Since , this multiple-day festival has been attracting dozens of bands and thousands of fans to the historic Worcester Palladium each year bringing metal and hardcore acts deservedly to the forefront of each genre. The streets are barren. By clicking on "Continue to Site", you consent to our Terms of Service and the use of technologies such as cookies by us and our partners to deliver relevant advertising on our site, in emails and across the Internet, personalize content and perform site analytics. You are solely responsible for such message rates and data charges. You may call us at 1
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New England Metal And Hardcore Festival 19, At The Worcester Palladium
We have a staff of about 75 people over the weekend. Mostly everything works there, though. A very loud, aggressive sanctuary, yet still a place where thousands gather in devotion to a style of music that is as cathartic to them as it is abusive to those who have no taste for extreme music. We do have some sponsors for the metalfest, too. Scott Lee sees the Palladium differently, especially this time of year, when the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival takes over the old theater. Metalfest once again offers a careful blend of music that both sticks to the niche but likewise demonstrates just how broad the heavy spectrum is.
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You get a lot of people from Connecticut that come up, a lot of people from New Hampshire that come down. We allow re-entry during the day. Making something special is what Lee had in mind when plotting Metalfest after attending the Milwaukee Metal Fest in with the band Shadows Fall, which he was managing at the time. Besaw sees the all-ages paradigm as practical. It pushes your buttons, like a horror movie. Write A Comment Cancel Reply. Justin Thomas, 27, agrees.
They say it every time they come around, and despite the fact that obviously Four Year Strong is getting a better reaction from fans, the other bands are still psyched and still very happy with the energy they get from the kids. All of those bands have a legacy of playing the festival multiple times, getting bigger and bigger and bigger up to the point where they were headlining. Friday — April 18, This div height required for enabling the sticky sidebar. The event took hold, and soon it was elevating homegrown talent such as Killswitch Engage and Acacia Strain and presenting other developing bands from around the country, such as Mastodon and Lamb of God.
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