With four days of black metal, music conferences, art exhibitions and much more, Inferno Metal Festival Norway has sounded like one of the most intriguing metal festivals in the Nordic countries for me.
And it was more than exciting to find out that this year I’m going to attend the event too!
Til Dovre Faller Metal Fest – Dombås Hotell, Dombås, Norway – September 19–20, 2014
While the third Thursday of September saw most gig-hunting Nordic numskulls pack themselves into Close-Up Båten to sail between Sweden and Finland along with Bolt Thrower, Katatonia et al, our compass was pointing at Norway instead. Since our first Til Dovre Faller experience in 2012, a September visit to the land of expensive beer and jaw-dropping natural scenery has become a cherished Enslain tradition, thanks to the fest’s reliably intriguing band roster, uniquely gorgeous and cozy setting, and the welcoming and friendly atmosphere among the annually returning crusaders that we feel proud to have become a part of. Continue reading
Til Dovre Faller Metal Fest – Dombås Hotell, Dombås, Norway – September 27–28, 2013
Norway in September
Our first venture to what must be one of Norway’s smallest and most obscure metal gatherings had been among the most elevating experiences of 2012, so returning to the scene of the crime was an obvious choice. Having hyped the excellence of this event to most of our more adventurous festival-going friends, we had managed to recruit another crusader among our ranks for this second round, expanding our (almost) Finnish flock into a trio. Continue reading