There’s just one day left before the EMFA (European Metal Festival Alliance) online streaming event, so put some beers in the fridge and get ready for a fun weekend of metal. The event begins tomorrow, Friday 7th August at 12pm CET (that’s 11am UK time) and continues on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th. Tickets are on sale (for €6.66) over at www.MetalFestivalAlliance.com, so get your access now in time for tomorrow’s kick off. Camping outdoors is optional! Making your own event of it? Be sure to share your party pics with the EMFA and other metalheads on social media using the hashtag, #EMFA2020.
Across the weekend, you’ll be able to watch ‘never broadcast before’ sets of SABATON (their 2019 BLOODSTOCK headline show) and AVATAR (their 2019 headline Alcatraz Festival show), as well as shows from TESSERACT (at BLOODSTOCK 2019), THY ART IS MURDER, NAPALM DEATH, GRAND MAGUS, and BATTLE BEAST (all from Summer Breeze 2019) plus HARAKIRI FOR THE SKY (from Party.San 2015). DEE SNIDER also makes an appearance via two previously unreleased live tracks (from BLOODSTOCK 2019) and neo-folk heroes HEILUNG have recorded an exclusive video especially for the event. Check out the ‘stage times’ below, noting that they’re listed in Central European time. UK time is 1hr earlier, so tune in online from 11am UK time each day.
There’s a wide array of brand new live sets recorded in lockdown, exclusively for the EMFA weekend. Those sets come from ROTTING CHRIST, BUTCHER BABIES, ORANGE GOBLIN, PRIMORDIAL, KING 810, AMENRA, PARASITE INC., ALIEN WEAPONRY, VENOM PRISON, HEIDEVOLK, MASS HYSTERIA, ANGELUS APATRIDA, EVERGREY, KAMPFAR, VENOM INC., UNLEASH THE ARCHERS, LEGION OF THE DAMNED, DIRTY SHIRT, GUTALAX, KISSIN’ DYNAMITE, EVIL INVADERS, iPENDEJO!, DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT, CULT OF FIRE, LÈPOKA, SPOIL ENGINE, SVART CROWN, DESERTED FEAR, DEAD LORD, ROADKILLSODA, NYTT LAND, WHITE WALLS, and SKYEYE.