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Dar Circle Fest added some new strong names to the already great line-up for 2018 edition of the Festival.

Let's remind ourselves:

MBurns played at the first edition of the Festival.

This four-piece metal band from Rijeka / Crikvenica was founded in 2006. Since their inception, the band has played numerous clubs and festivals all over Croatia, as well as those outside the borders (Slovenia, England, Bosnia and Herzegovina). After 2011, the band released their first self-titled album, where soon followed the EP with the cover songs called "From Cover To Cover". After a big record break, at the end of 2017, MBurns releases its second album called "More To Life Than This" by publisher NOTA BENE Records & Publishing Croatia. Bend is currently promoting a new album on performances throughout Croatia and the surrounding area.

Wolves Within is a hardcore band from Sweden. Founded by Fredrik Rosdahl (Ex-Imminence) in 2016. along with longtime friends. Music can best be described as honest, fast and furious hardcore with modern expressions. They did their last tour with our proud metlheads Cold Snap. For their concert on Dark Circle fest they are extremely pumped up and can't wait to crush all hc fans with their extreme ferocity!

Theories Divide is a 4 piece groove/thrash metal band from Dublin, Ireland. Theories Divide have been gigging together for years and building up a live show that is energetic, powerful and entertaining. Their music is full of heavy, hard hitting riffs and catchy choruses with crushing breakdowns and blistering solos. Theories Divide released their debut album “The Outcast” in 2016, along with a video for the title track, which were met with great reviews. Recently they released another video from the album “Demons”, both of which are available on YouTube. Theories Divide’s album is available on Spotify, Bandcamp and all good music streaming stores. They have recently finished recording a new EP.

‘We’re super excited to come and play at Dark Circle Fest because we've heard so much about the energy of Croatian metal fans and we hope you enjoy our music as much as we enjoy playing it.’

Sailing to Nowhere is a rising star in the world of Melodic Power Metal. This great band offers a remarkable and unforgettable performance. This band that comes from always artistically and imaginatively talented Italy can also be described with this epithets. Rhythms and strength are two elements that characterize the sound and image of a band formed in early 2015 with the intent to create a special sound with a strong rhythm and appealing melodies. In addition to many tours and shows with almost all major bands of metal world, guest performances of top musicians on their albums, face make-up and enchanting live performance this eight-piece band brings genre variety to the Dark Circle Festival and will surely satisfy all fans of good and fierce power shows. Links: Video:

BELPHEGOR is a death-black metal art band founded in 1993. The band is playing at DARK CIRCLE FEST to promote their new album, "TOTENRITUAL", released 15th September 2017. The performance includes their extensive “special Ritual Show” stage setup. No matter where BELPHEGOR march forth on this planet, be it on your stereo or live on stage, one thing is for sure: after their devilish death ceremony, there will only be a heap of ruins remaining! LINKS: BELPHEGOR UNVEIL OFFICIAL LYRIC & PERFORMANCE VIDEO OF 'THE DEVIL'S SON'! A song dedicated to the legendary Italian violinist Niccolò Paganini [1781-1849]. APOPHIS – BLACK DRAGON” lyric video: All songs are from the latest album “TOTENRITUAL” [Sept. 2017]!

The Festival's organizers from Ri Rock organization are preparing a warm up party in Palach, Rijeka, to properly prepare the crowd for the 2018 edition of the Festival. The stage will be occupied by Tulsadoom from Austria, Eruption from Slovenia, Voloh and Epicentar from Croatia. Besides the shows, there will also be several prize games.

Photos and band information: Dark Circle Fest

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