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Hevy 2011

Photos & Live: The Dillinger Escape Plan @ Hevy Festival 2011 – Saturday, 06 August 2011

August 12th, 2011

The Dillinger Escape Plan 2011 promo photo Thrash Hits

While there’s little to separate The Dillinger Escape Plan and Sunday’s headliners, Four Year Strong in terms of draw, there’s only one band’s performance on everyone’s lips all weekend. The east coast mathcore metaller whatevers are hosting the most anticipated set of Hevy Festival. We could not wait to see them.

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Photos & Live: Hevy Festival 2011 – Saturday, 06 August 2011

August 11th, 2011

Feed The Rhino Hevy Saturday Thrash Hits

Well, by the second day of Hevy Festival 2011, both Tomas Doyle (words) or Ben Gibson (photos) were still standing, despite pre-festival promises to mosh till they dropped and/or died. While Raz was off sobbing over the demise of The Ghost Of A Thousand, our other men in the field scoped out what else was going down on Saturday….

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Photos & Live: Hevy Festival 2011 – Friday, 05 August 2011

August 10th, 2011

Don Broco at Hevy 2011 by Ben Gibson Thrash Hits

While only in it’s third year, Hevy Music Festival has already established itself as the leading outdoor festival in the UK when it comes to hardcore. We sent some of our best men down to cover it – Tomas Doyle to handle the words, and Ben Gibson to sort out our pictures – and even though Friday was the “short” day of the festival, they still managed to get up to mischief…

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Hevy Festival 2011 confirms Make Do And Mend, Defeater, and 9 more new bands

May 20th, 2011

Hevy Festival 2011 Thrash Hits

Let’s keep it brief and stick to the facts – Hevy Festival 2011 has confirmed that it has booked Make Do And Mend and Defeater for the long-windedly titled Rock Sound x MacBeth stage for the Saturday and Sunday of this year’s festival respectively. The appearances by both bands are being billed as UK festival exclusives. For the rest of today’s announcement, check after the jump.

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Sunday Slaylist: Hevy Festival 2011 first announcement

March 13th, 2011

Hevy Festival 2011 Thrash Hits

In case we haven’t made it obvious by now, we hate writing about festival line-up announcements. Every couple of weeks or so we have to knock out a news piece at whatever godforsaken hour the festival in question has deemed is the acceptable time for news of the latest bookings to be released, feigning interest in a half-dozen shitty bands surrounding a single name we’re actually interested in seeing.

Thankfully, the guys over at Hevy Festival have no time for such dicking about either, as they went and announced a whopping 25 bands in their first 2011 line-up announcement earlier this week. It only seems fair and proper that we give them a Slaylist in recognition of the amount of ballache they saved us by doing so.

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