BRAINSTORM FESTIVAL 2016

11-12 November / Gigant / Apeldoorn

THEOCRACY (USA)
NARNIA (S)
SELFMINDEAD (S)
MYRATH (TUN)
MANTRIC (N)
VARDØGER (N)
SLEEPING ROMANCE (ITA)
WITHIN SILENCE (SK)
DALIT (N)
UNDAWN (NL)
LEONOV (N)
SHADOWRISE (NL)
EMPIRE OF THE WOLVES (NL)

Exposition: Ton Dekkers

BRAINSTORM FESTIVAL 2015

13-14 November / Gigant / Apeldoorn

ANCIENT BARDS (ITA)
SIGNUM REGIS (SK)
SLEEPING ROMANCE (ITA)
THE ALGORITHM (F)
CAT O'NINE TAILS (FIN)
EMPIRE 21(S)
ARSTIDIR (ISL)
BLOODWORK (UK)
LA-VENTURA (NL)
NIGHTLAND (ITA)
MORGARTEN (CH)
DESPICABLE HEROES (NL)
I AM THE DECEIVER (D)
DESOLATE FIELDS (NL)

Exposition: Thijs Jansen

BRAINSTORM FESTIVAL 2014

8 November / Gigant / Apeldoorn

ORPHANED LAND (ISR)
WAR OF AGES (USA)
GLORYHAMMER (UK)
IMMORTAL SOULS (FIN)
CRIMSON MOONLIGHT (S)
SAFEMODE (S)
PENE CORRIDA (NL)
AKELEI (NL)
LA-VENTURA (NL)
DESPICABLE HEROES (NL)
PREMNATH (NL) keyboardplayer of Slechtvalk

Exposition: Peter van Rijsbergen

Photos: Niels de Zwarte

BRAINSTORM FESTIVAL 2013

1-2 November / Gigant / Apeldoorn

SWALLOW THE SUN (FIN)
THEOCRACY (USA)
SPARKLANDS (NL) with guitarist of The Charm The Fury
TODAY FOREVER (D)
SLECHTVALK (NL)
ANTIMATTER (UK)
SACRIFICIUM (D) with vocalist Claudio Enzler (My Darkest Hate)
THE CHARM THE FURY (NL)
ALIENS ATE MY SETLIST (D)
RACHÈL LOUISE (NL)
THE FORESHADOWING (ITA)
SLEEPING ROMANCE (ITA)
ABOUT AN AUTHOR (D)
MY ENDLESS WISHES (S)
SENSE VS. SANITY (NL)
STARTLED BY SILENCE (NL)

Exposition: Jeffrey Heijnen (Spyker, author of the book 'Hardcore')

BRAINSTORM FESTIVAL 2012

2-3 November / Gigant / Apeldoorn

ANTESTOR (NO)
OH, SLEEPER (USA)
INHALE/EXHALE (USA)
SEVENTH ANGEL (UK)
MYRATH (TUN)
IN MOURNING (SE)
THY MAJESTIE (ITA)
THE LETTER BLACK (USA)
NEMESEA (NL)
SOCIAL SUICIDE (NO)
ILLUMINANDI (PL)
TAKETH (SE)
ALIENS ATE MY SETLIST (D)
GRIM ORDEAL (NL)
IT NEVER RAINS (NL) with ex-members of Morphia
PREMNATH (NL) keyboardplayer of Slechtvalk
MARIUS (USA) guitarist of Mena Brinno
THE CIRCLE ENDS (NL)

Exposition: Niels de Zwarte (photo-expo of previous editions of Brainstorm Festival)

Photo's: Metalshots

SAVIOUR MACHINE UNMASKED/UNPLUGGED

6 September 2012 / Theater Odeon / Zwolle

SAVIOUR MACHINE (USA)

BRAINSTORM FESTIVAL 2011

4-5 November / Gigant / Apeldoorn

WAR OF AGES (USA)
BECOMING THE ARCHETYPE (USA)
STREAM OF PASSION (NL)
IMMORTAL SOULS (FIN)
THE WOUNDED (NL)
DARKWATER (SE)
DROTTNAR (NO)
SINBREED (D) with members of Blind Guardian and Seventh Avenue
CIRRHA NIVA (NL)
IN THE MIDST OF LIONS (USA)
DEADEND IN VENICE (D)
BEYOND THE DUST (FR)
PORTALL (NL)
AKELEI (NL)
BURIAL EARTH (NL)

Exposition:
Premnath Gonesh (Slechtvalk)

BRAINSTORM FESTIVAL 2011
(PRE-PARTY)

31 October / Stédsj / Barneveld

THEOCRACY (USA)
MOTHER OF SIN (NL)
APERTURE (NL)

BRAINSTORM FESTIVAL 2010

5-6 November / Gigant / Apeldoorn

DEMON HUNTER (USA)
INNERWISH (GR)
IN VAIN (NO) with vocalist Sindre Nedland (Funeral)
THE SPIRIT THAT GUIDES US (NL)
OFFICIUM TRISTE (NL)
SLECHTVALK (NL) with ex-member of Heidevolk
MY SILENT WAKE (UK) with vocalist Ian Arkley (Seventh Angel)
DARK SKY (D)
RYFFHUNTR (D)
IN GRIEF (NO)
EREBUS (NL)
THENAME (NL)

Exposition:
Felipe Machado Franco (Blind Guardian, Rhapsody Of Fire, Rob Rock, etc.)

BRAINSTORM FESTIVAL 2009

13-14 November / Gigant / Apeldoorn

NARNIA (SE) with members of Royal Hunt, Rob Rock and Fullforce
MAD MAX (D)
FORSAKEN (MAL)
MY DARKEST HATE (D)
DEUTERONOMIUM (FIN) with guitarist Esa Sarkioja (Immortal Souls)
SEVENTH AVENUE (D)
IN VAIN (NO) with drumplayer Anders Haave (Blood Red Throne)
DROTTNAR (NO)
MORRIGU (CH) with (ex-)members of Eluveitie
RIFT (D) with vocalist Claudio Enzler (My Darkest Hate)
PROJEKT KLONE (NL)

Exposition:
Kristian 'Necrolord' Wåhlin (Dissection, Bathory, Extol, etc.)

BRAINSTORM FESTIVAL 2009
(PRE-PARTY)

31 October / De Kelder / Amersfoort

BECOMING THE ARCHETYPE (USA)
SACRIFICIUM (D) with vocalist Claudio Enzler (My Darkest Hate)
EREBUS (NL)
LOAD (NL)

BRAINSTORM FESTIVAL 2008

21-23 November / Gigant / Apeldoorn

SEVENTH ANGEL (UK)
REBELLION (D) with ex-members of Grave Digger
THY MAJESTIE (ITA)
SEVENTH AVENUE (D)
MEHIDA (FIN) with vocalist Thomas Vikström (Therion)
MISERATION (SE) with vocalist Christian Älvestam (ex-Scar Symmetry)
MORPHIA (NL) goodbye show
HARMONY (SE) with guest-appearance by Kristoffer Gildenlöw (ex-Pain Of Salvation)
MONOBLOCK (D)
MENA BRINNO (USA)
A NEW DAWN (NL)
WORLD TO ASHES (D)

Exposition:
Eliran Kantor (Testament, The Old Dead Tree, Thy Majestie, etc.)