Final Bands Added To Damnation 2014 Posted:1st October, 2014
French drone doom outfit MONARCH! will play their only UK show of 2014 at Damnation Festival.
Their live “sonic assault” completes a PHD Stage cast of Ahab, Solstafir, Black Moth, H A R K, Atlantis and Corrupt Moral Altar.
While the Eyesore Merch Stage makes its return to Damnation, this year with a more sinister black metal billing of Fen, Wodensthrone, A Forest of Stars, <code>, and Falloch, who’ll join previously announced Bast and Obsidian Kingdom in Mine.
The final additons to this year’s event – which will be hosted at Leeds Universtity Union on Saturday, November 1 – are orchestral metal quartet Xerath and Welsh death metal standard bearers,Amputated, who make their debut at Damnation Festival opening a Terrorizer Stage which boasts the brutality of Cannibal Corpse, Anaal Nathrakh, Revocation, Winterfylleth and Aeon.
Completing the line-up is the main Jagermeister Stage offering of Bolt Thrower, Saint Vitus, Orange Goblin, Raging Speedhorn, Stampin’ Ground and October File.
Commenting on their return to Damnation, Fen said: “We are honoured to be invited to play Damnation after our first appearance four years ago.
“It was one of the highlight gigs of our career – this festival (and the audience in particular) – is a very special one for us and we cannot wait to head back to take to the stage again.
“Fen has progressed significantly over the last four years and we are really looking forward to taking the discerning Damnation crowd by storm once more!”
A Forest of Stars added: “We’re extremely excited and honoured to be asked to play the wonderful Damnation Festival.
“We hope we won’t let everyone down too much – especially considering the impressively amazing line up – and look forward to devouring vast quantities of claret and opiates in celebration of the occasion, and maybe even playing a song or two.”
Festival Director Gavin McInally said: “This year’s line-up is fitting of a tenth anniversary party and with tickets on track to have 4,000 friends with us, it’s going to be a bash to remember.”
The complete line-up for Damnation Festival is Bolt Thrower, Cannibal Corpse, Saint Vitus, Ahab, Raging Speedhorn, Orange Goblin, Anaal Nathrakh, Monarch!, Stampin’ Ground, Revocation, Solstafir, Winterfylleth, Fen, Aeon, Black Moth, Wodensthrone, H A R K, Amputated, A Forest of Stars, October File, Xerath, <code>, Falloch, Bast, Atlantis, Obsidian Kingdom and Corrupt Moral Altar.
Fans who arrive in Leeds the night before can warm-up for Damnation Festival with A Night of Salvation at The Belgrave Music Hall, featuring Dyscarnate, Hang the Bastard, Latitudes, The Atrocity Exhibit and Cattle. Tickets priced £6 are available on the door.
Latest Additions to Damnation Festival 2014 Posted:28th August, 2014
Reunited UK hardcore legends STAMPIN’ GROUND are the latest act announced the play the tenth Damnation Festival.
The group – who literally destroyed the Terrorizer Stage in 2006 – complete a stunning Jagermeister Stage bill which includes Bolt Thrower, Saint Vitus, Orange Goblin, Raging Speedhorn and October File.
Elsewhere on the eclectic bill, Leeds doom outfit BLACK MOTH, Swedish death metal purveyors AEON and Spanish experimental post-metal quintet OBSIDIAN KINGDOM have been added.
Stampin’ Ground frontman, Adam Frakes-Sime said: “The penultimate Stampin’Ground show eight years ago was at Damnation ‘06 and it still stands as one of the craziest shows we’ve played.
“We can’t promise we’ll break the stage again this year but I can promise plenty of good friendly, violent fun!”
Announced so far for Damanation Festival, which will take place at Leeds University Union, on Saturday, November 1 are: Bolt Thrower, Cannibal Corpse, Saint Vitus, Raging Speedhorn, Orange Goblin, Anaal Nathrakh, Stampin’ Ground, Ahab, Revocation, Solstafir, Winterfylleth, Aeon, Black Moth, H A R K, October File, Bast, Atlantis, Obsidian Kingdom and Corrupt Moral Altar, with more bands to be announced across four stages.