British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH, New Orleans sludge metal legends CROWBAR, Swiss elektro/industrial dark metallers SAMAEL, New York hardcore longrunners AGNOSTIC FRONT, Atlanta-based post-hardcore/metal band NORMA JEAN and French shoegazing unit ALCEST have been confirmed as new acts for Brutal Assault Festival 2012. Unfortunately, Canadian band PROTEST THE HERO have been forced to cancel their BA appearance due to term collision with their US tour.
The festival is set to take place on August 9th – 11th at the old army fortress in Josefov, Czech Republic. Other acts lined up for BA 2012 include At The Gates, Corrosion Of Conformity, Godflesh, Machine Head, Gorguts, Fields Of The Nephilim, Immolation, Ministry, Immortal, Morgoth, Virus, Nile, Six Feet Under, Amon Amarth and many more. More names will be announced soon.