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20 DECEMBER 2008: SMACKDOWN XXL – 2 YEARS OF SMACK DOWN! @ DOORNROOSJE, NIJMEGEN, THE NETHERLANDS

Promo:
Op 20 December 2008 staat de laatste editie van het jaar van Smackdown op het programma, uiteraard in Doornroosje, Nijmegen! Echter dit keer niet zomaar een editie, op 20 December pakt Smackdown flink uit met een XXL programma om o.a. het 2 jarig bestaan van Smackdown in Doornroosje grootst te vieren! Smackdown slaat terug met de grootste en dikste line-up tot nu toe!

We zijn echter wel genoodzaakt om voor deze editie de entreekosten eenmalig een klein bedrag meer te gaan laten kosten, dit om de hoge kosten te kunnen dekken, maar daarvoor zul je wel een line-up krijgen waar je U tegen zegt….

Kaarten zullen deze week in de voorverkoop gaan! Hoeveel kaarten precies zullen gaan kosten zal deze week bekend gemaakt worden.

Dus bereid je voor op opnieuw een hersen & bottenbrekende nacht met Drum & Bass, Jungle, Breakcore, UK-Hardcore, Frenchcore, TeKno, & MEER!

Hieronder een kort overzicht van de exclusieve line-up van deze XXL editie:

AREA 1: BEATS – Acid, Darkcore, Industrial Hardcore, UK-Hardcore, Frenchcore, TeKno & More

LAURENT HÔ A.K.A. INGLER (FR) – EPITETH REC, UWe, UNCIVILIZED WORLD, INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH – DJ-SET
http://www.laurentho.com / http://www.myspace.com/laurentho / http://www.myspace.com/ingler

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No intruduction nescessary really… Master of Epiteth Records, pioneer/instagator of both the French and the International Hardcore scene, expert a dark, hard, raw, rough and tough quality uptempo hardcore set from this Legend.

THE OUTSIDE AGENCY (NL) VS MINDUSTRIES (NL) A.K.A. THE IMMOBILIZERS – GENOSHA RECORDINGS, ENZYME RECORDS, HONG KONG VIOLENCE – DJ
http://www.myspace.com/theoutsideagency / http://www.myspace.com/mindustrial

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When talking about quality music from the Netherlands, immediately these names pop up: The Outside Agency & Mindustries. Quality Industrial Hardcore music for the dancefloor, characterised by heavy kicks, well-used distortion, dark melodies & breaks combined with ideal drives. Tonight these two groups with battle under their new arisen alias: “The Immobilizers”, expect a 4 decks set which will take you all the way!

First time at Smackdown!

ROTATOR A.K.A. MR KILL (FR) – PEACE OFF, BROOKLYN BEATS, BANG-A-RANG – LIVE
htt://www.myspace.com/mrkillakarotator / http://www.discogs.com/artist/Rotator / http://www.peaceoff.org

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One of the masters who made the first edition of Smackdown to Success! ROTATOR a.k.a. Mr KiLL, known from his own well respected breakcore label: Peace Off!, will return to Doornroosje Nijmegen! The master of 4 to the floor breakcore, mostly hardcore influenced. Expect a special influenced Mr. KiLL influenced Live-set, dancefloor destruction!

BRYAN FURY (UK) – PACEMAKER RECORDS, DEATHCHANT RECORDS, SMACKDOWN RECORDINGS – DJ
http://www.myspace.com/furybryan / http://www.bryanfury.com

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Needless to introduce this man anymore. Resident of the Smackdown partys, Bryan Fury is allways in for some Bluntz ‘n Breatz… Straight outta Deathchant. With numerous performances on the Smackdown events, Bryan Fury has allways kept the dancefloor burning with his unique DJ sets influenced by great mixing skills & record selection.

I:GOR (PL) – PACEMAKER, DEATHCHANT, PANDEMONIUM – LIVE
http://www.myspace.com/igoradapter / http://www.discogs.com/artist/I%3Agor

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Igor Wilkonski, Polish producer of breakcore, experimental as well as quality dancefloor hardcore and speedcore. He has been making tracks since 1994 and has been released on many respected labels including Suburban Trash, Low Res, Hangars Liquides, Pacemaker Records, Deathchant Records and many others.

DOLPHIN (UK) – PACEMAKER, DEATHCHANT, PLANET MU – LIVE
http://www.myspace.com/dolphinski / http://www.discogs.com/artist/Dolphin+(6)

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Also Dolphin, the master of Glitch & Melodic Hardcore is back at Smackdown! With great tunes on well respected labels like Planet Mu, Deathchant & Pacemaker, Dolphin allways knows how to educate a crowd. Great uplifting melodies, booming kicks and well shaped breakbeats complete the package!

IGNEON SYSTEM (BE) – ELEKTROKUT, AUDIO DAMAGE, NEUROTIC WASTE, PANDEMONIUM
http://www.myspace.com/theigneonsystem

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Upcoming talent from Belgium, known for smashing dancehalls all over Belgium, and recently also international! His style is influenced by hard and heavy drum & bass / breakcore combined with hard booming hardcore. Keep an eye out for this guy!

Area 2: Breakz: Drum & Bass, Jungle, Breakcore & More

CURRENT VALUE (DE) – POSITION CHROME, FREAK RECORDINGS, TECH ITCH RECORDINGS – LIVE
http://www.myspace.com/currentvalue / http://www.currentvalue.net / http://www.discogs.com/artist/Current+Value

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Expect the Hardest & Darkest Drum & Bass Sounds around the world from this pioneer from Germany. Breaking Concrete, Smashing Steel, Hard Beating Drums and Maximalized Compression is what you will hear through your speakers. Expect a Ruff Liveset which will take you all the way into the invetable: chaos is bound to happen next!

