Valhalla Festival will be held on 10th and 11th of May, 2019 at the Zagreb’s club Močvara. Memorize these dates because you mustn’t miss out on these bands!
Nervosa is a Brazilian all-female power thrash metal trio from São Paulo, formed by Fernanda Lira (bass and vocals), Prika Amaral (guitar and backing vocals) and Luana Dametto (drums). Despite being part of bands from different styles previously, like death metal and crossover, all members see in the compositions of Nervosa is the same passion: thrash metal. With strong influences coming from bands of this genre’s classic school, the girls of the band seek to rescue the best in heavy music.
Under their belt are three extremely aggressive and powerful albums. The last one, “Downfall of Mankind” was produced by Martin Furia, who has worked with bands such as Destruction, Flotsam & Jetsam and Evil Invaders.
Since its inception in 2010, the band has visited the planet few times and now girls are coming to Zagreb for the fifth edition of the Valhalla Festival!
Po’ Metra Crijeva is the one and only Ča-Metal™ band. Their inspiration are Istrian legends, myths and stories. Their music is influenced by the Istrian scale and death metal. Likewise, besides guitars and drums, they also use sopile – an ancient traditional woodwind instrument of Croatia – whose “thin and thick” play is protected by UNESCO’s World Cultural Intangible Heritage.
Founded in 2003, they have self-released three albums, and their latest one called “Ča Metal” (2018) was received with great interest from audiences and critics alike. For the first time they arrive at the Valhalla festival!
Dickless Tracy is a Slovenian death metal abomination founded in 1997 as a grindcore band. So far, they have played at many metal festivals and shared stages with legends such as Incantation, Funerus, Impaled Nazarenes, Suffocation, Sinister, Benediction, Napalm Death, Holy Moses, Exhumed, Cephalic Carnage etc. They also invite you to their premier show at Valhalla Festival!
Rezet are German thrash metalheads created in 2004. They have released four studio albums to date. The sound they bring is unobtrusive, highly energetic and brutal. Recently, the band completed its album “Deal With It”, which will be released this year and will be presented at Valhalla Festival!
Stranger wanted to play short and unimaginative music since 2012. From painful deliberation and riffs confusion, in February 2019, they were finally self-imposed album “Exil”. It sounds like good old school death metal played in a short period with some grindcore riffs. All of this will be shown at Valhalla Festival to which you are invited!
Infest is a Serbian death / thrash metal band founded in 2002. Since its inception, the band has brought deathrash metal sound and has released five studio, two demos and EP. In 17 years of existence, Infest is one of the most active metal bands in the region and has performed all over the Europe, as well as headliners and support bands for Sodom, Sinister, Kataklysm, Keep Of Kalessin, Rotting Christ etc. Don’t miss Infest premiere in Zagreb, of course at the Valhalla Festival!
Flesh is a heavy metal trio from Croatia that will make you crazy! Leather pants, heavy metal, bloody riffs and bestial wailing are their trademark under that they defend the metal faith since 2014. They performed at the cult festival Metaldays and they were not left out of Dark “O” Metal Fest in Rijeka. Also, we have the opportunity to see them as a support band for Powerwolf. Last year they came up with a great performance with the cult band Armored Saint in Močvara. Reporters write about them as proof that heavy metal still lives in our area. How does it look live? Come and see the Valhalla Festival!
Sufosia is a Zagreb-based thrash metal band founded in 2006. They released their first album “Inspiration Breakdown” in five years later and the last one “Blazing Energy” due the 2018. They have performed at many metal festivals in Croatia and beyond. They have also been guests in few TV and radio shows. The members of the band have collaborated with many of the world’s metal makers such as Nick Menza, Chris Poland, James LoMenzo, David Ellefson and many others. Currently, they are putting finishing touches on their third studio album called “Connection Failed” and invite you to the Valhalla Festival 2019!
Keops is one of the most representative bands of hard & heavy style from Rijeka. They have released two studio albums and played many concerts all over Croatia. After second album, the band changed the lineup and turned to the new louder sound that we can hear on the last single. They are are planning to present themselves in the outdoor market with the new album and try to achieve an international career. Many songs from the new album will be performed at Valhalla Festival!
Sedativ is the four-peace thrash metal band from Međumurje. They were founded in 2012 and to date has released EP and three singles. For the last single “Ljigavci”, they also recorded band’s first video. All their songs are written in Croatian, but also on their repertoire we can find some covers of bands such as Megadeth, Overkill or Slayer. After a great performance at the first Valhalla Festival in 2015, they return to the crime scene!
You can grab your festival tickets per 100,00 kn in Dirty Old Shop (Tratinska 18, Zagreb) or in Rockmark (Berislavića 13, Zagreb). Also, daily tickets will be available only at the doors of the club per 80,00 kn for Friday and 40,00 kn for Saturday.