Hawkwind announced as Prognosis Festival Saturday headliner

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Space rock legends Hawkwind have been announced as the Prognosis Festival Saturday night headliner at the event's inaugural UK event, at The Indigo O2, on April 22 and 23.

They join fellow headliners Polish prog rockers Riverside heading a bill that also includes Swedish prog rockers Soen, Canadian prog-metal legends VoivodRosalie Cunningham, Iamthemorning, prog supergroup O.R.k. (who feature Colin Edwin and Pat Mastelotto), French art rockers LizZard, heavy proggers Cobra The Impaler, prog metallers Core Of IO and UK quintet Ithaca

"It's a huge honour to have the legendary Hawkwind headline the Saturday night of Prognosis," the organisers say. "A band that has been pushing boundaries for over 50 years, they are the perfect closer to follow some of today's most innovative acts. With a bill as exciting and diverse as this, April can't some soon enough!"

Prognosis launched in 2019, headlined by UK prog rockers Haken and TesseracT and with sets from Devin TownsendLeprous, The Gathering, Green Carnation, Cog, Wheel and more.

Last year's event was headlined by Katatonia and Leprous and with sets from Focus, Enslaved, The Ocean, Magic Pie, Cellar Darling and more.

The event takes place in Eindhoven the week before, April 14 and 15.

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Jerry Ewing

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.