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slides: The 15th Annual New England Metal & Hardcore Festival in Photos

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

 

Hardcore music hit Worcester this weekend when the http://metalandhardcorefestival.com/" target="_blank">New England Metal and Hardcore Festival held its 15th annual weekend-long concert at the Palladium.

It's a classic and draws audiences from far and wide who go not only for the music, but for the merch booths that take over the venue as well as the parking lot next door. Worcester-based freelance photographer Hillarie Jason captured the action and shares some of her favorites with GoLocalWorcester. For more of Jason's photographs and a full gallery from the Festival, go to www.hillariejason.com and her Facebook page, here.

 

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Anthrax

Legendary thrash metal band performed their classic album "Among the Living" in its entirety. Local guitarist, Jonathan Donais from the band Shadows Fall, filled in on second guitar.

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Shadows Fall

This Massachusetts native band electrified the crowd on Friday night.

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Opeth

Swedish metal masters played almost 2 hours to close the night on Saturday, churning out a diverse set of death metal, psychedelia, and progressive and acoustic rock.

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Hatebreed

Local New England hardcore heroes.

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Black Breath

Highly anticipated performance from this Southern Lord recording artist did not disappoint and was definitely one of the fest's highlight performances.

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The Dillinger Escape Plan

One of the most chaotic, energetic and volatile performances of the fest and a crowd favorite.

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Ensiferum

Finnish pagan metal heavyweights rounded out the pagan metal bands on Saturday.  Instead of flying kicks in the pit, there were groups of fans with arms locked, forming huge circles to perform what looked like a pagan fertility rite.

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Job For A Cowboy

Arizona based band that brought some refreshing, and much welcomed, death metal to Sunday's hardcore packed bill.

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D.R.I.

Legendary old school hardcore band that began in 1982  and never seems to disappoint. Their set was the highlight of the Sunday line up.

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Sick Of It All

Originally formed in 1986, this hardcore band from Queens, NY played fast and hard and the fans loved it.

 
 

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