Hardcore Superstar Announced As Sunday Headliner For Call Of The Wild Festival 2019

One of their biggest hits is ‘We Don’t Celebrate Sundays‘ but without a shadow of doubt, Hardcore Superstar will be joined by thousands of festival-goers as the curtain closes on the inaugural Call of the Wild Festival at Lincolnshire Showground. Providing the ultimate feel-good party to end the weekends’ festivities.

The Call Of The Wild organisers are delighted to have Swedish Rock icons Hardcore Superstarcomplete the Main Stage (now named Kilmister Stage as a tribute to the legend of Lemmy) headliners along with The Wildhearts, who release their first original line up studio album in 20 years in 2019, and The Virginmarys who are riding a very welcome wave of high critical acclaim for new album ‘Northern Sun Sessions‘.
The organisers are equally thrilled to confirm Tax The Heat as special guests on Saturday Kilmister Stage.

Also completing the highly energised sleazy Sunday main stage are Swedish pop-rockers Bai Bang.

Call Of The Wild are pleased to welcome the addition of the Badlands stage which features a vast range of current punk and indie bands including; Ducking PunchesRazorbats (debut UK appearance for the Norwegian band), The Finest HourMiss VincentWacoThree Day Millionaires, New Generation Superstars & The Spangles.

The Cloven Hoof stage has taken shape and over the three days boasts a spectrum of bands from Classic rock to Post-hardcore. Headliners are; Rocky Shades’ Wrathchild (who will be revisiting the groundbreaking ‘Stakk Attakk’ album), Italian sleaze rockers Speed Stroke and the raging riffmaster monster Witch Tripper. Bolstered by new blood bands; Digital CriminalsEveryday HeroesDrudgeThe Dissident YouthGasoline OutlawsLords of Ruin and Tantrum to name a but a handful.

There is one slot left on the Call Of The Wild line-up, and that is for the festivals opening band.

The honour of kicking off the first ever Call Of The Wild Festival will go to the winner of a Battle Of The Bands competition to be held throughout April and March of 2019, at the awesome Alleykat Club in Lincoln.

The top two bands from each heat will be chosen for the final, with the overall victor gaining the final main stage slot and the honour of opening Call Of The Wild history!.

The winning band will receive the following:

  • Open Mainstage
  • Studio time to record a single that will be released on WDFD records with PR campaign
  • A 12-month sponsorship deal with Cloven Hoof Rum
  • Live studio session and interview on The Rock Train show at Siren FM

More details of how to enter and battle for this valuable prize will be announced soon.


The full line up for the first Call Of The Wild is:

Kilminster Stage
The Virginmarys
Trucker DiabloLast Great DreamersA Joker’s RageThe Idol DeadNaked Six, BOTB Winners

The Wildhearts
Tax the HeatMassiveColt 45Falling RedFire Red EmpressThe EroticsDigital CriminalsStevie R Pierce & The Hooligans

Hardcore Superstar
Kickin ValentinaBullets And OctaneThe King LotTomorrow Is LostBai BangTheiaRival BonesSamarkind

Cloven Hoof Stage
Friday – (Rocky Shades) Wrathchild
Saturday – Speed Stroke
Sunday – Witch Tripper
plus: Hellbound HeartsTantrumLords Of RuinChasin’ The TrainNew Generation SuperstarsBlack King CobraSilk RoadThe KutStand AloneBurnt Out WreckEveryday HeroesThe SourheadsPsychobabylonConcrete KingdomsBad PollyannaDrudgeHot Hot DeathThe Dissident Youth

Badlands Stage
Friday – Razorbats
Saturday – Ducking Punches
Sunday – The Human Project
plus: Miss VincentNorthern CaptivesDroll ManThe Finest HourCadence NoirGutsThe SpanglesThree Day MillionairesHeartsinkBeachmasterFalse Flags

plus: VIP Welcome party with Electric Jesters | MC Pete K Mally across the weekend.