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Pest Control


Location: The Dogtooth Stage Day: Sunday Set Time: TBA

Started during lockdown by three friends from Leeds (Joe, Leah and Ben) who had always wanted to make some crossover thrash, Pest Control is the classic story of DIY music straight from a time of crisis. Jack joined on bass shortly after and in 2020 the demo was released with Pest Control’s first show commencing in their home town the week lockdown ended. Influenced by classic thrash giants such as Metallica, Testament and Slayer, but with a healthy spoonful of crossover like Crumbsuckers, Ludichrist, Municipal Waste, and DRI – the members grew up with one foot in the Metal and Hardcore scenes, taking the best from both worlds. In 2022 the lineup was completed by Joe W, and in February 2023, Pest Control unleashed their debut album “Don’t Test The Pest”.