HAVANA, Aug 8 – The sixth edition of Brutal Fest will be held on August 15-25 throughout the island, with presentations of Cuban and foreign bands.
Participating in this international festival will be, for Cuba, the groups Combat Noise, Dead Point, Estigma DC, Switch, Mephisto, Side, Konflikt, Metastasys, and Tendencia y Arrabio, as informed to the press on Wednesday by David Chapet, representative of the French label Brutal Beatdown Records and coordinator of the meeting.
Also present will be the groups Mortuary, Cowards, and S-Core, of France; Sever, of Belgium; Dezaztre Natural, of Chile; and Splattered Mermaids, of Sweden –the latter performing for the first time in Cuba.
The Festival will begin its activities in the city of Santa Clara on August 15, to continue in Holguin (17), Bayamo (18), Camagüey (20), Sancti Spiritus (22), Havana (23 and 24 at the Maxim Rock) to end in Pinar del Rio on August 25.
The first edition of Brutal Fest, the only festival of extreme music held in Cuba of international and traveling nature, took place in 2008, and it’s sponsored by the French label Brutal Beatdown Records, the Cuban Rock Agency and the Cuban Music Institute.
Source: Radio Rebelde