Ritual Festival announces first batch of bands

Leeds based festival, Ritual Festival, have announced the first batch of bands for next year’s event!

Taking place in April next year, the festival celebrates the best doom and death metal has to offer. Headlining 2017’s edition of the festival is Norwegian black metal pioneer IHSAHN who says, I am honoured to headline Ritual Festival next year, and I´m looking forward to bringing you a set of IHSAHN past, present and maybe a dash of future as well. See you all there!”

Also announced for the festival is MISERY INDEX, THE AFTERNOON GENTLEMEN, CREPITATION, CORRUPT MORAL ALTER, CONJURER, SERPENT VENOM and GROAK. With many more bands to be announced in the coming months, the festival organisers comment, Firstly thanks to all of you that supported Ritual this year. I’m happy to say the festival will be returning to Canal Mills, Leeds in April 2017 with a diverse and unique line-up. We have taken the time to combine some of the UK’s newest, as well as established talented acts along with some special and exclusive favourites just for you. We are honoured to have IHSAHN headline the festival but we also can’t wait to reveal many more incredible bands for you over the coming months.”

Ritual Festival 2017 1st Announcement

The first 100 early bird tickets are on sale now priced at just £25 rising to £30 and can be purchased here.

Ritual Festival takes place on April 8th 2017 at Canal Mills, Leeds.

For more information on Ritual Festival like their official page on Facebook.