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After a few years off in order to recharge our UK chants, the festival with the most hated name in the
underground returns!
Legendary Scottish rockers HEAVY PETTIN’ will be joining the BROFEST(UK) hip swinging for the first ever time.
After returning to the stage only a few years back these guys have been rocking people all over the world!!
Massively into announcing the return of UK Thrash legends HYDRA VEIN, formed by the brothers Maddison on
their departure from Death Wish releasing 2 cult classic albums of 80s thrash metal done right! RATHER DEATH
Making their debut UK gig are obscure Swedish underground classic rock cult ALIEN FORCE. Reuniting back in
2017 and with only a handful of powerful performances secured under their belts. A NIGHT OF GLORY awaits
us all!
Hero’s, Saints and Fools you say? Well what would a bunch of those types all be hanging around together if it
isn’t for a SARACEN gig?? That’s right the return of the one of the best NWOBHM bands, this time with a more
progressive side. Anyone who has witnessed the lads recently will know how good they still are!
As you know we like to keep things obscure, so we are pleased to be bringing Manchester’s very own SACRED
ALIEN. Releasing only a handful of tracks back in the earlier 80s, but now back and ready to take you to their
SPRITIUAL PLANET! Be ready to be probed!
Continuing with the obscure, MEDUSA TOUCH from Edinburgh who were around from 1982-1990, are making
the trip down to Newcastle, just don’t let them Medusa or Touch you, don’t wanna be turned into stone!
Expect a raw and uncompromising set of Scottish NWOBHM!
The BROS are back in town!! We are well into announcing the reunion gig for NWOBHM cult act STORMCHILD,
this will be the band’s first gig since 1982!! With a killer new record coming out soon on Skol Records, expect
the guys to be ROCKIN’ STEADY all over again or could this be the LAST NIGHT??!?!?!!! DON’T MISS THE
Continuing with the NWOBHM celebration we are excited to bring Grantham’s very own OVERDRIVE out of the
abyss for a very rare appearance, the bands excellent ON THE RUN EP has just been reissued through
Splattered Records in the USA, along with some UNRELEASED TRACKS and it looks fantastic.
We welcome one of the hottest young acts from the USA, HAUNT, after their storming LUMINOUS EYES EP,
HAUNT have released 2 heavy metal classics, the latest being IF ICARUS COULD FLY, their show is surely NOT
TO BE MISSED for any of you heavy rockers out there!!!
TRAVELER!!! The second CANADIAN band to join us at the UKs favourite named festival! The debut TRAVELER
self-titled LP, released only a few months ago, is sure to be included on everyone’s album of the year without a
doubt. A slice of premium heavy metal, don’t take my word for it, go out and listen for yourself!!!
Local lads Risen Prophecy have been smashing out the power/thrash for a long time now, these guys never fail
to impress with the soaring vocals and over the top riffs. Infamous for ROSS their guitar players arm featuring
on the BROFEST(UK) ticket one year!!!
The young lot aren’t forgotten either with SKYRYDER and HEAVY SENTENCE giving the old guard a run for the
spandex. SKYRYDER with their dual soloing and soaring vocals go head to head with the raw and drunken TANK
inspired heavy sounds!
The Dates: 28-29 February 2020.
The Venue: Newcastle University
The Cost: Weekend Tickets - £50
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WYTCHFYNDE make a VERY RARE appearance in the north, as part of a METAL NATION RECORDS Showcase on
Thursday 27th Feb at Trillians Rock Bar, with support from STORMZONE. This is a separate ticketed event, but
thanks to METAL NATION RECORDS they have offered to discount to anyone with a WEEKEND BROFEST(UK)
Ticket. Tickets available from Trillians Rock Bar or via