Heavy Scotland is returning to Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange from Friday 31 August to Sunday 02 September and has announced four new bands: Decapitated, Exhumed, Corrupt Moral Altar And Defacer (this year’s Battle of the Bands winner).

Full line-up (*Scottish 2018 exclusive):

Carcass*
Decapitated*
Exhumed*
Gama Bomb*
Nervosa*
Hate*
Corrupt Moral Altar
Ost+Front*
Sisters Of Suffocation*
Martryium*
Whorion*
Defacer
Perpetua

For more information, please visit: www.heavyscotland.com.

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.