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Witchfist

https://witchfistmusic.bandcamp.com/

Post-Prog Heavy Rock from Philadelphia, Pa

The Color Nothing

Www.thecolornothing.com

Experimental Metal from Ocean County, NJ. For fans of Dillinger Escape Plan, Botch, Scarlet, Daughters, Fear Before.

Swarms

Fast loud and drunk, for fans of Coalesce, A Life Once Lost, Scarlet.

The Greatest Virtue

https://www.facebook.com/thegreatestvirtue

Punk Metal from Brick NJ

Hot Gospel

Www.hotgospel.bandcamp.com

Satyagraha

https://www.facebook.com/satyagraha215/?fref=ts

Philly blackened punk/thrash/hardcore/death metal

Endless Boogie

https://www.facebook.com/Endless-Boogie-31128877690/?fref=ts

"Meet Endless Boogie, the best-kept secret in New York's rock scene. They have the best name (taken from John Lee Hooker's 1971 album), the best onstage vibe and the best head-nodding jams. In a sea of derivative and freshly outfitted young bands, Endless Boogie -- with a combined age of 169 and members who count Canned Heat as one of their influences -- doesn't have a big agenda. They just want to rock with you, preferably all night long. "We try boogie sometimes, but boogie's hard," says guitarist Jesper Eklow (aka "The Governor") self-effacingly. "Boogie takes skill and we haven't honed those skills yet." The band's sound is a meltdown of metal, psychedelic and classic rock with a heavy dose of riffage, a kick-ass beat and super-cryptic lyrics. It's thunderous and mellow at once. To put it another way, it goes well with beer. Aside from Eklow, the band is made up of Paul Major (aka "Top Dollar," left) on guitar and vocals, Memories from Reno (right) on bass and Chris Gray (aka "Grease Control," second from right) on drums. Needless to say, their collective knowledge of music is so expansive it's a little scary. Endless Boogie played their first show in January of 2001 when their friend Steven Malkmus asked them to open for him at the Bowery Ballroom. Since then, they've been "working on improving." The band has two as-yet-untitled new albums coming out on Subliminal Sounds and No Quarter Records this summer." Carol Lee, Papermag (2006)

May 27, 2016
10:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$10 | 21+

Facebook Event
344 invited, 70 attending.

Teenage Big Foot

https://www.facebook.com/teenagebigfoot/timeline

Skate Punk

Test

https://www.facebook.com/testgrind/

Test is a band considered "nomadic of grindcore". Their presentations are generally held on the streets, in front the venues of shows, boulevards, suburbs, big festivals in the city and unusual places, where they can make noise.

Autocracy East (9:30)

https://www.facebook.com/autocracyeastnj/timeline

Fun, melodic punk for the scumbag in all of us.

Downtrodder

https://www.facebook.com/downtrodder/?fref=ts

Hardcore punk

Mitchell

https://www.facebook.com/MitchellNJ/timeline

Acoustic/folky renditions of the Misfits and other popular punk songs with accordion and banjo!

Gator Punch

https://www.facebook.com/gatorpunchnj/timeline

Puunnkkzzz

Additional Info
Come get wrecked, don't narc, be a dude

Cadaveric Spasm

cadavericspasm.bandcamp.com/

Awesome technical death/grind from Philly.

Test

https://www.facebook.com/testgrind/

Test is a band considered "nomadic of grindcore". Their presentations are generally held on the streets, in front the venues of shows, boulevards, suburbs, big festivals in the city and unusual places, where they can make noise.

Die Choking

http://diechoking.bandcamp.com/

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.

Ghost Ship Octavius (Wa State)

https://www.facebook.com/GhostShipOctavius

Melodic prog metal featuring longtime members of Nevermore and God Forbid

Spiritual Sickness

Progressive Power Metal outfit that hails from the shores of Long Island

https://www.facebook.com/spiritualsicknessmetal/?fref=ts

Altar Of Dagon

www.facebook.com/altarofdagon

Newark, DE based band combining elements of doom metal, power metal, classic heavy metal, and thrash. Interesting sound.

