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PHOTOS: Secret Solstice – Day 2

PHOTOS: Secret Solstice – Day 2

18 Jun 2016 Day 2 of Iceland’s famous Secret Solstice music festival featured arguably the biggest name in this year’s line-up – Radiohead.

PHOTOS: Secret Solstice – Day 1

PHOTOS: Secret Solstice – Day 1

17 Jun 2016 Iceland’s 2016 Secret Solstice music festival got under way yesterday even in an atmosphere of excitement – and light rain showers!

Sister Sledge.

Sister Sledge secret headline act at Secret Solstice 2016

15 Jun 2016 The festival opens tomorrow at 4pm, with the first band taking to the stage an hour later. Sister Sledge will be performing at 9:20pm on the big Valhalla stage.

Revellers at Secret Solstice last year.

Enjoy Secret Solstice – the million-dollar way!

12 Apr 2016 Got a spare $1 million and love Iceland, music and luxury? Then the Secret Solstice Ultra VIP ticket may be just the thing for you.

Icelandic rapper Tiny describes his version of events when Bam Margera was beaten up on Saturday.

"Bam Margera was looking for trouble"

24 Jun 2015 Rapper Egill Ólafur Thorarensen, better known as "Tiny" revealed in an interview with radio show Harmageddon this morning that Bam Margera had been a troublemaker for the whole Secret Solstice festival.

A  photo on Gísli Pálmi's Facebook Page of Ghostface Killah.

Rapper Gísli Pálmi records with Ghostface Killah

24 Jun 2015 According to Iceland Monitor sources, Gísli Pálmi was in a studio in central Reykjavik last night where he was recording with Ghostface Killah, US rapper and prominent member of the Wu-Tang Clan. Both Gísli Pálmi and his Glacier Mafia and the Wu-Tang Clan performed at Secret Solstice last weekend.

Bam Margera has not pressed charges against Icelandic rappers and blames the incident on Leon Hill.

"I don't know any of these Icelandic rappers, it was you"

22 Jun 2015 "Leon Hill, I don't know any of those Icelandic rappers, you made them kick the shit out me, it's you, it's all you, you're f***ed," writes Bam Margera on a new Instagram post on departing from Iceland on a plane.

Margera didn't have the patience to wait at the police station or to fill out paperwork to press charges.

Update: Margera didn't press charges

22 Jun 2015 spoke to Gunnar Hilmarsson at the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police who has confirmed that Bam Margera did not press charges against those who hit him on Saturday night. "He didn't have the patience to wait and just left."

The photograph published by Bam Margera of his battered face.

Jackass star leaves Iceland black and blue: Presses charges against Icelandic rapper

22 Jun 2015 Skateboard champion, musician and Jackass star Bam Margera is on his way on a flight from Iceland. As reported by Iceland Monitor yesterday, Margera was attacked at the Secret Solstice festival in Reykjavik on Saturday night. One of the attackers was Iceland's brightest star of rap, Gísli Pálmi.

Happy, shiny people at sunny Secret Solstice

Happy, shiny people at sunny Secret Solstice

22 Jun 2015 Did you go to Secret Solstice? Or did you miss it? Check out a whole 102 photographs of the festival which came to a beautiful close yesterday under the sunniest skies Reykjavik has seen this summer.

The video shows Icelandic rap star Gísli Pálmi punching Bam Margera three times.

Video: Rapper Gísli Pálmi punches Bam Margera

21 Jun 2015 A video has been released on YouTube of the brawl between Jackass star Bam Margera and Icelandic musicians at the Secret Solstice festival. The footage shows Icelandic rapper Gísli Pálmi punching the Jackass star.

DJ Flugvél og Geimskip

Secret Solstice: Day Two

21 Jun 2015 Last night was the shortest night of the year, the summer solstice. One way to celebrate this was to attend the open air Summer Solstice festival in Reykjavik which was in its second day yesterday. Among the artists who performed were Gísli Pálmi, Busta Rhymes, DJ Flugvél og Geimskip and Mugison.

Not Rihanna, but Jennifer from the UK.

Rihanna spotted at Secret Solstice?

20 Jun 2015 Newssite Vísir reported yesterday that none other than Rihanna had been spotted at the Secret Solstice. However, set things straight when a journalist spotted Rihanna, who turned out to be a British tourist who looks very much like the star.

Secret Solstice: Day One

20 Jun 2015 The Secret Solstice festival kicked off yesterday and Laugardalur park in Reykjavik drew in colourful crowds. Revellers danced outside in the midnight sun to bands such as Retro Stefson, GusGus, Kelis and HAM.


Party on, midnight sun!

19 Jun 2015 The Secret Solstice Festival, an open-air music festival in Reykjavik, takes place for the second time this weekend. With over 10,000 guests and several stages within the lush greenery of Laugardalur park, the festival is THE place to be right now. Iceland Monitor checked out the atmosphere today and chatted with a few revellers .




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