Article By: Leanne Ridgeway
“…Only that the crowd would be there to greet him with howls of lust and fury. He began to realize his sense of worth… he mattered…” ~ The Wizard (Conan)
Descendants of Crom is set for the last weekend of September 2018, once again in the Steel City of Pittsburgh. For 2018, the second annual event shall span three days in length. There will be a Thursday evening Pre-Gala, with all-day events happening Friday and Saturday.
This year will include over 30 bands in total, traveling from all over the United States. They are strong, beautiful creators of the jam, the breakdown, the pulse, and – of course – the undeniable riff… they are all DESCENDANTS OF CROM.
While one or two more updates will complete the full lineup for each evening’s event and the final roster, we have a most incredible update today to share. Several of the bands being revealed today have all released albums in 2017 that have made my ‘favorites list’, check out these latest Descendants Of Crom 2018 additions!
Are you sure?
I named them in the article title, but if I’ve distracted you enough to forget… Here they are!
Shy Kennedy has once again blown my doors off with her curation for Descendants Of Crom 2018. These are many of my favorite heavy music artists set to perform at this festival. It’s incredible.
In November, we announced the “meat” of the Descendants of Crom gathering, which remains the same unbelievably heavy blend of bands.
PRE-GALA – THURSDAY, SEPT. 27th @ HOWLERS
FRIDAY, SEPT. 28th and SATURDAY, SEPT. 29th @ CATTIVO
Tickets are available for single-day events or in combinations of the various days. An ‘Early Crow’ discount ticket sale period is open and will continue for a limited time. These Early Crow sales are a limited number of tickets, so plan now! Tickets can be purchased via Brown Paper Tickets on the Descendants Of Crom website or here:
Blackseed Records is again the host and presenter of Descendants of Crom and sponsored in part by Riff Relevant and Mettle Media PR. Additional sponsorship opportunities will be revealed soon, but any potential sponsors who may be interested now may contact Shy Kennedy at Blackseed Records.
Shy Kennedy, creator and coordinator of Descendants of Crom (also the vocalist for Horehound), founded Blackseed Recordings and Releases in 2013, in conjunction with Blackseed Design. Both entities are rooted in her professional passion for all things art, music, and design. Shy has effectively expanded her reach over the last several years to organize live music events, as well as create the artwork and illustration design for all her endeavors.
Harboring dark musical acts gone adrift, Blackseed is a haven for unique artists who to some extent can only be described by their sound. Blackseed embraces experimental, noise, and avant-garde music styles, yet refuses limits.
Blackseed is a cure for all things, except death.