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News : Blacken Open Air Festival 2018 lineup confirmed!

By on February 27, 2018

The annual Blacken Open Air Festival is back! Hailed as the most remote heavy metal festival in the world which is held in the dead centre of Australia will return this year from March 31st to April 2nd at the Gap View Hotel in the Northern Territory. The full lineup was officially announced on triple J’s The Racket earlier this evening.

This year’s lineup features headliners High Tension from Melbourne and Perth blackened death metallers Earth Rot. They’ll be joined alongside South East Desert Metal, Miazma, Shatter Brain, Hybrid Nightmares and heaps more. Check out the full lineup below.

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