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Ed Gein

Formed: 2002
From: Syracuse, NY, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Ed Gein News

Below is our complete Ed Gein news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Shadow Snakes Premiere Full-Album Stream Of New EP

Shadow Snakes - featuring former members of Ed Gein, Breather Resist etc., premiere their new release “Bad At Parties“. You can stream that four-song EP in its entirety via Bandcamp below:

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Ed Gein Call It Quits

Ed Gein have officially called it quits with the group issuing the following statement on their disbandment and a new project dubbed Shadow Snakes two members have in the works. Shadow Snakes have been in the studio recently tracking their full-length debut with twelve songs planned for it. You can hear a tease of a song from it below:

States Ed Gein: More...

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Ed Gein Posts New Song "Tarrare"

Syracuse, NY metal outfit Ed Gein is streaming a new song entitled "Tarrare", taken from the band's new 5-song double 7'' release "Smoked", out in stores now via Hex Records.

Check out now "Tarrare" below.

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Ed Gein Streaming Song

Syracuse hardcore metal band Ed Gein is streaming the song "Captain Shit" from it's recent album "Bad Luck" over on Bandcamp. You may also stream and download Ed Gein's two previous albums, "Judas Goats & Dieseleaters" and "It's a Shame" on that Bandcamp page. Check out a video upload of the songs "She Creeps" from the recent "Bad Luck" release, and listen to more from the album on Ed Gein's YouTube channel.


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Hex Records Announces 10 Year Showcase Gig

Syracuse, New York hardcore label is celebrating 10 years by throwing a show for it. Here's the info:

Saturday, October 24th
Westcott Community Center (826 Euclid Ave., Syracuse)
Doors at 5PM
Tickets are $8

Here's the line-up:

ED GEIN (first time playing WCC in over 3 years)
NO IDOLS (final show)

There will also be a FREE after show (21+ though) happening around 10PM at the Half Penny Pub downtown (1005 E. Fayette St.) featuring:

GIT SOME (ex- Planes Mistaken For Stars)
PRIZE COUNTRY (two sets in one day)
MISTLETOE (current rock o' douche)

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See Great Metal Bands At Shaun Luu Horror Fest

If you're in the Syracuse, NY area, there is a really awesome fest to go to this weekend. This fest combines two great things: b-movies and metal/hxc/punk music.

The Shaun Luu Horror Fest is an annual music/movie festival held in memory of Shaun Luu, who died in 2005 from brain cancer. From the fest site:

"Shaun was an amazing guy who was a big part of the Syracuse, NY hardcore/metal community. He sang for Word As A Virus and was a constant face in the crowd at pretty much every kind of show around here. He meant a lot to a lot of people and the fest is our way of remembering him and giving something back.

All the money made gets donated in Shaun's name to fight cancer. The first few years of the festival the money was donated to the American Cancer Society. Last year we decided that the money should stay local so we set up a few funds at University Hospital/Golisano Childrens Hospital in Shaun's name. One of the funds is to support brain cancer treatment and research at University Hospital, one fund is to get some new games and things for the activity room on the cancer ward in the children's hospital (the current activity room is run down and sparse...there are kids there that spend months stuck in the hospital, sick, and depressed as hell...it'd be nice to get some better things in there for them. Keeping peoples spirits up can make all the difference in fighting a disease), and the last fund is to raise money to build a new nurses station in the new children's hospital that will be marked in memory of Shaun."

So you can see eight movies for $20 on Saturday, then for $10 you can see twelve great bands, and at the same time help give some hope to cancer-stricken youth. You'll see the itinerary and all information after the jump.

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Ed Gein Announces Their Return

Ed Gein has announced their return. Here's the message from the band:

"Ed Gein is not broken up. We are actually finally going to get together and start playing again. It's been difficult to get all our work schedules and lives to line up, and to be honest, after years of constant touring and everything we weren't in a huge hurry. But it seems we've got a game plan now and are going to see what happens. None of us are sure exactly where this is going to go but I think I can say with some certainty that you shouldn't hold your breath for any tours. Maybe a few scattered shows...maybe a short tour in the very distant future...but right now we all just want to write some tunes and enjoy our home lives. We are planning to get together next week to practice together for the first time in over a year and a half. Should be interesting to see what happens..."

