New England Metal & Hardcore Festival will return Sept. 15 and 16, 2023, at the Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts, with headliners Lamb of God and Parkway Drive.
The festival launched in 1999 and ran through 2018, often held over two or three days, with multiple stages and top-tier acts such as Megadeth, Manowar, DragonForce, Opeth, Between the Buried & Me, Meshuggah, Killswitch Engage, Suicidal Tendencies and Anthrax appearing through the years.
The event returns this year with bands gracing three stages—two outside stages and the main room
“We are very excited to bring back the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival,” said festival founder Scott Lee, who is working with MassConcerts. “I feel like we’ve put together one hell of a lineup for the first gig back in five years. Also, this will be the first year we have ever had the fest outside in the Palladium back parking lot.This is going to be one hell of a party you don’t want to miss. WEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!”
VIP tickets are available here.
The festival lineup is as follows.
Friday, Sept. 15:
Doors: 6 p.m.
Tickets: $49 ADV; $55 DOS; 2-day ticket $128.99
The Amity Affliction
Make Them Suffer
Saturday, Sept. 16:
Doors: 12 p.m.
Tickets: $84.99 ADV; $100.00 DOS; 2-day ticket $128.99
Lamb of God
The Black Dahlia Murder
Fit For An Autopsy
200 Stab Wounds
Gates To Hell