ArcTanGent Festival 2022 has announced a host of even more brilliant new additions to its line-up for next years event at Fernhill Farm.

Leading the charge for the announcement are the incredible US doom metal band Pallbearer, who will be playing their album, Sorrow And Existence in full for its release anniversary. Joining them include the recently(ish) reformed UK experimentalist Earthtone9, a UK trio of the highest quality in Conjurer, Elephant Tree and Pupil Slicer, as well as over 25 other brilliant acts.

ArcTanGent Festival booker, James Scarlett said: “Your new favourite band is coming to ATG! Check out Hippotraktor, The Totemist, Pupil Slicer and every single one of these amazing bands. I’m so excited to be back at Fernhill Farm in August!”

Pupil Slicer said: “ArcTanGent was the first music festival I ever attended and was instrumental in my love of music. The scope of bands ATG brings together across so many genres has been hugely inspirational for the direction of Pupil Slicer. It has been our dream to play ATG ever since we started the project and are honoured to be a part of this event alongside many fantastic bands that we look up to.”

Brett Campbell from Pallbearer said: “We are excited to announce that we will be playing among the incredible array of atmospheric and progressive bands at next year’s ArcTanGent!”

The full announcement of bands reads as follows:

Elephant Tree
Pupil Slicer
The Hirsch Effekt
Boss Keloid
The Totemist
My Own Private Alaska
Bent Knee
Natalie Events
We Never Learned To Live
The Hyena Kill
Five The Hierophant
Lack The Low
Jakub Zytecki
The Mantis Opera
God Alone.
Paranoid Void
Straight Girl

Tickets for ArcTanGent 2022 which takes place from 17th to 20th August are available now from here.

Artwork for ‘Arc Tangent 2022’ Festival Poster

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.