FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Damnation Festival 2018

Damnation Festival, the long-running extreme underground one-dayer in the UK, takes place once again at Leeds University for the 13th edition. Headlined by Napalm Death, Ihsahn (exclusive UK appearance), Entombed A.D., Vader, Annal Nathrakh and also featuring Batoushka, The Ocean, Ne Obliviscaris, Celeste, Rosetta and more. Taking place on four stages with over 30 bands, this is a can’t miss show. If you don’t already have tickets, bad news, it is totally sold out! Most of the bands don’t clash too badly, save for Vader and The Ocean (tough call if you love both bands). Check out our stage by stage breakdown, clash minder, and other info below. Continue reading

Damnation Festival Adds Cancer, Bong, Monuments, Vola And More

Damnation Festival has closed the loop on the band lineup announcements for 2018, with the addition of Cancer, Monuments, Bong, Vola, Hundred Year Old Man, and Lik. Lik is a supergroup featuring members of Bloodbath and Katatonia. 2018 marks the 14th installment of the festival, hosted by Leeds University Union on Saturday, November 3. Tickets are on sale now. Continue reading

Damnation 2018 Adds Napalm Death, Entombed AD, Vader And More

Damnation Festival has added six more bands to its growing 2018 lineup! Napalm Death, Entombed AD, Vader, Ohhms, A Forest Of Stars, Leeched have been added to a bill that already includes Anaal Nathrakh, Mol, The Ocean, and NeObliviscaris. Six more bands will be announced this fall. Damnation will take place over four stages at Leeds University Union on Saturday, 3rd November 2018. Continue reading

Ghostfest (UK) Adds Heart Of A Coward & More To 10th Anniversary Line-up


Despite already boasting a packed line up, topped by US Hardcore Heroes Hatebreed, alongside Emmure, Despised Icon, Angel Dust, Martyr Defiled and Venom Prison amongst others, Ghostfest 2015 has confirmed the addition of Heart of a Coward, Stray From The Path (both of whom are fresh from devastating sets at this years Download Festival, Malevolence and Blood Youth.

The festival, which takes place with the same line up on two different days, Saturday 5th September at Leeds University Union (site of Damnation Festival) and Sunday 6th September at Motion in Bristol (site of Temples Festival) is shaping up to be the best Ghostfest yet, as the boat is pushed out to celebrate their tenth anniversary.


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