The Infernal Sea replace Dödsrit at this year’s Fortress Festival

The Infernal Sea join the festival’s prestigious line-up of Triptykon, Wolves in the Throne Room, Panopticon, Blackbraid, Misþyrming, Fluisteraars, Gaerea, Der Weg Einer Freiheit, Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, Thy Light, Furia and many more

Follows the announcement of Fortress Forum, a unique black metal conference with participants including Tom G Warrior (Triptykon, Celtic Frost), Cedar Serpent (Wolves In The Throne Room), Dayal Patterson (Cult Never Dies)

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UK black metallers The Infernal Sea will replace Dödsrit at this year’s Fortress Festival, taking place on 1-2 June 2024 at Scarborough Spa, North Yorkshire, UK. Due to health reasons, Dödsrit had to pull out of their UK exclusive show at the event.

The Infernal Sea will perform at the Ocean Room stage on Saturday 1 June. They join the prestigious line-up of Triptykon, Wolves in the Throne Room, Panopticon, Misþyrming, Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, Blackbraid, Vemod, Furia, and a host of other black metal giants.

The news follows the announcement of Fortress Forum, the festival’s first-ever and unique side programme. This will be a special opportunity for festival attendees to hear artists talk about their careers and experiences. Participants include Tom G Warrior (Triptykon, Celtic Frost), Cedar Serpent (Wolves In The Throne Room), Dayal Patterson (Cult Never Dies), Ralph Schmidt (Ultha), The Watcher (Fen, Fellwarden), Der Weg Einer Freiheit, Gaerea and Jackie Smit (Into the Necrosphere).

The conference will take place in the 300-capacity theatre room at Scarborough Spa and available only to Fortress Festival ticket holders.

Fortress Festival stage times

Saturday 1 June

12:00-12:40 Main Stage: SUNKEN
12:50-13:25 Ocean Room: ANDRACCA
13:35-14:15 Main Stage: LAMP OF MURMUUR
14:25-15:00 Ocean Room: WALDGEFLÜSTER
15:10-16:00 Main Stage: OBSIDIAN KINGDOM
16:10-16:45 Ocean Room: FALLS OF RAUROS
16:55-17:35 Main Stage: ULTHA
17:45-18:25 Ocean Room: THE INFERNAL SEA
18:35-19:15 Main Stage: DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT
19:25-20:10 Ocean Room: FELLWARDEN
20:20-21:40 Main Stage: PANOPTICON
21:50-22:40 Ocean Room: REGARDE LES HOMMES TOMBER
22:50-23:50 Main Stage: TRIPTYKON

Sunday 2 June

12:00-12:40 Main Stage: ANTE-INFERNO
12:50-13:25 Ocean Room: BLOOD COUNTESS
13:35-14:15 Main Stage: THY LIGHT
14:25-15:00 Ocean Room: DOMHAIN
15:10-15:50 Main Stage: VEMOD
16:00-16:40 Ocean Room: ABYSSAL
16:50-17:30 Main Stage: FURIA
17:40-18:20 Ocean Room: MORTIFERUM
18:30-19:10 Main Stage: GAEREA
19:20-20:10 Ocean Room: FLUISTERAARS
20:20-21:05 Main Stage: BLACKBRAID
21:15-22:05 Ocean Room: MISÞYRMING
22:15-23:20 Main Stage: WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM

Fortress Forum schedule

Saturday 1 June

14:25-15:00 Documenting Black Metal and the Evolution of UKBM w/ Dayal Patterson, The Watcher & Jackie Smit

16:10-16:45 In conversation: Der Weg Einer Freiheit

19:25-20:10 Tom G Warrior: Warrior in Black

Sunday 2 June

14:25-15:00 In conversation: Ralph Schmidt (Ultha)

16:00-16:40 In conversation: Gaerea

17:40-18:20 Into The Necrosphere: Live Podcast w/ Cedar Serpent (Wolves in The Throne Room)

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1-2 June 2024
Scarborough Spa
Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK

Saturday 1 June 2024 Line-Up:
Triptykon 2024 UK exclusive
Panopticon 'Roads to the North' anniversary full album set 2024 UK exclusive
Der Weg Einer Freiheit 2024 UK exclusive
Ultha 2024 UK exclusive
Obsidian Kingdom 'Mantiis' full album set 2024 UK exclusive
Lamp of Murmuur 2024 UK exclusive
Falls of Rauros 2024 UK exclusive/debut
Regarde Les Hommes Tomber 2024 UK exclusive
The Infernal Sea
Fellwarden worldwide live debut, 2024 UK exclusive
Waldgeflüster 2024 UK exclusive

Sunday 2 June 2024 Line-Up:
Wolves in the Throne Room 2024 UK exclusive ‘Two Hunters’ live in its entirety
Blackbraid 2024 UK exclusive/debut
Vemod 2024 UK exclusive
Furia 2024 UK exclusive
Misþyrming 2024 UK exclusive
Fluisteraars 2024 UK exclusive/debut
Thy Light 2024 UK exclusive
Blood Countess

Standard weekend tickets: £159
Day tickets: £89

The First of June. 2024... Under the watchful gaze of the carrion crows that beset the castle’s crumbling battlements…the hordes of darkness will stir. The mournful bells of the woebegone church will ring out upon the hillside: soon to be lost amid the ravenous battery of an ancient warlord. And from the ashes of the past, a new stronghold will arise… “Fortress…”

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May 17, 2024 9:50am ET by 3nation  

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