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When Metal Festivals Get Political, It Feels Like Utopia

This year's edition of beloved Dutch metal fest Roadburn was about something bigger than music, which only added to its magic.
Kim Kelly
5.22.18
Premieres

Celebrate Friday the 13th with Ggu:ll's Terrifying Drone-Laced Doom

Stream 'Dwaling,' the mind-crushing debut from this Dutch doom crew, and keep an ear out for an appearance from The Devil's Blood's Farida Lemouchi.
Kim Kelly
5.13.16
Festivals 2015

Scenes from Incubate 2015, the Netherlands's Most Wildly Diverse Music Festival

Revel in the madness and magic of Incubate with this photo gallery of highlights from the eclectic Dutch festival.
Kim Kelly
9.23.15
Festivals 2015

The Netherlands's Eclectic Incubate Festival Brought Death, Blood, and Bombast to the Forest

We went to the Netherlands' sprawling, super diverse Incubate Festival and saw a bunch of incredible bands like Necros Christos, Empyrium, and more play in a forest.
Kim Kelly
9.22.15
Interviews

Why Do Heavy Metal and the Dutch City of Tilburg Work So Well Together?

From Incubate to Roadburn and now Netherlands Deathfest, what's going on in this metal festival-packed Dutch city?
9.9.15
Premieres

PREMIERE: Stream Dutch Black Metal Innovators Terzij de Horde's "Absence"

Seriously, though, why is Dutch black metal so frickin' awesome?
Kim Kelly
9.9.15
we saw this

“When I Die, I Hope I Go to Roadburn”: Notes from Roadburn Festival, 2014

Yob, Triptykon, Circle, and Old Man Gloom were among the highlights of this loud, awesome festival in the Netherlands.
Jamie Ludwig
4.21.14