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Additional Info
GSO Features Matt Wicklund on guitar (God Forbid, Himsa, Warrel Dane), Van Williams on drums (Nevermore, Ashes of Ares, Pure Sweet Hell), Adõn Fanion on vocals and Dagna Silesia on bass (Warrel Dane, The People Now).

Jun 4, 2016
8:00 PM

Bar XIII
1706 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809

$10.00 | 21+

Facebook Event
764 invited, 40 attending.

Holy Grail

Power Metal/NWOBHM from Pasadena CA, on prosthetic records..

Savage Master

https://www.facebook.com/savagemaster666/info/?tab=page_info

Satanic Heavy Metal Straight From The Depths of Hell

Jun 8, 2016
7:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$12 / $14 | 21+

Facebook Event
96 invited, 26 attending.

Green Jelly

Really.

Loafass

http://www.myspace.com/loafass

Dick Yuengling's favorite band.

Jun 10, 2016
7:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$12 pre / $15 day of | 21+

Facebook Event
1000 invited, 208 attending.

Tenth Amendment

www.TenthAmendmentMetal.com

Groove Injected Industrial Death Metal

Amnivor

https://www.facebook.com/Ämnivór-474888652672149/

In 2015 founding members of Philadelphia band “Thee Citadel” Bob Hughes, Jason Carr and Chris Elliott scored a new vocalist, Damian Gioia (Necropolis, Live Suffer Die, Unscarred). However, with the new vocalist came a new sound and a need for a new start for the band of more than 20 years. A new name seemed like the final step in the now, “Ämnivór’s” new beginning. Vocalist, Gioia said it best, “We felt we needed a new beginning. And changing the name was the way to get out of our own shadow.”

Since The Fire

www.facebook.com/SincetheFire

Nazereth, PA's metal beast!

Racing Fate

https://www.facebook.com/RacingFate/app/2405167945/

Centralia

https://www.facebook.com/centraliaburns

1st wave of Black metal

Jun 10, 2016
8:00 PM

McStews
5316 New Falls Road, Levittown, PA 19056

$6 | 21+

Facebook Event
1000 invited, 41 attending.

False

Black metal from Minnesota on Gilead Media.

Amnivor

https://www.facebook.com/Ämnivór-474888652672149/

In 2015 founding members of Philadelphia band “Thee Citadel” Bob Hughes, Jason Carr and Chris Elliott scored a new vocalist, Damian Gioia (Necropolis, Live Suffer Die, Unscarred). However, with the new vocalist came a new sound and a need for a new start for the band of more than 20 years. A new name seemed like the final step in the now, “Ämnivór’s” new beginning. Vocalist, Gioia said it best, “We felt we needed a new beginning. And changing the name was the way to get out of our own shadow.”

Power Theory

PowerTheory.net

Pure Steel Records Artist

Starskream

www.facebook.com/4StarSkream?ref=br_tf

Philly's fav Metal Rock Group

Ketosis

www.facebook.com/ketosismetal

progressive hard rock metal from philly

Old Man Savage

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Old-Man-Savage/224737314238420

Malphas

www.facebook.com/malphasband

Philly Melodic Death Metal

Swampbox

https://www.facebook.com/swampbox/?fref=ts

Powerful alternative hard rock with melodic twists

Corpse Hoarder

www.facebook.com/CorpseHoarder

Groovy death metal noise. Fun for everyone

We...Our War

www.facebook.com/weourwar

Metal in your fucking face

Inviolate

https://www.facebook.com/Inviolate/info/?tab=page_info

Rock+Metal+Electronica+Industrial+Fronted by a bellydancer. Prepare to be Inviolated.

Additional Info
It is time for the 3rd Annual Metal for Mikki show! As always, we expect it to be one of the highlights of our year! For those who haven't been to one of our events before, Music for Mikki was started in 2012 after Mikki was diagnosed with an incurable, debilitating, chronic pain condition called RSD/CRPS. With her unable to walk and with insurance not covering most treatments, we held a beef and beer to help cover expenses. Then, the local metal community stepped up and asked how they could help so we added the Metal for Mikki show to our annual beef and beer. Now, we have expanded to the point where we are reaching out and helping other RSD patients with their treatment related expenses. And, once again, the local metal bands have stepped up to offer their help.

