Welcome to our black Easter celebration and Norway’s biggest Metal Fest! Once again INFERNO
invites you to four brutal unholy days with some of the world’s greatest masters of extreme metal!
THE INFERNO METAL FESTIVAL has become a true black Easter tradition for metal fans, bands and
music industry from all over the world with nearly 50 concerts every year since the start back in
2001. The festival offers exclusive concerts in unique surroundings with some of the best extreme
metal bands and experimental artists in the world, from the new and underground to the legendary
48 bands on the bill for INFERNO 2012!
After a whole year of planning and booking it is with true pride and joy we now can announce the
complete line up for this year’s festival! It’s a great honor for INFERNO to receive music from nearly
400 bands who wants to play our festival and we’re happy to treat our audiences to new and
upcoming bands from all over the world. INFERNO kick start this unholy fest with the club day April
with 16 bands playing 6 venues all over Oslo. All in all 48 bands will play during this black Easter
The Norwegian giants BORKNAGAR and ARCTURUS are back and TSJUDER has resurrected!
TRIPTYKON with legendary front man Tom G Warrior and ABORTED is ready to raise Hell at
Rockefeller on Thursday and THRONE OF KATARSIS with the polish heroes DECAPITATED on the
Saturday. To top it all off the masters and pioneers of death metal AUTOPSY are headlining on Friday.
This band that has inspired a whole generation of death metal bands and that we tried to get to play
in Oslo for so many years is finally here - It’s historic!
INFERNO is getting bigger!
In addition to a hell of a lot of bands, you can find almost anything your dark heart desires. The
Official Hang-out INFERNO OPEN at the INFERNO HOTEL Royal Christiania is this year’s new addition.
Open for all from 12:00 every day with stands, shopping, DJ’s, Metal Quiz, Cocktail bar, Performance,
Pre- Parties and after-parties.
INFERNO METAL CONFERENSE, IMC : Three days with workshops, Speedmeetings, Black Metal Bus
sightseeing, This year’s topic: The end of an era, the dawn of the new – how to make it in the digital
age!” If Metal is your business - meet at IMC! At the Rockefeller venue you’ll find the INFERNO
METAL EXPO, IMX! Merch, Stands, Signing Sessions, and Tattoo lounge!
INFERNO 2012 LINE UP:
ARCTURUS - AUTOPSY - BORKNAGAR
WITCHERY - TRIPTYKON - DECAPITATED - ABSU – ABORTED – TSJUDER - AGALLOCH
ANAAL NATHRAKH – EARTH- SOLSTAFIR - EINHERJER - CHURCH OF MISERY
ONE TAIL, ONE HEAD – VESEN - NEKROMANTHEON – MERAH - THRONE OF KATARSIS
VOID OV VOICES – MANIFEST - VELNIAS - TROLLFEST - CHTON
HEADSPIN - THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT - DUNDERBEIST - SOLSTORM - ANCIENT VVISDOM
THE KONSORTIUM - UNDYING INC - RIBOZYME
DEAD TROOPER - AEON THRONE - Ô PAON – EXECRATION – CLEAVER - NECRONOMICON
MOUNT EERIE - CORPUS MORTALE -NOISER - AGGREVATOR - GATE TO KHAOS - SVARTTJERN – KIRKEBRANN -
MAGISTER TEMPLI - VIÐR