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ArcTanGent Festival Announces Third Wave Of Acts For 2020, Confirms Second Headliner!


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January 9, 2020

Back for the second time, Cardiff’s Immersed Festival has recently announced a colossal line-up. It succeeds in showcasing the best of South Wales’ music and boasts some impressive headliners, all whilst in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust.

The first of these is Richard Ashcroft, famed frontman of The Verve. His solo career began in the early 2000s after The Verve’s first split in ‘99. With an extensive back-catalogue, Ashcroft’s addition to Immersed F...

November 27, 2019

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One of the key dates within the alternative summer festival season, Slam Dunk Festival have announced even more artists for 2020.

Joining the bill are Refused, with the today’s announcement coming shortly after their highly publicised co-headline tour with Thrice. Since their formation in 1991, the Swedish hardcore sensations have become of the most decorated and revouluitnary punk acts in the world, with their revolutionary s...

November 6, 2019

Following on from this years wet and wild festivities, the award winning ArcTanGent Festival have announced their first names for next year’s event, inducing their first main stage headliner and two other stage headliners.

Headlining the Saturday night will be none other than the legendary Swedish prog powerhouse Opeth. The announcement comes following the climax of yet another widely celebrated UK tour, with the group currently riding high follow...

November 28, 2018

With the recent announcements coming in for this major festival of Metal, it is hard not to be excited. As the bands also seem to be as well, recently Grand Magus has been put in charge of Friday’s Sophie Lancaster stage as the Frontman/Guitarist comments: “We are honoured to be headlining the Sophie Lancaster stage and we will put our hearts and souls into making it something special for all of you.  Can't wait to see you all!" We also saw Death...

November 21, 2018

It may be November, but Download Festival are already way ahead of the game, announcing another massive 23 acts for the 2019 edition of the much-loved summer-time event. Andy Copping and his crew have been working hard behind the scenes and are finally reeling out the second batch of bands to sink your teeth into.

The big ones everyone is talking about is metal titans Slayer, making their final UK appearance after 37 brilliant years. With such a m...

March 13, 2018

Reasons to be excited that TechFest 2018 is truly under way? Recent announcements add bands like Protest the Hero, Norma Jean and Metal favourites, Sixth, to their line-up.

This adds some if the best and most interesting of Tech Metal to a respectable line up. With many bands on the line up being veterans and up comers there’s a lot to look out for this year.

TechFest has always been about some of the most intricate and complicated musicianship one...

March 2, 2018

The post-rock, math-rock and noise celebration that is ArcTanGent have just announced 17 more acts for their sixth instalment this morning, including 2 fantastic headliners.  

Accompanying Thursday headliner And So I Watch You From Afar are post hardcore pioneers Glassjaw and noise-rock legends Shellac. Both acts are festival exclusives, with ArcTanGent being Shellac's only UK show.

Also appearing on the bill are La Dispute, Arcane Roots,...

February 4, 2018

The mammoth success that is ArcTanGent will be returning for it’s sixth instalment later this August, with Irish post-rock legends And So I Watch You From Afar performing the fantastic The Endless Shimmering in full. On top of this, math-rock pioneers Giraffes? Giraffes! will also be making their European debut at the festival, with the act being billed as a UK exclusive.

Located at Firnhill Farm, which is situated atop the scenic pastures of the...

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