Rebellion Festival 2012 : this weekend for biggest punk festival in the world
Rebellion is the largest punk festival on the planet and this year has a truly steller line-up – over 250 bands across seven stages including the new for 2000 capacity 2012 Opera House Stage, plus the Punk Art Festival, the Literary Stage, and a vast array of merch stalls sourced from across the globe – whats more its all indoors so the mayhem continues no matter what the weather does!!
The festival runs from Thursday 2nd Augst to Sunday 5th August and is held at The Winter Gardens, Blackpool – over the years Rebellion has become a magnet for punks from around the world with people reguarly travelling from across Europe, Eastern Europe, the USA, Canada, and as far away as Japan and Australia.
This years headliners include Rancid, Public Image Limited, Stiff Little Fingers, Buzzcocks – add to that the likes of Bow Wow Wow, Anti Pasti (first gig in 17yrs!!), TV Smith, GoldbladeÃÂ , Altered Images, Social Distortion (first Rebellion gig) a whole host of favourites including Eastfield, Only Ones, UK Subs, Ruts DC, Neville Staple, Spizz Energi and not forgetting a raft of new bands such as Bite Back, Vermin Suicides, Roughneck Riot – to get a full line up head to the Rebellion Bands page.
Pic Dod Morrison