The Damned join Alt-Fest line up

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The Damned have been confirmed as the final gothic stage headliner for Alt-Fest.

The festival takes place in August from 15 to 17 at Boughton Estate in Kettering.

The band has chosen a special set-list, featuring tracks that have not been played live for many years.

Other new additions to the line up include hardcore punks Dead Kennedys, industrial metallers The Defiled, 1980s gothic, post-punk outfit Theatre of Hate and ambient, experimental German duo Other Day, Rubella Ballet, She Past Away Soror Dolorosa and Whispers In The Shadow and Collisions.

More than 150 alternative, industrial, metal, goth and steampunk bands will play during the three days.

Acts already announced include Marilyn Manson, Arch Enemy, AMEN, Gary Numan, Cradle Of Filth, Killing Joke, Peter Hook & The Light, Peter Murphy and The Cult.

Adult tickets cost from £115. For more information, visit