​Icelandic festival Ascension unveils first trailer for upcoming event

Icelandic black metal festival Ascension presented the first trailer for the upcoming Ascension MMXX event, which will be held from May 21 to May 23, 2020 with shows performed by Auðn, Mgła, Sinmara, Ved Buens Ende and other bands.

Ascension MMXX will be held at the Hlégarður in Mosfellbær, Iceland. Among the first announced bands are:

Almyrkvi (IS)
Andavald (IS)
Auðn (IS)
Grave Pleasures (FI)
Hexvessel (FI)
Kaleikr (IS)
Kælan Mikla (IS)
Malokarpatan (SK)
Mannveira (IS)
Mgła (PL)
Nexion (IS)
Sinmara (is)
Slidhr (IS / IRL)
Trepaneringsritualen (SE)
Ved Buens Ende (NO)

Tickets for the festival are already available for purchase:

Phase I Early Bird — Sold Out
Phase II Early Bird — 16,900 Kr (Approximately €124 / $136)
Phase III Early Bird — 17,900 Kr (Approximately €131 / $144)
Phase IV Early Bird — 18,900 Kr (Approximately €139 / $152)

You can buy tickets for Ascension Festival at this location. Event on Facebook.

The previous Ascension festival was held from June 13-15, 2019, with Antaeus, Gost, King Dude, Bölzer, Misþyrming, Sinmara, Solstafir, Zhrine and others as performing bands. In addition to performances by musical acts, the festival also hosted exhibitions by French artist and designer Dehn Sora (Amenra, Blut aus Nord, In the Woods..., Merrimack, Sektarism) and German photographer Void Revelations (Misþyrming, Whoredom Rife, King Dude, Chelsea Wolfe).

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Sinmara photo — Woda i Pustka


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