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Terrminal Frost

Metal Band

The Mojo Machin

Scars Like These

Philly Rock n Roll/Punk/Metal band

Old Fezziwig

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Halloween Costume party. Fun times will be had with these amazing bands. Prize for best male and female costumes. Be there

Oct 29, 2016
7:30 PM

2580 Haverford Rd Ardmore, PA 19003 (610) 649-6245

$6 | 21+

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1000 invited, 19 attending.


Experimental black-noise metal from L.A. Playing with a full band.


Final show featuring an exclusive collab with members of Krieg/Chaos Moon/Skaphe/Crypt Sermon. You'll never see anything like this again.

Bastard Thieves

Atmospheric Black Metal from the Philly burbs

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Mischief Night freak show featuring: L.A. experimental black-noise project, CROWHURST (playing with a full band featuring mems of Sovereign (PA)), a final performance from ESOTERICA (feat. a collab performance with mems of Krieg/Chaos Moon/Skaphe/Crypt Sermon), and atmospheric bm band BASTARD THIEVES


radiation rock, fucked robot thrash noise


Good ol' heaviness from Lansdale!

Sick Shit

We play rock 'n roll music.


Heavy shit from up the way PA

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Microwaves is heading all the way from Pittsburgh to shatter your stupid eardrums. 21+ l $8 l 9pm Noise/hardcore/metal night

Nov 3, 2016
9:00 PM

The Fire
412 West Girard Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19123 (267) 671-9298

$8 | 21+

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131 invited, 15 attending.

War Season

King Bison

...a heavy, bluesy, riff rock band from southeastern Pennsylvania.

Space Caravan

We play rock n roll.

Nov 5, 2016
8:00 PM

Cooper Morgan's
140 Barto Rd Barto, PA 19504

$0 | 21+

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127 invited, 14 attending.

Trap Them

See them here before you see them at MDF.


Nashville grind, one of the best live bands you will see

Die Choking

New band with a long pedigree of Philadelphia metal/grind/doom/power violence history. Featuring members and ex members of Cop Problem. The commitment to all things scuzzy, is proven. Highly recommended if you were a fan of long time greats such as Assück, Crossed Out, and early Napalm Death.

Ten Ton Hammer


Nov 10, 2016
8:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$15 | 21+

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695 invited, 136 attending.

Fight Amp

Jersey crusty metal something, Translation Loss Records


Ex fight amp/lady piss from baltimore. Albini-esque Rapeman jams

Legendary Divorce

Nov 11, 2016
7:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$10 | 21+

Facebook Event
876 invited, 174 attending.


Kentucky black metal band Anagnorisis are on tour celebrating their new release, 'Peripeteia'. "Peripeteia​'s main strength lies in its grandiloquent​ song structures that nip at black metal's boundaries. This is black metal at its most grand, coldly melodic and unapologetically over-the-top without stumbling into wimpy, overly symphonic territory..." - Noisey

Cryptic Hymn

Cryptic Hymn Blackened death from Kentucky on tour with Anagnorisis "...Cryptic Hymn instantly smite the listener with their scorching riffs and charred vocals." -No Clean Singing

Ululatum Tollunt Black metal from Tennessee "What I am positive about is that part about the music’s capacity to tear your head off. The grinding riffs are heavily distorted, the vocals are the terrifying shrieks of someone being disemboweled, the bass sounds like a cement mixer, the drums are blazing-fast gut-punchers." -No Clean Singing

Coastal Plain

Jersey Pinelands Dark Metal

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Free show, buy drinks from the bar and buy merch from the bands. 15 minutes from Philly. 15 minutes from DE.

Nov 11, 2016
8:00 PM

Harper's Pub
1 Gibbsboro Rd., Clementon, NJ, 08021-4017

$0.00 | 21+

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291 invited, 15 attending.


NYC Black metal. Dudes from Trenchgrinder and Krallice.


Music for Mountains


Black Metal


Philadelphia Lazer tight blackened epic metal!


featuring members of Panther Modern and T.O.M.B. occultist folk.

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Featuring the art of: Jeffrey V Daniels, Evan Void, Gene Smirnov, Dante Torrieri, Fred Sadgiqacea Root, Jason Lupeituu, Plamen Velchev, Alex Eckman-Lawn, Chris Mayfield, Alysså Møcere, Bruno Guerreiro, Virginia May Smith, Jenni Arcari, Brian Sheehan, Steven Bradshaw, Breezy Tucker, Barrett Wulderk, James Dunn, Kelly Campanile, Vanessa Yuzi Tejada, Leah Sabatelli, Nicole DiPonziano, Buddy Nestor, Maryrose Runk, Sean Martorana, AnnaVelicky, Bob Burns Stokes III Art reception 5pm - 7pm Music 7pm - 11pm $5 - $10 suggested donations drinks and food provided

Nov 12, 2016
5:00 PM

contact admins or ask a metal head for address

$5-10 Sliding Donation | all ages

Facebook Event
1000 invited, 118 attending.


