One of the highlights of Tremplin (L’BOULEVARD FEST 2023) is the diversity in musical styles within the genre. The event showcased various subgenres of metal, including thrash, death, black, and progressive metal, among others. This allowed attendees to witness the breadth and depth of the metal scene, appreciating different styles and witnessing the sheer talent of the participating bands.
The energy and intensity displayed by the bands on stage were truly remarkable. Each band delivered powerful and captivating performances, leaving the audience headbanging and moshing throughout the night. The musicians showed incredible skill and precision, effortlessly executing complex guitar riffs, thunderous drum beats, and impressive vocal ranges. It was evident that they poured their hearts and souls into their music, creating an immersive and authentic experience for everyone present.
Furthermore, The 21th edition of the Tremplin L’Boulevard Festival provided a platform for emerging bands to showcase their talent and gain exposure. It was refreshing to see lesser-known bands getting the opportunity to perform alongside more established acts. This not only adds an element of discovery for the audience but also fosters a sense of community within the rock and metal scene, supporting and encouraging up-and-coming artists.
Back to the competition The TREMPLIN will be held at the famous sports complex R.U.C from September 14th until September 16th, with the participation of 15 bands and artists from various regions of the Kingdom including Casablanca, M’hamid el Ghizlane, Tiznit, Azilal, Agadir, Rabat, Marrakech. There will be a number of different musical styles, Rock & Metal, there were four competed bands:
- WE COME FOR WAR (CASABLANCA).
- STAIN (CASABLANCA).
- MALAK (MARRAKECH).
- TAGREST (CASABLANCA).
While there were 8 competed Rap/HipHop artists as :
- BABIDO (CASABLANCA).
- DAREAL GOKU (CASABLANCA).
- YAKUZA (CASABLANCA).
- 7MAD (AGADIR).
- SCOOLBOY (CASABLANCA).
- N.I.C. (CASABLANCA).
Regarding Fusion/World, there were four participants:
- ANASS OUBLAID &RAW RHYTHM (AZILAL).
- FERAS &THE RIDDIM UP (RABAT).
- MHAMID BAND (MHAMID EL GHIZLANE).
- FNZAHA (CASABLANCA)
After the competition between the bands competing for the festival awards, the audience enjoyed the festival with Moroccan Rock and Metal bands like LAZYWALL (ROCK ORIENTAL), OLD SCHOOL (THRASH METAL) and CHIKNO (HEAVY METAL).
The two winners of the Rock / Metal category will participate on Saturday 23 of September in the official concert with the greatest Moroccan and international rock and metal artists and bands:
On the Main Stage:
- RASHA NAHAS (Rock “Palestine/Germany”).
- THRILLOGY (Thrash/Death Metal “Morocco”).
- DECAPITATED (Death Metal “Poland”).
On the Souk stage:
- SAAD EL BARAKA (Indie/Alternative Rock “Morocco”)
Stay metal, stay safe & take care, STAY ROCK ERIANS!