Roadburn is a three day music festival in Tilburg, it has a large international appeal and has been held in the Netherlands since 1995.
Bands confirmed so far include Die Kreuzen, Kadavar, Hour Of 13, Eternal Tapestry, Sigh, Blow Up That Gramphone, Svart Records, Jess And The Ancient Ones, with more to be announced.
2012 Lineup and past line-ups
The confirmed lineup features Voivod, Virus, Ulver, Preistess, Red Fang, Yob, Dopethrone, Barn Owl, Pelican, Jucifer, Fleshpress, and Urfaust. Details of the full lineup so far can be found here. For details on past line-up highlights click here
Many reviews state that Roadburn has a "unique camaradie between everyone" making for a fun yet laid back festival.
Is is viewed as Europe's leading underground festival, showcasing a mix of "psychedelic, avant-garde, doom" and other variants of heavy metal and harder music.
The Afterburner day has been described as "the perfect transition to the horror that is real life post-Roadburn, delivered at a time when you just can't, physically and mentally, take one more full festival day, but you still don't want to leave just yet".
History and facts
The festival originates as a spin-off from the Roadburn website, having emerged as it's own event since 1995.
Because of it's international acclaim in the underground music scene, the festival has an impressive record of selling out very quickly:
2011: Sold out in 17 minutes.
2010: Sold out in 30 minutes.
2009: Sold out in 45 minutes.
2013 details TBA