BFTP Line-up December 10th 2022

Expect more legendary bands to be added soon!

Blaze Bayley

Blaze Bayley (UK) is known by most as the charming front man for no lesser bands than Iron Maiden and Wolfsbane. His more recent independent career has been nothing less than stellar as well. Blaze will be bringing a unique, not to be missed Iron Maiden anniversary set to the Blast Stage.

Absolva

Absolva (UK) is a uniquely explosive British melodic heavy metal band. Although they have already frequented many a stage in Belgium we’re welcoming them for the first on our Blast stage. The ultimate guarantee for some balls to the wall heavy metal!

Warhead

Warhead is back! One of the true pioneers of Belgian speed metal has returned and is having one of its first shows at Blast from the Past 2022 after their magnificent reunion concert in 2021. Even better, Warhead will be introducing and releasing its first LP since 1986 on the festival. Prepare for some earsplitting and fast heavy metal from these iconic Mausoleum legends.

Cobra Spell

COBRA SPELL (NL) was formed in 2019 by Dutch guitarist Sonia Anubis (Crypta, ex Burning Witches). In 2020 they released their debut EP "Love Venom". Traditional heavy metal/hard rock fans seeking 1980s glam rock revelation, search no more!

BFTP Line-up April 9th 2022

Sortilège

Be ready for Sortilège to headline Blast from the Past this April! Sortilège is pure cult French heavy metal you'll recognize from classic 80s albums like Sortilège, Métamorphose & Larme de Héros. They will perform with an all-star line-up of original members on vocals Christian "Zouille" Augustin, Daniel Lapp on bass, TRUST drummer Farid Medjane, former guitarist of Manigance Bruno Ramos & ex-Satan Jokers Olivier Spitzer.
Show starting at: 22h55

Cyclone

It's not often a Cyclone hits in Belgium but this one is sure to leave its trail! Cyclone has returned as one of the ultimate Belgian thrash legends and will honour our Blast stage with a never to be forgotten visit. Expect break-neck speed thrash goodness with ultratight execution as it should be. You ready for some Brutal Destruction?
Show starting at: 21h30

Ostrogoth

One of Belgium’s most legendary bands OSTROGOTH has been a part of Blast From The Past history from the very start. It's been quite a while since these legends headlined our first edition, so about time we bring them back! Still going strong. Prepare to sing along with these countless Belgian classics.
Show starting at: 20h15

Praying Mantis

We're welcoming a lot of NWOBHM classic bands this year and one of the absolute heavy metal gems joining our line-up is Praying Mantis! These British legends have been going strong for over 40 years with their own melodic strand of British heavy metal. Expect one hell of a show!
Show starting at: 19h05

Picture

Dutch heavy metal legends Picture will be joining our line-up! Going steady since 1978, they’ve supported AC/DC, Saxon and Ted Nugent. Come and check out more than 40 years of Heavy Metal Ears!
Show starting at: 18h00

Bütcher

As a rapid growing force, set out to create the ultimate blend of all things related to 80's metal, Bütcher is dedicated to bring unadulterated metal pleasures to the masses with a ripping live show full of metal energy. Songs branded on the legacy of Slayer, Hellhammer, Bathory, Manowar, Darkthrone and Iron Maiden are to be found on Bütcher's debut album. With a new album that's just as promising, expect a show of metal madness.
Show starting at: 17h00

Vulture

We welcome German speed/thrash metallers Vulture - High Speed Metal for the first time who’ll be Dealin’ Death on our Blast stage. Expect headbanging goodness in the style of Exciter, Razor and the Teutonic German Thrash scene.
Show starting at: 16h00

Kev' Riddles Baphomet

Who’s ready for some old school Angel Witch classics? Original Angel Witch member Kev 'Skidz' Riddles and ex-member Richie Wicks will be performing all classic tracks from the ’77-’81 era with Kev Riddles' Baphomet.
Show starting at: 15h00

Blizzen

Blizzen play Heavy / Speed Metal which leads back to the 80s uniting two dynamical guitars, high powerful vocals, epic choruses and an energetic bass sound. The band was formed in Weilburg - Germany in January 2014. Their latest album with the apt title World in Chains has been released last year. Make sure you give it a spin on the turntable before seeing it performed as one of the exclusive first times!
Show starting at: 14h00

BFTP Line-up December 10th 2022

Blaze Bayley

Blaze Bayley (UK) is known by most as the charming front man for no lesser bands than Iron Maiden and Wolfsbane. His more recent independent career has been nothing less than stellar as well. Blaze will be bringing a unique, not to be missed Iron Maiden anniversary set to the Blast Stage.

Absolva

Absolva (UK) is a uniquely explosive British melodic heavy metal band. Although they have already frequented many a stage in Belgium we’re welcoming them for the first on our Blast stage. The ultimate guarantee for some balls to the wall heavy metal!

Warhead

Warhead is back! One of the true pioneers of Belgian speed metal has returned and is having one of its first shows at Blast from the Past 2022 after their magnificent reunion concert in 2021. Even better, Warhead will be introducing and releasing its first LP since 1986 on the festival. Prepare for some earsplitting and fast heavy metal from these iconic Mausoleum legends.

Cobra Spell

COBRA SPELL (NL) was formed in 2019 by Dutch guitarist Sonia Anubis (Crypta, ex Burning Witches). In 2020 they released their debut EP "Love Venom". Traditional heavy metal/hard rock fans seeking 1980s glam rock revelation, search no more!