULATION, VEKTOR, VALKYRJA, VOIVOD, WHIPLASH
The festival takes place inside the Old Army Fortress in Josefov (approx. 130 km from Prague). Both of the main stages are on the main festival square and the festival services are placed in the surrounding space. The festival-goers will discover dozens of refreshment kiosks with selection of worldwide cuisine. The fest is ready for carnivores, vegetarians and vegans and will also offer 4 big “beer tents” offering thousands of sitting places and 5 types of draught beer from the world famous czech Budweisser Budvar brewery! Wide selection of of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be prepared as well.
The fest also has it’s own “chill out” zone on the place called “Greenfield” just 4 minutes of walk from the main stages! Greenfield is a place for your pleasure and relaxation when you want to escape from the loudness terror. It is a place for recharging your energy. Among other attractions you can find enormous “Metal Market” in there. The market is home to more than 60 shops and sits just next to the festival “Horror Cinema Grindhouse” with it’s all day projection of cheesy horror flicks and other forms of bizzare cinematography.
Visit also our “Natural grandstand”, a place for those who want to see the festival rush from above. Located directly opposite the main stages, the hillside “natural grandstand” is a place where you can stay standing or sitting and enjoy the bands from above. This year again with separate sound coverage!
Festival services include meet and greet point, non-stop bars, art gallery and many more attractions!
The camping site is located approx. 300m from the festival ground on a grass field. The general camping is free for all, but the camping site also includes “VIP Camp” which offers extra services like camping in the fenced area, toilets, washbasin and depository for use of the VIP camp inhabitants exclusively, a free 3-day pass for the natural stand and shower situated in the main camping site. VIP camp is guarded 24 hours a day from Wednesday August 05th till Sunday August 9th. You can purchase the VIP camp alongside the tickets in our e-shop here: http://brutalassault.cz/en/eshop/
There are no parking capacities at the camping site. 24 hours “Guarded parking” is situated approx. 500m from the camping site by the river. Parking is also possible in the near roads and streets of Josefov.
As the festival is every year enjoying more and more attention, it is highly recommended to buy your tickets in advance. The capacity of the Fortress is approx. 20.000 persons.
Visit the official website www.brutalassault.com for more information about tickets, ticket booking, bands, camping (incl. VIP Camp), accommodation and other important topics.
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