Blacken is Back

Festival returns in 2022


After last year’s devastating cancellation just days out from the opening day, the Dead Centre’s biggest music event is back on the calendar for 2022.

Blacken Open Air returns between July 29 and August 1, with its first ever international headlining act Revocation topping a bill that also includes Amyl & the Sniffers, Psycroptic, Shepherd’s Reign from NZ, Abramelin, Lo!, Hadal Maw, Lagerstein and more. Camping is included in the price of tickets for the full event, and day passes will also be available. Tickets are available from

The full line-up is: Revocation, Amyl & the Sniffers, Psycroptic, Shepherds Reign, Abramelin, Lagerstein, Hadal Maw, Southeast Desert Metal, Ruins, Miazma, The Neptune Power Federation, Mountain Wizard Death Cult, RUN, Diploid, Astrodeath, 100 Years War, Descend to Acheron, Myriad Drone, Fuxache, DisKust, Potion, Lo!, C.O.F.F.I.N., Suldusk, Black Rheno, Hammers, SNAKES, Growth, The Furor, DEAD, Fleshvoid, Jeremy Whiskey, The Holy Dimes, Xanadoom, Mulga Bore Hard Rock, Nglah, Whet, Slugboiler, 3wayjays and Tombfeeder.