Tagged: Damnation Festival
As mentioned on our facebook page earlier today Bolt Thrower have been announced as the headliners for Damnation Festival 2014 taking place at Leeds University Union on 1st November 2014.
Vocalist Karl Willetts said: "Well, we always knew if we were ever going to play a festival in the UK, it would be Damnation Festival; as we've only heard good things about it from mates who've been, and other bands who've played it."
"So we’re chuffed our only UK show of 2014 - and the foreseeable future - will be Damnation’s 10th Anniversary Bash… Grind on.”
This year marks the 10th anniversary...
OK enough already Damnation!! As if the line up wasn't already pretty darn tasty the fesitval have just announced 6 new bands in the form of melodic doom act Katatonia, Gorgoroth's re-incarnation in the form of God Seed, Year Of No Light, Shining and Mourning Beloveth.
Katatonia will be playing 'Viva Emptiness' in it's entirety, Anders Nystrom, said: "Since it looks like November will bring us Damnation, we're absolutely certain there'll be some Swedish export of atmospheric dark metal coming your way with it! We couldn't be more psyched to celebrate our 'Viva Emptiness' album anniversary at a festival we never got to play before. So Leeds, join us and be damned!".
In an interesting turn of events due to a...
If you haven't already spotted it all over the metal forums the Metal Hammer "Defenders of the Faith" tour has been announced today. Hot off their Download Festival appearance Amon Amarth will be playing 5 dates across the UK. Super happy that Carcass have been announced for support, as if 3 days in a row at the Underworld and a headline slot coming up at this year's Damnation Festival wasn't enough (you can never have too much Carcass)! Also supporting will be Glasgow based deathcore outfit Bleed From Within. The new Amon Amarth album Deceiver Of The Gods is due out on June 25th and can be pre-ordered from Metal Blade here. The tour has the following dates with tickets on sale soon...
The 2013 edition of Damnation festival has just had Sweden's Cult of Luna, Liverpool based thrash crossover act SSS and London based Black Metal act Voices added to the line up. They join the already confirmed Carcass, Crippled Black Phoenix, Vallenfyre, Negura Bunget, and Moss. Cult of Luna had this to say:
"The band will fly in for a standlone performance as they continure promoting the Fritz Lang 'Metropolis' inspired 'Vertikal', their...
English extreme metal legends CARCASS will return to headline the ninth Damnation Festival for their only UK appearance following the release of their first album in 17 years.
The death and grind standard bearers have promised another historic set which will feature cult classics alongside unexpected old gems and brand new material when they take the stage at Leeds University Union on Saturday, November 2, 2013.
And after helping to sell out Damnation Festival in advance back in 2008, guitarist Bill Steer is looking forward to performing to a packed house on their return to the event...