TidbitsMarch 18, 2013 4:54 PM ET

Every Time I Die and The Acacia Strain have been added to the 2013 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival.

Official press release: In the ongoing propaganda campaign for the upcoming fifteenth annual the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, this week the promoters proudly announce the latest round of acts confirmed for the massive gathering. The previously unannounced special guest for the festival's pre-party kickoff show on Thursday, April 18th has now been confirmed as The Acacia Strain, and the special guest for the first main day of the festival, Friday, April 19th, will be Every Time I Die. New England Metal & Hardcore Festival 2013 lineup