Heaven Shall Burn

Heaven Shall Burn
Played at Graspop Metal Meeting 2011 / 2013 / 2016



Heaven Shall Burn are a German metalcore band whose brutal and melodic music appeals to hardcore, thrash and death metal fans alike. These pioneers of the European melodic metalcore/deathcore scene are known for their hard-hitting live shows and the use of pyrotechnics and breathtaking visuals, Heaven Shall Burn are a welcome guest at festivals worldwide. Lyrically they don’t shy away from serious or difficult subjects such as Germany’s painful war legacy. As a socially conscious band, Heaven Shall Burn also released a tsunami benefit CD single in 2005. Their last album to date, 2013’s ‘Veto’, is reminiscent of both the ‘Iconoclast’ trilogy and the chord progressions and musical style of ‘Antigone’ (2004). Some tracks are quintessential metalcore songs while others are at times a bit thrashy or epic. Without reinventing themselves, Heaven Shall Burn has been putting out clearly recognisable music for two decades but always with a new twist to keep things interesting.  (Text: Robby Embrechts / Translation: Nick Devos)