AARON BUCHANAN AND THE CULT CLASSICS
Former Heaven's Basement frontman Aaron Buchanan brings his outstanding rock vocals to new outfit The Cult Classics. With their debut album due in 2017, the band are well on their way in becoming the elite of the UK's top tier modern rock.
North Lanarkshire, Scotland
Showcasing just what WILDFIRE is all about, Anchor Lane bring a level of professionalism and performing talent not often found in a group of their combined age.
These local boys from Glasgow offer a mix of hard rock and bluesy riffs, and know exactly how to fire up a crowd.
Due to unforeseen circumstances (midges!), Bad Touch sadly had to withdraw from our 2016 event. However, we aren't letting them off that easily!
These bluesy rockers are already a fan favourite here in Scotland, and they are sure to once again bring a substantial amount of groove and swagger to WILDFIRE.
BETH BLADE AND THE BEAUTIFUL DISASTERS
Journeying up to Wiston all the way from Cardiff, Wales, Beth Blade And The Beautiful Disasters provide monster riffs, huge choruses, and a dose of classic Rock 'N Roll attitude. With both melody and muscle behind them, this quartet are set to reignite the flame of British Classic Rock.
BROKEN WITT REBELS
Hailing from Birmingham, young quartet Broken Witt Rebels combine the power and intensity of indie rock with the finesse and delicacy of soulful blues.
The amalgamation of dominant, layered guitar work, strong and unique vocals, muddy yet harmonic bass playing, and thunderous drumming are the framework of a band both enchanting and irresistible.
Having reformed back in 2013, 80s NWOBHM champions Chrome Molly are here to reaffirm their rightful place among the British Heavy Metal elite.
DAN BAIRD AND HOMEMADE SIN
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Former Georgia Satellites guitarist Dan Baird joins his Homemade Sin band mates in bringing their unforgettable blend of blues, country and Rock ‘N Roll to Scotland.
With sensational guitar work just the tip of the iceberg, this group are in no doubt going to continue the sterling reputation of their previous works’ stunning live performances this summer at WILDFIRE.
County Kildare, Ireland
Harnessing the spirit of both Progressive Rock and Nu Metal, London's Derange perform an eclectic yet instantly accessible blend of heavy music.
Powerful vocals and pounding rhythms ensure that this four-piece's arrival at WILDFIRE in June will be well anticipated.
The first of many artists appearing at WILDFIRE for their debut outing, Dirty Thrills bring sleaze and class in equal measure.
Channeling the spirit of blues rock legends of the past, but with a modern twist, the future is surely bright for these four young London lads.
EVA PLAYS DEAD
Performing their debut show at WILDFIRE, Nottingham's Eva Plays Dead offer ferocious punk-tinged Hard Rock, complete with venomous vocals and powerful, jaunty riffs.
Their set this summer at Wiston will surely be one of many more festival performances in the future for these rising stars.
Despite already gaining WILDFIRE veteran status, we just can't help but bring Fahran back for what will surely be another stunning performance.
With sets at other UK festivals such as Download and Bloodstock under their collective belt, you can expect nothing but fantastic, blistering hard rock from this Nottingham quintet.
Not only was watching the lads erect their tent at WILDFIRE 2016 a hilarious joy to behold, but Fireroad also boast an impeccable amount of talent.
The Welsh rockers' fetching blues-infused tracks are the perfect soundtrack to the festival atmosphere, and we can't wait to have them back in Scotland once again.
Crossing the ocean to Scotland from Denmark, Forever Still are packing a set filled with all-out rock and no excuses.
The band's wide array of brooding beats, atmospheric electronic textures and stocky guitar riffs all compliment powerful frontwoman Maja Shining's emotionally charged vocal range.
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Back by overwhelming demand, Gasoline Outlaws were the 'find' of the festival for many at WILDFIRE 2016, and it's simple to see why!
The band will be making their return trip from Northern Ireland to Scotland to perform their sensational blend of heavy, hard-hitting rock and modern sensibilities.
