Damnation Festival have announced their main stage headliners for 2012 – the Dorset doom overlords, Electric Wizard. It’ll be the first time since 2009 that the four-piece have played Damnation, and the first time they’ll have played the top spot at the UK’s heaviest all-dayer – not to mention a UK exclusive show for 2012.
Also announced today were the trio of Norwegian blackened thrashers, Aura Noir, Irish thrash survivors, Gama Bomb, and atmospheric doom stylings of 40 Watt Sun, who’ll also be making their only UK live appearance of 2012 at Damnation Festival.
All four bands join the previously announced pair of Pig Destroyer and My Dying Bride on the line-up for this year’s festival. Tickets for Damnation 2012 are on sale now, an will only set you back £29 (plus all the usual fees). As usual, the festival takes place in the labyrinth that is Leeds University’s Student Union, and this year will take place on Saturday 03 November. For more details – and for info on how to get tickets – head on over to the official Damnation Festival website.