Monsters of Rot VI is set to crawl ‘out of the bog’ again on Saturday in Letterbreen, Co. Fermanagh. Presented by the Halfway Inn and hosted by Henchman in association with Apex Music Co, Irish Metal Archive and Gigging NI, this year’s lineup is more varied than ever before, with ska, hardcore and alt rock joining the ever present metal bands on the bill.
Which bands, you ask? Here they are:
Thornafire: extreme death metal, Chile (headliners)
Drakonis: blackened death metal, Northern Ireland
Oncology: death metal, Northern Ireland
War Iron: doom/sludge metal, Northern Ireland
Unkindness of Ravens: dark post rock, Ireland
Indominus: melodic death metal, Northern Ireland
Subordinate: hardcore, Northern Ireland
Sense Deficiency: ska punk, Northern Ireland
Beware of You: alternative pop-punk, Northern Ireland
The Divils: ska punk, Ireland
Hell of Achilles: metalcore, Northern Ireland
Black Chapels: alt rock, Northern Ireland
The all day festival kicks off at noon this Saturday (August 13th) at the Halfway Inn, Enniskillen BT74 9FH. Tickets cost just £15 which includes a night’s camping, with the venue opening at 1pm and running until 1am on Sunday. This really is a great festival with a relaxed and happy atmosphere, so head on over to Letterbreen and headbang/mosh/pogo your little socks off!
For further information check out the Monsters of Rot website here.