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SAMAVAYO TO BE DEFIANT AS EVER AT DESERTFEST 2017!

Here at Desertfest HQ, we love the bands who don’t quite fit. Who don’t feel compelled to bend their will to suit a style. Heavy riffs are awesome, but something really special happens when a group like Berlin’s Samavayo step up and put their own stamp on the heavy rock we all know and love.

The progressive-tinged trio released their fifth album, Dakota, on Setalight Records in 2016 and brought forth a fluid blend of driving riffage, Middle Eastern influences, and sharp-impact prog metal that remained distinct among everything else we heard last year. Was there really any other choice but getting them to play Desertfest 2017?

Well, they’re playing, aren’t they?

Expect the unexpected when these veteran individualists take the Desertfest stage. They’ve honed their craft across Europe for years now and we’re stoked to finally welcome them to Camden Town on the heels of their farthest-ranging album yet.

Words: JJ Koczan