/ / / JUNE 2024 / / /

FESTIVAL INFO: TRANSPORTATION TO THE FESTIVAL AREA

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.)

Hotel-Shuttle
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.

/ / / July 2023 / / /

For people driving through Pössneck - try to go over Schleiz. There are many blocked roads around Crispendorf and the reception in our hillbilly land is bad - which can be tricky for finding alternative routes.

Camping is open from 4pm on Thursday.

/ / FAQ:

/ / 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.

/ / ALSO PROHIBITED:
- 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.

/ / PARKING/CAMPING:
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.

/ / GETTING THERE & AWAY
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.

/ / RUNNING ORDER:

Thursday 20.07.23
21:30 – 22:20 Brånd
22:40 – 23:30 Obnoxious Youth
Tent after party

Friday 21.07.23
16:30 – 17:10 Parish
17:30 – 18:10 Spirit Possession
18:30 – 19:20 Adorior
19:40 – 20:30 Grave Pleasures
20:50 – 21:40 Black Curse
22:00 – 22:50 Strid
23:10 – 00:10 Negative Plane (Set I)
00:30 – 01:15 Fvnerals
Tent after party

Saturday 22.07.23
11:00 – 14:00 flea market
14:40 – 15:20 Craven Idol
15:40 – 16:20 Thulsa Doom
16:40 – 17:20 Amethyst
17:40 – 18:20 Ominous Resurrection
18:40 – 19:30 Concrete Winds
19:50 – 20:40 Messa
21:00 – 22:00 Mystifier
22:20 – 23:50 Uli Jon Roth
00:10 – 01:00 Negative Plane (Set II)
Tent after party

/ / / June 2023 / / /

As you might have heard, PAKKT sadly had to cancel all of their live appearances for this year BUT the band replacing them fits our pool stage like no other: we welcome OBNOXIOUS YOUTH to our line up!
Our 2023 line up is now complete. We wish our friends from PAKKT all the best and hope that we can catch up later.

Because it was so well received, 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 and records – sell or swap them. It’s free of charge and has to be non commercial.

We are more than excited to announce that we are adding Depressive Black Metal pioneers STRID to our line up.

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