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New England Metal Fest announces first 17 bands

Monday, December 08, 2014 3:08 PM PT


Worcester, Massachusetts-based concert promotions company, MassConcerts, is pleased to announce the first segment of bands playing the seventeenth annual New England Metal & Hardcore Festival at The Palladium in Worcester, MA on April 17th, 18th, and 19th 2015.

Festival co-founder and talent buyer at MassConcerts, Scott Lee, had the following to say, "We are very excited to have Testament, Exodus, as well as the final New England appearance of Nuclear Assault. These bands are legendary thrash metal titans who never disappoint. 2015 is shaping up to be a great lineup and I couldn't be more proud and excited. We are stoked to have our friends Between The Buried For Today perform, as well as my own personal and fan favorites Overcast and Nails. This year we are trying to hit every genre of metal and hardcore to focus on creating as much variety as possible for the fans."

Friday April 17
Between The Buried And Me
Overcast
The Banner
Black Mask
Homewrecker
Downpur
No Zodiac

Saturday April 18
Testament
Exodus
Nuclear Assault
Nails
Indecision
Incendiary
Wisdom In Chains

Sunday April 19
Motionless In White
For Today
The Color Morale
My Ticket Home

As one of the longest running festivals of its kind in the US, the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival has helped jumpstart the careers of many acts including Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage, The Black Dahlia Murder and Behemoth. Since 1999, this multiple-day festival has been attracting dozens of bands and thousands of fans to the historic Worcester Palladium each year bringing metal and hardcore acts deservedly to the forefront of each genre.


41 comments


anonymous
12/8/2014 3:21:14 PM
When are they going to announce some actual metal or hardcore bands for Sunday?

anonymous
12/8/2014 3:34:12 PM
Between The Buried For Today

12/8/2014 3:39:27 PM
Downpur? Is that a cat with down syndrome?

anonymous
12/8/2014 3:54:04 PM
"When are they going to announce some actual metal or hardcore bands for Sunday?"

This jerk.. Cause you know.. Exodus and BTBAM aren't metal.

12/8/2014 3:58:02 PM
long_insured_now14 minutes ago
Downpur? Is that a cat with down syndrome?

That made me chuckle

anonymous
12/8/2014 4:38:45 PM
For Togay

anonymous
12/8/2014 4:47:12 PM
Pretty weak. Waiting for the acacia strain usual headline spot

anonymous
12/8/2014 4:53:48 PM
"This jerk.. Cause you know.. Exodus and BTBAM aren't metal."

You must not see eye-to-eye with reading comprehension. He said on Sunday you retard.

12/8/2014 4:58:51 PM
Pretty weak. Waiting for the acacia strain usual headline spot

gay

anonymous
12/8/2014 5:00:31 PM
Indecision, well that's neat.

anonymous
12/8/2014 5:01:24 PM
I didn't know Morale was a color.

12/8/2014 5:53:58 PM
anonymous47 minutes ago
Indecision, well that's neat

anonymous
12/8/2014 5:54:51 PM
Do the b9 babies still have a tumblr boner for nails?

anonymous
12/8/2014 6:22:11 PM
yeeesh

anonymous
12/8/2014 6:35:08 PM
Fans of Nails must be closeted homosexuals

anonymous
12/8/2014 6:48:06 PM
day 3 or bust

anonymous
12/8/2014 7:23:18 PM
who??

anonymous
12/8/2014 7:50:02 PM
Overcast rules

anonymous
12/8/2014 8:14:39 PM
Friday April 17
shit
shit
shit
shit
shit
shit
shit

Saturday April 18
more shit
more shit
more shit
more shit
more shit
more shit

Sunday April 19
even more shit
even more shit
even more shit

anonymous
12/8/2014 8:43:29 PM
^ considering you lock yourself in your room jerking off to women over 40 porn while your mom knocks on your door to let you know your bagel bites are ready, should you really be judging?

12/8/2014 9:05:19 PM
Such a shitty festival for the past 15 years.

anonymous
12/8/2014 10:39:33 PM
Oh boy I really hope on broken wings gets added. Oh boy.

anonymous
12/8/2014 10:49:54 PM
you lock yourself in your room jerking off to women over 40 porn while your mom knocks on your door to let you know your bagel bites are ready

That doesn't sound so bad

anonymous
12/9/2014 12:00:39 AM
^^^As long as the door's locked it's cool.

anonymous
12/9/2014 12:36:53 AM
WISDOM IN CHAINS LOL

anonymous
12/9/2014 12:43:12 AM
Turnstile is too hardcore for this.

anonymous
12/9/2014 6:30:32 AM
I hope system of a down plays sunday

anonymous
12/9/2014 7:14:39 AM
My local band is better than this washed up shit!

anonymous
12/9/2014 9:37:30 AM
That big dumb bald guy with the beard is slipping WHAT THE fck is this shit?

anonymous
12/9/2014 1:43:42 PM
anonymous19 hours ago
Do the b9 babies still have a tumblr boner for nails?

anonymous12 hours ago
Turnstile is too hardcore for this.

That answered my question.

anonymous
12/9/2014 2:46:26 PM
anonymous
7 hours ago
My local band is better than this washed up shit!

I've never heard your local band but I can 100% guarantee that I'd rather pleasure with sandpaper than listen to it.

anonymous
12/9/2014 4:42:51 PM
yes testament and wisdom in chains!

anonymous
12/9/2014 7:32:11 PM
BLACK MASK

anonymous
12/9/2014 8:40:55 PM
Excited

anonymous
12/10/2014 3:53:32 AM
Homewrecker, Incendiary, Nails, No zodiac, Exodus, I'd say there are enough great bands on here to offset the shitty ones.

anonymous
12/11/2014 8:15:27 AM
"Homewrecker, Incendiary, Nails, No zodiac, Exodus, I'd say there are enough great bands on here to offset the shitty ones."
I hope you mean those are the shitty bands. Because they all have terrible vocals and recycled Hardcore riffs. Music flip.

anonymous
12/12/2014 6:33:40 AM
scenekidsunday

anonymous
12/13/2014 1:20:10 PM
ScissorFight should come back and blow this shit up

anonymous
12/14/2014 2:14:45 PM
FSU and SOSF will be in full attendance on Sunday

anonymous
12/16/2014 12:27:05 PM
metal heads taking it back to the early nineties with jabs and puns featuring the words "your momma""(mother)"

anonymous
12/18/2014 1:07:26 PM
GROSS!!! All of the bands on Sunday are shitty excuses of music. I guess the NEMF is selling out now. So disappointing.