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New England Metal And Hardcore festival does Austin

New England Metal And Hardcore festival announced that they are teaming up with MI Annex and headed back to Austin, TX.

New England Metal And Hardcore festival announced that they are teaming up with MI Annex and headed back to Austin, TX (ala SXSW). For a third straight year New England Metal And Hardcore festival are bringing some amazing metal and hardcore bands to MI Annex on Friday March 16. Last year this event was packed to capacity with lines of people outside still trying to get in. This year it’s bigger and better with the All In Merch Stage. Once again this event is open to the public – no wristband or badge needed, it’s ALL AGES and more importantly FREE. And it starts at Noon.

“We are livin the dream in Austin! It’s all about Music, BBQ and having a good time,” says festival co-founder Scott Lee. “The SXSW Day Party lineup we put together has to be a true representation of what the festival is all about and I think we’ve done it again this year with bands like iwrestledabearonce, Holy Grail, Lionheart, Cancer Bats, Volumes, Molotov Solution, Gideon, Betrayal, To Each His Own, To Speak Of Wolves and Surrounded By Monsters.”

Sponsors this year include All In Merch, Iron Fist Clothing, Soundrink, Break Thru Music, MassConcerts, Plug Your Holes, Green Vans, Century Media Records, Prosthetic Records, Mediaskare Records, Metal Blade Records, Blk Heart Group, Facedown Records, Solid State Records and Rock And Shock Horror & Music Convention.

MI ANNEX Presents:
New England Metal And Hardcore Festival Does Austin 2012


FRIDAY MARCH 16 @NOON – Free Show / All Ages

522 E. 6th St – Austin, TX 78701

(corner of Red River & 6th)


HOLY GRAIL 4:35-4:55

LIONHEART 4:05-4:25

CANCER BATS 3:35-3:55

VOLUMES 3:05-3:25


GIDEON 2:05-2:25

BETRAYAL 1:35-1:55

TO EACH HIS OWN 1:05 -1:25

TO SPEAK OF WOLVES 12:35-12:55


ABOUT NEW ENGLAND METAL AND HARDCORE FESTIVAL: The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival is the largest, longest running and most successful metal festival in the United States. It has presented some of the biggest and up-and-coming artists in the metal and hardcore music genres over the past 13 years. This year’s festival takes place April 20-22 in Worcester, MA. For more info on the SXSW Day Party and NEMHF 14, please check out,,

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