Last month Groezrock launched its now annual Macbeth Blackstar competition which gives bands the opportunity to play the Meerhout, Belgium festival.
They have revealed the list of 30 bands who have been selected by a panel of music industry professionals and will now be put forward to a public vote which begins on Monday February 2nd.
Some the names to make the list of 30 include Leeds based indie punks Bad Ideas, Nottingham pop rockers Lacey, Norwich Folk Punk group Ducking Punches and Cumbria punk trio Colt 45.
The voting process closes on February 17th.
The 30 bands to make the public vote are:
The Peterlees (The Netherlands)
Bad Ideas (United Kingdom)
COLT 45 (United Kingdom)
Drones (United Kingdom)
Tiger Bell (Sweden)
Kill Ferelli (The Netherlands)
Lights Over (Bridgeport, United States)
The King is Dead (United Kingdom)
Seething Akira (United Kingdom)
High Hopes (United Kingdom)
Holly Would Surrender (Germany)
Mr Shiraz (United Kingdom)
Not On Tour (Israel)
Scream Your Name (Switzerland)
Speaking in Shadows (United Kingdom)
Stars Burn Stripes (Denmark)
The 4130’s (United Kingdom)
Dead Giveaway (The Netherlands)
Ducking Punches (United Kingdom)
Lacey (United Kingdom)
Kill The President! (Spain)
Monday Kills (Sweden)
You May Kiss the Bride (Turkey)
Black Sheep (Belgium)
Wolves Scream (Belgium)