Tech-Fest has made its first announcement for the 2019 weekender weighing in with 23 bands including a debut performance from death metal legends Dying Fetus.

They are joined by UK tech metal pioneers Monuments, tech-death innovators Psycroptic and acoustic guitar genius Jon Gomm at the 7th edition of the festival which will take place at the Newark Showground on the 4th – 8th July 2019.

The announcement is completed with: Revocation, Archspire, Black Tongue, Polaris, Black Crown Initiate, A Night In Texas, Sarah Longfield, Adimiron, Palm Reader, The Omnific, Voices From The Fuselage, Cold Night For Alligators, The Intersphere, 22, Time, The Valuator, Project Mishram, Jonestown, The Parallel and Hypophora

Weekend tickets currently available at an early bird price of £69.99 + £20 Camping with more information available from the Official Tech-Fest Website.

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.