Candlemass to headline Hell in the Harbor pre-party in Baltimore

Swedish doom metal band Candlemass will headline the pre-party for the inaugural Hell in the Harbor festival on Friday, May 26, 2023, in Baltimore, Maryland.

The lineup for the event at Baltimore Soundstage also includes Warhorse, Devil Master, Kontusion, Withered, BastardCröss and Total Maniac.

Tickets for the pre-party are on sale here. Tickets for the two-day Hell in the Harbor festival are available here. The pre-party is included for those who purchase the Maximum Hell Package.

The two-stage event will feature more than 30 bands, including metal icons Cannibal Corpse, Napalm Death, High on Fire and Pig Destroyer, plus hometown shows for Baltimore’s Dying Fetus and Misery Index.

The open air main stage on Market Place will be the centerpiece of a unique festival experience, with local vendors, carnival games, sponsorship activities and much more lining the streets. A second stage, just a few steps away in the bowels of Baltimore Soundstage, also will feature two full days of programming, as well as the pre-party.

In addition to the pre-party, Maximum Hell Packages include a Hell in the Harbor T-shirt, poster and free access to the Pentagram Pancake Brunch on Sunday with all-you-can-eat and drink breakfast and Bloody Marys/mimosas/Irish coffee (vegan options available).

The Hell in the Harbor lineup is as follows:

  • Cannibal Corpse
  • High on Fire
  • Dying Fetus
  • Napalm Death
  • Pig Destroyer
  • Hulder
  • Cephalic Carnage
  • Misery Index
  • Goatwhore
  • Undeath
  • Sanguisugabogg
  • The Dwarves
  • Acid Witch
  • Inter Arma
  • Deadguy
  • Escuela Grind
  • Internal Bleeding
  • Spirit Adrift
  • Spectral Wound
  • Vomit Forth
  • Cloak
  • Visceral Disgorge
  • Deaf Club
  • Jarhead Fertilizer
  • Outer Heaven
  • Necrofier
  • Cloud Rat
  • Deceased
  • Demiser
  • Sadistic Ritual
  • Inoculation
  • Cemetery Piss

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