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About The festival in 2015

The Karmøygeddon Festival next year is back where it all began, in Kopervik. The festival has allready booked numerous bands from all around Europe. The festival is located between Bergen and Stavanger, at the westcoast of Norway, 20 minutes drive from Haugesund. The airport is only 15 minutes drive away and the airport hotel is 10 minutes from the arena.

"One of the best festivals to play in the world!"
Jarle Kvåle, VREID





UDO U.D.O. started back in 1987. Since then a couple of years have past, and U.D.O. has become a well known name in the heavy metal world. Within a short period of timeU.D.O. became to be a global presence, with pure sound and the unmistakable voice of Udo Dirkschneider. Closely tied to the name U.D.O. is ACCEPT, founded by Udo Dirkschneider and Michael Wagner (later to become a top…


WINTERSUN will Co headline Friday 1 May on next year Karmøygeddon Metal Festival 2015. This will be their first show in Norway so the Wintersun fans in Norway should already set this date. Wintersun is a metal band from Helsinki, Finland and was originally created by guitarist, keyboardist, bassist, songwriter and vocalist Jari Mäenpää as a side project to folk metal band Ensiferum, for whom he was lead singer…

Arch Enemy

Arch Enemy   will co headline Saturday 2 May with their new vocalist Alissa White Gluz. The band says they are really happy to be back again to give you a hell of a show "The greatest challenge for me is to keep improving every aspect of the compositions and arrangements," says Arch Enemy founder/guitarist Michael Amott about new album, War Eternal. "I’m always searching for ‘the perfect Arch…

Einherjer (nor)

WHO DO WE THINK WE ARE?   - A VISION – A band is an idea. It can exist as a vision in the architect's mind- but never complete. It is when this vision reaches its audience, it turns into something more and greater than the sum of its parts. An artist can reach his audience through images, stories and crafts. Our art comes from a spoken culture - a…


EQUILIBRIUM We and the band are very happy to announce that they will play the festival next year since they had to cancel this year. The band will do their first show in Norway on Saturday 2 May on the main stage.

Taake (nor)

Taake  is a Norwegian black metal band, formed in 1993 in Bergen by Hoest. DISCOGRAPHY:Der Vinterstormene raste (demo tape 1993)Omfavnet av svarte Vinger (demo tape 1994)Manndaudsvinter (demo tape 1995)Koldbrann i Jesu Marg (7" EP 1996) Nattestid... (album 1999) ...Bjoergvin... (album 2002) Helnorsk Svartmetall (1993-1996 compilation album 2004) Nordens Doedsengel (split 10" EP 2004) ...Doedskvad (album 2005) A Norwegian Hail to VON (split 2x7" EP 2005) Lagnonector (split 10" EP 2005) Dra til Helvete (split 10" EP…

Swallow the sun (fin)  The death/doom luminaries of Finland, Swallow the Sun, started in the turn of the millennium when guitarist Juha Raivio collected a group of friends around him. With their debut “The Morning Never Came” Swallow the Sun got chosen the newcomer of the year in Inferno Magazine and received a full 5 K's review in Kerrang! the album was quoted as “One of the doom metals finest moments to date”. 2nd…

The Carburetors (nor)


5   The Carburetors is a hard rock band from Oslo, Norway. The band was formed in 2001 and the music is based on boogie rock 'n' roll and metal. Their music has been said to be a mix of Chuck Berry and Motörhead. The band released their first album Pain is temporary, Glory is forever on Facefront records in 2004 after several singles on CD and 7". Two video-tracks…


Kalmah  from Finland will do their first show in Norway on the main stage Staturday 2 May. The band started in 1998 and have released 7 albums



2 full-length 1 EP

ts   Djevel was formed in 2009 by T.Ciekals (ex-Ljå). T.Ciekals plays guitars a E.Hjelvik (Kvelertak) handles the grim vocal while Mannevond (Urgehal/Koldbrann) plays bass. Drums are aggressively performed by Dirge Rep The album Dødssanger was released in 2011, and features eight tracks of high quality black metal infected with a melodic darkness. The album "Besatt av maane og natt" was released may 31st in 2013 All music and lyrics…

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Per-Joar Spydevold KAMPFAR

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