Category Archives: Festivals

This Is Hardcore founder responds to criticism on female-lacking lineup

Posted by on April 27, 2015

A hot topic for op-ed discussion recently has been the lack of female performers booked at music festivals. Various examples have been specifically called out in these ongoing debates, including the 2015 installment of the This Is Hardcore fest, which is gearing up for its tenth year. This Is Hardcore founder Joe Hardcore has responded to these allegations, making an […]

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Inaugural Death to False Metal Festival announced

Posted by on April 22, 2015

We’re not even five months into 2015, but if we were to look at trends for the year in metal, it seems like the metal festival is spreading to the United States. With Roadburn, Wacken, and Download the European standard-bearers, America’s only major multi-day festivals are the Maryland Deathfest, and of course the New England […]

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The second annual Fear FestEvil mostly gets it right

Posted by on April 15, 2015

Curated by Metallica’s lead guitarist Kirk Hammett, the second annual “Fear FestEvil” was held in San Jose, California this past weekend, and promised to be an amalgamation of all things horror and metal. For the most part, Kirk and company got it right, finding a good balance between the cheese of old-school horror and the […]

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Single day lineups for Rock on the Range unveiled

Posted by on April 9, 2015

The single day lineups for next month’s Rock on the Range 2015 has been announced. Slipknot and Marilyn Manson will headline on Friday, May 15th, with Judas Priest and Godsmack headlining Saturday the 16th and Linkin Park and Rise Against on Sunday the 17th. You can see the complete lineups here.

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Win a pair of New England Metal and Hardcore Fest weekend passes!

Posted by on April 3, 2015

In just two weeks, the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will be taking over the Palladium in Worcestor, Massachusetts for the 17th year in a row. As a proud sponsor, we’ll be out in force, and the lineup this year is just stacked. Between the Buried and Me, Testament, Exodus, Corrosion of Conformity, Overcast, […]

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