/ / / July 2024 / / /

/ / FAQ:

Are available at tixforgigs.com and at the doors.

/ / CASH:
Bring enough cash, there will be no options to pay by card. The nearest ATM is in Schleiz.

/ / TRASH:
The area has been declared nature reserve – please keep the festival area clean and don’t leave your litter behind – use the trash bins and the trash bags provided by us. And please don’t throw trash into the forest or the little stream.

/ / GLASS:
Glas is prohibited by the owner of the camp ground to avoid traces of glass anywhere in the grass/festival ground/camp ground. Please don’t bring any kind of glass containers, bottles, etc. – it will be taken from you at the entrance.

- weapons of any kind / knifes (exceptions: pocket knives and butter knives)
- pyrotechnics
- open fire
- animals
- zero tolerance for political bullshit and idiots in general If you see anyone misbehaving (well...), destroying other’s property or sexual assault, please report to our office. We will also have security at the camp ground at all times.

Camping will be open from Thursday 4pm.
We have very limited space only for day parking spots outside the festival area, unfortunately. Keep all roads clear for rescue and delivery vehicles. For campers, vehicles can be parked next to the tents. RVs are allowed. Please follow our parking instructions on arrival.

/ / BBQ:
Grilling is allowed at the designated barbecue area (near the ping pong tables). The grilling-hours are daily from 7am-11pm.

/ / KIDS:
Entry for adolescents under the age of 18 is free (don't forget your ID!). Kids under the age of 16 need a legal guardian (minimum age is 6 years). A permission from a legal guardian is not accepted, only if a legal guardian accompanies the child.

Please help each other out with getting to Crispendorf and away. If you need a ride or if you can offer a ride, you can use our post at the Facebook event page.

Here's our Running Order:

Thursday 18.07.24
21:30 - 22:20 Nubivagant
22:40 - 23:30 Ch’ahom
Tent after party until 4 am

Friday 19.07.24
16:30 - 17:10 Reversed
17:30 - 18:10 White Magician
18:30 - 19:20 Raze
19:40 - 20:30 Spell
20:50 - 21:40 Marthe
22:00 - 22:50 Grave Miasma (Set I)
23:10 - 00:10 Satan
00:30 - 01:15 Saturnalia Temple
Tent after party until 4 am

Saturday 20.07.24
14:40 - 15:20 TAV
15:40 - 16:20 Vortex of End
16:40 - 17:20 Demon Bitch
17:35 - 18:20 Gevurah
18:40 - 19:30 Drowned
19:50 - 20:40 Hellbutcher
21:00 - 21:00 Grave Miasma (Set II)
22:20 - 23:50 Voivod
00:10 - 01:00 Pakkt
Tent after party until 4 am

/ / / JUNE 2024 / / /

The Chaos Descends flea market will be back! We are offering a self organised flea market at the festival area: on Saturday between 11:00 and 14:00. Bring yourself a blanket and get rid your old shirts, leather jackets or records – sell or swap them. It’s free of charge and has to be non commercial.


Pößneck ob Bhf – Crispendorf/Ferienland – Pößneck ob Bhf
Book and pay this shuttle from Pößneck „Oberer Bahnhof“ to the festival area in advance. You can only book the specified times below. Please write an email with your name and departure time to the following address: chaos.descends.shuttle@gmail.com

The ride must be booked and paid until July 15th, 2024.

Thu. 18.07.24
Ob.Bhf Pößneck to Crispendorf/Ferienland
18:30 (7 seats available/ 12 EUR p.P.)
20:30 (7 seats available/ 12 EUR p.P.)

Fr. 19.07.24
Ob.Bhf Pößneck to Crispendorf/Ferienland
13:00 (7 seats available/ 12 EUR p.P.)

Sun. 21.07.24
Ferienland Crispendorf to ob.Bhf Pößneck
10:00 (7 seats available/ 12 EUR p.P.)
11:00 (7 seats available/ 12 EUR p.P.)
12:00 (7 seats available/ 12 EUR p.P.)

Every Day
00:00 – 04:00 Hotel-Shuttle
Please book this shuttle in our office on-site from 13:00 - 18:00!

/ / / MAY 2024 / / /

/ / / We are extremely excited to add Hellbutcher to our line up, who will replace Communion. Be sure to check out the band’s self titled debut, a hellish black thrash masterpiece, which will be released on May 31st!

The next band we have for you might not be a big surprise after announcing WHITE MAGICIAN: we are elated to announce, that Demon Bitch will be playing their first European show at Chaos Descends 2024. Their new album, „Master of the Games“, will be released soon on Gates of Hell Records.

We are extremely excited to announce that White Magician will make their first European appearance at Chaos Descends Festival 2024.

Our next addition will give your ears a bit of a break from all the „noisy“ bands. We are very happy to welcome atmospheric rockers Tav to Chaos Descends.

We are extremely excited to announce, that NWOBHM legend SATAN will make their way to Crispendorf to play a „Court in the Act“ set!

We have one more band from Canada for you: REVERSED, who will make their first European appearance this summer. The band will release their new album "Wildly Possessed" in May.

/ / / MARCH 2024 / / /

Ten long years after their fantastic „Idola Specus“, DROWNED are back with their new record „Procul His“. We are excited to welcome the band at Chaos Descends 2024.

We are excited to reveal the next bands for Chaos Descends 2024: CH'AHOM will be playing on Thursday night and RAZE, whose band members are no strangers to Chaos Descends.

/ / / February 2024 / / /

Tickets are now avavilable here.

Horror Vacui's powerhouse Marzia will be backto Chaos Descends with her solo project MARTHE. She will be playing her first ever and only show in 2024 at Chaos Descends.

We are extremely excited to share that VOIVOD will be playing a special set of songs from their first 5 albums at Chaos Descends Festival 2024.

Ticket pre-sale will start Thursday, Feb 29th, 2024, 6pm.

The next bands we are adding to our 2024 line up are SPELL, who will bring their hypnotic Heavy Metal from Canada to Germany and French Black/Death Metal horde VORTEX OF END.

A Chaos Descends show of the next band we are adding to our line up is long overdue, that’s why they will play not only one, but two special sets on two days: We are extremely excited to announce, that GRAVE MIASMA will play a Exalted Emanation/Realm of Evoked Doom set and a Odori Sepulcrorum set.

/ / / January 2024 / / /

And here comes our first announcement! We are super excited to bring you COMMUNION from Chile, who will be playing their first European show at Chaos Descends 2024.

/ / / December 2023 / / /

The next edition will take place on July 18.-20., 2024.

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