Metalmania Festival 2018: ASPHYX and ALASTOR added to the bill

Metalmania, the biggest indoor Metal festival in Eastern Europe returns to Spodek Hall (Katowice, Poland) on 7th April 2018. The 24th edition of this iconic festival will be headlined by EMPEROR! ASPHYX and ALASTOR have just been added to the lineup. Special guest of the festival: Christophe Szpajdel – Lord Of The Logos.

ASPHYX is a legendary Dutch Death Metal band formed in Overijssel, Netherlands in 1987. The band made their official debut in 1991 with the album “The Rack”. In 2000 the group disbanded for 7 years. In 2016 the band released their 9th studio album, “Incoming Death,” which is the essence of the ruthless brutal style of the band.



Current line-up:
Martin van Drunen – vocals
Alwin Zuur – bass
Stefan Hüskens – drums
Paul Baayens – guitars

ALASTOR is a Thrash Metal band formed in 1986 in Kutno, Poland. The band has an established position on the Polish metal scene – their previous studio albums were appreciated by fans and critics alike. “Out of Anger” released in 2012 is the band most recent album.



Current line-up:
Sławomir “Bryłas” Bryłka – drums
Mariusz “Maryś” Matuszewski – guitars
Michał “Mish” Jarski – vocal
Artur „Naho” Banach – guitar
Wojciech „Wojtomierz” Milewski – bass

Christophe Szpajdel (Lord of the Logos) is a logo artist working with extreme metal bands. His passion for band’s logos soon became his vocation, specializing from the very beginning in pencil topped by ink. His international career was started in early 90s with a logo designed for the Norwegian band EMPEROR. His works include projects for BORKNAGAR, OLD MAN’S CHILD, ENTHRONED, MOONSPELL, ABORTED or ABIGAIL WILLIAMS. During the Polish exhibition at Metalmania Festival, Spiegel will present his well-known works, as well as those less popular. Fans of his art will have the opportunity to meet the artist in person.

Christophe Szpajdel (Lord of the Logos)

Christophe Szpajdel (Lord of the Logos)

Metalmania Festival, one of the most important musical events of 2018, a real treat for metal maniacs! One day, two stages, several bands from all around the world and thousands of fans! That’s what Metalmania Festival is all about!

The last edition of Metalmania Festival took place at Spodek Hall in Katowice on April, 22nd 2017, with SAMAEL, CORONER, MOONSPELL and SODOM on the bill! Tickets are on sale now:,,,,

Metalmania Festival 2018:

7.04.2018 Katowice – Spodek


Special guests:
Christophe Szpajdel

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