GoatHell Metal Fest 2018 – Pula, Croatia

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Metal fan? Head to Pula this summer!

Location and date

North side of Pula Harbour, Istria, Croatia – 21st of June, – 24th of June, 2018

GoatHell is a four-day Metal music festival being held in Pula, Croatia for the very first time. With 26 bands already confirmed, there will be a huge array of metal being played and heard along the open air seafront festival. The festival is open for four days and includes exhibitions, workshops, performances and other daily events.

An international and varied line up is set to take to the popular Istrian coastal city.

From here in Croatia, the Pagan Metal band Voloh, the Doom metal band Old Night and the local Istrian Death Metal band Infernal Darkness will perform. From the festivals’ hometown of Pula itself comes the modern Metal band Mortal Divinity and the Death Metal/Grindcore Metal band Dropthehammer. Other Balkan groups include the Thrash Metal band Despotic Bullet from neighbouring Bosnia and Herzegovina and Minotauro, an unusal Slovenian/Italian/Croatian power Metal band.

Southern Europe

Italy and Spain are also set to be very well represented at the Metal Fest. Spain will showcase their Black/Death Metal bands, Atrexial and Red Soil. Whilst the Italian Death Metal bands include Arkana Code and Mechanical God Creation. Joining their compatriots will be the Thrash Metal band Reaper and the progressive Metal band MindAhead. MartyriuM from Malta will perform for the first time ever in Croatia, the Blackened Industrial Death Metal band.

Central Europe

Symmetry Of The Void from Hungary and Sinister from Holland will be offering their unique Death Metal sounds in Pula this year, whilst Industrial Metal band UDS – Underdamped System and Alternative Metal band Chaos Engine Research, will travel to the sunny beaches of Pula from Poland. Offering a mixture of Melodic Death and Black Metal are the German band Tranquillizer.

Northern Europe

Coming down from Finland are the Death Metal and Thrash Metal band My Funeral. Making the journey from Britain are Other Eyes Wise, a Hard Metal Rock band, along with the Death Metal band Repulsive Vision.

South America

De La Muerte will be traveling all the way from Argentina to play at The GoatHell Metal Fest in Pula, performing their version of Hard ‘n’ Heavy Metal and Stoner Metal music.

Aside from what might seem like a somewhat male dominated show, there are a few female fronted metal bands joining the party including Scarlet Aura and Jingler. The Melodic Rock/Metal band Scarlet Aura, formed in 2014, are from nearby Romania. Whilst Jingler, who come from the Ukraine, will be playing a mix of Metal core and Groove Metal.

Tickets and additional information can be accessed by clicking here, while GoatHell’s official Facebook page can be accessed here.

Other Festivals with their previews on Total Croatia News include:

Sea Star Festival in Umag – 24th of May – 27th of May, 2018

Other concerts with their previews on Total Croatia News include:

Roger Waters in Zagreb – 6th of May, 2018
Iron Maiden in Zagreb – 24th of July, 2018


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