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Kull confirmed as headliners for first night of Warhorns 2013

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on 25th February 2013 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Sheffield-based black metal act, Kull, who recently formed from members of Bal-Sagoth and Dyscaphia have been confirmed to headline Friday 27th September at The Warhorns Festival which will take place at The Duchess, York.

Also making their UK debut at Warhorns will be Dothbogria, the Latvian pagan metal act whom are well known for their use of Germanic lyrics.

Warhorns Festival will take place at the Duchess in York on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th September with ticket details to be announced.

 

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Warhorns 2013 confirmed

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on 14th October 2012 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Following this year’s Warhorns Festival, the organisers at Warhorns are happy to confirm 2013’s instalment of the UK’s best folk, Viking and black metal festival to take place once again at The Duchess in York. Happening over the 27th and 28th, with Yorkshire band’s Northern Oak and Infernal Creation already confirmed alongside Scottish black metal suits, Maelstrom.

The organiser’s have promised the “most epic of headliners” as well so be prepared to raise your flagons of mead for another another epic event. Tickets will be available soon with more bands, including the aforementioned headliners, to be confirmed. For further details, click here.

 

Warhorns Festival running order announced

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 10th September 2012 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Warhorns, the label and booking agency behind the Warhorns Festival, have just announced the running order of the aforementioned event, which will take place at the Duchess in York on 21st and 22nd September. The running order can be viewed below. Unfortunately, Welsh folk metallers Annwn (Free pint to the first person who can tell us who you pronounce that!)* have had to drop out of the event due to line-up issues.

Friday 21st September:

Nothgard 22:15 – 23:00
Old Corpse Road 21:30 – 22:00
Windrider 20:45 – 21:15
Cryptic Age 20:05 – 20:35
Norderobring19:30 – 19:50

Saturday 22nd September:

Skyforger 21:20 – 22:45
Wolfchant 19:50 – 20:50
Angeli Di Pietra 18:40 – 19:25
Ravenage 17:50 – 18:20
Celtachor 17:00 – 17:30
Shallow Intentions16:15 – 16:40
Morlich 15:30 – 15:55
Aloeswood/Desiderium 14:30– 15:10

New addition for Warhorns line-up

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on 11th July 2012 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Epic Scottish folk metal new comers Norderobring have just been confirmed to play the first ever Warhorns Festival in York in September.

The line-up already boasts acts such as Skyforger, Nothgard and Wolfchant. The event will take place at The Duchess in York on 21st and 22nd September.

In related news, Norderobring are also working on their debut EP.

To purchase tickets for Warhorns, click here.

Skyforger Set To Raise The Warhorns

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on 10th April 2012 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Just a few hours ago, Warhorns announced that Metal Blade Records’ Latvian folk metal heavyweights Skyforger will be playing the first ever Warhorns Festival in September, later this year.

They will be joining the likes of Wolfchant, Nothgard, Ravenage, Cryptic Age, Annwn and many more for the two day festival that will take place at The Duchess in York on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd September.

Tickets for the event are available here.

Warhorns Festival Update

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on 15th March 2012 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

We just received news that tickets for Warhorns Festival in York, later this year, should be available on sale soon, well, tomorrow by the earliest. In addition to this, Aloeswood, the solo project of Ravenage guitarist and Windrider drummer Danny Downing, will be making their live debut on the first night of the festival, Friday 21st September.

The line-up now, so far, includes Wolfchant, Nothgard, Ravenage, Old Corpse Road, Annwn, Windrider, Aloeswood and last but not least Cryptic Age.

Warhorns Festival will take place at The Duchess in York on 21st and 22nd September. For more details and news updates, visit the Warhorns Facebook page or just click here.

GWAR Set To Rock York

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on 22nd October 2011 by Nico Solheim-Davidson
GWAR Concert - Disemboweling Paris Hilton

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The city of York is certainly one of the most cultural and historic cities within Yorkshire, as well as the north of England. Being home to several different invaders and a long legacy of history, York is slowly becoming a hot spot for the British metal scene with bands such as Sylosis, Soulfly and Uriah Heep already having played gigs there.

Now thrash metal outfit GWAR are set to play The Duchess in York as part of their UK tour. Joining them will be British metallers Viking Skull and Swedish punk rockers Sister! Several residents of York and the surrounding areas have already expressed their excitement about this. Tickets are only a mere £13 in advance or £15 on the door. The event is due to take place 19th January 2012.

More info on the event (and other shows happening at The Duchess) can be found on The Duchess’ website: http://theduchessyork.co.uk/