BANDS that played in 2011 were:
DIET PILLS (Leics) – heavy, fierce, in your face hardcore – http://www.myspace.com/dietpillsband
SPECIAL EDUCATION (Israel) – http://www.myspace.com/meyuhad – female/male dual vocals of fast, punk rock!!!
DRY HEAVES (Sheffield) – Pretty new band outta South Yorkshire playing snotty garagey punk. looking forward to this. http://www.myspace.com/dryheaves
INSIDIOUS PROCESS (Sweden) – Have a recent split LP out with fellow Swedish punks AVFART 33, INSIDIOUS PROCESS contain an ex-member of GIVE UP ALL HOPE from the UK. Female fronted brutality of heavy, fast, dark, metallic, angry punk rock!!!!! – http://www.myspace.com/insidiousprocess
STAB (London) amazing short intense political Hardcore. Likened to RIPCORD meets HERESY – http://stabnationrising.blogspot.com
FILTHPACT (Aberdeen, Scotland) original MTAE… Fest standard bearers return after reuniting http://www.filthpact.com
CONTORT (Ireland) Toured the UK with WARNING/WARNING from France last year. Blistering distortion//destruction.
Arrghhh!!!! – dbeatbeater.blogspot.com/2010/09/band-profile-contort.html
KOBAYASHI (Germany) From Bremen; awesome melodic hardcore likened to QUARENTINE meets VERBAL ASSAULT – http://www.kobayashi-disko.org/.
ANTHRAX (Kent) The one and only mighty ANTHRAX reformed. Anarcho inspired punk originally from the early 80’s. Seen them they twice since they got back together and they are very tight. ANTHRAX have never played further north then Sheffield! A rare venture indeed for this legendary band who released a 7” on Crass Records and another on Small Wonder Records. Recent self-released LP. Back together and still angry! – http://www.myspace.com/anthrax_uk
SHITTY LIMITS (Reading) their last but one EVER gig! Definitely their last ever Northern gig. If you saw them last year they were amazing. http://www.myspace.com/theshittylimits
ENDLESS GRINNING SKULLS (Notts) tri-vocal brutality from the Forest of crust
GLAM (Barcelona) – Came over just for A MEANS TO AN END… Their ONLY U.K. gig!! http://www.myspace.com/glambarcelona
INSERVIBLES (Mexico) raw as hell punk ala VOID. Probably their ONLY UK tour….
The Fest was a benefit for Bradford Cat Watch Charity http://bradfordcatwatch.webs.com/
MEANS TO AN END… Hangover gig 2011