(Port Neches, TX) – The second batch of bands have been revealed for the eighth annual SOUTH BY SO WHAT?! music festival, which will be held at QuikTrip Park in Grand Prairie, TX. Tragic Hero Records metalcore band Invent, Animate will join over 100 bands from 3/20 – 3/22/15 for the event. Some of the other bands that have been announced are Motionless in White, Atreyu, We Came As Romans, and Invent, Animate’s fellow label-mates He Is Legend. More announcements coming 11/1, 12/2, and 12/15. Tickets are available here.
“Always excited to be playing our favorite fest in Texas,” says vocalist Ben English. “So stoked to be on this with so many great friends and great bands!“
Invent, Animate recently released their debut album Everchanger via Tragic Hero Records. The skull-crushing ten song record was produced by Brian Hood (Gideon, Being As An Ocean) and ERRA guitarist/vocalist Jesse Cash. Debuting at no. 4 on the iTunes Metal chart, the quintet’s offering is also available on Amazon, Spotify, and all other digital storefronts.
The SOUTH BY SO WHAT?! music festival was established in 2008 as an opportunity for Dallas residents to catch 50+ of the bands headed to SXSW for one low ticket price. The event is a mix of many genres including Metal, Rock, Pop, Indie Rock, Hip-Hop, and Electronic. Tickets are available here.
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