Funeral Worship Festival was established as an independent festival in 2016 in Nicosia, Cyprus with the aim to promote and support the local extreme scene through the organization of the Funeral Worship Festival each year with the participation of both local and foreign bands.
BÖLZER Bolzer is a Swiss black/death Elevation formed by the duo of KzR and HzR and a constant rising force that released a demo in 2012 called ''Roman Acupuncture'' and they quickly became known since their outstanding release of their 2013 EP Aura via Iron Bonehead Records.
With ‘Aura’ they earned great appreciation and performed worldwide. Their continuing massive success followed by the release of the second EP in 2014 called ‘Soma’ which consisted of two tracks in the same vein as ‘Aura’. They are also well known for their powerful live performances as the feedback received from the reports is beyond words.
Godblood / Youtube Funeral Worship Festival II witnesses the resurrection of the ancient cult of Godblood. Cyprus’ very first Black Metal band rise from the grave to perform a setlist consisting of classic hymns from the early 90s demo years.
Akrotheism is a black metal from Greece formed in 2012. The band released a split 7'' EP along with Order of the Ebon Hand in 2013 via III Damnation Productions and Kill Yourself Productions which was released on CD as well via Ewiges Eis Records. In 2014 their debut album titled “Behold The Son Of Plagues” via Odium Records cause a massive buzz in the underground as it was released on LP and tape formats featuring a collaboration between III Damnation Productions and Odium Records and Metal Defiance Productions and III Damnation Productions respectively. In 2015 they released on cd another split with Septuagint entitled ''Sphinx: The Great Enigma of Times'' via Forever Plagued Records. The band is currently writing their sophomore album which is expected to be released in 2017.
Temple of Evil is a black metal band based in Nicosia. They released their debut album ''The 7th Awakening'' last year via Deathhammer Records and performed in last year's festival, presenting it in its entirety. They will return in the second edition of the festival so as to present new material for the first time live.
Influenced by the human condition and mind, the band draws influence from a plethora of genres brewing a unique blend of raw aggression, in your face fuck off and die attitude. Expect havoc.
Venue: RED Live - Nicosia, Cyprus (15 Dionysou Str, Old Town Hall Square, 1016, Nicosia, Cyprus)
Tickets: €12 (until 28.02.2017) €14 general pre-sale €16 (at door)
P.O. 23644 Nicosia, 1685 Cyprus