‘New England Metal and Hardcore Festival 2009’ Bands, Details
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The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will enter its second decade this April with an eclectic mixture of bands from the metal and hardcore genres. Returning to the Palladium in Worcester, MA, the event will take place on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18, with a special pre-party on Thursday, April 16.
- Headlining Friday will be ALL THAT REMAINS…
- Headlining Saturday will be LAMB OF GOD…
- The No Fear Energy Music Tour package will feature (As I Lay Dying, Children Of Bodom, God Forbid, Municipal Waste).
- Metal Blade Records will present the main stage.
- Atticus will sponsor the pre-party
- Doors open at Noon on Friday/Saturday
- Prices this year are $40 for Friday, $45 for Saturday or $79 for a 2-day ticket that also includes free admission to the kick off party on Thursday.
Other bands schedule to perform on Friday are:
August Burns Red, Suffocation, The Acacia Strain, The Haunted, Napalm Death, White Chapel, Kataklysm, Cattle Decapitation, Veil of Maya, Abigail Williams, Decrepit Birth, Pyscroptic, Intronaut, Withered, Left to Vanish, Lazarus A.D., Kylesa, XAFBX, Trap Them, Aggressive Dogs, Toxic Holocaust, XWarX, Psyopus, Woe of Tyrants, Rose Funeral and more to be announced.
Saturday’s lineup will feature:
Have Heart, Shipwreck, Winds of Plague, Emmure, All Shall Perish, Austrian Death Machine, Terror, iwrestledabearonce, Unholy, Shai Hulud, Cold World, Trapped Under Ice, This is Hell, Cruel Hand, The Carrier, Energy, Defeater, Dead Swans, Century, Book of Black Earth, Acaro, Animals as Leaders, Withered, Landmine Marathon and more to be announced.
The Thursday night pre-party will be a unique event combining film and music. The party will kick off with a screening of official film sponsor Anchor Bay‘s film Crowley, co-written by IRON MAIDEN vocalist Bruce Dickinson. Also showing is Anvil! The Story of Anvil. The film will be followed by a performance by the band itself. The pre-party will also be held at the Palladium. Admission is free with a weekend pass or $15 for non-ticket holders.