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Desertfest Announces more New Bands and Stage/Day Splits for the London Weekender

Desertfest announces more new acts and full details of day and stage splits for the London weekender. Get all the news here…



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Desertfest London has revealed their day and stage splits for their 13th edition, taking place this May across multiple venues in Camden, London.

The festival proudly welcomes Masters of Reality as Friday’s Electric Ballrooms headliners plus, newly announced for this stage are Colour Haze and Frankie and The Witch Fingers who will join Brant Bjork Trio and Mondo Generator to kick off the weekend in true Desertfest style. Mantar and Raging Speedhorn will shake-up the Underworld, whilst Brume and Alber Jupiter psych-out at The Black Heart.

Saturday sees skate-punk legends Suicidal Tendencies back in London for the first time in seven years, as they decimate the equally legendary Roundhouse. Joined by Cancer Bats, Bongripper, Acid King and newest addition to the bill, Pest Control. Elsewhere, Maserati, Monkey3, Domkraft, Wet Cactus and many more will level Camden to the ground.

Back at the Ballroom on Sunday night, the festival enters its final day with Godflesh, Ozric Tentacles, Monolord, Ufomammut, and Ashenspire. Additionally, Desertfest will be welcoming Bat Sabbath, the Black-Sabbath cover band formed by Cancer Bats to close out the entire weekend the Underworld Stage after-party. Plus, DVNE, Nightstalker, Astroqueen, Stinking Lizaveta and The Grudge, with a hell of a lot more will be rounding off the weekend’s festivities.

The newly announced list of bands reads as follows:

Morag Tong
Gramma Vedetta
Earth Tongue
Fires In The Distance
Midwich Cuckoos
Grand Atomic
Under The Ashes
Fuz Caldrin

For full details of the line-up and more info on weekend and day tickets, head over to the official Desertfest website here.

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Desertfest 2024 Poster Artwork

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