With Damnation Festival 2012 a mere three weeks away, Hugh and Tom blast through every band on the line-up of the UK’s heaviest Winter festival, rating and slating as they go.
Blacklisters formed in 2008, quickly earning a reputation as a formidable live act through aggressive, confrontational performances riddled with dark humour. Their music has drawn comparisons to the Jesus Lizard, Shellac, Pissed Jeans and Kong. The band have released 2 EPs, Swords (Best Enemies), and Belt Party (Childhood Sweetheart).
Blacklisters live reputation has continued to grow through gigs with Melt Banana, Rolo Tomassi and Chickenhawk amongst many others. Read more on Last.fm
Earlier this week, Damnation Festival announced Hawk Eyes, Ravens Creed and The Atrocity Exhibit as the final three bands for their 2012 line-up, and my, what a killer line-up it is too. Headed up by Dorset doom overlords, Electric Wizard, this year’s Damnation Festival also sees Pig Destroyer make their first return to the UK in eight years – why the hell haven’t you bought a ticket already? If you have bought a ticket already: well done. You know the score.
Right, that’s it – that’s you lot. Damnation Festival have completed the line-up for their 2012 festival tonight by confirming the opening acts for all three of the festival’s stages – The Atrocity Exhibit on the Terrorizer stage, Hawk Eyes on the Jägermeister stage, and Ravens Creed on the Eyesore.
Damnation Festival have added four more bands for their 2012 line-up. Heading up today’s announcements are controversial British black metallers Winterfylleth, Norwegian black metallers Vreid, hardcore-meets-doom mob Hang The Bastard, and MadAsFuckAndGetADescriptionWithoutFullStops Leeds-types, Blacklisters.