First Acts Announced For Inaugural Legion Music Festival

4 January 2016 | 10:46 am | Staff Writer

This is gonna be good.

To coincide with Legion festival's Pozible campaign going live today, the first acts to perform at the inaugural event this March have been announced with three international and three local bands confirmed to play.

Leading the way is the festival mastermind's band in John Sankey's Devil You Know, alongside Washington metalcore band Darkest Hour and Michigan act Battlecross, while Aussie groups Caligula's Horse, Darkc3ll and Rick Dangerous & The Silkie Bantems join the bill.

"Each of these bands have offered their truly amazing support and are ready to get loud and sweaty on the Legion stages," Sankey said.
"Please know : We have many more set to announce and are very excited to bring you a complete line-up, including Headliners as soon as possible, this is just the start! For now let's welcome the following bands on board this wild ride with us, and REMEMBER this can only happen with your pledge to attend so we can all rock out together!"

Legion's online community now have access to the pledge packages before they go live to the general public tomorrow - click here for more details. 

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The crowdfunding goal is set at $3.27 million. If the campaign reaches even $1 million, Legion will have achieved the largest domestic campaign in Australia.

For more details, check out Legion's website or head to the Facebook page. 


Melbourne post-hardcore band Dream On, Dreamer have officially been added to Legion, making them the seventh band on the growing line-up. 

The Pozible campaign is now also live to the general public and after just 24 hours of being open to Legion's online community, almost $90,000 has been raised. 

To pledge, click here

the first taste of legion music festival 2016