The final act for London’s Desertfest 2018 has been revealed

Hawkwind are the latest edition to the line-up

Desertfest is coming to London and have just revealed that their final act as the long-standing and much revered Hawkwind to support headliners Monster Magnet.

The annual festival – which will once again be held in Camden – showcases acts from the worlds of metal, stoner rock, doom, sludge and psych for a whole weekend of live music and entertainment.

Seminal space-rock group Hawkwind will be the last act to join the already massive line-up. The band have been active since 1969 and have released 30 studio albums since. Their influence has been cited by everyone from the Sex Pistols to Desertfest headliners Monster Magnet.

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The underground event will take place over the weekend of May 4-6 and will also see sets from Graveyard, Napalm Death, Eyehategod, Weedeater, The Obsessed – who are making their first UK appearance in two decades, Elder, Church of Misery, Warning, Zeke, Akercocke, Jex Thoth, Black Rainbows, Death Alley, Black Moth, The Wizards, Puppy, Nebula (who are reforming for the festival) and many more.

Check out the full line-up on the poster below.

Desertfest poster

Tickets for next year’s festival are on sale now with day splits and day tickets to be made available next Thursday, February 8.