In addition to absolute legends, The Cure, Exit Festival has announced a new batch of artists across all genres. Some of the most notable are Belgian hitmaker Lost Frequencies, alternative band 65daysofstatic, who will be direct support to The Cure, as well as a lot more names for Explosive stage, lead by acts such as Booze & Glory, Vitamin X, Whitechapel and Siberian Meet Grinder.
Explosive Stage, located in the trenches of the Fortress, will be a place of pilgrimage this year for fans of heavy sound at EXIT Festival. and it will welcome Arcturus, Entombed A.D, Peter and the Test Tube Babies and Total Chaos, as well as a large number of other local and world-renowned performers ready to shake things up. New reinforcements are spearheaded by one of the leading deathcore names in music, Whitechapel, known for their raw performances that should not be missed, alongside the giants of Swedish melodic death scene, Soilwork, who will take the audience on a sonic voyage through their prolific career and share the songs from their latest studio album, 'Verkligheten.” Booze & Glory, the fearless Oi!/street punkers from London, will also present their heroic dedication to live performances on this year’s Explosive Stage, while Das Ich, true legends of Germany’s and the world’s dark wave industrial scene who inspired innumerable artists around the world since their inception in the 80s, will prepare one of their characteristically lucid performances.
Powerful riffs will be the domain of Enforcer, one of Sweden’s strongest heavy speed metal bands, who have been on a rising popularity streak for the last 14 years, and the Fortress will also be visited by one of the most appreciated doom metal names of this unique and dark scene, the Swedish band October Tide. Dutch hardcore musicians Vitamin X will be bringing their recognizable clash of punk/HC, thrash metal and rock riffs of the seventies, followed by the young English punk band Grade 2, with their fast and powerful sound, melodic guitars and vocal parts that just call for a singalong. Straight from the Russian frozen hell comes the crossover band Siberian Meat Grinder, mixing hardcore thrash with a multitude of genres – from black metal to rap. Apart from them, the fiery army of this year’s EXIT will be made up of Scandal, the melodic street punks from Romania situated in London, while more local reinforcements come in the shape of two bands from Zagreb – hardcore Ponor and metalcore Pale Origins.
Some of the best names in rock today, including living legends of the scene, will visit the next edition of EXIT Festival, from July 4 to July 7, with the festival so far announcing the likes of The Cure, known as one of music’s greats, rock’n’roll prodigies Greta Van Fleet, the most famous DJ of all time Carl Cox, the diva of metal with a flawless voice Tarja Turunen, as well as Paul Kalkbrenner, Lost Frequencies, Sofi Tukker, Tom Walker, 65daysofstatic, The Selecter, with many other great names to be announced in the following weeks.