Following on from the success of the fourth Northern Symphony Festival in April 2018 and the unfortunate closure of The Venue in Selby, the fifth anniversary of the UK’s leading symphonic metal event will take place on Friday 5th April and Saturday 6th April 2019 at its new home at O’Rileys in Hull, East Yorkshire.
Making their first UK appearance are Dutch symphonic blackened death behemoths Pictura Poesis, making their appearance as our Friday night special guests!
Pictura Poesis was founded in the south of the Netherlands at the start of 2013. taking their inspiration from paintings and literature, the band succeeds in combining a broad spectrum of classical music with energetic blackened death metal. The band released their latest CD Miseriae Mundi on the 6th of May 2017 following their 2 earlier releases in 2013 and 2014.
Unfortunately, Bas decided to part ways with the band. In the second half of 2017 Pictura Poesis once again had to set out to find a new vocalist. Linda van Vugt soon appeared on the band's horizon, and proved to be a good addition to the band's sound. With Linda on vocals, Pictura Poesis are now set to reach further heights.
Bringing a proper Northern touch to the fifth edition of the UK’s leading Symphonic Metal event, Winter In Eden will be appearing as special guests. This marks their first appearance at the festival since they headlined the first edition in 2015.
Formed in 2009, Winter In Eden have become one of the most recognisable names in the UK’s symphonic metal scene. Their energetic live performances have been enjoyed by capacity crowds in the UK at events such as The Cambridge Rock Festival and various Femme Metal Festivals alongside the likes of Delain and Revamp. Most recently, Winter In Eden have taken their live show into mainland Europe, performing to increasing numbers in the Netherlands and Belgium, playing with acts such as Stream of Passion and Maiden uniteD.
French symphonic metal quartet Beneath My Sins are set to return to Northern Symphony, bringing their powerful and unique sound with them. Formed in 2015, Beneath My Sins rose from the ashes of Evolvent and have shared the stage with the likes of Whyzdom, Skeptical Minds and have toured with Russian metallers Pokerface. Beneath My Sins are currently composing their next album, which is set for 2019 release.
Making their Northern Symphony debut are Manchester extreme metal outfit Argesk. Formed during secretive rites during Samhain 2017, Argesk are set to proverbially destroy the stage at Northern Symphony 2019 with their guitar driven, keyboard laden devil worship.
More bands to be announced.
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