It’s time for another Thrash Hits festival splash page – and this time it’s for Hammerfest 2014. All of our coverage from the weekend will be linked to on this here post, so make sure you bookmark it as it’s all you’re going to need. Yep. That means individual band coverage (photos, setlists and so on), all the dodgy rumours and awful gossip our team overhears, and every single photo of Wales-based debauchery that Gary Wolstenholme and Jenn McCambridge snap will be here.
Darkane (formerly known as Agretator) is a melodic death / thrash metal band formed in Helsingborg, Sweden in 1998. The name Darkane is a portmanteau of the words "dark" and "arcane".
The first album featured Lawrence Mackrory, who had a much more death metal influenced voice. After 1998's Rusted Angel, Andreas Sydow was recruited, and handled vocals on the next three albums, Insanity, Expanding Senses, and Layers of Lies. He decided to leave the band in 2007 and Jens Broman (Construcdead, The Defaced) took his place for Demonic Art. Read more on Last.fm
Darkane on Thrash Hits
March 16th, 2014
Corrosion of Conformity, Black Moth, and a load of bands we don’t care about as much added to Hammerfest 2014 line-up
August 13th, 2013
Corrosion of Conformity, Black Moth, Darkane, GOLDSBORO, Sound Storm, Collisions, Cypher16, Huron, Maplerun and Dead Existence have been added to the Hammerfest 2014 line-up today. No, we don’t care about most of those bands either, but we care very much about Corrosion of Conformity and Black Moth, which makes this announcement a winner in our eyes.
They join the already announced Kreator, Overkill, Soilwork, Grand Magus, Unleashed, Earthtone9, Breed 77, Enthroned, Paragon, Annihilated, and Gravil on Hammerfest’s 2014 line-up. Tickets are on sale now from the official Hammerfest website, with the price varying on how many people you want in your room.