As another band set to return to Wiston in the summer, Kane'd bring a stunning display of showmanship and sexiness - and that's just their bassist, Harry!
However, their true strengths lie in their sensational triple-vocal harmonies, catchy melodies and hard-hitting guitar riffs, ensuring that their set will definitely be one to remember!
Having toured with the likes of Scorpions, Buckcherry and Sebastian Bach, Canadian hard rock deviants Last Bullet will perform their debut performance on Scottish shores at WILDFIRE 2017.
The band will deliver their sexy brand of sleazy hip-shaking tunes to undoubtedly grow their fanbase on UK soil.
LATE NIGHT LEGACY
Hailing from Leeds, Late Night Legacy are bounteous in raw talent and are set to define the very sound of Summer 2017.
Sumptuous grooves and accessible, catchy hooks ensure that this quartet are certainly one to remember throughout the post-festival blues and beyond.
LITTLE BROTHER ELI
Despite likely being the sharpest dressed individuals at WILDFIRE 2017, Little Brother Eli offer far more than nicely-ironed waistcoats and fancy jackets.
The Oxford quintet's bluesy garage rock is unmistakably soulful and completely infectious, and they shall no doubt record many summer anthems within the years to come.
Derry, Northern Ireland
We've always had a soft spot for our Celtic cousins in Pilgrim, whose blend of classic heavy rock with modern tweaks hits just the right spot.
With kinetic riffage and a super tight rhythm section to boot, this Welsh quartet are sure to receive a rousing welcome at their WILDFIRE debut come June.
English quintet Piston debut at WILDFIRE with a powerful, relentless and sneering blues rock sound that's sure to get hips moving.
With performances alongside Sebastian Bach, Whitesnake and Def Leppard in the bag, the band carry significant substance to partner their timeless style.
West Lothian, Scotland
THE BAD FLOWERS
You need to be top drawer to play as a three-piece, and The Bad Flowers are definitely just that!
Head-bobbing, Sabbath-y doom-tinged, foot-stopping Rock 'N Roll is their forte, and is a sound we're very much excited to experience at Wiston in June 2017.
THE FALLEN STATE
THE FALLEN STATE personify everything that WILDFIRE is about; young, modern rock with a future filled with opportunity.
Having earned their stripes performing alongside the likes of Black Stone Cherry, Halestorm and Young Guns, we are excited to have such a promising, burgeoning act grace the WILDFIRE stage.
THE KING LOT
West Lothian, Scotland
THE TEXAS FLOOD
Neath Port Talbot, Wales
Having been on our radar for many years, we're ecstatic to finally bring Rock powerhouse The Texas Flood to WILDFIRE 2017.
Groove-laden and Southern-tinged, these three chaps from Wales know how to entertain an audience of any size, and certainly have the skills to prove it.
Headlining our Rock Stage on the Friday night, The Treatment are one of the UK's most polished and sophisticated hard rock bands.
Having toured with legends such as Alice Cooper, KISS and Mötley Crüe, this quintet from Cambridge truly are the next chapter in British Rock music.
Burton Upon Trent, England
Young, hard and heavy: Theia have unmistaken class and deep-rooted talent that belies their tender age.
Performing their WILDFIRE debut, this blossoming trio are sure to bring their full-force Rock 'N Roll assault to Wiston, and gain plenty of new fans into the bargain.
THOSE DAMN CROWS
Rather than a reference to Wiston's local bird life, Those Damn Crows are anthemic rock heroes making the journey from South Wales to Scotland for their WILDFIRE debut.
With every song a sing-along hit, these lads from Bridgend are ready for an incredible future complete with radio and stadium stardom.
Featuring ex-Mutiny Within vocalist Chris Clancy and UK guitar superstar Andy James, Wearing Scars are bearing the banner for modern melodic metal.
Complete with insane shredding solos and soaring vocals, the band have already embarked on their quest to conquer the world of heavy music as they headline our Friday night Metal Stage.