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South Jersey Hardcore

No Nothing


Wolves Attack!!

Philly Hardcore

Failing Light

fast tight metalcore from philly

Prosper Or Perish

Metal with Thrashy Death Rage and Good Times

Consumed With Hatred

Relentless Blackened Hardcore

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Stacked fucking lineup supporting Belligerent's Black Friday CD Release: HOSTILE

Sys2matik Ovrl0ad

Dark Electronic with hints of Metal

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An Dark Alternative Night.

Internal Bleeding

Long Island's Internal Bleeding are often cited as one of the earliest precursors of the "slam" style of death metal, Unique Leader Records.

Mortal Decay

For 25 years, Mortal Decay has been one of the true underground forces in death metal. Having performed on both sides of the continent, their music has showcased their technical abilities while still retaining brutality. As trends in music come and go, Mortal Decay consistently perform a unique brand of death metal with astounding songwriting abilities. SJMF features Original line up with Special guest on bass! Comatose Music.

Outer Heaven

Pulverizing Death from the backwoods of Pennsylvania. For fans of head banging and satan.


Brutal Death/Grind - Members previously of The Adept, Pyrexia, Insatanityn - Embludgeonment is a five-piece death metal band hailing from the South Jersey area. The band was formed in March of 2009 with the intention of creating a varied form of extreme metal music by combing different elements of brutal death metal, grindcore, and hardcore.


Set in a bleak atmosphere of filth, malaise and decaying infrastructure, REPLICANT is a New Jersey trio intent on creating despotic, depraved and pummeling riffs—a grinding and grooving aural consequence of the industrial primordial swamp. PRC MUSIC.

Exo Void

ExoVoid is a progressive technical death metal band from Central New Jersey. Debut EP "Psychotic Shift" out now!


Revocation is an American extreme metal band from Boston, MA, founded by guitarist and vocalist David Davidson, bassist and vocalist Anthony Buda and drummer Phil Dubois-Coyne in 2000.

Nader Sadek

Death Metal Art project. Artist Nader Sadek curates a group of musicians to collaborate on various albums, which serve as soundtracks to his concepts. SJMF6 Line up features sick drummer DEREK RODDY!!! bass devastator NOVY! guitar virtuoso RICHIE BROWN and guitar prodigy JIM ROSS...and of course putrid vomit provided by NADER SADEK


Cognitive was born in 2011 with the sole intent to create heavy, intensely technical music, while maintaining an edge of creativity that separates them from the over produced, sea of sub genres. Unique Leader Records.


Baltimore Slam. SJMF6 live debut with guests Jorel Hart (Disinhume) and Anshuman Goswami (Perihelion) who will be filling in on vocals and bass for this fest!


PYRRHON (pronounced "peer-on") is an experimental metal band from New York City. They formed in 2008 after a chance meeting on a subway platform, and have been honing their increasingly twisted take on the genre ever since. They have five official releases to their name so far: 2009's Fever Kingdoms EP, 2011's An Excellent Servant But A Terrible Master, 2014's The Mother Of Virtues, 2015's Growth Without End EP, and 2016's Running Out Of Skin EP. They have also recorded two demos and toured extensively in North America and Europe

Mind Power

Metal/Hardcore from Wilkes-Barre, PA, featuring members of A Life Once Lost, Dead End Path, Ligeia, & Bring The Heat.


With numerous tours and gigs behind them Replacire has released their debut album "The Human Burden." A 41 minute delve into the psyche and assault on the senses. With grinding riffs, interweaving melodies and intense composition Replacire hope to leave their mark and cross over to fans of various kinds of Metal.

Eye Of The Destroyer

Eye Of The Destroyer is an American death metal band based out of Union County, New Jersey. Formed on Halloween in 2013, the group mixes blast beats, slam riffs, and guttural vocals to create a consistently heavy sound. Lyrics that paint a nightmarish hellscape reminiscent of early exploit films, 80's horror and American grindhouse cinema. new jersey party slam, Methods of Murder (Lost Apparitions Records)

Post Mortal Possession

Brutal Death Metal with a side of Slamburgers birthed in 2013 from Pittsburgh, PA

Prosper Or Perish

Philly based heavy metal five piece, delivering a blend of thrash, death and hardcore laced with grooves, melodies and soulful elements.

More TBA


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Start time TBD.

Narcotic Wasteland

Death metal band from United States (Taylors, South Carolina).

Extinction Level Event

If you like lots of low end, crushing riffs, and music that makes you headbang way too hard, ELE has a treat for you! Formed in October 2014, North Carolina's Extinction Level Event (ELE) are the founders of all bass progressive metal, the creators of CLANK, a genre emerging from the 3 bass guitar lineup that has taken the metal world by storm. ELE has been featured internationally in major publications such as Metal Hammer UK, Team Rock, Metal Sucks, Metal Injection, Ultimate Guitar, Lambgoat, Gear Gods, Metal Insider and more. Are you ready for an Extinction Level Event?

Conflict Theory

Political Death Metal from PA

Dec 3, 2017
8:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie (Main Stage)
1250 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$17 pre-sale / $20 day-of | 21+

Morta Skuld

old school Death Metal hailing from Milwaukee, WI


gore-drenched sickness from the disease infested southern shores of Lake Erie


punishing old school death metal from DE

Outer Heaven

For fans of head banging and satan.

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Sacrificial Blood

The real deal old school death/thrash from NJ. Reunited again.


Sweet fucking Stoner/Death Metal From Harrisonburg Va. For fans of Sleep, Death and Entombed

Drones For Queens

Metallic grinding punk from Philadelphia

Atomic Cretins

Hardcore, Thrash, RnR


Formed - 1988 in New York. Noise rock trio of Chris Spencer (The Cutthroats 9), Vincent Signorelli (Swans) and Dave Curran (The Cutthroats 9 & The J.J. Paradise Players Club). The original lineup consisted of Spencer, Pete Shore and drummer Charlie Ondras, who passed away from a drug overdose in 1992. The video for the song "Scrape" (from their 1995 album Scattered, Smothered & Covered) received a lot of airplay on MTV and became their biggest hit to date. Note - in order to avoid confusion with the heavy metal band of the same name, they often use the suffix "NYC".

Big Brave

Building spectacular, inverted rock constructions that sound many magnitudes bigger than one would suspect a trio was capable of, Montreal’s BIG|BRAVE has been in existence since 2012, with members spread across two guitars and drums respectively. Unhurried and untouchable, BIG|BRAVE possess that same valued independent spirit which pervades their local contemporaries, and is at the root of their intense and exploratory musical offerings. Their sound lulls and lurches between passages of rhythmic noise pollution and vocal led awe, using considered juxtapositions of force and restraint to warp the senses. Remarkably quiet at times, their ambiance is not one of minimalism, but of dawning, foreboding power with the need to be vented, and when the hot flushes of blighted percussion and monochromatic guitar scrapes arrive, they arrive with triumphant force.

Child Bite,d.cWc

American post-punk/art rock band formed in 2005 in Detroit, Michigan, currently signed with Joyful Noise Recordings.

Dec 19, 2017
8:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie (Main Stage)
1250 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$15 pre-sale / $18 day-of | 21+

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