Complexity Fest has announced its next wave of bands for the 2018 iteration of the festival, its third year.

The following new acts have been announced: tech-death heavyweights The Faceless, Norwegian blackened avant-garde veterans DØDHEIMSGARD, instrumental progressive favourite Sithu Aye, German prog/math metal band The Hirsch Effekt, instrumental ambient trio Toska, Danish extreme brutes Cabal, Belgians Barst, Portuguese technical deathcore group The Voynich Code, experimental electronic mavericks Knalpot, French math/metalcore quartet The Dali Thundering Concept, Helium Horse Fly, and Dutch metal favourites Chiraw.

23rd February:
CARNIFEX
JOHN FRUM
OCEANO
AVERSIONS CROWN
DODECAHEDRON
DISENTOMB
ULSECT
THE DALI THUNDERING CONCEPT

24th February:
SIKTH
THE FACELESS
BLANCK MASS
DODHEIMSGARD
VOLA
THREE TRAPPED TIGERS
SITHU AYE
EMPLOYED TO SERVE
GOD MOTHER
THE HIRSCH EFFEKT
TOSKA
CABAL
KNALPOT
POIL
BARST
THE VOYNICH CODE
HELIUM HORSE FLY
CHIRAW

In 2018 Complexity will consist of a Friday evening (18:00-02:00) and full Saturday (12:00-04:00). First phase weekend tickets are now on sale for € 25 (excl. fees) – a held price from 2017. Separate day tickets will be available later.

For more information, please visit: www.patronaat.nl

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