Adding to a line up that already includes main stage headliner Opeth, Swans, Metz exclusive UK festival performances from The Locust, Tesseract, Oathbreaker and Maybeshewill, the outside Bristol based, award winning ArcTanGent Festival (ATG) can today announce a very exciting further collection of bands and artists for this years event, including their 2nd man stage headliner.
The incredible, unmistakable talent that is Chelsea Wolfe will be the ArcTanGent Thursday main stage headliner. Having released her most recent, stunning 6th album 'Birth Of Violence' in September 2019 through Sargent House, the American singer song writer fuses folk, goth, metal and doom to create her own unique blend and sound. This will be the first ever ATG appearance for Chelsea Wolfe and it will no doubt be on of the most watched sets in ATG history.
Joining Chelsea Wolfe include hugely loved US post rock band Caspian, who have JUST released their brilliant new album 'On Circles' through Triple Crown Records, their first album to ever feature vocals on tracks. Returning to ATG is much adored US singer songwriter Emma Ruth Rundle, who as well as releasing a string of very well received solo albums is also a current member in both Red Sparrowes and Marriages. alongside genre bending, complex LA metal band Intronaut,
A full list of bands announced today is below:
Chelsea Wolfe (Thursday Main Stage headliner) / Caspian / Emma Ruth Rundle / Bell Witch & Aerial Ruin / Intronaut / Talons / Arabrot / Wheel / The Guru Guru / Latitudes / Mass of the Fermenting Dregs / Bonnacons of Doom / Jakub Zytecki / Parachute For Gordo / Binge / Stoßzahn / Pollyanna Holland-Wing / The Most / Shake the Baby Til the Love Comes Out / Spook The Horses / Traps / Wess Meets West / Paranoid Void / Catbamboo / Beige Palace / STANLÆY
ATG Festival organiser James Scarlett - "As far as I’m concerned this is the best line up we’ve ever had at ATG and I really can’t wait to see what Chelsea Wolfe has instore for the Thursday night Main Stage headline slot. We’ve been talking about making this happen for a few years now and 2020 just felt like the right time to make it a reality. Bring on August!”
From Emma Ruth Rundle - “I look forward to returning to ArcTanGent in 2020. I have fond memories of playing there with Marriages as well as just attending. I’ll be bringing my solo set which will feature intimate and stripped down version of songs from my albums. This time I’ll be prepared with raincoat and boots! See you there”
From Intronaut - "Intronaut is thrilled to be returning to the UK to perform at Arctangent Festival! One look at this lineup and I'm not sure how anyone's brain will survive all this great music, but we are happy to give it a try!"