NewsDecember 17, 2013 6:34 PM ET8,911 views

New England Metal & Hardcore Fest expands lineup

Official press release: The gatekeepers of the annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival are pleased to welcome more bands to the rapidly expanding lineup with Emmure, Gideon, Whitechapel, Loyal To The Grave, InDirections, Bent Life, Scars of Tomorrow, and Thy Art is Murder. The recent additions will join the likes of All That Remains, Iced Earth, Nile, Slapshot, the final East Coast appearance of Bleeding Through, Nails, All Out War, Twitching Tongues, and the 2014 Metal Alliance Tour package still to be announced and more than half of the lineup still to be disclosed. Scheduled to take place April 17th, 18th, and 19th, the sixteenth installment of the massive two-staged New England Metal and Hardcore Festival continues to drive dozens of bands and thousands of fans to the historic Worcester Palladium. Tickets for the event are on sale now and available for purchase. In related news, Break Thru Music is proud to announce their yearly Battle for Metal Fest competition. Throughout early 2014, local bands will have the opportunity to compete for a chance to perform live at this year's massacre. Performances will take place January - March at the Worcester Palladium and Webster Theater in Hartford, Connecticut. Spots are booking up fast so if your band is interested in the chance to earn a spot on the Main Stage, email now! Break Thru Music Presents: The Battle For Metal Fest 2014 January 18th 2014: Round 1 Palladium Upstairs January 24th 2014: Round 1 Webster Underground February 7th 2014: Round 2 Webster Underground February 7th 2014: Round 2 Palladium Upstairs February 21st 2014: Round 3 Palladium Upstairs February 21st 2014: Round 3 Webster Underground March 7th 2014: Round 4 Palladium Upstairs March 8th 2014: Round 4 Webster Underground March 22nd 2014: Finals Palladium Upstairs March 22nd 2014: Finals Webster Underground Doors: 6:00pm All Ages Tickets $12 New England Metal and Hardcore Festival 2014 Confirmations: All Out War, All That Remains, Alpha & Omega, Barrier, Bent Life, Bleeding Through "Final East Coast Appearance," Born Low, Colin of Arabia, Counterparts, Cruel Hand, Discourse, Emmure, Fire and Ice, Fit For An Autopsy, Gideon, Harms Way, Iced Earth, InDirections, King Nine, Kublai Khan, Lionheart, Loyal To The Grave, Malfunction, Nails, Naysayer, Nile, Ramallah, Reign Supreme, Revamp, Sabaton, Scale The Summit, Scars of Tomorrow, Slapshot, Suburban Scum, Sylar, The Mongoloids, Thy Art Is Murder, Twitching Tongues, Warhound, Whitechapel, Will To Die, Within The Ruins.

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