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Ed Gein In Preproduction

Ed Gein is taking a much need break after successful summer tour with Genghis Tron and Gaza. “That tour was amazing… Both bands rule and are really great guys. Best tour we've done in a loooooong time” comments bassist Aaron Jenkins. Later this year Ed Gein will be working on a soon-to-be-announced split release before finishing the writing for their new album. ”We'll be back to writing our next full length [soon]. We aren't planning any tours for the time being. We need a retreat back to real life for a while so we can all keep our sanity, work on new songs... We'll be out touring again after the new full length comes out, but we'll probably do some weekends here and there in the meantime, maybe a week long run.” Ed Gein has posted lyrics to their forthcoming release on their MySpace page. If the lyrics are any indication, their newest effort will be as hard-hitting and brutal as previous releases.

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Updated Gaza Tour Dates w/ The Handshake Murders

Gaza has confirmed a series of summer tours with Destroyer Destroyer, The Handshake Murders, Genghis Tron and label mates Ed Gein. The band will be hitting the road in June and touring through late July. You can also catch Gaza at this year's Dude Fest on July 28th and at GoreFest on July 29th.

Gaza tour with Destroyer Destroyer and The Handshake Murders:

6/03 San Diego, CA Soma
6/05 Anaheim, CA Chain Reaction
6/06 Santa Cruz, CA 418 Project
6/07 Portland, OR Satyricon
6/08 Redding, CA The Plaza
6/10 Ogden, UT The Country Club Theatre
6/12 Denver, CO Sox Place
6/13 Wichita, KS Eagles Lodge
6/15 Morgantown, WV Flipside
6/16 Virginia Beach, VA Club Relevant
6/17 Philadelphia, PA Italian American Social Club
6/20 New London, CT El N Gee
6/21 Gettysburg, VA Emmaus
6/24 Mt. Clemens, MI Hayloft Liquor Stand
6/25 Grand Rapids, MI Skelletones
6/28 St. Louis, MO Creepy Crawl
6/29 Little Rock, AR Vino's
6/30 Fayetteville, AR Fayetteville Music Hall

7/28 Indianapolis, IN The Harrison Center Dude Fest
7/29 Westland, MI VFW Post 6896 GoreFest

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Turmoil Confirm New Live Dates

While finishing up the writing for their upcoming full length on Eulogy Recordings, Philadephia-based hardcore-metallers TURMOIL have announced a few shows in the upcoming months. First they will be joining ED GEIN, THE MINOR TIMES, and END OF A YEAR for a performance at the Westcott Community Center in Syracuse, NY in early May. Turmoil will also headline day one of Sincerity Fest at the Ches Arena in Cheswick, PA on June 16th alongside bands such as NIGHTS LIKE THESE, KNOW THE SCORE, WISDOM IN CHAINS, STRENGTH FOR A REASON, and more.

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Ed Gein Clears Up Confusion On Slaughter Fest

Ed Gein has posted a message clarifying the confusion around Slaughter Fest and the fact that they are not playing at that festival:

"Ed Gein is NOT playing Slaughter Fest in Rochester, NY on November 24th."

"We were asked if we would like to play but did not confirm one way or the other that we would or wouldn’t because we didn’t know if we would be able to. I do not know why we are being advertised on this show. We did NOT agree to play it. And as of last night I found out that we will definitely NOT be able to play it due to prior engagements. I apologize for any confusion caused by the people posting false information."

"Again, ED GEIN DID NOT AGREE TO PLAY THIS SHOW, AND IS NOT PLAYING THIS SHOW. If it's not listed under our shows on our myspace page, then it’s bogus."

"In REAL show news, we actually WILL be playing Rochester on December 2nd at the Steel Music Hall with Psyopus. I am waiting for all the exact info and as soon as I have it it will be up on our page. – Aaron"

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Ed Gein Release Entire Fall Touring Schedule

Ed Gein will be spending the majority of the fall extremely active, first with a short trip alongside Willowtip metal-heads Arsis and then an extensive jaunt with Ferret/Weathermen upstarts Heavy Heavy Low Low & Victory Record's Nights Like These. Though we seriously doubt the Geiners ability to stay still for a prolonged time period, they have hinted that this may be the last lengthy trip before they begin working on new material.

