The inaugural Warhorns Festival is a two-day Pagan-themed metal festival featuring some of the very finest Viking, folk, and black metal bands on the international and local scene.

Headlining the festival will be Latvian folk/black metal legends SKYFORGER alongside Germanic titans WOLFCHANT, who shall be making their UK début, and rising stars NOTHGARD. The festival will also include an exclusive performance from Welsh wizards, ANNWN, and returning to York after supporting Týr at the Jorvik Viking Festival are East Yorkshire's RAVENAGE.

Also confirmed are Darlington's OLD CORPSE ROAD, Ireland's CELTACHOR, Weymouth's SHALLOW INTENTIONS, Scotland's MORLICH, Hull's WINDRIDER (the solo project of Alestorm's live keyboard player), and local female female fronted outfit CRYPTIC AGE, as well as live débuts from the critically-acclaimed ALOESWOOD and the US band DESIDERIUM. More bands are still to be confirmed.

This event is sponsored by Zero Tolerance.

*Early purchase is recommended in order to avoid potential disappointment, as this event is likely to sell-out.

Weekend Ticket £19adv from the link at the top of the page.

Friday Day Ticket £6adv from here.

Saturday Day Ticket £15adv from here.

Please note you must be 14 or over to gain admittance - read our ID policy.

More like this: metal, old school, black metal, goth, gothic, heavy metal

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