Sometimes, I wish I lived somewhere other than Buffalo, NY. This would be one of those instances. The New England Metal Fest is hosting a kickoff party at The Palladium in Worchester, MA on April 18.

Revocation, The Acacia Strain, and A Life Once Lost are only three of the nine bands that will start this festival off right- with brutal metal.

You can purchase tickets at FYE,, the venue, or order VIP tickets here ( Honestly, it would be worth the drive as well. The Acacia Strain always puts on a great show. Check out the official flyer along with some music from the bands below.

The official New England Metal & Hardcore Fest is from April 19-21 and boasts bands such as Anthrax, Hatebreed, Opeth, The Dillinger Escape Plan, and After The Burial. Here is our official preview for the main event. Go if you can. Go to it all.


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