+ VMO (Violent Magic Orchestra) + Ruins (alone)
Entry Requirements: 14+. Under 16s MUST be accompanied by an adult
Stage Times: 19:00 – RUINS ALONE 20:00 – VMO 21:00 - VAMPILLIA
VAMPILLIA Vampillia, much like the Boredoms, absorb rock, noise, modern composition, experimental music & pop and explode it out as hardcore spirit music. They hail from Osaka, Japan and are a brutal orchestra with three distinct vocalists backed by twin violins, piano, twin guitars, bass, turntables, Toyohito Yoshikawa on drums as well as Tatsuya Yoshida and Kazuhisa Chikada.
Vampillia have supported a wide variety of artists around the globe including Bernie Worrell, Bill Laswell, LOCUST, Melt Banana, Jim O'Rourke, NO AGE, JOMF,KTL, Mani Neumeier(guruguru), Arab Strap, GANG GANG DANCE and Boris. To see them live is to experience a thing of evil & beauty. In 2011 they'll be touring Europe with Jarboe & Merzbow.
VMO (VIOLENT MAGIC ORCHESTRA) Formed by Pete Swanson(ex Yellow Swans) in charge of electronics,Extreme Precautions as Mix,Synthesizer and beat maker,Vampillia in charge of playing instruments,Kezzardrix make live visual, and Three strobe lights. Also it's art project of in complete harmony of Techno,Black metal,Industrial,noise and emit light. It is like Black metal meets Kraftwerk, Aphex twin invaded by Burzum. By the way, VMO is the unit to use the electricity for most at the venue. The total electric energy is 4500 watts. To put it simply, for 56 amps.