Icelandic black metal festival Ascension launched a ticket pre-sale. The event will be held from May 21 to May 23, 2020, featuring Auðn, Mgła, Sinmara, Ved Buens Ende and other bands.
"Oration and Studio Emissary are proud to present Ascension MMXX. Ascension festival aims to offer an eclectic and esoteric experience, with a strong emphasis on Icelandic and international Black metal."
Ascension MMXX will be held at the Hlégarður in Mosfellbær, Iceland. Among the first announced bands are:
Grave Pleasures (FI)
Kælan Mikla (IS)
Slidhr (IS / IRL)
Ved Buens Ende (NO)
Tickets for the festival are already available for purchase:
Phase I Early Bird — Sold Out
Phase II Early Bird — 16,900 Kr (Approximately €124 / $136)
Phase III Early Bird — 17,900 Kr (Approximately €131 / $144)
Phase IV Early Bird — 18,900 Kr (Approximately €139 / $152)
The previous Ascension festival was held from June 13-15, 2019, with Antaeus, Gost, King Dude, Bölzer, Misþyrming, Sinmara, Solstafir, Zhrine and others as performing bands. In addition to performances by musical acts, the festival also hosted exhibitions by French artist and designer Dehn Sora (Amenra, Blut aus Nord, In the Woods..., Merrimack, Sektarism) and German photographer Void Revelations (Misþyrming, Whoredom Rife, King Dude, Chelsea Wolfe).