Jun 18, 2016
5:00 PM

Whiskey Tango
14000 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa

$10 advance/$12 at door | 21+

Facebook Event
1000 invited, 120 attending.

Sapremia

www.facebook.com/sapremia

NJ Old School Death Metal

Percussor

https://www.facebook.com/PercussorMetal

New Thrash / Death from the Delaware valley. Former members of Lesch Nyhan & Shadows in the Crypt.

Cadaveric Spasm

cadavericspasm.bandcamp.com/

Technical death/grind from Philly.

Wolfcloak

www.wolfcloak.bandcamp.com

NJ Black Metal

Devastate

www.facebook.com/pages/Devastate/143593255740056

Groove/ Grind

Jun 25, 2016
8:00 PM

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

$5 | 21+

Facebook Event
205 invited, 17 attending.

Classhole

https://classhole.bandcamp.com

If yer from New Orleans, you may remember this band in its most primitive form around 2000, with vocals courtesy of Mike Bevis (Gimp, Star of Kaos), Holly Peters (ex-Hawg Jaw) on bass, Paul Webb (Spickle, Mountain of Wizard, Clearlight) on drums, and Gary Mader (Hawg Jaw, Eyehategod, Outlaw Order) on guitar. Fast forward six or seven years. under the same name, drummer Paul Webb and guitarist Gary Mader reform the band as a recording project that would "do as little as possible" over an indefinite period of time. After assembling a full set over the course of three or four years, in fall 2010, Grant Tom (HAARP, Da Capa Preta, Mountain of Wizard) joined on bass, and the final addition, Matt Muscle (Mangina, TIREFIRE) joined several months before their first show in Oct 2011.

Jun 28, 2016
8:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$8 pre / $10 day of | 21+

Facebook Event
66 invited, 13 attending.

King Parrot

https://www.facebook.com/kingparrotband

Australian HEAVY.THRASH.GRIND.PUNK.METAL.

Child Bite

https://childbite.bandcamp.com

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

Jun 30, 2016
8:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$12 pre / $14 day of | 21+

Facebook Event
87 invited, 26 attending.

Funebrarum

Putrisect

http://putrisect.bandcamp.com/

Booze/hate-fueled Baltimore death metal

Scorched

Jul 2, 2016
8:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$10 | 21+

Facebook Event
210 invited, 60 attending.

Dragged Into Sunlight

supreme brutality from the UK

Primitive Man (Co)

https://www.facebook.com/primitivemandoom

CRUSTY SLUDGE/POWERVIOLENCE

Cult Leader

https://www.facebook.com/CultLeaderMusic

Gaza with a different vocalist.

Hivelords

https://hivelords.bandcamp.com/

Philly - avante-garde - psychedlic - black metal 'Cavern Apothecary' was a glimpse into the potential this band had at that point. On ‘Tapered Limbs of a Human Star’, they've smashed through the glass ceiling and surpassed the promise they showed. The fact that they're signed to Anthropic Records is both a blessing and a curse; it makes those who know about the band seem like part of a secret club and preserves their cult status. However, had this been released on a label like Relapse, Profound Lore or Candlelight, everyone would be losing their shit and proclaiming this as the best album they've heard this year. It’s simply stunning. - The Sludgelord

Jul 3, 2016
7:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$13 pre / $15 day of | 21+

Facebook Event
817 invited, 169 attending.

Jul 9, 2016
8:00 PM

Keswick Theatre
291 N Keswick Ave., Glenside, PA 19038

$29.50 - $65.00 | all ages

Facebook Event
1000 invited, 310 attending.

Mehenet

http://mehenet.bandcamp.com/

New Orleans based black metal

Grave Gnosis

Florida based black metal

Bride

https://blackangelsdeathcult.bandcamp.com/releases

Features members of Dreadlords. Dark, ambient noise.

