Brutality Will Prevail are among the first acts to be confirmed for this year's Hevy Fest.
Also included in the 20 bands announced so far are Reel Big Fish and Oathbreaker. The festival takes place over three stages in Port Lympne in Kent on Friday, August 15 and Saturday, August 16.
Organisers say a further 40 acts – including headliners – will be announced in due course.
The first 20 acts announced are:
Brutality Will Prevail
Devil Sold His Soul
The One Hundred
Reel Big Fish
The Safety Fire
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