Tour w/ Arsis and Becoming the Archetype
8/25 Brockton , MA Roman's
8/26 Amityville , NY Village Pub South
8/27 Binghamton , NY American Legion Hall
Tour w/ Misery Signals, Dead to Fall and Arsis
9/08 Des Moines , IA House of Bricks
9/09 Topeka , KS The Static Bar
9/10 Denver , CO Marquis Theatre
9/11 Cedar City , UT Night by Night
Tour w/ Heavy Heavy Low Low, Nights Like These and Ligeia
9/15 Roseville , CA The Underground
9/16 San Jose , CA The Cave
9/18 Anaheim , CA Chain Reaction
9/19 San Diego , CA Soma
9/20 Phoenix , AZ Modified Arts
9/21 El Paso , TX Chic's
9/22 Lubbock , TX Winchester Pavilion
9/23 San Antonio , TX The Sanctuary
9/24 Dallas , TX Gypsy Tea Room
9/25 Houston , TX Walter's on Washington
9/26 Wichita Falls , TX OneSixNine
9/27 Memphis , TN The Complex
9/28 Birmingham , AL Cave 9
9/29 Nashville , TN Muse
9/30 Atlanta , GA The Masquerade
10/02 Jacksonville , FL Jack Rabbit's
10/03 West Palm Beach , FL Ray's Downtown Blues
10/04 Orlando , FL Backbooth
10/05 Ybor City , FL The Orpheum
10/06 West Columbia , SC New Brookland Tavern
10/07 Charlotte , NC The Casbah
10/09 Baltimore , MD Sonar
10/10 Lancaster , PA Chameleon
10/11 Huntington , WV Hyamp
10/12 Covington , KY The Madhatter
10/14 Mt Clemens , MI Hayloft Liquor Stand
10/15 Columbus , OH The Basement
10/16 Dekalb , IL The House Café
10/17 Minneapolis , MN Ascot Room
10/18 Iowa City , IA The Picador
10/19 Kansas City , MO The Grand Emporium
10/20 St Louis , MO Creepy Crawl
10/22 Lemont , IL Stage 83
10/23 Grand Rapids , MI Skelletones
10/24 Buffalo , NY Buffalo Icon
10/28 Asbury Park , NJ Asbury Park Convention Hall
10/29 Providence , RI The Living Room
10/31 Louisville , KY Bulldog Cafe

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Pre-Order New JFAC EP "Doom"

Job For A Cowboy's new EP for recent contractors Metal Blade Records, "Doom", can now be pre-ordered at both this location for Australians (export postage available, but will cost extra) and through Relapse Distribution, here.

As previously reported, Job For A Cowboy will be making an appearance on the second day of the 2006 Saints & Sinners Festival at the Asbury Park Convention Hall Complex in Asbury Park, NJ. Tickets are now on sale for both the October 28th and 29th shows through Ticketmaster for $32 for a single day, or $58 for both. The Fest will map out like this:

Saturday 28th of October:

From First To Last
Every Time I Die
The Devil Wears Prada
Drop Dead, Gorgeous

Sunday 29th of October:

Killswitch Engage
A Life Once Lost
Job For A Cowboy
Despised Icon
From A Second Story Window
Ed Gein

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Saints & Sinners Festival 2006 (NJ) Info Revealed

Saints & Sinners Festival 2006 will take place on Saturday, October 28th and Sunday, October 29th at the Asbury Park Convention Hall Complex in Asbury Park, NJ. Tickets will go on sale August 11th through Ticketmaster, with one-day tickets priced at $32 and a two-day ticket at $58. Here's the schedule:

Saturday October 28th

From First To Last
Every Time I Die
The Devil Wears Prada
Drop Dead, Gorgeous

Sunday October 29th

Killswitch Engage
A Life Once Lost
Job For A Cowboy
Despised Icon
From A Second Story Window
Ed Gein

More bands to be announced for both days.

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More Arsis, Becoming The Archetype, Ed Gein Dates

ARSIS have updated their upcoming tour schedule:

with Becoming the Archetype:
August 18 - Madison, WI @ The Loft w/ Demiricous
August 19 - Indianapolis, IN @ The Underground w/ Demiricous
August 20 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Lawrenceville Moose w/ Ed Gein
August 21 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church w/ Ed Gein
August 22 - Kingston, PA @ Backstage Enterprises w/ Ed Gein
August 23 - Hudson, NY @ St. John's Rec Center w/ Ed Gein
August 24 - Wallingford, CT @ American Legion w/ Ed Gein
August 25 - Boston, MA @ TBA w/ Ed Gein
August 26 - Amityville, NY @ Village Pub South w/ Ed Gein
August 27 - Endicott, NY @ Downtown Quarterback w/ Ed Gein
August 28 - Asbury Park, NJ @ Club Deep w/ Ed Gein
August 29 - West Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
August 30 - Virginia Beach, VA @ Peppermint Beach Club
August 31 - Danville, VA @ Plan B
September 1 - Wilmington, NC @ Lucky's Pub
September 2 - Hinesville, GA @ Little Ricky's
September 3 - Myrtle Beach, SC @ TBA
September 4 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
September 5 - Orlando, FL @ The Backbooth
September 6 - Jacksonville, FL @ Thee Imperial

