When it comes to one day festivals, the UK has been quite spoiled already this year and another one of the great ones is almost upon us! Camden Rocks Festival has announced a whole new slew of new additions to its already stellar line-up. The festival will take place across Camden Town on the 31st May 2014 and will consist of a one mile run of live music spanning some twenty venues with established and up and coming Indie, Rock and Metal talent.
The new announcement includes Johnny Borrell & Zazou, Fearless Vampire Killers, Devil Sold His Soul and Mixhell (featuring Sepultura drummer Igor Cavalera). These bands join Toseland, A Plastic Rose, Zoax, Little Barrie, Rubylux,Empress, Longy, Money For Rope, Vuvuvultures, Under The Influence,Flagship, The Carnabys, Tax The Heat, The Ratells, The RPM’s, Audio Whores,Adam French, Shooting Suns and Remote View who were also added to the bill this week.
As well as the announcement of new bands, the festival has also launched a competition that gives bands the chance to perform at the festival. More information on how to take part can be found here. The more times a bands name is submitted, the bigger chance it has of going into the votes that kick off THIS SUNDAY! So bands & fans, GET SHARING & SUBMITTING!
Fearless Vampire Killers frontman Keir Kemp commented:
"We're super excited about coming back to Camden rocks this year, it's a real family vibe. Best acts from across all genres coming together with the mutual intension of melting faces... amen!"
These artists join already announced acts such as The Subways, Reverend & The Makers, Gnarwolves, Blitz Kids, Nine Black Alps, Turbowolf, The Blackout,Orange Goblin, Ginger Wildheart, Hacktivist, The Xcerts and The Virginmarysplus a host of others, see flyer for full details.
Festival Organiser Chris McCormack adds
“I’m really excited to showcase some of these great new bands I’ve been working with this year. We’re going to set Camden alight (not literally) with the best new music in the UK.”
£25 tickets are now available from the link below subject to booking / transaction fees and are available from the official Camden Rocks Festival website (link is below):
Over 200 bands for £25 playing in twenty different venues, that’s roughly 10p per band!
ELECTRIC BALLROOM *UNDERWORLD * PROUD * BARFLY * JAZZ CAFE * DINGWALLS * PURPLE TURTLE * BLACK HEART * HAWLEY ARMS * MONARCH * THE GOOD MIXER * THE ENTERPRISE * CAMDEN HEAD * THE CUBAN * BREW-DOG * THE RECORD CLUB * DINGWALLS CANALSIDE BAR * THE BEATRICE * THE FORGE *
For more information or for up-to-the-minute updates via social media you can follow Camden Rocks on the links below.
The official hashtag for the festival is #CamdenRocks