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NEWS: Ghostfest to not return until at least 2017!


With the hype for this year’s Ghostfest building up, which will celebrate its tenth anniversary this weekend in both Leeds and Bristol, the organisers have announced in a Facebook post and a series of tweets this evening that it will be taking a hiatus for 2016 and may not be returning until at least 2017, if at all. You can read the tweets that detail this below:

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NEWS: Jonny Craig confirms headline UK tour for August/September 2015!


Slaves frontman Jonny Craig has confirmed he’ll be taking his solo project out on tour across the UK this August/September alongside his Ghostfest performances, with support from Kyle Lucas and Seafoal throughout. All of his forthcoming UK shows are listed below:

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NEWS: Martyr Defiled, Born Of Osiris and more confirmed for Ghostfest 2015!


Continuing to supply of brilliant acts to this year’s line-up for their 10th anniversary, Ghostfest have confirmed another handful of acts to join the festival bill, including Martyr Defiled, Born Of Osiris, The Eyes Of A Traitor and more. You can see of the new additions listed below along with an updated line-up poster:

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NEWS: Ghostfest 2015 confirms seven new bands, including Emmure, Oceano & Oathbreaker!


UK metal/hardcore weekender Ghostfest have unveiled the names of seven new acts for their 2015 bill. The new bands will join the likes of previously announced heavyweights Despised Icon and Hatebreed, and you can check out all the line-up additions below:

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NEWS: Ghostfest 2015 confirms seven more bands, including Rise Of The Northstar and Make The Suffer!


Celebrating a decade on the scene, metal/hardcore weekender Ghostfest has announced seven new acts to it’s ever growing 2015 line up. The festival will take place across two venues this year, with Leeds University Union hosting on September 5th and Bristol’s Motion on September 6th, and you can find all the new additions below alongside an updated poster:

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NEWS: Xibalba & Crime In Stereo join Ghostfest 2015 line-up!

Keeping the line-up additions coming thick and fast, Ghostfest have now confirmed that both death metal/hardcore crossover outfit Xibalba and melodic hardcore favourites Crime In Stereo have joined the bill. You can find more info below:

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NEWS: Ghostfest 2015 add Despised Icon to the line-up!

Following the confirmation of Hatebreed as their headliner a few days ago, Ghostfest have just added Despised Icon to this year’s line-up, where they’ll be performing a one-off exclusive performance for the UK this year. You can find a revised poster and ticket info below:

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INTERVIEW: Michael Jones (Ghostfest) (05/04/2015)

With the mass saturation in the festival market nowadays, especially those based within the summer months, many weekenders or even one-dayers just fall by the wayside for several reasons. Even the biggest of set ups like Sonisphere struggle to stay within the UK festival market. That said, it’s great to see more niche and independent festivals survive and strengthen, and Ghostfest have manage to reach their 10th anniversary this year.

Hitting such a notable milestone is certainly admirable, and to consider that the event is only expanding further and further is really special. Following the announcement of first headliner Hatebreed, we spoke with co-organiser and The MJR Group owner Michael Jones to celebrate this special landmark, and see what the team have got in store for us this time around.

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NEWS: Ghostfest 2015 confirm Hatebreed as first headliner!

After weeks of anticipation, Ghostfest have now confirmed that the first headliner for this year’s event will be veteran metalcore outfit Hatebreed, who will be celebrating their 20th year as a band this year. You can find more information below:

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NEWS: Ghostfest 2015 to take place in Leeds & Bristol for 10th anniversary!

With 2015 marking Ghostfest‘s tenth anniversary, the organisers have announced today that this year the event will take place at both Leeds and also Bristol for the first time. You can watch a short montage video showing several performances throughout the years along with more info on the event below:

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