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Opeth Lead First Line Up Announcement For ArcTanGent 2020

Wednesday, 06 November 2019 Written by Laura Johnson

ArcTanGent will return in summer 2020.

The award-winning event is considered one of the UK's best festivals for fans of math-rock, post-rock, noise-rock, alt-rock and all the stuff you find in the spaces in between.

Opeth are the first headliners to be announced for next year's edition, while also confirmed are TesseracT, This Will Destroy You, Amenra, Ihsahn, Perturbator, Earthtone9, Giraffes? Giraffes!, Frontierer, GosT, Raketkanon, Scalping, Svalbard, Alpha Male Tea Party, Stake, Curse These Metal Hands, Boss Keloid, Body Hound, VASA, Luo, BRIQUEVILLE, FES, TANKENGINE, the K., and Mountain Caller.

There are also a few special sets lined up for the weekend. Rolo Tomassi will play two full albums sets, performing 'Grievances' and 'Time Will Die And Love Will Bury It', Quail vs Kenny is an ATG exclusive collaboration between Jo Quail and Howard James Kenny, and OHHMS will also perform two sets during the weekend, with one being the subject of a film called Subjects.

What? A three-day event with an eclectic line up of bands from all over the world, full of loud noises, sharp edges, weird time signatures and off-kilter hooks.

Where? Fernhill Farm in Compton Martin. It's just 10 miles from Bristol and two hours from London.

When? August 20 - 22.

Who? Opeth, TesseracT, This Will Destroy You, Amenra, Ihsahn, Perturbator, Earthtone9, Giraffes? Giraffes!, Frontierer, GosT, Raketkanon, Rolo Tomassi, Quail vs Kenny, OOHMS, Scalping, Svalbard, Alpha Male Tea Party, Stake, Curse These Metal Hands, Boss Keloid, Body Hound, VASA, Luo, BRIQUEVILLE, FES, TANKENGINE, the K., and Mountain Caller. More acts are due to be announced.

Tickets? Tickets are on sale now.

This summer we spoke with one of ArcTanGent's founders and organisers, along with some of the bands that played, to find out what is so special about the festival. Head here to read all about it.

ArcTanGent Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Thu August 20 2020 - COMPTON MARTIN Fernhill Farm
Fri August 21 2020 - COMPTON MARTIN Fernhill Farm
Sat August 22 2020 - COMPTON MARTIN Fernhill Farm

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