Tech-Fest 2023

Tech-Fest 2023 Announces Suffocation, Aborted, Chelsea Grin, Loathe, Born Of Osiris, Shell Beach, Despite Exile, Etc For Its 10th Edition

Tech-Fest 2023

UK Tech-Fest has announced its 10th edition, which will take place at the Newark Showground on 29th June – 3rd July 2023, along the first 21 bands including the headliners.

Legendary technical death metallers Suffocation will headline the Friday, with deathcore heavyweights Chelsea Grin headlining the Saturday, and modern technical metal pioneers Born Of Osiris closing the festival on the Sunday. 

They are joined by 18 more bands: Aborted (UK exclusive), LoatheOf Virtue, The Five HundredCage Fight, Despite ExileThe CartographerPulse.Azure., InRetrospectShell BeachChaos.SequenceKarmanjakahNetherhallDraconian ReignAkkadian, Lost To Light Swarm6ix.

Festival director Simon Garrod comments: “I’m super excited to announce the 10th anniversary of UK Tech Fest, which was planned for 2021 but didn’t happen due to the pandemic. We’ll be celebrating ten years of technical and progressive metal excellence with probably the heaviest line-up today; we have over 40 more bands to announce, so make sure to be there at this very special event!”

Early bird tickets are priced at £69.99 + £20 camping, and can be purchased HERE
Facebook event page: LINK

Following the huge success of the first UK Tech-Fest selling out in 2012, the festival went outdoors in 2013 hosting headliners Scar Symmetry, Veil Of Maya and TesseracT. 2014 saw UK Tech-Fest move to the prestigious Newark Showground hosting Sikth‘s second show after their reunion, and the following year UK Tech-Fest 2015 hosted an exclusive UK appearance from DecapitatedUK Tech-Fest 2016 – The Fifth Anniversary – was a milestone in this festival’s career, by far their biggest and best edition to date hosting Animals As Leaders and exclusive appearances from Between The Buried And Me and Protest The HeroUK Tech-Fest 2017 had its heaviest line-up to date, 2018 had its largest ever attendance and in 2019 solidified its reputation as the UK’s most forward-thinking metal festival. 2022 saw the festival’s triumphant return after the COVID19 pandemic, headlined by Scar Symmetry, The Ocean and God is an Astronaut, confirming UK Tech-Fest as one of the most important events in the UK calendar.

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