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The Denver Black Sky II lineup is here

Last year's inaugural Black Sky fest. Full slideshow here.
Last year's inaugural Black Sky fest. Full slideshow here.
Brandon Marshall

Last year, Sherwood Webber of Skinless put together a festival with a meticulous curatorial eye for aggressive music and no patience for gimmickry of any kind. The result was Denver Black Sky, which we named the best metal fest last month.

The Fest returns this August with two days of bands likely to match the fury of last year's lineup. But don't take my word for it -- I just showed the list of bands to the biggest thrash metal/hardcore expert I know and his instantaneous reaction was, "Huge."

It includes grindcore legend Brutal Truth, Virginia thrash band Municipal Waste and affiliated band Cannabis Corpse (feels inevitable, doesn't it?). The full lineup was announced today; you can see it below. Denver Black Sky II will be August 2 and 3 at the Gothic Theatre. Tickets are $50 for two-day passes and go on sale Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m.

See also:

-Sherwood Webber on Denver Black Sky: "We don't want to become this gigantic metal fest"

-Hardcore Group ACxDC Are Dead Serious About Their Satanism. Except When They're Not, by Nicholas Pell for LA Weekly

Denver Black Sky II Lineup 2014

Day 1 - August 2, 2014

Municipal Waste

Nails

Cephalic Carnage

Noisem

Dead Temple

Transient

In The Company Of Serpents

Vale of Pnath

Cattleist

Doperunner

Khemmis

Gomorrah

908

Ghosts of Glaciers

The Xiphoid Process

Wayfarer

Day 2 - August 3, 2014

Brutal Truth

Cannabis Corpse

Phobia

ACxDC

Xibalba

Resurrection

Early Graves

The Drip

Theories

Skinned

Annul

Zombie Hate Brigade

Scalafrea

North

Condemned Remains

The Denver Black Sky II lineup is here
Cephalic Carnage

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