Another 21 acts have been revealed for ArcTanGent Festival, which takes place from Thursday 16th until Saturday 18th August 2018 at Fernhill Farm, Cheddar, in Somerset.
Pijn & Conjurer have been working away on a special collaboration they’re calling ‘Curse These Metal Hands’. Conjurer says "When ATG & Holy Roar approached us to do a collaboration, it was something that hadn't really occurred to either band. We'd played a few shows together and were certainly mutual fans but we had to sit down and really think about whether this was feasible. After a pretty intense 12 hours of jamming and writing, we emerged with a track that will form the basis of our performance with the rest currently being written. This sounds nothing like either band and is arguably more expansive and ambitious than either of us have gone before - we're honoured to have been asked to contribute to ATG 2018 and are excited to bring something new to the most exciting festival in the UK."
ArcTangent organiser James Scarlett says "Today we're announcing 21 bands and I'm excited that this adds a real strength in depth to the ATG line up. What am I most excited about? Well we've commissioned Pijn & Conjurer to work together on a top secret project- I'm certain it will be amazing. Also Taka from MONO is bringing his Behind the Shadow Drops project which features some truly spell-binding visuals. Everyone should head straight to our Spotify playlist now and check out the treats we have in store for themselves - my personal recommendations are Jean Jean, møl and Black Futures. Roll on the summer!"
Along with Pijn & Conjurer: Curse These Metal Hands, the new announcements are Japan's Mouse on the Keys, Australia's Plini, instrumental indie from Tides of Man, sludge metallers OHHMS, Poly-Math, Jean Jean, Conjurer, Blueneck, Boss Keloid, Danish shoegaze metal from mol, Orchards, Halo Tora, Bad Sign, Natalie Evans, Death and the Penguin, Coldbones, Black Futures, Seven Colour Drive, Codices, and Only Echoes Remain.
Previously confirmed acts include Converge, Explosions In The Sky, Russian Circles, Nordic Giants, American Football, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Deafheaven, La Dispute, Animals As Leaders, Cult of Luna, Deerhoof, This Will Destroy You, 65daysofstatic, Fuck Buttons,Black Peaks, Rolo Tomassi, Heck, Arcane Roots and many more. For all the details so far please see the line-up page.
Tickets are on sale, priced at £81 for 2-days or £99 for 3-days.
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