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After some true highlights have been added to the lineup for the 2012 Roadburn Festival within the past few months, even more great news keep coming.

With acts like CHURCH OF MISERY, ORCHID or DEVIL, the latest addition to look forward to is YEAR OF THE GOAT.

Year the Goat are inspired by the occult rock bands of the late sixties and early seventies, however, the inspiration is not so much musical as it is about the subject matter of the lyrics and the picture they paint of pagan rituals, Satanism and the dark arts. Year of the Goat don’t really recreate the musical stylings of that era. Instead, the band adds a modern feel to their 70′s flavored occult rock, with an almost prog rock or even indie rock approach to it.

Year of the Goat don’t shy away from using catchy hooks, both vocally and guitar-wise, giving rise to amazing passages like “walk through the mist, to an ancient place, gathering for the King, to invoke his name, potion from the darkest well, opens for pagan souls, hear the angels of heaven wailing, as they call for the lord of darkness…” (taken from Of Darkness).

Year of The Goat are currently working on their debut full-length, which will be released on Van Records next year and will play on ThursdayApril 12th at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland.”

Check out the official Roadburn homepage for the entire lineup and all the latest news!

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