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ArcTanGent Festival Adds Swans, Enslaved and more to Stacked August Line-Up

Bristol festival ArcTanGent have announced a raft of new acts for their August weekend. Get all the info on who has joined the line-up here.



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The brilliant ArcTanGent Festival 2023 has announced their next round of bands for this years event, following on from last years ATG Advent Calendar announcement week that happened in December 2022.

The acts announced include experimental rock band Swans, the newest ‘super group’ in town Empire State Bastard which features Simon Neil from Biffy Clyro and Mike Vennart ex-Oceansize, as well as Norwegian extreme metal legends Enslaved. Check out the full list below.

These new acts join the already announced headliners Heilung, as well as other acts including Converge, Deafheaven (playing Sunbather in full as a UK exclusive), Igorrr, Jaga Jazzist, Pigs7, And So I Watch You From Afar, Loathe, Cave In, Russian Circles and more.

Festival organiser James Scarlett said:

“ArcTanGent Festival has always been about championing the most exciting, experimental, left-field artists and this year will absolutely be no different. There’s zero chance you’ll find another line up like this anywhere in the UK – this is not to be missed!”

The full list of announced bands reads as follows:

Empire State Bastard
A Burial At Sea
Dawn Ray’d
Din of Celestial Birds
False Hope For The Savage
Mt. Yonder
Other Half
Poisonous Birds
Project MishraM
Thought Forms

ArcTanGent Festival takes place from August 16th to August 19th, at Fernhill Farm, a short drive from Bristol City Centre.

Get ticket details and more info from the Official ARCTANGENT Website.

Official ArcTanGent 2023 Poster

Official ArcTanGent 2023 Poster

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