Funeral Fest 2024 / June Return To Barrow In Furness

Funeral Fest 2024 returns to Barrow in Furness for two days of Extreme Metal and the heavier side of punk and rock on 28 and 29 June. As the event moves towards completing its first decade, their road to showcasing the best of the UK underground continues apace. 

With 22 bands spread over the two days, the lineup is topped by four very strong headliners. Friday night is headed by North Eastern NWOBHM legends Avenger and London-based Crossover/Hardcore act Cage Fight, while Saturday features rare UK performances by US Doom Metal act Morne and Singaporean Grindcore icons Wormrot. 

28jun(jun 28)11:00 am29(jun 29)11:00 pmFuneral Fest 2024 / Barrow In FurnessThe Soccer Bar

Joining Avenger and Cage Fight on the Friday are London Thrashers Inhuman Nature, Barrovian Death Metallers Repulsive Vision, Bristolian Black Metal from Blasfeme, Newcastle based Sleaze Rockers Wild Thorn, Yeovil based Tech Death from Unburier, Nottingham Grunge Punks Unified Roots, Scouse Death Metallers Carnal Rot and Welsh Grindcore act Emissaries of Syn. 

Completing Saturday’s event alongside Morne and Wormrot are Mancunian Crust Punks Extinction of Mankind and International Death Metal Supergroup DeathCollector (featuring Andy Whale of Bolt Thrower). 

Bristolian Death Doom from Moon Reaper, South Coast Metallic Hardcore from Harrowed, Welsh Atmospheric Black Metal from Defod, D Beat Punk from Retsu, Scouse Hard Rockers Archaea and Barrovian rising thrashers Sharpshooter. 

Funeral Fest 2024 Returns To Barrow In Furness
Funeral Fest 2024 Returns To Barrow In Furness

Each night will also feature a classic Metal post headliner aftershow. Friday will be closed by ex-Angel Witch bassist Kev Riddles and his new band Baphomet, performing songs from the iconic 1980 self-titled opus. 

Closing the Saturday will be Cumbria’s premier tribute to Lemmy and co, Motörbeard.

Funeral Fest has grown significantly from its local roots, introducing world-level headliners such as Discharge, Raging Speedhorn, Abaddon (ex-Drummer of Venom), Skelethal, and Conjurer alongside rising bands like Seprevation and Devastaton.

Day tickets, weekend tickets and limited camping spaces are all available from funeralfest23.bigcartel.com and will be available at the door (while stocks last).

Funeral Fest 2024 Returns To Barrow In Furness
Funeral Fest 2024 Returns To Barrow In Furness

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