Main Stage

Fri 1 Jul 13:00 - 13:35

RHEA

RHEA is the Belgian rock group that knocked Måneskin’s ‘Zitti e Buoni’ off first place in De Afrekening after 13 weeks in August 2021. A nice reward for years of effort from the Ghent band. The quintet came under the spotlight in 2016 with final places in Humo’s Rock Rally and De Nieuwe Lichting. ‘Rhea rocks old skool and we are screaming front-row groupies,’ said Studio Brussel at the time. After this flying start came a long search for the right guitarist and their own sound. Meanwhile they patiently covered a lot of miles on the roads of Europe. And then came the turning point. They recorded ‘Lust For Blood’ (2020) with Alex Newport (At The Drive In, Bloc Party, The Mars Volta): an eargasm in the greasy slipstream of Royal Blood and Wolfmother. And the sun broke through the clouds…