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Head to Alice Springs to experience this bone-crushing heavy music festival

Blacken Open Air returns to Alice Springs this Easter.

The festival will take place over two days and two nights from March 31 to April 2 with over 30 of Australia’s heaviest acts to play.

Blacken 2018 will be headlined by Melbourne’s punk-metal crew High Tension and Earth Rot from Perth.

An eccentric range of local acts includes Miazma, SNAKES, Southeast Desert Metal, Apakatja, Bug-Eyed and Wiggle of Judas -- bringing a huge variety to the festival ensuring there’s something for everybody.

Blacken Open Air Lineup:

High Tension

Earth Rot

The Horror

Southeast Desert Metal

Miamza

Hybrid Nightmares

Vicious Circle

Shadow Realm

Abola

SNAKES

Scaphis

Kaerulean

Shatter Brain

Dead Root

Annihilist

Apakatjah

Hell Machine

BLKRAT

The Holy Dimes

Summit

Bugeyed

Endall

Freedom Of Fear

Kayoss

Fly990

Dr Flouride VS JJ Speedball

Anxiety Nation

The Wiggle of Judas

Tickets are on sale now via blackenfestival.com