Roadburn’s Walter Hoeijmakers: “Heaviness, unrestricted by genre”

Every year in April, the Roadburn Festival draws thousands of attendees to the small town of Tilburg in the south of the Netherlands. Over the years, it became an underground music event with a next to legendary reputation. We talked to artistic director Walter Hoeijmakers about his vision for the festival, and about the consequences of the pandemic and the war in Ukraine when organising an event like this. Hoeijmakers lets us peek at some of his favourites of this year’s edition and talks about the legacy of occult rockers The Devil’s Blood.

Combine metal, heavy rock and hardcore and will perform twice at the Roadburn Festival 2023: Cave In.

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