Get ready Camden Town – the first wave of acts for this year’s huge Camden Rocks festival have been announced.
Taking over various venues in Camden Town on Saturday 30th May, Camden Rocks welcomes Welsh post-hardcore legends Funeral For A Friend, Austin alt. rock stalwarts … And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead and rockers Heavens Basement as three massive names for this years event. Renowned New York proto-punks The Dictators also join the bill alongside some of the finest acts from Britain’s current crop of stellar rock, punk and metal acts, including Black Spiders, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Turbowolf, Feed The Rhino and God Damn.
Having just announced 40 incredible acts, Camden Rocks still have over 200 more bands to announce for this year’s festivities! Now in its fourth year, Camden Rocks takes over the legendary venues, pubs and bars in Camden Town and this year is set to be the biggest festival yet.
The full list of bands announced so far: Funeral For A Friend, …And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead, Heavens Basement, The Dictators, Black Spiders, Turbowolf, Lawnmower Deth, Dinosaur Pile Up, Feed The Rhino, Eureka Machines, Black Moth, Max Raptor, Martyr Defiled, God Damn, Rob Lynch, Cypher 16, Freeze The Atlantic, Attention Thieves, The One Hundred, The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing, Samoans, LTNT, Lucie Barat & The Au Revoirs, The St Pierre Snake Invasion, Beasts, Kyshera, Hunter & The Bear, The Scaramanga Six, Protafield, Dead, Buffalo Summer, Monument, High Hopes, Death Remains, , Oxygen Thief, The Wild Lies, The Amorettes, Buck & Evans, State of Play, Reverted, Dirt, Stellify, The Fourfits, The Assist.
As a Camden Rocks exclusive, Funeral For A Friend are planning something very special for fans. Frontman Matthew Davies says: “We’re thrilled to have been invited to play Camden Rocks. We’re looking forward to banging out three in your face sets across Camden during the day so make sure you’re in attendance as we’ll probably be mixing it up a fair bit!”.
…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead’s Jason Reece says: “We are truly excited to be a part of Camden Rocks. It will be a hoot and a hollar. Good times, great oldies. Mosh-tastic and slam-a-riffical! Bring your Sunday best and your Friday worst. We want to rock wit U. Hail Satan!”
Venues confirmed for Camden Rocks 2015 include: Electric Ballroom, Underworld, Proud Camden, Barfly, Jazz Cafe, Dingwalls, Purple Turtle, Black Heart, Hawley Arms, Monarch, The Cuban, The Good Mixer, The Enterprise, Camden head, BrewDog, The Stillery, Dingwalls Canalside Bar, The Beatrice, The Black Cap.