Killing Joke Confirmed For Voivod’s Au-delà du Réel At Roadburn 2012; Michael Gira To Play Acoustic Solo Performance

Roadburn 2012 - Killing Joke

Voivod and Roadburn are equally thrilled to announce that seminal post-punk pioneers Killing Joke will perform at Roadburn 2012 on Thursday, April 12th as part of the newly expanded Au-delà du Réel event.

Killing Joke was at the top of Voivod’s wish list as soon as they accepted the curator invitation. Unfortunately, Jaz Coleman (vocals, keyboards and arrangements), Geordie Walker (guitar), Youth (bass) and Paul Ferguson (drums) could not make it to Tilburg on Friday, April 13th due to prior commitments. However, in the spirit of Roadburn and true to the Outer Limits theme, it was quickly decided to expand Au-delà du Réel and turn Voivod’s dream of sharing a stage with Killing Joke into reality.

Please note that Voivod‘s second show originally scheduled for Saturday, April 14th has been moved to Thursday, April 12th as part of the specially extended Au-delà du Réel. The main stage line-up for Thursday, April 12th (in alphabetical, not official running order): Agalloch, d.USK/diSEMBOWELMENT, Killing Joke, OM, Ulver and Voivod.

More info on Killing Joke at Roadburn Festival 2012 can be found here.

Roadburn 2012 - Michael Gira

While Swans intensely heavy headliner performance at this year’s Roadburn is still resonating in our collective minds, we’re elated to announce the return of Michael Gira for an acoustic solo performance on Thursday, April 14th at the Midi Theatre in Tilburg, Holland.

More info on Michael Gira at Roadburn Festival 2012 can be found here.

Sponsored by Terrorizer Magazine and Germany’s Rock Hard, Roadburn Festival 2012, including Voivod’s curated event, called Au-delà du Réel, Sleep, Coroner, Ulver, OM, Virus, d.USK/diSEMBOWELMENT, The Obsessed, Pelican, Yob, Bongripper, Agalloch and Sólstafir among others will run for four days from Thursday, April 12th to Sunday, April 15th, 2012 (the traditional Afterburner event) at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland.

Tickets for Roadburn 2012 will go on sale Saturday, November 26th, 10:00 Central European Time. There will be a 2 ticket limit (per order) for 3-day and 4-day passes and Afterburner tickets –the same goes for the Campsite Tickets.

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