Sonic Whip
Sonic Whip
Poster for the 2019 edition.
Background information
Date(s) May
Location Nijmegen, Netherlands
Venue(s) Doornroosje
Years active 2018 - Present
Promoter(s) Sonic Whip
Website Sonic Whip Facebook

Sonic Whip is a festival promoted in Nijmegen, Netherlands. The festival would be held at Doornroosje in a one-day, all dayer format. The 2019 edition would be held over two stages. Notably Sonic Whip is also a promoter that books several shows in the Netherlands area. The name of the festival derives from an Automatic Sam quote: "Dance, motherfucker dance! You're getting hit with the sonic whip!".


The inaugural edition of Sonic Whip would take place on 5 May 2018 at Doornroosje, a one-day event featuring eight bands.[1] A show was also booked on 4 May at Doornroosje with All Them Witches and Electric Moon.[2]

Saturday 5 May 2018
Monster Magnet
Radio Moscow
Insect Ark
Church of The Cosmic Skull


The 2019 edition of Sonic Whip Festival would take place at Doornroosje on Saturday 4 May 2019. With an expanded lineup of thirteen bands the festival would be expanded to two stages.[3] This edition of the festival would be completely sold out by the time of the event.

Saturday 4 May
Rode Zaal Paarse Zaal
All Them Witches Domkraft
Earthless Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs
Colour Haze Swedish Death Candy
Electric Moon Temple Fang
The Devil and The Almighty Blues Rezn
Skraeckoedlan Bismut
Ruff Majik


In November 2020 Sonic Whip would announce their 2020 lineup with the first ten band announced, along with announcing the date set for 2 May with a pre-party on 1 May. Headliners would include Masters of Reality and Kadavar among other acts.[4] However on 24 March the festival would be entirely canceled due to The CO-VID19 Pandemic along with the Dutch government prohibiting all events until June.[5]

Proposed lineup:

External LinksEdit


  1. Sonic Whip Facebook
  2. Sonic Whip Facebook
  3. Sonic Whip Facebook Event
  4. The Obelisk
  5. Sonic Whip Festival
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