Coastal Plain

https://www.facebook.com/graveyardofthesea/?fref=ts

Jersey Pinelands Dark Metal

Additional Info
$6 / doors at 8 PM / KFN upstairs on Monday, 7/25. Total Death worship.

Scissorfight

http://www.scissorfight.com

Scissorfight has a new line up...Doug Aubin on vocs, Rick Orcutt on drums...new songs,new gigs. A new chapter

Backwoods Payback

backwoodspayback.bandcamp.com

Awarded the honor of "scariest band name ever" by Decibel Magazine, Backwoods Payback is certainly out to make an impression. These three dudes and one gal from West Chester claim to make bootie shaking head nodding music with a slow and low tempo. With listed influences like whiskey, arm wrestling, and Black Sabbath, this is definitely not a show you want to miss.

Gozu

https://www.facebook.com/GOZU666/

Rock-Metal-Sexy-Crunk outta Bawston

Jul 30, 2016
8:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$10 pre / $12 DAY OF | 21+

Facebook Event
189 invited, 36 attending.

Mars Red Sky

http://www.marsredsky.net

Stoner Psych shit from France

Aug 21, 2016
8:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$12 pre / $14 day of | 21+

Facebook Event
58 invited, 8 attending.

Acid Witch

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Acid-Witch/146053698843172

Dripping Detroit Devil Metal

Blood Storm

http://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Blood_Storm/4106

Old school black / thrash metal from Philadelphia

Bound By The Grave

Baltimore death metal

Cemetary Piss

Baltimore blackened death metal

Coffin Dust

coffindust.bandcamp.com/

Hardcore infused death metal. Grab your shovels and pickaxes, we're going graverobbing.

Corpse Light

From Baltimore, you know them.

Destroyer Of Light

http://destroyeroflight.bandcamp.com/

"Good times and Good riffs!"

Empyreus

Members of Kommandant side project

Grave Gnosis

Florida based black metal

Helleborus

Rocky mountain high

Myopic

DC based progressive death doom

Sapremia

www.facebook.com/sapremia

NJ Old School Death Metal

Teloch Vovin

https://soundcloud.com/earsplit/sets/teloch-vovin-i

Occult black metal based out of New York

Temple Of Void

https://templeofvoid.bandcamp.com/

Death/Doom from the epicenter of collapsing civilization know as Detroit. For fans of Bolt Thrower, Dismember, Asphyx

Xeukatre

antilight.org/xeukatre/start.html

Baltimore

Ghost Bath

https://ghostbath.bandcamp.com/

Blackened metal from MN: Nuclear Blast Records

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Additional Info
The second installment of Shadow Woods Metal Fest. Bands announced so far ... Acid Witch (Detroit) Blood Storm (PA/TX) Bound By The Grave (Baltmore) Cemetery Piss (Baltimore) Coffin Dust (DC/Philly) Corpse Light (Baltimore) Destroyer of Light (Austin, TX) Empyreus (Chicago) Grave Gnosis (St. Petersburg, FL) Helleborus (Manitou Springs, CO) Myopic (DC) Sapremia (NJ) Teloch Vovin (NY) Temple of Void (Detroit) Xeukatra (Baltimore) /// Plus many more... Weekend passes are now on sale! Single day tickets up in August! Stay tuned ...

Sep 15, 2016
5:00 PM

White Hall, MD
Details coming soon

$115 | 21+

Facebook Event
1000 invited, 462 attending.

Metalachi

http://metalachi.com

They're going to hit you with the Black Sabbath, Alice in Chains, Guns N Roses, ya know, all the good stuff! It's Metal. It's Mariachi. It's Metalachi.

Sep 17, 2016
6:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$20 | 21+

Facebook Event
339 invited, 27 attending.

Cough

WWW.MYSPACE.COM/COUGH666

Murderous sludge from Richmond. Drenched in feedback, spitting hate.

Ominous Black

WWW.OBLACK.BANDCAMP.COM

NJ psychedelic doomhaulers

Oct 1, 2016
7:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$15 | 21+

Facebook Event
654 invited, 170 attending.




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