British grindcore legends Napalm Death have been announced to play at this year’s Glastonbury Festival.

Joining them will be Extreme Noise Terror, Wormrot and Steve Ignorant’s Slice of Life. The four acts (with more to be announced) will be appearing in the Shangri-La area of the festival, on the Truth Stage, which is being curated by Earache Records to celebrate 30 years of the legendary label.

While the likes of Metallica and Motorhead have previously appeared at the famous festival, this is surely the first for any extreme metal band, let four quality acts! Plus, for Wormrot, they will be the first ever act from Singapore to appear at Glastonbury.

Speaking to Yahoo! Lifestyle Singapore, drummer Vijesh said: “We are taking it as we do like any other festival. However, I don’t think it is a norm for extreme genres to be featured on such a festival. We are truly excited and honoured to be a part of this.” He added: “expect a fully charged ‘in-your-face’ set!”

Meanwhile, Extreme Noise Terror announced their appearance with a post on Instagram saying: “So in what’s probably our weirdest booking since the 1992 Brit Awards, it looks like we’re playing Glastonbury this year.”

Having been going for nearly 50 years now it’s about time metal got more a greater representation at Glastonbury, so props to Michael and Emily Eavis (or whoever arranged this specific curation) for giving the underground their space. Rumour also has it that Ed Sheeran and Katy Perry have requested their sets don’t clash so they can join Napalm Death for a special rendition of ‘You Suffer’.

Who else do you want to see appear on the Earache curated stage at Glastonbury?

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