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Q & A with Scott Lee Organizer of New England Metal and Hardcore Fest

Thursday, April 7th, 2011
Scott Lee - Organizer of New England Metal and Hardcore Fest New England Metal and Hardcore Fest 2011The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival is an annual concert event hosted at The Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts since its inception in 1999. NEMHF features scores of the most sought after and heavily followed hardcore and metal bands on the planet. The 2011 New England Metal and Hardcore Fest kicks off in one week, with this year's featured bands including Between The Buried and ...

Maryland DeathFest 2011 Official Lineup and Link List of Bands!

Monday, November 29th, 2010
Maryland Deathfest 2011 Official Logo The US's biggest metal party, THE MARYLAND DEATHFEST returns in 2011, May 26 through May 29, with some of the most influential bands in extreme music. We're talking reunions, rare appearances, special sets, once-in-a-lifetime performances. Nothing unusual for MDF. We at Blow The Scene have compiled a full list of links for every band performing at MARYLAND DEATHFEST IX for your surfing pleasure as the official roster is now public. And if you missed it, we caught up with masterminds and organizers behind the MARYLAND DEATHFEST for an EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW earlier this year. ...

Tankcrimes Brainsqueeze Fest!

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010
Tankcrimes and Brainsqueeze Labels Team Up for Rad Fest Oct 8 and 9 Today we wanted to post a quick blurb on a label and developing fest that has "RAD" written all over it. We already have a lengthy interview and feature piece underway with the Tankcrimes family, but we wanted to get you all stoked on this amazing fest early! Tankcrimes is an indie label based out of the Bay Area, CA. Tankcrimes features releases from many leading thrash and metal acts including Toxic Holocaust and Cannabis Corpse and is a longstanding embodiment of the DIY ethics code. Check out this stellar ...

Power Of The Riff Fest Takes LA By Storm Aug 8

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010
The Power of the Riff Fest Flyer for 2010 Los Angeles concertgoers will be treated to a free, all ages live performance showcase on August 8th featuring a wide spectrum of artists that transcend generations of rock, punk and metal fans at the first ever; Power of the Riff Fest curated by Greg Anderson of Southern Lord Recordings and Sam James Velde of the band Night Horse. The Power of The Riff Fest will also feature a record swap meet of local stores such as Vacation Vinyl, Origami Vinyl, and pop up stores by Tee Pee Records, Southern Lord Recordings and more during the 12-hour event running from 12pm-12am. ...

Summer Slaughter Tour pt II

Thursday, July 1st, 2010
The Summer Slaughter Tour Flyer Image feat Decapitated, All Shall Perish, The Red Chord and moreIn our first feature of Summer Slaughter Tour 2010, we covered headlining acts Decapitated, The Faceless, and All Shall Perish. Today we are focusing on two other participants that should definitely be on your radar; The Red Chord and Cephalic Carnage. To be honest, most reviews or mentions of the The Red Chord make my skin crawl. The band is often lumped in with the trolls of metal scene. You know the ones; the slew of bands ...

Primus Announce New Oddity Faire Tour Dates

Thursday, June 17th, 2010
Bass-master extraordinaire Les Claypool and his legendary prog band Primus, have just announced show dates for the 2nd Annual Oddity Faire kicking off September 14, 2010. Claypool stated in a 2009 a press release that Oddity Faire, "Dwelled outside the box and broke beyond the parameters set by the safe pallet of the mainstream...Having trod the stages of such events as Lollapalooza, Woodstock ’94, Reading, Bonnaroo, etc., I’ve come to realize that there really hasn’t been an event that truly represented the type of creative individual that I am kin to.” Performers rotate by region as this multifaceted event progressives through the tour, so be sure to check the line-up for your ...

Lauryn Hill to Perform at Rock The Bells

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010
Lauryn Hill LiveWhen you thought the summer's most potent Hip-Hop Festival Series couldn't get any better, Rock the Bells' organizers Guerilla Union announce Lauryn Hill will be performing a special set incorporating songs from her legendary debut album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. If that wasn’t enough to have you tap your man back like, “Do you see this?” Wu-Tang Clan will be performing Enter The ...

Drop Dead to Play Foo Fest & Line-up Announced!

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010
Foo Fest 2010 Drop Dead Live One of our all-time favorites, legendary crust punk outfit Drop Dead have announced they will be performing at this year's Foo Fest in their home turf of Providence, Rhode Island (we'll get to the rest Foo Fest's amazing line-up in just a moment). Drop Dead have been very selective about which live dates they pick up over the past few years and their August 14, Foo Fest performance is their only scheduled date this year! Formed in the early 1990, Drop Dead have etched a name for themselves as a defining band in the American crust punk movement. Adhering firmly to ...

Exclusive with Ryan Taylor Co-Founder of Maryland DeathFest

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010
Maryland Death Fest 2010 For most fans of extreme music, The Maryland DeathFest is a summer metal party that needs no introduction. Since its in inception in 2003, The Maryland DeathFest has drawn in some of the most legendary bands from around the globe. The support for the fest is immense, with concertgoers that fly in from over two dozen countries and a band line-up that is equally as diverse. This year's line-up promises to continue the Maryland DeathFest's legacy as the premiere metal fest in the US. MDF Co-Founder, Ryan Taylor has taken time out of his incredibly busy schedule to give Blow The Scene readers ...

Summer Slaughter Tour

Friday, May 21st, 2010
Summer Slaughter Tour Flyer The Summer Slaughter Tour is embarking on its third year of showcasing many of the top bands the extreme music scene has to offer. Although The Summer Slaughter Tour has only been in existence since 2007, it has quickly become one of the premier extreme metal tours featuring various death metal and metal fusion bands handpicked from around the Globe. We're going to be featuring several bands on this tour throughout the upcoming weeks. Today we are going to focus on the headlining acts. Headlining acts this year include Decapitated, The Faceless, and All Shall Perish. Headliner Overview:...

PENDU Presents EYE AND EAR FEST in NYC

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010
LED ER EST Any lover of experimental music in the New York area should be aware of Pendu’s 3rd Annual Eye and Ear Fest! All acts are New York based and experimental in nature-but most of the similarities stop there. The diverse line-up promises that this will not be another endurance test music festival of the same thing over and over. Pendu’s website allows visitors to stream songs from each artist participating in the festival. Check out the Pendu Presents NY Eye and Ear Fest and listen to everything that this festival has to offer! Pendu III Following Courtesy of Pendu's Facebook Pendu presents: NY EYE & EAR FEST …a massive Annual Music ...