Breaking Bands Festival 2023 Full Line-Up Announced

Going into the 8th year, Breaking Bands Festival team have spent the last month going through thousands of artist applications listening and watching their music and finding the ones to fit the bill for 2023. It’s been a tough job but they are very proud to announce a full line-up for 2023. Not only that but day splits announced and day tickets on sale too.

For 2023 they have put together a bigger range of the rock, punk and metal genres bringing in ska, blues, aor, industrial, doom, stoner, nwobhm and more as that is what people have said they wanted more of.

Here is an A to Z of the additions to the festival:

Call To The Faithful 
For Fans Of: Royal Blood, Idles, Rage Against The Machine

For Fans Of: Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, Deftones

Era’s End 
For Fans Of: Paramore, In This Moment, The Pretty Reckless

For Fans Of: System of a Down, Faith No More, Metallica

For Fans Of: Metallica, Testament, Megadeth

For Fans Of: Guns And Roses, Whitesnake, Metallica

Life Of A Hero 
For Fans Of: Black Stone Cherry, Stone Broken, Those Damn Crows

Old Glory & The Black Riviera 
For Fans Of: Blackberry Smoke, Black Stone Cherry, The Black Crowes

For Fans Of: Iron Maiden, Savatage, Judas Priest

For Fans Of: Iron Maiden, Saxon, Rainbow

Scruffy Bear 
For Fans Of: Rival Sons, Led Zeppelin, Janis Joplin

Second Cities 
For Fans Of: My Chemical Romance, Sum 41, Underoath

For Fans Of: Iron Maiden, Sabaton, Dio

Spectral Darkwave 
For Fans Of: Septic Flesh, Rammstein, Konvent

Walk In Coma 
For Fans Of: Slipknot, Lamb of God, Architects

Breaking Bands Festival goes back to the traditional Bank Holiday weekend it has been accustomed to since the start in 2015 with a bonus party night on Thursday 25th May and then bands throughout the day Friday, Saturday and Sunday with everyone leaving on the Bank Holiday Monday 29th May 2023.

Tickets for the full weekend, for Saturday/Sunday (with camping) and day tickets are all on sale now from the website or via the brand new app just launched which will keep everyone up to date on the goings on before and during the festival weekend. Grab the app from (can be used offline as well).

With the addition of these 15 bands, here is the full list alphabetically for the 2023 festival

40,000 Leagues | Blue Nation | By Devices Call To The Faithful | Crostpaths | Daxx & Roxane Drownd | Era’s End | Fyresky | Halusky | Healthy Junkies | Imperium | Kinstrife | Life Of A Hero | Old Glory & The Black RivieraPlanet Fatale | Primitai PromethiumPythia | Rhabstallion Scruffy Bear | Second Cities | Sellsword | Shadows Of Violence Spectral Darkwave | Spyder Byte | Stickman | Stop Stop | Sulvain | Tantrum | The Final Clause of Tacitus | The Injester | Tygers Of Pan Tang | Voltstorm | Walk In Coma

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