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Beyond The Gates 2023 will take place in Bergen, Norway between August 2 and 5. The festival will feature the following lineup, and tickets are available here.

August 2

  • Deicide performing Legion
  • Possessed
  • Midnight
  • Bölzer
  • Grave Miasma

August 3

  • Gorgoroth
  • Marduk
  • Blood Incantation
  • Negative Plane
  • The Ruins of Beverast
  • Perturbator
  • (Dolch)
  • Black Curse
  • Sijjin

August 4

  • Kreator
  • Alcest
  • Primordial performing To The Nameless Dead
  • Eternal Champion
  • In Twilight's Embrace
  • Stormkeep
  • Issolei
  • Pentagram

August 5

  • Dimmu Borgir
  • Enslaved performing Eld
  • Taake
  • Aeternus
  • Mare

Outside the festival, organizers have put together a tour of the city alongside art exhibitions and tattoo festivals.

"In addition to this massive extreme metal event, Beyond the Gates offers attendees unique and exciting opportunities to explore Norwegian and black metal culture in this historic city!" said festival organizers.

"For years, fans have been flocking to Bergen to experience their favorite Norwegian artists in their home environment. Nature and local culture has always been a poignant source of inspiration for the bands emerging from the Bergen scene.

"Beyond the Gates will make a great effort to give all the traveling fans a unique insight into all aspects of the Norwegian Metal scene and the local culture in general. In that regard, the festival hosts will be putting together a series of events so that fans can enhance and build on the Beyond the Gates Experience, including guided tours, art exhibitions, a tattoo festival, and more that will be revealed soon!"

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