Help Desecravity and Dhaka Metal Fest Support a Good Cause!

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Earlier this month, devastating landslides caused by monsoon rains took the lives of at least 140 residents of the Rangamati district in Southeast Bangladesh, destroying more than 5,000 homes and leaving rural villagers stranded without supplies or emergency relief. It’s a terrible tragedy, but Qabar Extreme MusicThe Rock Project DhakaMaximum Noise, and legendary Japanese tech death band Desecravity want to do something about it, and now you can too!

Although the Dhaka Metal Fest, slated for July 7th in the National Library of Bangladesh, was initially established to highlight the vast pool of talent inside and out of Bangladesh’s capital city, the focus has since shifted to a relief effort. To that end, the organizers of Dhaka Metal Fest just announced that all profit from the fest, which features not only the killer Japanese quartet but also a slew of notable Bangladeshi acts (including the absolutely ripping old-school death heads Severe Dementia) will go to benefit the victims of the landslides and fund further relief efforts.

So what do you have to do to support the people of Bangladesh and get access to a siqqq metal fest? Simply purchase a ticket! The instructions are a little complicated, so here’s the skinny from the Fest’s Facebook page:

Early Birds Tickets of #dmf2017 Are Available For Sale From June 25 to July 05.

Process of Purchasing Early Bird E-tickets:

1. Transfer 510 Taka (500 Tk = Ticket price, 10 Tk = bKash Fee) to this Personal bKash No. 01717337486. If you want to purchase more tickets at once, just multiply 510 with the number of tickets you are purchasing. For example: if you are purchasing 3 tickets, then you need to bKash 510×3 = 1530 Tk.

2. Contact Facebook Page of Maximum Noise – Metal, Punk, Alternative Music (https://www.facebook.com/maximumnoise) with the following information:

i. bKash Transaction ID
ii. Full Name of the Attendee
iii. Email Address
iv. Cell Phone No.

3. You will be receiving an e-mail with the E-ticket within a few hours.

4. Print the E-ticket and show it at the venue.

For all E-ticket related queries, contact the Facebook Page of Maximum Noise.

For any other queries related to gig, contact either the Facebook Page of The Rock Project Dhaka or Maximum Noise – Metal, Punk, Alternative Music

Don’t live in Asia but still want to support? Qabar notes that you can donate directly through Paypal, Payoneer, and Western Union. For further questions about tickets or how your hard-earned money will be used, contact Maximum Noise, The Rock Project Dhaka, or Qabar Extreme Music. The rest of the fest’s lineup follows:

Eclipse (Progressive Metal, Dhaka)
Eternal Armageddon (Black/Thrash Metal, Dhaka)
Nekrohowl (Death Metal, Dhaka)
Psychotron (Thrash Metal, Sylhet)
Severe Dementia (Technical Death Metal, Dhaka)
Surtur (Thrash Metal, Dhaka)

  • GL

    Pretty sweet!

    Although, Step 2 should read: “Please trust us. We love you!”

    This breakdown is dope: https://youtu.be/Ebhc-fZZMXE?t=108

  • Thanks, thanks, thanks a lot guys for this piece.

  • Óðinn

    The Dhaka Metal Fest will be a success, God willing.

  • NDG

    Nice one. I work with a dude from Bangladesh and I have asked him a couple of times about metal in his mother country.

    Sadly, he knows not what I speak of.