28.01.15 - Festival News Round Up

28.01.15 – Festival News Round Up

Check out this week’s big festival news with updates from home and abroad – whether it’s dance music or black metal that gets you going, we’ve got you covered with updates from the world’s greatest musical gatherings. To buy tickets for any of these events head over to www.ticketwerk.co.uk for further info.

Camden Rocks 2015

Taking over various venues in Camden Town on Saturday 30th May, Camden Rocks welcomes Welsh post-hardcore legends Funeral For A Friend, Austin alt. rock stalwarts … And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead and rockers Heavens Basement as three massive names for this years event. Renowned New York proto-punks The Dictators also join the bill alongside some of the finest acts from Britain’s current crop of stellar rock, punk and metal acts, including Black Spiders, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Turbowolf, Feed The Rhino and God Damn.

To see the full list of all 40 bands announced head to www.camdenrocksfestival.com

End of The Road Festival 2015

End of the Road Festival have this week announced their tenth anniversary headliners. Playing his first ever UK festival, Sufjan Stevens will perform on the Woods Stage on Saturday night, following Australia’s psychedelic victors Tame Impala on Friday. Sunday night will see the critics’ album of 2014 holders The War On Drugs play their only summer festival in the UK this year. Also announced are Future Islands, Django Django, Pond, Alvvays, Fuzz, Natalie Prass, Sleaford Mods and Fat White Family.


Impericon Festival 2015

IMPERICON Festival 2015 have announced Carnifex, Being As An Ocean, Desolated and Ingested as the final bands to be added to this year’s monstrous bill. The final lineup set to decimate Manchester Academy on 4 May is: SUICIDE SILENCE, THE GHOST INSIDE, WHITECHAPEL, STICK TO YOUR GUNS , DEEZ NUTS, CARNIFEX, BEING IS AN OCEAN, INGESTED, DESOLATED and ADEPT.


Benicassim 2015

FIB Benicàssim Festival 2015 have announced their headliners this year and it’s a dizzying array, from the powerful electronica of The Prodigy, the ethereal effervescence of Florence + the Machine, the sensuality of Portishead, the rock of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, the hip hop power of Public Enemy, all alongside the life affirming music of Crystal Fighters, Bastille and Clean Bandit.


Outlook Festival Croatia 2015

Outlook Festival in Croatia has just announced its first round of amazing artists taking over the stunning 19th century Fort Punta Christo in Pula this September 3rd – 6th. The first acts announced include: Run The Jewels (El-P and Killer Mike), Boy Better Know (JME, Skepta, Jammer, Frisco, Shorty & DJ Maximum), Wiley, Noisia, Flatbush Zombies, Pete Rock, Jeru The Damaja, The Beatnuts, Digital Mystikz, DJ EZ, Goldie, Mount Kimbie (DJ set), Cutty Ranks, David Rodigan, Protoje & The Indiggnation, Tippa Irie, The Bug ft. Flowdan, Manga & Miss Red, Sherwood and Pinch, dBridge, Zed Bias, Bodhi, Paleman and more, with further guests to be revealed soon, including the artists for the Amphitheatre opening concert.

Watchetlive Festival 2015

Taking place on the August Bank Holiday Weekend, Friday 28th – Sunday 30th August, Watchetlive Festival have announced the first set of acts to be confirmed for 2015, with big names including The Boomtown Rats whilst Sunday night’s headliners are the magnificent Big Country. Also headling the billing are 80’s New Wave legends The Blow Monkeys, the always-entertaining Dr & The Medics, double-necked guitar wizard John Otway along with long-term collaborator ‘Wild’ Willy Barrett, Merry Hell, Tankus The Henge and more.


Sonar Barcelona 2015

Putting a heavy new emphasis on electronica, Sónar 2015 has announced it is extending its line-up to include 38 new acts, including Skrillex, Duran Duran, FKA twigs, Flying Lotus, Arca & Jesse Kanda, Jamie xx, Róisín Murphy and Die Antwoord.

More info at www.sonar.es

Download Festival 2015

The Donnington daddy of rock festival have revealed 23 more bands for this years bill. The latest bands announced to be playing Download Festival 2015 are as follows: Ace Frehley, All That Remains, Andrew W.K., Bombus, Black Star Riders, Blood Youth, Chelsea Grin, Creeper, Evil Scarecrow, Fearless Vampire Killers, Gnarwolves, Hands Like Houses, Hell Yeah, In Flames, King 810, L7, Stray From The Path, Testament, The Ghost Inside, Thunder, We Are Harlot, Tremonti and Defeater.

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