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Anathema headline Ramblin' Man Fair prog stage

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Leading British prog rockers Anathema have been announced as headliners for the Prog In The Park stage at this year's Ramblin' Man Fair. They will be joined on what is shaping up already as a strong prog line-up by Riverside and Pain Of Salvation, with further artists to be announced.

Melodic rockers Foreigner have already been announced as one of the main stage headline acts and Beth Hart will headline the Blues stage.

Ramblin' Man Fair organisers expressed their delight to have "one of the UK’s most revered progressive bands" headline the Prog In The Park stage. This year the festival will move back its traditional end of July slot on the 19th, 20th and 21st July at Mote Park in Maidstone, Kent.

Tickets for this year's event are available here. More band's will be announced in due course.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.