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New England Metal and Hardcore Festival 2010 Lineup and Details Announced

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The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will enter year 12 this April with an eclectic mixture of bands from the metal and hardcore genres. Returning to the Palladium in Worcester, Massachussetts, the event will take place on Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24, with an extra special pre-party sponsored by Atticus on Thursday, April 22.

Bands performing on Friday April 23 include Mastodon, Between The Buried And Me, Baroness, Cro Mags, Earth Crisis, Death Threat, Death Before Dishonor, COA, American Me, Thick As Blood, Forfeit, XTheWarX, Grave Maker, Rose Funeral, Conducting From The Grave and Howl. Doors open at 3:00PM

Bands performing on Saturday April 24 include Cannibal Corpse, Amon Amarth, Job For A Cowboy, Whitechapel, Skeletonwitch, Eluveitie, 1349, Impending Doom, Lecherous, Nocturne, The Tony Danza Tap Dance Extravaganza, Chelsea Grin, Abacabb, Arsonists Get All The Girls, Malefice, Swashbuckle, Cattle Decapitation, Acaro, Holy Grail, Disembodied, Cruel Hand, Reign Supreme, The Mongoloids, XTyrantX, Foundation, Soul Control, Alpha Omega, Burning Empires, Mother Of Mercy, Gaza, Across The Sun and Monsters. Doors open at noon.

Tickets for Friday only cost $40.00. Tickets for Saturday only cost $46.00. A 2-day ticket costs $80.00. All tickets go on sale THIS FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12 at 10AM at all stores, online at or to charge-by-phone call (800) 477-6849.

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11 Comments on "New England Metal and Hardcore Fest 2010 Announced"

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1. RTB writes:

Not enticing enough for a cross country roadtrip, especially day 1 s lineup, ugh...
Corpse and AA are the only bright spots.....

# Feb 14, 2010 @ 1:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. robw writes:

hmmmm hoping for cannibal and amon tour....

# Feb 14, 2010 @ 4:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. cudos to paul, fuck you bruce writes:

Whatever, besides metal they actually have some real hardcore bands this year, Cro-Mags, Earth Crisis, Death Threat and Death Before Dishonor. Wish I could go to this.

# Feb 14, 2010 @ 6:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. NZ_D writes:

wish we got anything near as good as this near me- 9000miles from worchester (not internet meme, some distance calculator said it's actually 8971miles between the 'city' i live and worchester)

# Feb 14, 2010 @ 7:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Rob writes:

Might as well name it "hardcore" fest. I've been looking forward to this for a year & it's not even worth the 90 minute drive. Come on Scott Lee, last year was almost a dud & now this! Let's get some more metal bands, there are way too many hardcore bands on the bill this year.

# Feb 14, 2010 @ 8:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. youdidwhattowhoforhowmuch? writes:

The last two years blew this lineup out of the water. Ill still probably attend saturday though.

# Feb 14, 2010 @ 8:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. M3talH3ad writes:

wow so cheap..us aussies have to fork out $155 for a one day festival...woooo

# Feb 15, 2010 @ 12:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. cudos to paul, fuck you bruce writes:

Scott Lee ate the whole burger family, that guy is FFFAAAAAAAATTTTTTT!!!!!!!!

# Feb 15, 2010 @ 1:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Mass Metal writes:

For the record, its Worcester, as in woostah, or wuss-ter, not worchester. Thats always bugs me

# Feb 15, 2010 @ 2:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. mahia writes:

sucks, scott lee has to do like 10 anniversary a lot of great bands,not 6 like this year,we need more metal

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11. Blindgreed1 writes:

Mass Metal: Lol. Shaddap and go paack the caa! \m/\m/

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