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Senior Fellows

https://seniorfellows.bandcamp.com/

Sludge from Tulsa, OK

Chimpgrinder

chimpgrinder.bandcamp.com/

Faceripping Bluesdeathsludge

Bruise Bath

https://bruisebath.bandcamp.com/

an altar of nothing erected for no one

Heavy Coughin

https://heavycoughin.bandcamp.com/

Camden spliff doom

May 2, 2016
8:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$6 | 21+

Facebook Event
430 invited, 26 attending.

Dj Void

dark, black, industrial, doom

Additional Info
we are all doomed. monthly dark gathering bringing together dark art and dark music to satisfy our grim existences. pop-up art showcase featuring the art of FRED GRABOSKY. playlist will be black/death/noise metal from 1990-1995. come out and meet new allies or sit in the corner alone and have a beer and eat caramels. no cover. 9-midnight. be there.

May 3, 2016
9:00 PM

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

$0.00 | 21+

Facebook Event
421 invited, 27 attending.

Zappa Plays Zappa

http://zappaplayszappa.com/tourlog/index.php

Rock Legends derived formed with Dweezil Zappa (son of Frank Zappa)

Additional Info
Dweezil Zappa & The Zappa Plays Zappa Band: Performing the Music of Dweezil Zappa (Via Zammata' Tour) @ Ardmore Music Hall - 2/6 & the Zappa Plays Zappa Band: Performing the Music of Dweezil Zappa Saturday, Feburary 6th @ The Ardmore Music Hall 6:30 Reserved, 7 GA 8 PM Show $28 adv/ $35 D.O.S.; $40 Reserved 21+ With the release of Via Zammata’, Dweezil Zappa’s first solo album in 10 years, he and the Zappa Plays Zappa band are gearing up to support the new record with the Via Zammata' Tour. Dweezil describes this album as being “filled with diversity” and a combination of “unusual musical influences.” This is a performance you won’t want to miss! What people are saying about Via Zammata’: “Dweezil Zappa has woven an irresistible sonic quilt with top notch song writing tremendously sung and played. No bull. A must buy. Do it.” - Mattias IA Eklundh “Dweezil’s new record, 'Via Zammata' is a very honest expression of his own unique creativity […]it’s obvious that he is an inspired artist.” - Steve Vai Get Via Zammata’ on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/via-zammata/id1051153558

May 4, 2016
8:00 PM

The Ardmore Music Hall
23 E. Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore PA 19003

$28 | 21+

Facebook Event
430 invited, 87 attending.

Red Moon Rising (Chi)

https://redmoonrisingbandcamp..com/album/dream-walker

2 Piece heavy ass crust

Pisskvlt

https://pisskvlt.bandcamp.com/releases

Shit-faced two piece from Elizabeth, NJ that'd rather be skating

Deathmonger A.D.

https://www.facebook.com/Deathmongerad

New Philadelphia Hardcore band. influenced by bands like all else failed, converge, integrity, and coalesce. Member of Cape of Bats

Coffins Across Hiroshima

https://coffinsacrosshiroshima.bandcamp.com/releases

South Philly black metal thrash assault

Destruct Device

https://destructdevice.bandcamp.com

The best new crust grinding acrobats in Philly

May 4, 2016
7:00 PM

The Pharmacy
1300/02 S. 18th St. Philadelphia, PA 19147

$7 | all ages

Facebook Event
388 invited, 24 attending.

