Chaos in Tejas: Damned If You Don't

Fest adds UK punk legends, plus Iceage, more

Chaos in Tejas: Damned If You Don't

Break out the ear plugs: The screaming celebration of all music brutal, Chaos in Tejas has made a neat neat neat addition to the lineup with iconic proto-Goths The Damned, plus Danish postpunkers Iceage and Pitchfork dub darling Andy Stott. Passes are on sale now.

The latest update also adds groove-heavy Virginia nihilists Satan's Satyrs, Japanese doomsters Sete Star Sept, and New Zealand's shoegazey veterans The Bats. They'll be sharing moshpits at the multi-venue fest with already announced headliners like grind gods Bolt Thrower, and local faves including Mammoth Grinder and The Mind Spiders.

The fest runs May 30-June 3, and four day passes are available now for $150 via

Here's the full line-up so far (expect a bunch more names soon). Latest additions in bold.

Abigail (Japan)
Akitsa (Canada)
Andy Stott (England)
The Bats (New Zealand)
Bolt Thrower
Criminal Damage

Cruciamentum (England)
The Damned (England)
Destruction Unit
Final Conflict (Ashes to Ashes line up)
Forward (Japan)
Framtid (Japan)
Full of Hell
Infernoh (Sweden)
Inservibles (Mexico)
Iron Lung
Kromosom (Australia)
Long Knife
Low Culture
Lower (Denmark)
Magic Circle
Mammoth Grinder
Manilla Road
Marching Church (Denmark)
The Marked Men
The Men
Milk Music
Mind Eraser
The Mind Spiders

Mitochondrion (Canada)
NASA Space Universe
Neo Cons
Night Birds
The Novice
Palm (Japan)
Parquet Courts
Power Trip

Rival Mob
Rotten Sound
Sad Boys
Satan's Satyrs

Screaming Females
Sete Star Sept (Japan)
S.H.I.T. (Canada)
Stab (England)
Step Forward
Strange Factory (Japan)
Sudor (Spain)
Terveet Kadet (Finland)
Total Control (Australia)
UV Race (Australia)
Vaginors (Australia)
Violent Future
World War 4
Wrathprayer (Chile)

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for almost 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

More Chaos in Tejas
Chaos in Tejas Returns with A Weekend in Austin
Chaos in Tejas Returns with A Weekend in Austin
Organizer Timmy Hefner books a mini fest May 28 – June 1

Kevin Curtin, April 18, 2014

Chaos in Tejas in Doubt
Chaos in Tejas in Doubt
Organizer Timmy Hefner says he simply can’t top himself

Kevin Curtin, Jan. 20, 2014

More by Richard Whittaker
Now Streaming in Austin: <i>Nothing But The Blood</i>
Now Streaming in Austin: Nothing But The Blood
Austin-made evangelical horror sees the insidious terror of belief

Aug. 4, 2020

Don Hertzfeldt Is Taking Us Back to The <i>World of Tomorrow</i>
Don Hertzfeldt Is Taking Us Back to The World of Tomorrow
New teaser announces Episode Three - but who is David Prime?

Aug. 4, 2020


Chaos in Tejas, The Damned, Iceage, The Bats, Andy Stott

One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle