Metal Blast Festival Is Back And It’s This Fall!

Mark your calendars, metalheads! For that the Metal Blast festival is back, but this time it’s in October!

The most notorious metal festival comes back on the 27th this October with a heavy powerful lineup. The official poster for the festival was just released this Friday showing the bands that will take part of the festival.

This will be the first time that the festival takes place in Fall unlike its regular timing in Spring. Yet as usual, Metal Blast will take place at El Sawy Culturewheel in Zamalek, Cairo.

poster

The festival will include 3 bands; MEDIC, Nightmare, and Dimlight. MEDIC is a progressive metal band from Egypt, the band participated in a lot of metal festivals in Egypt and is loved among the crowd.

MEDIC has been around the metal scene in Egypt ever since 2005, its return to Metal Blast will mark the release of their new album, Ascension.

Courtesy of Metal Blast Photographer - Menna Hossam
MEDIC 2016 – Courtesy of Metal Blast Photographer – Menna Hossam

The second band that will perform is Nightmare, a power heavy metal band from France founded in 1979. This is the first time that Nightmare will perform in Egypt, and they will be the oldest of the bands participating in the festival.

Dimlight will be the headline of the show. The symphonic metal band from Greece will also participate to mark the release of their new album, Kingdom of Horrors.

Dimlight in Egypt 2016 - Courtesy of Metal Blast Photographer - Menna Hossam
Dimlight in Egypt 2016 – Courtesy of Metal Blast Photographer – Menna Hossam

This will be the second time the Greek Metallers perform in the Metal Blast festival. In 2016, Dimlight shared the stage with MEDIC alongside the Finnish Death/Doom Headline, Swallow The Sun, for the festival’s 5th year anniversary.

Swallow The Sun in Egypt 2016 - Courtesy of Metal Blast Photographer - Menna Hossam
Swallow The Sun in Egypt 2016 – Courtesy of Metal Blast – Mahmoud Zinc

The success of the Metal Blast festival is widely recognizable in the Egyptian metal scene in Egypt for their efforts in bringing high-quality bands and offering the best performance of music festivals.

There is no doubt that this metal festival will be such a blast!

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