Buckethead

http://bucketheadland.com/index_main.html

KFC's Most Wanted

Additional Info
Buckethead is back after a brief hiatus from the road!! His last show was New Years Eve 2012 in San Francisco. During his live appearance absence, Buckethead has released more than 200 cd's, which he and his fans call "Pikes"! Buckethead is virtuoso guitarist, and multi-instrumentalist who encompasses several genres of music. He has released 256 studio albums, 4 special releases and an EP. He has performed on over 50 more albums by other artists. His music spans such diverse areas as progressive metal, rock, funk, blues, jazz, bluegrass, and avant-garde music. When performing in his theatrical persona, Buckethead used to wear a KFC bucket on his head, emblazoned with an orange bumper sticker that reads "FUNERAL" in capital black block letters, and an expressionless plain white costume mask. More recently, he has switched to a plain white bucket no longer bearing the KFC logo. He also incorporates nun chucks, robot dancing, and toy trading into his stage performances. Buckethead's persona represents a character that was "raised by chickens" and has made it his "mission in life to alert the world to the ongoing chicken holocaust in fast-food joints around the globe." Buckethead is best known for his electric guitar playing and is considered one of today's more innovative guitarists. He has been voted number 8 on a list in GuitarOne magazine of the "Top 10 Greatest Guitar Shredders of All Time" as well as being included in Guitar World's lists of the "25 all-time weirdest guitarists" and is also known for being in the "50 fastest guitarists of all time list". He performs primarily as a solo artist, though he has collaborated extensively with a wide variety of high profile artists such as Iggy Pop, Les Claypool, Bill Laswell, Bootsy Collins, Serj Tankian, Brain, Mike Patton, Viggo Mortensen, and was a member of several big bands such as Guns N' Roses, Col. Claypool Bucket of Bernie Brains, and Praxis.

May 8, 2016
8:00 PM

The Ardmore Music Hall
23 E. Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore PA 19003

$25$ adv, $30 Door, 35$ R. | 21+

Facebook Event
618 invited, 170 attending.

Nerd Rage

https://nerdragepile.bandcamp.com/releases

Lexington, KY grind (mem of Tombstalker)

Dirtbag

https://dirtbag1.bandcamp.com/releases

KY sludge metal (2nd Philly appearance)

Skuz

www.facebook.com/SKUZNJ?fref=ts

NJ Grind (mem of Pink Mass / Budd Dwyer)

Destruct Device

https://destructdevice.bandcamp.com

The best new crust grinding acrobats in Philly

Tombs

www.facebook.com/events/223623087825209/#!/TombsBklyn

What they'll put your body in after this show.

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May 13, 2016
11:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$12 | 21+

Facebook Event
720 invited, 81 attending.

Anvil

FORMED IN 1978 IN TORONTO CANADA, ANVIL WERE ONE OF THE FIRST BANDS TO TAKE NWOBHM AND PUSH IT A BIT FURTHER INTO MORE OF A REALM OF SPEED AND THRASH METAL. SINCE THEN, THE BAND HAS RELEASED FIFTEN STUDIO ALBUMS, AND HAS BEEN CITIED AS HAVING INFLUENCED MANY NOTABLE HEAVY METAL GROUPS, INCLUDING METALLICA, SLAYER, ANTHRAX AND MEGADETH. METAL ON METAL!!!!

Lich King

www.facebook.com/LichKingMetal

Killer Thrash from MA

Midnite Hellion

www.facebook.com/midnitehellion?ref=ts&fref=ts

Traditional Heavy Metal with a dose of Thrash. contact them at [email protected] to purchase tickets for the event.

The Donner Party

Paralysis

NJ Thrash

Exm

Tilted

Additional Info
Every ticket purchased through the link comes with a FREE MIDNITE HELLION Mega-Merch pack - CD, Sticker, Guitar Pick, & FREE SHIPPING!!

May 13, 2016
6:00 PM

Brighton Bar
121 Brighton Avenue, Long Branch, NJ

$18.00 | all ages

Facebook Event
507 invited, 49 attending.

Necrot

https://necrot.bandcamp.com/

CA death metal punks

Skull Shitter

NYC Grind - Members Mutant Supremacy

Jenkem

https://www.facebook.com/thetruejenkemofficial

Smells like shit, tastes even worse

Castle Freak

castlefreak.bandcamp.com/

Cape ov Bats spawned Grind from ArdGore

Additional Info
[email protected]

May 15, 2016
7:00 PM

The Millcreek Tavern
4200 Chester Ave, University City, PA, 19104

$8 | all ages

Facebook Event
378 invited, 62 attending.

Tengger Cavalry (Ny)

https://www.facebook.com/tengger0cavalry/

Mongolian folk metal with overtone singing

Tungsten

https://www.facebook.com/TungstenPhilly/

Philly psychedelic metal/progressive rock

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May 15, 2016
8:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$12 in advanc, $14 day of | 21+

Facebook Event
752 invited, 35 attending.

