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BLACKEN returns for a two day festival: live in the dead centre of Australia!

BLACKEN is Australia's first ever open-air heavy metal festival

It takes place in the Dead Centre of the country and inspires an annual pilgrimage into the heart of Australia!

In it's seventh year in 2019, BLACKEN will evolve to become a true camp-out heavy music experience. With dozens of bands from every corner of the country set to descend upon Alice Springs for a weekend of music and community-spirited heavy metal culture, date to be confirmed.