As a NSBM festival, it is a popular place for right-wing activists across Europe, with several neo-Nazi networks and organizations from Europe and America meeting there. It is named after the 1999 album by Absurd with the same name, which was seen as influential to the National socialist black metal scene. Such bands that are participating in the festival include Absurd, Peste Noire, Goatmoon, M8L8TH, and Nokturnal Mortum.
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- Freieres, Horst (November 30, 2018). "Europe's NSBM scene gathers in Kiev".
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