Tickets for this year’s NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL are officially on sale NOW. Set to commence with a pre-party on April 18th, the official three-day ritual will take place the weekend of April 19th, 20th and 21st at the historic Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts and mark the annual event’s 15th anniversary.
Presented by MassConcerts, this year’s edition of the festival features nearly fifty acts from all walks of the extreme music spectrum, including headlining sets from Hatebreed, Opeth and Suicidal Tendencies, as well as legendary thrash behemoths Anthrax, who will be performing their classic Among The Living full-length in its entirety as part of their headlining spot on the Metal Alliance Tour. Celebrating its third year of sonic demolition, this year’s Metal Alliance Tour finds Anthrax sharing the stage with Bay Area thrash legends Exodus, Richmond speed metal assailants Municipal Waste, and retro metal conjurors Holy Grail, each of whom will be systematically leveling the two stages of the Palladium at NEMHF XV.
Latest additions to the fest include: Agitator, Battlecross, Disgrace, Foundation, Glass Cloud, King 810, Miss May I, Mouth Of The South, Mutilation Rites, Texas In July, The Greenery, Thick As Blood and To The Wind and VYGR with more acts to be announced in the coming weeks. See day-to-day breakdown below.
Friday: Anthrax performing Among The Living in its entirety, Hatebreed, Shadows Fall, Exodus, Municipal Waste, Black Breath, Holy Grail, VYGR, Dead By Wednesday, Multilation Rites, Trap Them, Death Before Dishonor, Xibalba, The Mongoloids, Power Trip, Expire, Twitching Tongues, Suburban Scum, Rude Awakening, The Greenery, Disgrace, Antagonist AD, The Greenery, Battlecross.
Saturday: Opeth, Katatonia, Trollfest, Tyr, Hellsot, Heidevolk, Ensiferum, Born of Osiris, After The Burial, The Contortionist, I Declare War, Legion, Erra, Fit For An Autopsy, Sworn In, Reflections, Mouth of the South, Ark of the Covenant, Those Who Fear, Saving Grace, Years Since The Storm, Mouth of the South, King 810.
Sunday: Suicidal Tendencies, Miss May I, Texas In July, Glass Cloud, Your Memorial, No Mercy, Foundation, Remembering Never, Bracewar, Mother of Mercy, Agitator, Incendiary, Thick As Blood, To The Wind.
New England Metal & Hardcore Festival 2013 Ticket Prices/Packages:
Weekend Pass For All Three Days – $90 [BUY HERE]
Thursday, April 18th – Kick Off Party – $12 In Advance/$15 Day-Of [BUY HERE]
Friday, April 19th: $35 In Advance/$40 Day-Of [BUY HERE]
Saturday, April 20th: $40 In Advance/$45 Day-Of [BUY HERE]
Sunday, April 21st: $35 In Advance/$40 Day-Of [BUY HERE]
VIP Three-Day Package – $165: Includes one three-day NEMHHF Pass, entry to Thursday’s pre-party, an NEMHF T-shirt, 18 x 24 NEMHF poster, NEMHF sampler CD, exclusive meet and greets with artists all weekend, early entry each day, NEHMF guitar picks, NEHMF button pack, raffles for exclusive gear, NEMHF beer koozie, NEMHF + Shock Clothing key chain, free Monster energy drink at the signing tent. [BUY HERE]
VIP One-Day Pass – $80: Includes one NEMHHF day pass for Friday, Saturday or Sunday, an NEMHF T-shirt, 18 x 24 NEMHF poster, NEMHF sampler CD, exclusive meet and greets with artists all weekend, NEHMF guitar picks, NEMHF beer koozie, NEMHF + Shock Clothing key chain, free Monster energy drink at the signing tent. [BUY HERE]
Since 1999, the NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL has showcased a vast array of metal and hardcore acts, while also providing merchandising and promotional areas for record labels and other vendors, at Worcester, Massachusetts’ massive venue The Palladium.
Stay tuned for a torrent of continuous updates and coverage opportunities for the NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL are made available via Earsplit PR, an official sponsor of this year’s event.