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News : Insurrection of Darkness Fest III is sweeping over Melbourne next week!

By on June 3, 2017

Fast approaching, the Insurrection of Darkness Fest is ready to take over the Bendigo Hotel, Melbourne next weekend, kicking off on Friday, June 9th and running straight through to the end of Sunday, June 11th. Into its third annual year, the festival first came into existence in 2013, this year’s event features headliners (and classic Tampa, Florida scene death metal legends), Nocturnus A.D. Nocturnus A.D. will be performing both new material, with select songs from Incubus and Morbid Angel, as the band features former members of these acts. The lineup will also include Fetid (USA), Vassafor (NZ), Sithlord for a 16 year reunion show, and Direblaze, who will launching their new EP.

The festival is brought down by Brad from BM Belts & Accessories. The full lineup, which over the 3 days comprises 16 bands in the extreme metal genre, is as follows:

June 9-11, The Bendigo Hotel, Melbourne
Nocturnus AD (2 sets – Sat 10th New material + select Incubus / Morbid Angel songs & Sun 11th The key start to finish)
Vassafor (NZ)
Fetid (USA)
Denouncement Pyre
Tzun Tzu
Beyond Mortal Dreams
Sithlord (Reunion show after 16years)
Direblaze (EP Launch)
Faceless Burial
Troops of Doom (Sepultura tribute band from Adelaide)

Tickets on sale to Insurrection of Darkness 3

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