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Anthrax, Opeth, Hatebreed to Headline 2013 New England Metal & Hardcore Festival

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

The New England Metal & Hardcore Festival celebrates its 15 year of anniversary with a massive lineup for the 2013 installment, including headliners Anthrax, Opeth and Hatebreed.

The three-day festival will be held once again at The Palladium in Worcester, Mass., on April 19, 20 and 21, not to mention a pre-party on April 18.

The festival’s founder, Scott Lee, of MassConcerts, states, “I am excited with how far we have come and am ecstatic for this to be on our 15th year! It has been a long, interesting journey. We always try to make it a memorable event and we really hope you all enjoy the festival this year.”

Other bands confirmed for this year’s festival include Suicidal Tendencies, Shadows Fall, Municipal Waste, Katatonia, the Contortionist and much more. See the current lineup below.

Stay tuned for many more acts to be announced in the coming weeks!

New England Metal & Hardcore Festival XV Lineup:

Suicidal Tendencies
After The Burial
Alpha & Omega
Antagonist AD
Ark of the Covenant
Black Breath
Born of Osiris
The Contortionist
Dead by Wednesday
Death Before Dishonor
Fit for an Autopsy
Holy Grail
I Declare War
The Mongoloids
Mother of Mercy
Municipal Waste
No Mercy
Power Trip
Rude Awakening
Saving Grace
Shadows Fall
Suburban Scum
Those Who Fear
Trap Them
Twitching Tongues
Within the Ruins


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