with Dead To Fall, Misery Signals, Ed Gein:
September 8 - Des Moines, IA @ House of Bricks (no Misery Signals)
September 9 - Topeka, KS @ The Static Bar
September 10 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
September 11 - Cedar City, UT @ Night by Night
September 12 - Ogden, UT @ Club Boom VA
September 13 - Reno, NV @ The Fourteenth Ward

with Dead To Fall, Misery Signals, The Faceless:
September 14 - San Francisco, CA @ The Pound
September 15 - Fresno, CA @The Belmont
September 16 - Ventura, CA @ Alpine
September 17 - Salinas, CA @ Salinas Valley Lodge
September 19 - Los Angeles, CA @ Whisky A Go Go
September 20 - Bakersfield, CA @ Jerry's Pizza
September 21 - Corona, CA @ Showcase Theatre
September 22 - Lancaster, CA @ Cedar Center
September 23 - Phoenix, AZ @ Metal Devastation
September 24 - El Paso, TX @ House of Rock and Roll
September 25 - San Antonio, TX @ The White Rabbit
September 26 - Houston, TX @ Java Jazz
September 27 - Ft. Worth, TX @ The Ridglea Theater
September 28 - Monroe, LA @ Fleur De Live
September 29 - Augusta, GA @ Sector 7G
September 30 - Fredericksburg, VA @ KC's

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7 Angels 7 Plagues Reunion Show Details

Details have been finalized for next weekends 7 Angels 7 Plagues reunion show. The event will take place at KC's in Fredericksburg, VA. Additional information and tickets can be found here. Here's the line-up:

7 Angels 7 Plagues
Fear Before the March of Flames
The Number Twelve Looks Like You
Suicide Silence
Too Pure to Die
Ed Gein
All Shall Perish
Nights Like These
Light This City
The Jonbenet
This Time It's War
Shroud of Turin
Left to Vanish
Forever in Despair
Another Born Without
Adonis Decay
Face the Facts
The Bastille
In Alcatraz 1962
We Were Gentlemen
Kill the Silent

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Arsis and Becoming the Archetype Tour Dates

Arsis and Becoming the Archetype will tour together from mid-August until early-September. Here are the tour dates:

8/18 Madison, WI @ The Loft w/ Demiricous
8/19 Indianapolis, IN @ The Underground w/ Demiricous

dates w/ Ed Gein
8/20 Pittsburgh, PA @ Lawrenceville Moose
8/21 Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
8/22 Kingston, PA @ Backstage Enterprises
8/23 Hudson, NY @ St. John's Rec Center
8/24 Wallingford, CT @ American Legion
8/25 Boston, MA @ TBA
8/26 Amityville, NY @ Village Pub South
8/27 Endicott, NY @ Downtown Quarterback
8/28 Asbury Park, NJ @ Club Deep

8/29 Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
8/30 Virginia Beach, VA @ Peppermint Beach Club
8/31 Danville, VA @ Plan B
9/01 Wilmington, NC @ Lucky's Pub
9/02 Hinesville, GA @ Little Ricky's

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7 Angels 7 Plagues Reunion Show Details

7 Angels 7 Plagues will be playing another reunion show on August 5th at KC's in Fredericksburg, VA. You can get more info on advanced tickets and the show here. Also scheduled to perform are the following bands:

Fear Before the March of Flames
The Number Twelve Looks Like You
Suicide Silence
Too Pure to Die
Ed Gein
All Shall Perish
Nights Like These
Light This City
The Jonbenet
Shroud of Turin
This Time It's War
Left to Vanish
Another Born Without
Forever in Despair

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The Red Chord Tour Dates

The Red Chord have confirmed plans for a two-week headlining tour in May. Notably, a few of the dates will feature Shai Hulud. Commented The Red Chord vocalist Guy Kozowyk: "The Red Chord played our Fused Together CD release show with Shai Hulud years ago. I've been a fan ever since. It's an honor to have them on this run." Here are the tour dates:

dates w/ Ed Gein, First Blood
5/4 Burlington, VT @ Club 242
5/5 Auburn, NY @ Auburn Public Theatre w/ The Acacia Strain
5/6 Cromwell, CT @ Cromwell Knights of Columbus w/ Doomriders
5/7 Worcester, MA @ The QVCC (16 Greenwood Street) w/ Doomriders
5/8 Lemoyne, PA @ Champion Ship
5/9 TBA
5/10 TBA w/ The Acacia Strain

dates w/ The Acacia Strain
5/11 Louisville, KY @ Headliners w/ Ed Gein
5/12 Memphis, TN @ The Complex w/ Shai Hulud, Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza
5/13 Nashville, TN @ Rocket Town w/ Shai Hulud, Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza
5/14 TBA w/ Shai Hulud, Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza
5/15 Greensboro, NC @ Green Street Club w/ Shai Hulud, Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza
5/16 Fredricksburg, VA @ KC's w/ Shai Hulud, Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza
5/17 Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Loft w/ Shai Hulud, Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza

5/18 Levittown, NY @ Club Ritual (The Red Chord only)

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Complete Lineup Confirmed For NEMHF 2006

The full lineup for the 8th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, which is sponsored this year by ESP Guitars and Krank Amps, has been confirmed.