First time at Smackdown!

DONNY (UK) – BARCODE RECORDINGS / ALGORYTHEM RECORDS / PRSPCT – DJ
http://www.myspace.com/amendonny / http://www.amendonny.com

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“Me, My drumkit and my computer”. Back since his last rocking visit on the Smackdown invites PRSPCT edition, Donny is a producer of distinctive sample-based drum & bass, renowned for his use of hard breaks and dark atmospheres. Expert in heavy Amen breaks, pounding Drums and slashing Snares, all controlled by the dancefloor vibe. Also known for his great collabs with German producer Current Value!

THRASHER (NL) – PRSPCT – DJ
http://www.prspct.nl / http://www.myspace.com/gary_white

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Headhunter of the Prspct Events and Prspct Recordings, also known for his no remorse DJ-sets, filled with the newest harsh and heavy Drum & Bass tunes. Gary White from Rotterdam has been pushing the hard Drum & Bass sound to the next level for multiple years.

EYE-D & HIDDEN (NL) – PRSPCT / EVOL INTENT / KILLING SHEEP – DJ
http://www.myspace.com/djeyed / http://www.myspace.com/dj_hidden

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Eye-D & Hidden, also known as the Outside Agency, will off course also be doing a Drum & Bass set! Eye-D & Hiddens’ sets are always known as: “a step too far”! 4-Decks, great tune selection, mashed up by steady kicks is something that will surely rock! With releases on respected labels like Prspct, Evol Intent, Ruff-Teck, Killing Sheep and more, this set will take you all the way.

KID ENTROPY A.K.A. ENTRO MC (USA) – BLACK MONOLITH BREAKS, PIRUH, SOOTHSAYER RECORDS – DJ
http://www.myspace.com/entro / http://www.entroemcee.com/

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Drum & Bass producer from Chicago, Illinois, also known to be an excellent Emcee! This guy with definitely rip and lift up the crowd, both as DJ and as MC!

SPEEDRANCH (USA) + 666 CENT (HUN – LIVE DRUMMER) – PLANET MU, ROBOTIC EMPIRE – LIVE
http://www.myspace.com/djspeedranch / http://www.myspace.com/gorethodox / http://www.grindhallerxxx.com

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IT’S ENERGY,IT’S POWER, IT’S EVIL, IT’S EMOTIONAL,IT’S HELL AND HEAVEN ROLLED INTO ONE BIG FAT BLUNT, SMOKED LIKE A MUTHA FUKKER!…. As $PEEDRANCH would say. The master of fucked up angry metalbreakspeedcore will be doing a liveset together with his live drummer: Balazs aka 666 CENT. Also known of the famous album “Making Orange Things” together with Venetian Sanres! Expect some heavy rockin shit! Flip Flops in the Moshpit!

First time at Smackdown!

ELECTRIC KETTLE (FR) – PEACE OFF, COMBINE – LIVE
http://www.myspace.com/electrickettle / http://www.electric-kettle.tk

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Rocked Smackdown last year on the September Edition, Electric Kettle is allways in for showing his inventious liveset. Quality danceble breakcore influenced by great rhythems, harsh jungle, heavy kicks and original sounds. Be sure not to miss this, Electric Kettle totally rocked the dancefloor a year ago.

THE GIGGLIN DIDLAS (BE) – BREAKCORE GIVES ME WOOD – LIVE
http://www.myspace.com/thegigglindildas

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Sounds like: “Two crazy dildas screaming and gigglin on breakcore / gabber / fuckedup beats! Val & Heidelien from Breakcore gives me Wood… Represent!

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Summary!

Area 1: Beats: Acid, Darkcore, Industrial Hardcore, UK-Hardcore, Frenchcore, TeKno & More
LAURENT HÔ A.K.A. INGLER (FR) – DJ – Epiteth Rec. / UWe / Uncivilized World
ROTATOR a.k.a. Mr. KiLL (FR) – Live – Peace Off / Bang-a-Rang
The Outside Agency (NL) vs Mindustries (NL)
a.k.a. The Immobilizers – DJ (NL) – Genosha Recordings / Enzyme
I:GOR – Live (PL) – Pacemaker / Deathchant / Pandemonium
Dolphin – Live (UK) – Planet Mu / Deathchant / Pacemaker
Bryan Fury – DJ (UK) – Pacemaker / Deathchant / Provoke
Igneon System – Live (BE) – Elektrokut / Audio Damage
Element: Destruction – DJ (NL) – Smackdown

Area 2: Breakz: Drum & Bass, Jungle, Breakcore, Grindcore & More
Current Value – Live (DE) – Position Chrome / Freak Recordings
Eye-D & Hidden – DJ (NL) – Prspct / Evol Intent / Killing Sheep
Kid Entropy a.k.a. Entro (MC) – DJ (USA) – Black Monolith Breaks / Piruh
Donny – DJ (UK) – Barcode Recordings / Algorythm / Prspct
Thrasher – DJ (NL) – Prspct
Electric Kettle – Live (FR) – Peace Off / Combine
Speedranch (USA) & 666 Cent (Live Drummer) – Live (HUN) – Planet Mu / Robotic Empire
The Gigglin Dildas (BE) – Breakcore Gives Me Wood

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