The Obsessed

https://www.facebook.com/TheObsessedOfficial

Wino and the boys on whiskey and weed

The Atomic Bitchwax

http://www.theatomicbitchwax.com/

60s psychedelic rock and 70s riff rock. Plan your trip accordingly.

Karma To Burn

http://www.k2burn.net/

Like a bong filled with whiskey

May 19, 2016
7:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$20 | 21+

Facebook Event
341 invited, 82 attending.

Hate Eternal

http://hateeternal.com/

The legendary death metal juggernaut and brainchild of extreme metal luminary Erik Rutan (ex- Morbid Angel, Ripping Corpse)

Vital Remains

www.facebook.com/vital.remains.official

Legendary death metal band from RI

Black Fast

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

Blistering, bludgeoning, no-holds-barred metal

Inanimate Existence

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

Progressive and brutal west coast death metal. On Unique Leader.

Outer Heaven

http://outerheavenpa.bandcamp.com/

For fans of head banging and satan.

Kill The Stigmatic

www.facebook.com/KILLtheStigmatic

Metal

May 21, 2016
5:00 PM

Voltage Lounge
421 n 7th st, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123

$18 | all ages

Facebook Event
566 invited, 92 attending.

Weedeater

www.weedmetal.com

YES!

Author & Punisher

http://www.tristanshone.com/

True deal brutal Industrial Doom from California- Crushing heavy tones created by beautiful, handcrafted analog machines. Check the videos on the website. ONE OF ONLY 2 EAST COAST SHOWS!

Today Is The Day

Classic insanity.

Lord Dying

Lord Dying come from Portland, Oregon, a place over abundant with purveyors of the heavy riff. A region where the inhabitants are plagued with nerve and joint damage due to lack of sunlight. In a time where everyone is trying to out-sludge or out-doom each other Lord Dying gives something less than a fuck. Having shared the stage and road with the likes of Yob, Unsane, Black Cobra, Gaza, Witch Mountain, Lecherous Gaze, Red Fang, Howl, and Black Tusk in their short time as a band, they have proved with relentless touring and a ferocious live show that they're out for blood. Their full length 'Summon the Faithless' is out now on Relapse Records

May 24, 2016
7:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$20 | 21+

Facebook Event
476 invited, 140 attending.

The Body

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

sludge lubrication from rhode island by way of portland

May 25, 2016
8:00 PM

Kung Fu Necktie
1248 North Front Street, Philadelphia, 19122

$10 | 21+

Facebook Event
470 invited, 140 attending.

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

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
198 invited, 26 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
87 invited, 23 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
969 invited, 186 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!

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Jun 10, 2016
8:00 PM

McStews
5316 New Falls Road, Levittown, PA 19056

$6 | 21+

Facebook Event
1000 invited, 24 attending.

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
728 invited, 58 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
71 invited, 19 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, 289 attending.

Nyogthaeblisz

http://shop-hellsheadbangers.com/nyogthaeblisz.asp

Satanic, chaotic black noise. El Paso, TX

Hellvetron

https://hellsheadbangers.bandcamp.com/album/death-scroll-of-seven-hells-and-its-infernal-majesties

Ceremonial black metal. El Paso, TX

Nexul

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0shruI45HQ&feature=youtu.be

Texas blackened death |ex-Nuclear Scorn & Nyogthaeblisz --- current Black Witchery

Dumal

dumal.bandcamp.com

Black Metal

Additional Info
$15 adv / $20 door (Add $2 for 18+ at the door). For advance will call only, use PayPal & send $15 to [email protected] Please put the name on your ID in the notes. Email [email protected] with any questions.

Jul 10, 2016
8:00 PM

Voltage Lounge
421 n 7th st, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123

$15 | 18+

Facebook Event
369 invited, 42 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

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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) /// More to be announced including headliners ... 100 Early bird tickets go on sale on February 12. When they sell out, regular priced weekend passes are put up. Check the link out for all price scales. Stay tuned ...

Sep 15, 2016
5:00 PM

White Hall, MD
Details coming soon

$115 | 21+

Facebook Event
1000 invited, 442 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
127 invited, 20 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
647 invited, 168 attending.




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