New England Metal and Hardcore Fest 2024 Books Killswitch Engage, Converge, Machine Head, Suicidal Tendencies, As I Lay Dying, Bane, Overkill, Better Lovers, Nails, and More


New England Metal & Hardcore Fest launched back in 1999 and took place at the famed Palladium in Worcester through 2018. It was often held over two or three days, with multiple stages and top-tier acts like Megadeth, Manowar, DragonForce, Opeth, Between the Buried & Me, Meshuggah, Killswitch Engage, Suicidal Tendencies, Anthrax, and more appearing through the years. It was always a “who’s who” of the metal and hardcore scene and was a “not to be missed” event each Spring. It took a brief break after 2018 but returned to much fanfare in 2023 with Parkway Drive, Lamb of God, Hatebreed, and more. Today, the 2024 edition has been announced and the lineup is stacked. It features literally every single band you’d want to see at a metal and hardcore festival. The two-day extravaganza will take place on September 21 and 22 at the Palladium. NEM&HCF faves Killswitch Engage will be playing a special 25th anniversary show and will headline the first night. Slaughter to Prevail will headline the second night. Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: BRAT – Social Grace


Where to start with BRAT? The potential is on the wall as I don’t recall too many bands that get to release their debut LP – Social Grace, by the way – via Prosthetic Records. And bear in mind that this is an outfit that formed right before the golden days of the Coronavirus pandemic so it’s not like they’ve been toiling away in the dark for the better part of a decade. So, therefore, these kids must have the goods. Continue reading


NEW MUSIC FRIDAY – New Rock and Metal Releases 3-15-24


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PREVIEW: New Music Friday – New Rock and Metal Releases 3-15-24


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Northwest Terror Fest with Repulsion, Amenra, Forbidden, Primitive Man, MVTANT, and More, Opening Next Batch of Tickets


 

Seattle, WA festival, Northwest Terror Fest, has announced that their 2nd round of 2024 tickets will be on sale, Thursday, December 21 at 10am PST. The event, taking place in May, will feature appearances by Repulsion, Amenra, Forbidden, Primitive Man, Blackwater Holylight, MVTANT, Eternal Champion, and a host of others. The festival has also shared brand new artwork, created by local artist, Jacqui Alberts. Head into the article below for the full bill, tickets, and more information.

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Amenra, Forbidden, Primitive Man, Eternal Champion, Blackwater Holylight, and More Booked for North West Terror Fest – Early Bird Tickets Now Live


Seattle’s North West Terror Fest has now announced all of the acts to appear at its 2024 edition. The full lineup includes Amenra, Forbidden, Primitive Man, Eternal Champion, Blackwater Holylight, Undergang, Weekend Nachos, Brat, Repulsion, and others. See the full bill and details below.

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