So here goes, my day at Damnation, if all goes to plan as follows :
Opening up each of the Eyesore, Terrorizer and Jagermeister stages in nicely staggered fasion are Ravens Creed The Atrocity Exhibit and Hawk Eyes, playing a home town gig in front of a slavering crowd desperate for their initial blistering sonic fix.
A quick dash required for more local hardcore, this time the intense sound of Blacklisters . after which another sprint would be required to catch Extreme Noise Terror, although I hate to admit, more likely a much needed thirty minute break, prior the beautifully textured, progressive tones of Bossk
The remainder of the evening spent at the Jagermeister stage in the company of the incredibly influential and legendary Bradford Doom Metal pioneers My Dying Bride
Culminating with enigmatic headliners Electric Wizard my most brutal of days brought to a close in the most devilishly dark of manner.
The downside, no time for Belphegor or Pig Destroyer and Amenra. Also missed, Devil Sold His Soul, Textures, Gama Bomb, Primordial, Hang the Bastard, Witchsorrow, 40 Watt Sun and Maybeshewill but hey, catching eleven incredible bands for £32.00, who can really complain and I'm sure you'll have your own ideas of the who best to see.
A few tickets still available at http://www.damnationfestival.co.uk/tickets If you haven't yet purchased, head over now and bear witness a day of extreme music at it's ultimate best.
See you down the front.