MACHINE HEAD, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, ARCH ENEMY Confirmed For NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL

MACHINE HEAD, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, ARCH ENEMY, ICED EARTH, CHILDREN OF BODOM have been confirmed to headline this year's New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, set to take place April 30-May 1 at The Palladium in Worcester, Mass.

The following groups are currently scheduled to appear at the festival:

Headliners – Friday, April 30:

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE
ARCH ENEMY
MACHINE HEAD
GOD FORBID
EVERY TIME I DIE

Headliners – Saturday, May 1:

ICED EARTH
CHILDREN OF BODOM
ZAO
THROWDOWN
BLEEDING THROUGH

Also appearing (in alphabetical order):

A PERFECT MURDER
ALL MY SINS
ALL THAT REMAINS
AS I LAY DYING
THE AUTUMN OFFERING
BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME
BLACK DAHLIA MURDER
THE BLED
BURNT BY THE SUN
BURY YOUR DEAD
BYZANTINE
CANNE
CATTLE DECAPITATION
THE COMEBACK KID
CREMATORIUM
DARKEST HOUR
DAUGHTERS
DEADWATER DROWNING
DIECAST
ED GEIN
EMBRACE TODAY
EVERGREEN TERRACE
EVERGREY
EVERY TIME I DIE
FOUND DEAD HANGING
FROM A SECOND STORY WINDOW
FULL BLOWN CHAOS
GLASS CASKET
THE JUDAS CRADLE
KATAKLYSM
MARTYR AD
MISERY INDEX
MISERY SIGNALS
MORTAL TREASON
MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD
NORA
PIG DESTROYER
THE RED CHORD
REFLUX
SCAR CULTURE
SCARLET
SINCE THE FLOOD
SIX FEET UNDER
SOILENT GREEN
SPEEDKILLHATE
TERROR
THROUGH THE DISCIPLINE
TO THE GRAVE
TWELVE TRIBES
WALLS OF JERICHO
WATCH THEM DIE
WHAT WEAPONS BRING WAR

The show will once again take place on the two stages in the Palladium. This year there will once again be a film crew recording every second of action on the stage and behind the scenes for a live DVD. Also note that the live DVD from last year's fest is being released on March 23. Record labels, vendors, and record distributors will set up shop in the balcony of the upstairs room. Sponsors this year include Fuse TV's "Uranium", Revolver magazine, Metal Maniacs magazine, Relapse Records, WAAF's "Harder Faster", Mazur PR, The Syndicate, Lollipop magazine and Full Contact magazine.

Friday (April 30) individual day tickets are $30. Saturday (May 1) individual day tickets are $35. Two-day passes are $60. Regular on-sale is Friday, February 27 at all Strawberries Record Stores, online at tickets.com, or by calling tickets.com at (800) 477-6849.

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