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ArcTanGent Festival announces Opeth as its first 2021 headliner & launches its own Crowd Funder


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After last weeks postponement announcement for ArcTanGent Festival for this Summer, the team are proud to announce that Opeth have confirmed as our first headliners for 2021.
“We’re very excited to announce that Opeth will be at ArcTanGent 2021 as our Main Stage Saturday night headliner.” says festival booker, James Scarlett, “They are the biggest band we had booked for 2020 so it felt like a good way to let people know our intentions for next year are equally big, if not bigger! A little bit of inside info is that ATG 2021 will feature loads of the 2020 bands with some amazing extras on top. Watch this space!”
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2000TREES FESTIVAL -ANNOUNCE AFI AND THRICE JOINING JIMMY EAT WORLDAS HEADLINERS FOR 2020


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In what might be a small amount of light in a truly dark time for live music, 2000Trees Festival is today announcing its final two headliners- AFI THRICE who join JIMMY EAT WORLD.
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Download Festival UK Adds More Acts To This Year’s Lineup


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Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, has announced further acts including ALTER BRIDGE, BOWLING FOR SOUP, FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES, MASTODON, THE DISTILLERS, SEPULTURA, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE and FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND, to join headliners IRON MAIDEN (Legacy of the Beast Tour)KISS and SYSTEM OF A DOWN this summer. NXT UK is returning to deliver more knockout entertainment over the weekend, and Kerrang! Radio will host FINDING FRESH BLOOD for another year – searching for the best emerging acts in the world of rock to perform on The Avalanche Stage.

Download takes place on 12 – 14 June 2020 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets are on sale now at downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets.

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Download Festival UK Add 37 New Bands to 2020 Line-up!


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Download Festival UK have just added 37 new bands to 2020’s line-up!

The new additions include Volbeat, Killswitch Engage, Babymetal, The Pretty Reckless, Airbourne, Skillet, Baroness, Lit, BushWednesday 13, British LionElectric Wizard, Periphery, ObituaryPup and many more! See poster above for the full list.

The festival takes place 12-14th June 2020.

For more information and tickets visit:

https://downloadfestival.co.uk/

ARCTANGENT FESTIVAL 2020 first announcement, including their first 2020 headliners, Opeth / Festival on sale and takes place August 20th/21st/22nd


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Taking place at Fernhil Farm near Bristol, the award winning, best small UK music festival (2018) ArcTanGent Festival returns in 2020, and can now announce its first main stage headliner, as well as a further 27 more acts for the event.

As a UK exclusive show, the incredible Opeth is the first headliner for ArcTanGent, which will held on the 20th, 21st and 22nd of August 2020.

Festival organiser James Scarlett explains a bit about this first announcement and the importance of the first headliner for him and ArcTanGent – “Opeth’s Ghost Reveries is one of two albums (the other being the Mars Volta’s Frances the Mute) that I always credit with setting me on the leftfield musical path that has led to the line ups I book every year at ATG. In 2005 I’d never heard anything like it and from there onwards my musical tastes just took off and led me to all my favourite bands. Essentially what I’m saying is that Opeth was part of the original ArcTanGent DNA and so I couldn’t be happier to announce that they’re joining us at Fernhill Farm for a Friday Main Stage headline set! I also just realised it will be almost exactly 15 years since Ghost Reveries was released – amazing!”

SLAM DUNK Festival UK Add More Bands to 2020 Line-up


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The latest bands to be added to Slam Dunk Festival include Sum 41, Billy Talent and The Used and this has just been revealed as an exclusive to the UK festival.

Other bands added to the already exciting line-up are favourites to the festival The Story So Far, Basement and some massive reunions for Slam Dunk 2020. The first is the UK’s very own hardcore heroes, YOUR DEMISE along with We Are The In Crowd back on UK soil as another exclusive.

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