The Dillinger Escape Plan top Hevy Festival 2011

Hevy Festival 2011 will see The Dillinger Escape Plan make their only European festival appearance this year.

The New Jersey band will co-headline the festival’s Saturday night with fast-rising UK rockers Architects.

Bouncing Souls, We Are The Ocean, Zebrahead, Capdown, Polar Bear Club, Your Demise, Rise To Remain, November Coming Fire, Man Overboard, Lemuria, and Brutality Will Prevail are confirmed as well for the Kent punk/metal/hardcore festival, now into its third year.

Spycatcher, Death Is Not Glamorous, Rot In Hell, Polar, Cheap Girls, Heart In Hand, Hang The Bastard and Hildamay will all appear too.

There will also be exclusive UK festival performances from Ceremony, Touche Amore, La Dispute and Awaken Demons.

The event will see 80 bands perform across four stages, with more names to be announced soon.

Hevy Festival 2011 will take place at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Kent on 5 – 8 August.

Tickets are onsale now, priced at £89.

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