Terrorizer does Damnation Festival: What We’ll Be Watching

By on 3 November 2011

This weekend, Terrorizer jets in (well, gets the train, anyway) to Leeds for the almighty Damnation Festival. Rest assured, we’ll bring you all the gory details, but for now, here’s what Terrorizer’s Team Damnation is looking forward to the most, and what to watch out for.

Tom Dare (web/news ed)

MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO: Altar Of Plagues
PREDICTED SURPRISE PACKAGE: Astrohenge
MOST LIKELY TO CAUSE A BAD CASE OF METAL NECK: Xerath
THIS YEAR’S DAMNATION ANTHEM WILL BE: Evile – ‘Cult’
OTHER THAN WATCHING BANDS, YOU’LL SEE ME: Talking about beards with a photographer.

Darrell Mayhew (designer)

MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO: Godflesh
PREDICTED SURPRISE PACKAGE: Xerath
MOST LIKELY TO CAUSE A BAD CASE OF METAL NECK: Dragged Into Sunlight
THIS YEAR’S DAMNATION ANTHEM WILL BE: Devin Townsend – ‘Juular’
OTHER THAN WATCHING BANDS, YOU’LL SEE ME: Hanging out at the Jäger bar.

Lee MacBride (writer)

MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO: Ulver
PREDICTED SURPRISE PACKAGE: A Forest Of Stars
MOST LIKELY TO CAUSE A BAD CASE OF METAL NECK: Astrohenge
THIS YEAR’S DAMNATION ANTHEM WILL BE: Godflesh – ‘Like Rats’. All together now..
OTHER THAN WATCHING BANDS, YOU’LL SEE ME: Taking the piss out of Tom’s kvlt music taste and lurking around the bar. Remember folks, pints win prizes!

Miranda Yardley (publisher)

MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO: Devin Townsend Project
PREDICTED SURPRISE PACKAGE: A Forest Of Stars
MOST LIKELY TO CAUSE A BAD CASE OF METAL NECK: Grand Magus
THIS YEAR’S DAMNATION ANTHEM WILL BE: Turisas – ‘Battle Metal’
OTHER THAN WATCHING BANDS, YOU’LL SEE ME: At the Terrorizer stall collecting shots

Keep your eyes open for the following features of the festival – we’ll be keeping track and bringing you updated tallies throughout the weekend!

Red-and-black Turisas-aping painted faces
Lee stroking his chin in considered appreciation
Devin look-a-likes (please note, this applies to both shaved heads AND skullets)
Darrell’s pint count
Men perving at Doris from Chthonic
Tom pulling a grim face and gripping an imaginary cricket ball
Rich from Xerath laughing in a way that makes everyone around him laugh as well

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