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New England Metal & Hardcore Fest: Year of the Knife's Triumphant Return

The New England Metal & Hardcore Fest, a legendary event in the heavy music scene, is set to make a thunderous return this year, featuring the much-anticipated comeback of Year of the Knife. After a hiatus following a tragic van accident in 2023, the band is gearing up for their first live performance since the incident, promising an unforgettable experience for fans at this year's festival.

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Scheduled for September 21 and 22 at the Palladium in Worcester, Massachusetts, the festival boasts an impressive lineup that includes some of the biggest names in metal and hardcore music. Headlining the first night is Killswitch Engage, celebrating their 25th anniversary with a special performance. The second night will be headlined by Slaughter to Prevail, ensuring two days of intense, adrenaline-fueled performances.

Year of the Knife expressed their excitement about returning to the stage at the New England Metal & Hardcore Fest, highlighting it as a significant milestone in their journey. The ban sees this performance as a pivotal moment in their quest for global recognition and domination, expressing gratitude for both the festival organizers and their dedicated fanbase for their support.

The festival, known for its stellar lineup and electrifying atmosphere, has a long history of showcasing some of the genre's most ionic acts. From Megadeth to Converge, the festival has consistently delivered unforgettable performances and memorable moments for fans over the years.

This year's lineup features an impressive array of talent, with bands like Machine Head, Nails, Suicidal Tendencies, and Converge, among many others, set to take the stage. With more bands yet to be announced, fans can expect nothing short of a metal and hardcore extravaganza.

VIP tickets for the festival are already available, offering fans the opportunity to enhance their experience with exclusive perks and access. Whether you're a die-hard metalhead or simply looking to experience the adrenaline rush of live music, the New England Metal & Hardcore Fest promises to deliver an unforgettable weekend of headbanging, moshing, and pure sonic mayhem.

Don't miss your chance to witness Year of the Knife's triumphant return an catch some of the biggest names in metal and hardcore music. Grab your tickets now and prepare for a epic celebration of all things heavy at the New England Metal & Hardcore Fest.



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