Deep inside the walls of Whittingham Asylum, a new inmate is tortured mercilessly at the hands of those who keep her. What emerges from the shadows is more evil and profane than any of her tormentors could have imagined… https://www.facebook.com/WardXVI
Acid Reign are an English thrash metal band, originally active from 1985 to 1991. The band rebooted in 2015 with just H remaining from the original line up. Along with Onslaught, Sabbat and Xentrix, Acid Reign are considered to be one of the "big four" of British thrash metal https://www.facebook.com/acid.reign.thrash
Against a back drop of free festivals, squat parties, acid raves and political upheaval, Senser forged their sound experimenting with beats, rhymes, guitars and a multitude of musical genres
Senser continue with their fearless creative output bringing Senser fans the empowered sound and performances they know to expect.
Evil Scarecrow are the finest parody metal band from Nottingham to have written a song about a robot… probably.
Full of crap props and puerile humour they know how to tickle the funny bone of a crowd https://www.facebook.com/Evil.Scarecrow
HECATE ENTHRONED emerged as one of the most intense bands to come out of the Black Death Metal scene. Dedicated to delivering their own brand of truly evil metal with little regard to politics or the trends of popular demand.
Godthrymm are comprised of veterans from the UK metal scene, focused on heartfelt, crushing riffs and a melancholic sense of dread. Having played in the first Tanking gathering, the team are back to bring the doom on the Saturday
Formed at the start of 2017, Blind River are a 5-piece, heavy rock band, created to bring classic, pure, riff-driven song writing to the fore. Having become friends while travelling across the UK and Europe the band have bought together the experience and expertise gained from hard work and determination, to give birth to this foot-stomping, fist-raising, rock n roll experiencehttps://www.facebook.com/BlindRiverUK
Ante-Inferno have become a name excitedly spoken about within black
metal circles in England and overseas with their brand of arcane, insidiously memorable riffing – melding dense atmospheric qualities with determined grimness.
Party Metal from Manchester! Tutus, mankinis and shameless, silly music! It just sounds really lovely. "By far the most disgustingly vile thing I have ever heard. Seriously, what the f**k is wrong with these people! This is just plain wrong, I wouldn't suggest anybody listen to it ever! 10/10" - Scott 'Metalot' Reedy, Metalheart Promotions https://www.facebook.com/Footprintsinthecustard
Melodic Deathcore from Manchester
Portrayal of Ruinn have been in existence for a few years now and have already released a single and a self titled EP towards the end of 2019.
Their new EP Lifeless Life is a must hear
5 piece melodic heavy metal band based in Glasgow. We played our first gig in November of 2017 and our debut E.P "Prelude" was released on September 7th 2018. We write catchy, riff driven tunes that blend melodicism with both elegance and ferocity. Returning to show us once again to tear up the Friday
Hybrid of old-school and new school Death Metal from the West Midlands.
Formed in late 2016, Ashen Crown are a Metal band with a style that draws influence from many of Metal’s sub-genres. Most notable influences to the Ashen Crown sound are; Bolt Thrower, At the Gates, Benediction, Pantera, Sylosis, Gojira, Slayer, Obituary and early 90’s Sepultura
Scruffy Bear bring new energy to rock music. Comprised of Georgy Eaton,
Ryan Hunt, Jack Wild and Sass Lafferty, together they have crafted a refreshing new take on rock music bringing their personalities and boundless influences to the uncompromised melting pot
The Scarborough based metal band, Alexa de Strange are a rock band with classical influences. They offer honest rock music that features a remarkable lead who thrills with her range and control.
They are rooted in healthy technical ability.
A guitar/vocal duo performing acoustic Classic Rock including AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Van Halen and more. They always leave their audience shouting for more!
Hot Rockets Are a three piece rock band from North Yorkshire. Playing all original riff and roll and tearing it up wherever they go.
After their first appearance at the Tanking the guys are looking forward to opening the event
We are Tortured Demon, a young metal band from Oldham, Greater Manchester. We formed in late 2018 and we’ve had our current lineup since early 2020
Looking forward to seeing Tortured Demon opening the stage on Friday
Steel Mage are a young 4 piece metal band based in Manchester, UK consisting of: Tommy Verity (Guitars) Jack Haigh (Drums) Louis Chadwick (Guitars, Vocals) Thomas O’Malley (Bass Guitar)
The guys wrote to ask us if they could play, and why not?
Damnation's Hammer was formed as a homage to the avant-garde metal of the 1980's. The vision of the band has always been to create dark, doom laden metal incorporating surreal atmospherics.
UNOHLY ALLIANCE is Adie, Nick, Tat and Grizz....
All ex members of English Dogs.
This is brand new, new material, new direction.Its heavy, it's fast and angry
Syteria are a band formed by Jackie ‘Jax’ Chambers Lead Guitarist of the Legendary Girlschool and are based in Yorkshire, England.
Late 2019 Steph Dawson, formerly of the band Scream Of Sirens joined to complete the current line up https://www.facebook.com/syteriaband
Old Corpse Road have carved a name into the UK black metal scene producing classic, yet unique British black metal based on the dark folklore of Britain
Blending the chainsaw fury of Swedish Death Metal with UK Hardcore's sledgehammer groove, Casket Feeder are a punishing trifecta of brutality, rage, and power.
TrendKill are a Northern Groove / Thrash Metal our fit from the North of England featuring Jonny Stern - Guitar, Corey Bennett - Drums, Isaac Edwards - Bass Guitar and Alistair Lisle - Vocals
Expect the energy to be high!