The three-day festival at The Palladium in Worcester, MA, will feature headliners Lacuna Coil, Black Dahlia Murder, and Between the Buried and Me on Friday, April 28. Arch Enemy, Chimaira, and Exodus will headline Saturday, April 29. Headliners for Sunday, April 30 are Gamma Ray and DragonForce.

UK-based DragonForce will be making its first-ever American appearance at the festival. Italy's Lacuna Coil and Sweden's Arch Enemy will be making return appearances at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, after stellar performances at the 2003 and 2002 editions of the festival.

"It's fantastic to be a part of what is quite possibly the best U.S. metal fest around!" said Arch Enemy guitarist Mike Amott. "This is our third time playing the New England Metal and Hardcore fest and it's always a pleasure. It's held in a great venue with great fans."

"It is an honor for us to be one of this year's headliners at the New England Metal and Hardcore festival," said vocalist Andrea Ferro. "We are more than ready for it. We can't wait."

Bands confirmed for Friday (listed alphabetically) are: A Life Once Lost, A Perfect Murder, Alarum, Arsis, Between The Buried And Me, Black Dahlia Murder, Cephalic Carnage, Dead To Fall, Demiricous, Ed Gein, From A Second Story Window, Haste The Day, If Hope Dies, Lacuna Coil, Ligeia, Necrophagist, Neuraxis, Nodes Of Ranvier, Ringworm, Scarlet, Still Remains, Suicide Silence, The Absence, Thine Eyes Bleed and Through The Eyes Of The Dead.

Saturday's bands include 100 Demons, Arch Enemy, At All Cost, Caliban, Chimaira, Colin Of Arabia, Cryptopsy, Damnation AD, Death Threat, Embrace The End, Exodus, First Blood, Full Blown Chaos, God Forbid, Hate Eternal, Immolation, Into The Moat, Ion Dissonance, Overcast, Ramallah, Remembering Never, Righteous Jams, Scars Of Tomorrow, Shoot To Kill, Since The Flood, Skinless, Spitfire, Suffocation, Sworn Enemy, Terror, The Acacia Strain, The Classic Struggle, The JonBenet, and Turmoil.

Sunday's lineup is: A Love End Suicide, Bloodlined Calligraphy, Born Victim, Bronx Casket Company, Burn In Silence, Byzantine, Cannae, Cellador, Doom Raider, DragonForce, Folly, Gamma Ray, Goat Horn, Hypersolid, Inked In Blood, Into Eternity, Light This City, Losa, Mercury Switch, On Broken Wings, Phoenix Morning, Protest The Hero, Sanctity, The Miles Between, Torn Asunder, Trouble, Twelve Tribes, Who Killed The Prom Queen, Wolf, xdeathstarx, and xlooking forwardx.

Talent is subject to change.

The 8th Annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival is also sponsored by Prosthetic Records, 2nd Stage sponsor; Revolver Magazine, exclusive magazine partner and creator of the official event program; Facedown Records, sponsor of street marketing efforts; FUSE TV; Mazur PR; The Syndicate; and many others.

Vendors this year include Century Media/Nuclear Blast, Deepsend Records, ESP Guitars/Krank Amps, Eulogy Recordings/Hand Of Hope Records, Facedown Records, Fuse TV/Uranium, Lifeforce Records, Metal Blade Records, Oak Knoll Productions, Prosthetic Records, Red Rocket Records, Relapse Records, Revolver Magazine, Stillborn Records/Hatewear Inc., Trustkill Records, Victory Records, and others.

Friday tickets are $35.00; Saturday and Sunday individual day tickets are $40.00. Three-day passes are $109.50. Tickets are available now at all Strawberries Record Stores, online at tickets.com, or by calling tickets.com at (800) 477-6849. There is re-entry at this all-day event until 6 p.m. each day.

The Palladium is located at 261 Main Street in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Visit the festival website at metalandhardcorefestival.com or myspace.com/metalandhardcorefestival.

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