Doom Shall Rise
Doom Shall Rise
Poster for the 2009 edition.
Background information
Genre(s) Doom Metal, Traditional Doom, Death/Doom
Date(s) April
Location Crailsheim, Germany (2003)
Göppingen, Germany (All Other Editions)
Venue(s) The Chapel
Years active 2003 - 2007, 2009 - 2010, 2013
Promoter(s) Frank Hellweg (Well of Souls)
Jochen Fopp (Mirror of Deception)
Website Doom Shall Rise Official via Wayback Machine

Doom Shall Rise was a festival held largely in Göppingen, Germany (excluding the inaugural edition) consecutively from 2003 to 2007, with three sporadic editions to follow. Hosting a wide range of doom metal acts, the festival was largely hosted at The Chapel, a former U.S. Army church in Göppingen, Germany.

Doom Shall RiseEdit


Doom Shall Rise 2003

Poster for the inaugural edition.

The inaugural Doom Shall Rise took place on 7 and 8 February 2003 in Crailshelm, Germany. Notably it would be the only version not to be held at the The Chapel, once overwhelming response opted the curators to re-locate the next year and onward.

7 February 8 February
Thunderstorm Revelation
Semlah Reverend Bizarre
Mirror of Deception Subversion
Forsaken Well of Souls
Dreaming Officium Triste
Doomshine Dawn of Winter
Weed in The Head


The second edition of Doom Shall Rise would take place on 2 and 3 April 2004. Notably it would be the first edition to take place at The Chapel in Göppingen, where every following edition of the festival would take place.[1][2]

2 April 3 April
Penance Count Raven
While Heaven Wept Mourning Beloveth
Pantheist Thee Plague of Gentlemen
Wall Of Sleep Spiritus Mortis
Spancer Shepherd
Doomsday Cult Northwinds


The third edition of Doom Shall Rise would be held at The Chapel in Göppingen on 15 and 16 April 2005.[3][4]

15 April 16 April
Thunderstorm Place of Skulls
Warning Mar De Grises
Mirror of Deception Pale Divine
The River Isole
Well of Souls Beyond Belief
Lahar The Gates of Slumber
Burning Saviours
Rising Dust
Gorilla Monsoon


The 2006 edition of Doom Shall Rise would take place at The Chapel in Göppingen on 31 March and 1 April 2006, notably the first time the festival would be hosted on a day in March. Low Man's Tune were intended to perform on the first day but canceled.[5][6]

31 March 1 April
Versus The Stillborn Minded Debris Inc.
Solitude Aeturnus Veni Domine
Dawn of Winter Against Nature
Dantesco Jack Frost
Ahab Bunkur
Iron Hearse Glow
Heavy Lord


The 2007 edition of Doom Shall Rise would be hosted at The Chapel in Göppingen on 27 and 28 April 2007.[7][8]

27 April 28 April
Forsaken The Gates of Slumber
Earthride Mirror of Deception
Memory Garden Officium Triste
Mael Mordha Dreaming
My Shameful Faith
Low Man's Tune Our Survival Depends On Us
Centurion's Ghost
The Last Supper


The sixth edition of Doom Shall Rise (Also billed as The Return) would take place at The Chapel on 17 and 18 April 2009.[9][10]

17 April 18 April
Revelation Wino
Pagan Altar Lord Vicar
Griftegard Voodooshock
Reino Ermitano Omega Massif
Lord of The Grave Semlah
Extorian The Lamp of Thoth
Black Shape Of Nexus
Tortured Spirit


The seventh edition of Doom Shall Rise would be hosted at The Chapel on 9 and 10 April 2010.[11]

9 April 10 April
Mourning Beloveth Mirror of Deception
40 Watt Sun Jex Thoth
Isole Magma Rise
The 11th Hour Doomshine
Garden of Worm Nomad Son
Seamount Rituals of The Oak


The eighth and final edition of Doom Shall Rise would be hosted on 26 and 27 April 2013 at The Chapel, mainly to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the inaugural fest. However on 1 April 2013 it would be announced on the Doom Shall Rise page that the 2013 edition would be the last.

7 February 8 February
In-Graved Goatess
Ereb Altor Ophis
Sideburn Naevus
Serpent Venom Shattered Hope
Victims of Creation Spirit Descent
Petrified Midryasi
Griffin Device
Mountain Throne

External LinksEdit


  1. / Heiliger Vitus via Wayback Machine
  2. / Heiliger Vitus via Wayback Machine
  3. / Heiliger Vitus
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  11. / Metal Hammer
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