Dudes from The Gates of Slumber

No Stayer

If you couldn't tell from the name, these crusty dudes play intense hard-rockin' old school metal

Nov 13, 2016
8:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$10 pre / $12 day of | 21+

Facebook Event
45 invited, 11 attending.

Nik Turner's Hawkwind

Eccentric, innovative, enigmatic, Nik is full of surprises. From big band 'Janet Juve and the Red Hot Daddies' to soul bands 'Maurice Traveler and the Starting Handles' and 'Soulfinger'. From circus orchestra M.D. for 'Gerry Cottle's Circus' to the esoteric mumbo jumbo jive of 'Sphynx'. From the space jazz of 'Hawkwind', writing seminal anthems such as 'Master of the Universe', 'Brainstorm', and 'D-rider' as the driving force in the creation of the legend and mythology that created that band's success, to 60's ska 'Skastars'. From the pomp rock of the 'Imperial Pompadours' to musical, political, satirical punk cabaret with 'Inner City Unit'. From busking cool groovy music on the streets of Cardiff and Mexico City to Nik Turner's 'Fantastic All Stars' playing cool Latino jazz. From equally fantastic Nik Turner's 'Galaktikos' playing big funk Latino hot grooves, to the 'Nik Turner Band' playing some of all that and more. Guested and recorded with numerous bands, including 'Sham 69', 'The Damned','Stranglers', 'Ruts', 'Spirit' with Randy California, 'Utopians', 'Guillemots' etc.


Hedersleben was hatched in the village of the same name on the outskirts of Quedlinburg, Germany. Beside the ancient stone cloister in the half timbered Bauernhaus Nicky Garratt jammed with Krautrock luminary Uve Mülrich, (Embryo), inspiring his next project. Thereafter a summer jam, with various musicians, has become a tradition each year. The odd story of this region’s connection to Progressive and Krautrock music comes from the fact that the Quasar and Quedlinburg entries in the encyclopedia Britannica lay not so far apart. A fascination with space fused an old crosshatched picture of Quedlinburg’s Schlossberg in Garratt’s sixteen year old mind. (This odd connection, reinforced in the pitch black above Hedersleben where meteors light up the summer night sky, plays out on Hedersleben’s debut album Upgoer). After a short incubation period, the prototype version of Hedersleben manifested in the US from the promotional line-up of Nik Turners Space Gypsy's. Remaining from an earlier trial version were bass player Jeff Piccinini, (Formerly of iconic punk band Chelsea) and guitarist Nicky Garratt, (Founding member of UK Subs). Drummer Jason Willer, (Former UK Subs drummer who featured along side Piccinini and Garratt on Turner's new album, writing the iconic single Fallen Angel STS -51-L), and free spirited keyboard player Lana Voronina from the touring band rounded out this first line-up. The Space Gypsy LP, (Released later that year on Cleopatra Records), received great critical acclaimed solidifying the Willer and Garratt as core members of the emerging new band Hedersleben. click to enlarge Piccinini shortly left to be replaced by Oakland bass player Bryce Shelton and Kyrsten Bean vocals/keyboards/guitar. This line-up played only one gig at the Metro in Oakland.

Green Meteor

sonic warriors from outer space

Nov 16, 2016
7:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$15 | 21+

Facebook Event
374 invited, 41 attending.

Dec 15, 2016
8:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$10 pre / $12 day of | 21+

Facebook Event
69 invited, 25 attending.

Kill The Stigmatic


Corpse Hoarder

Groovy death metal noise. Fun for everyone

Wolves Attack!!

Philly Hardcore


Slamming brutal death metal from Newark DE


South Jersey Hardcore


NJ female fronted Death Metal

Eye Of The Destroyer

jersy death metal!

Additional Info
Kill The Stigmatic and friends celebrate the release of "Possessing The Catatonics", KTSs newest full length offering 7 bands and some festive surprises. Come dressed for A Very Merry Metal Unchristmas. $10/21+

Dec 17, 2016
6:00 PM

Whiskey Tango
14000 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa

$10 | 21+

Facebook Event
1000 invited, 44 attending.

Green Jelly


Dec 28, 2016
7:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$15 | 21+

Facebook Event
318 invited, 46 attending.

Entombed A.D.

It's like Entombed, but like... A.D.

Full Of Hell

Probably some angry dudes.

Turbid North

n 2007 we left North Pole, Alaska, for Fort Worth, Texas—far away from any friends and family—determined to play music exclusively and relentlessly. Now, after a few challenging years, Turbid North has three remaining members, guitarist/singer Nick Forkel from North pole, Chris O'Toole - a bassist from Dunstable, England, and Jono Garrett a punishing drummer from Texas. We write music that’s meaningful to us, musically and lyrically. Our last release “Orogeny” features several chilling stories of human survival in the harsh, arctic land, set to inspired death metal music. The songs also explore our love of other forms of metal, as well as our collective interest in many other styles of music. We’re eager and hungry to stay out on the road and share our unique brand of “Alaskan Mountain Metal” with the rest of the world.

Jan 7, 2017
7:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$20 | 21+

Facebook Event
342 invited, 71 attending.

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