News Posts

Another band announcement for Alcatraz 2019! Time for some Atmospheric Black Metal from Denmark: Myrkur!

Saxon will be coming to Alcatraz 2019, with their “40th Anniversary Castles and Eagles” show! Also, 7 more bands have just been added to the lineup!

Not one, but two Japanese Metal bands will be coming to Alcatraz 2019! Crossfaith from Osaka, and Crystal Lake from Tokyo!

Thrash Metal band Flotsam and Jetsam, as well as Heavy/Power Metal band Firewind have just been announced to play at Alcatraz 2019!

Two more bands have been added to the lineup of Alcatraz 2019! Progressive Metal band TesseracT and Metalcore band Of Mice & Man.

Another day, another band announcement for Alcatraz 2019! Soulfly is coming back to Belgium, to play at Alcatraz!

Swedish Death Metal band Hypocrisy and British Grindcore band Napalm Death join the lineup for Alcatraz 2019!

Another band has been added to the lineup of Alcatraz 2019! Swedish Metal band Avatar will be coming to Kortrijk in 2019 to party with us!

Interviews

Read the chat we had with Kissin’ Dynamite’s lead guitarist Jim Müller about the new album ‘Not the End of the Road’!

Watch the chat we had with Markus Vanhala about the new Insomnium EP ‘Argent Moon’, the upcoming new work of Omnium Gatherum and his new black metal project I Am The Night!

With Crossfaith visiting Alcatraz Festival, An opportunity presented itself to ask Kenta and Hiroki some questions. Read about their bad and good tour experiences and more!

With Crossfaith visiting Alcatraz Festival, An opportunity presented itself to ask Kenta and Hiroki some questions. Read about their bad and good tour experiences and more!

After their excellent performance on the Swamp Stage at the Alcatraz festival, we had a nice little chat with Bjorn, Sylvain and Sebastian.

After their excellent performance on the Swamp Stage at the Alcatraz festival, we had a nice little chat with Bjorn, Sylvain and Sebastian.

Moonspell is bringing a new album soon and if we may believe them, it’s going to be a rumbling one… More about that and other things from Pedro!

We talked with Aaron and Walt about their upcoming album “Medusa” and their music while having a ton of laughs…

Festival Reports

Alcatraz was a blast! A covid-proof, restrictionless, metal-laden blast! Here’s the report of the second of three days of good ol’ festival fun.

While almost blown away by the hard wind on the second day of Alcatraz, the bands blew us even more away. Time to read up how everything went down.

We gooiden onszelf weer heel vrijwillig in de gevangenis voor een geweldig festival op Alcatraz in Kortrijk!

Check out the pictures from our time in our favorite prison Alcatraz!