Slayer, Gucci Mane added to Iceland’s Secret Solstice 2018

It’s the World’s Most Unique Festival

Following on from their recent phase one announcement, Iceland’s Secret Solstice is pleased to announce its second wave of artists with iconic metal band Slayer who are on their final world tour, rapper Gucci Mane, and electro-pop group Clean Bandit who are all playing in Iceland for the first time. Now in its fifth year, Secret Solstice will once again take place during 96 hours of continuous sunlight over the summer solstice June 21-24 showcasing the best in local and international rock, hip hop and electronic music in the world’s most unique festival setting.

These three artists add to the diverse list of headline artists previously announced including Stormzy, Bonnie Tyler, Death From Above, Steve Aoki, Jet Black Joe, GRAMMY nominees 6lack and Goldink, J Hus, Charlotte de Witte, Skream, A-Trak, Masego, IAMDBB, Högni and Gentleman’s Dub Club.

Also announced are thirteen local artists, including a number of Icelandic hip hop and rap acts such as bubblegum trap queen Alvia, Cell7, Elli Grill, Geisha Cartel, Landaboi$, Ragga Hólm, Sprite Zero Klan, Vala CruNk, and Yung Nigo Drippin alongside pop talent Birgir and GDRN, rock group HAM, and semi-acoustic band Vio.

For those looking to splurge, Secret Solstice is pleased to welcome back two limited availability luxury tickets: Oðinn and the Package of the Gods. With the Oðinn pass, fans will receive special treatment and amenities from arrival like priority festival access, entry to the new Oðinn pop-up lounge, complimentary food and drinks at the festival, backstage access, side event discounts and more. With only three super exclusive Package of the Gods tickets available, the extravagant festival pass is perfect for fans wanting to enjoy their favorite artists in serious style. Encompassing everything offered to Oðinn members, the luxurious pass also includes helicopter transfers to glaciers and lava tunnels, complimentary access to all side party events, luxury accommodation for two, a private Icelandic dining experience and more amazing perks still to be announced.

Set against the backdrop of the stunning natural surrounds of Iceland’s breathtaking scenery, there are many reasons to tick Iceland off your bucket list this summer. Tourist attractions abound including volcanic beaches, epic midnight sunsets where daylight reins 24/7, Game of Thrones filming locations, jaw-dropping waterfalls and the infamous Blue Lagoon. With once-in-a-lifetime add-on side events taking place inside unique and otherworldly places like glaciers and lava tunnels soundtracked by exceptional music talent, Secret Solstice caters to destination festival goers with a passion for the natural beauty of the great outdoors.

This is the second of three waves of artists to be announced for Secret Solstice Festival 2018.

Early-Bird tickets for Secret Solstice Festival 2018 start at $187 USD. Camping, VIP Early-bird tickets, limited availability Oðinn ($1,880 USD) and Package of the Gods ($14,923 USD) are also on sale through the Secret Solstice website.

Tickets to Into The Glacier on June 23rd are on sale now for $318 USD as well as tickets to The Lava Tunnel on June 23rd and June 24th for $236 USD via the website.

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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