Wild Beasts added to epic NOS Alive line-up with Depeche Mode, Foo Fighters and more

Get yourself to Portugal next summer

Wild Beasts have been added to the increasingly stellar line-up for NOS Alive 2017.

So far, they’ll be joining the previously announced likes of The Weeknd, Ryan Adams, Foo Fighters, Depeche Mode and more the Portugal festival. Meanwhile, The Kills, Warpaint, and Alt-J have also been confirmed.

On what will be one last victory lap for their acclaimed 2016 album ‘Boy King‘, Wild Beasts perform on the Palco Heineken Stage on 7 July.

Wild Beasts are playing the Heineken Stage on July 7th! The british band joins Foo Fighters, The Kills and Warpaint. nosalive.com/tickets

Posted by NOS Alive on Tuesday, December 20, 2016


“The last record [2014’s ‘Present Tense’] was made up of love songs,” singer Hayden Thorpe told NME.  “This one is all f**k songs. There’s no love on it at all. It’s a party record, but like any party there comes a point where it starts getting light outside, when your brain begins to glitch and you start to feel… doom.”

He added: “It’s no coincidence we make the music we do when that’s what our puberty was soundtracked by. When someone like Liam Gallagher is being held up as the ultimate heroic male figure, that shapes you. When you’re a kid, you have to create this hyper-male front to protect your soft bits. You have to develop that just to get by, to jostle for position.”

The rest of the line-up is yet to be announced, but Nos Alive 2016 saw incredible performances from the likes of Radiohead, Arcade Fire, Pixies, Chemical Brothers, Biffy Clyro, Robert Plant, Wolf Alice and many more.

For tickets and more information on Nos Alive 2017, visit here.