Leeds’ Industrial-punk festival returns

By Editor
By April 18, 2009 November 20th, 2016 Leeds
Systemyk play Amalgamation
The only industrial-punk festival in existence AMALGAMATION returns bigger and better than ever on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 November at Leeds Bar Santiagos and Leeds Josephs Well.
The organiser’s statement reads:
“Featuring eleven fantastic bands over two Leeds venues, AMALGAMATION not only offers alternative music with a real edge, and an atmosphere that can’t be beaten anywhere else, but also unbeatable value at £15 for a weekend ticket.

2007’s event featured a host of top-class industrial punk talent, and had industrial legends Leechwoman headlining a seminal line-up of beauty and brutality. This year, Oktober Productions have searched high and low for the best selection of Industrial and punk acts and all shades in between.”
The line-up for the 2009 Amalgamation Festival is as follows:

Devilish Presley – http://www.devilishpresley.com/
Action Directehttp://www.digicoremusic.com
Imprint – http://www.myspace.com/imprintuk
Systemyk – http://www.systemyk.co.uk/
Flesh Eating Foundation – http://www.flesheatingfoundation.co.uk
Mekano Sethttp://www.digicoremusic.com
Death By Electro Giants – http://www.myspace.com/thedeathsuite

Attrition – the legendary UK industrial act on a rare appearance in Leeds, bringing their blend of post-punk industrial goth to the Saturday headline slot of Amalgamation.

Devilish Presley – the busiest and best band in hellraising punkabilly in the UK, Devilish Presley are always a fantastic live experience and one not to be missed!

Action Directe – Leeds’ very own and recently reformed industrial-punk commandos Action Directe bring their new material, new line-up and new sound to the Friday headline slot.

Xykogen – leading the line in the cutting edge generation of Futurepunk, Xykogen push their multi-media techno assault in promotion of their debut album, ‘Terminology’

Imprint – featuring Sin and Martin from Attrition, Imprint’s female-fronted industrial attack will be on full display with their debut album.

Skinflick – industrial-metal veterans Skinflick bringing their new sonic assaults and new line-up

Systemyk – Fresh from their tour of the Czech Republic, Hull’s purveyors of industrial metal brutality go from strength to strength

Digicore – playing a mix of metal, industrial and punk designed to liquify the inner ear, York’s Digicore have found their spiritual home at Amalgamation.

Flesh Eating Foundation – claiming the industrial fusion crown from Ministry, FEF have been invited for a reprise performance after stealing the show at Amalgamation 2007.

Mekano Set – Brighton’s alt-rock legends make a rare and long-awaited trip up North with their twisted, dirty and beautiful noise

Death By Electro Giants – Newcastle’s industrial-techno titans kick off the weekend in fine style.

For more information, including accommodation, schedule and tickets are available now from http://www.amalgamation.org.uk. Email queies: [email protected]. Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/amalgamationfestival

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