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March 17-18, 2023

Total Death Over Mexico

Mexico City

The newly-minted fest in Mexico's capital is quickly becoming the Killtown of the Western Hemisphere.

April 14-15, 2023

Decibel Metal & Beer Fest

Philadelphia, PA

Extreme beer and extreme music form a winning combination at this Philly staple. Unlimited pours served in front of a stage showcasing the mag's favorite bands.

May 25-27, 2023

Northwest Terror Fest

Seattle, WA

Quickly becoming one of the best festivals in the country, NWTF sees doom, death, and black metal take center stage, but fiends of all persuasions will find something to sink their teeth into.

June 16-18, 2023

Oblivion Access

Austin, TX

Formerly Austin Terror Fest, Oblivion Access aims to become the American Roadburn with an eclectic lineup and hand-picked curators.

September 28-30, 2023

Blades of Steel

Madison, WI

Wisconsin's newest fest provides a deadly mix of legendary 80s bands and some of the newer acts they've inspired.

March 24-25, 2023

Hell's Heroes

Houston, TX

All-Things-80s is the focus of Houston's finest fest whose tickets sell out within hours. Quickly becoming one of the best metal gatherings on the planets.

April 14-16, 2023

Metal Threat Fest

Chicago, IL

Cavernous Death Metal takes over the Chicago 'burbs with a host of European filth-flingers that rarely make US appearances.

May 27-28, 2023

Hell in the Harbor

Baltimore, MD

In this Deathfest off-year, Baltimore's Soundstage have taken things into their own hands and offered up a worthy competitor to the mother of all extreme festivals.

August 18-19, 2023

Mad With Power

Madison, WI

One of the only pure power metal celebrations on the the continent, Mad With Power shows that US cheese-fiends are alive and well.

Dec 1-2, 2023

Metal & Beer: Denver

Denver, CO

Decibel take their fantastic Philly concoction on the road; bringing brews and brutality to the Mile High city.

April 13-15, 2023


Vancouver, BC

Trad and power metal take fans to the stars in the heart of Vansterdam.

May 18-21, 2023

Modified Ghost

Vancouver, CA

In its sixth incarnation, this heavy-doom and doom-heavy ritual will shake the Canadian west coast to its core.

May 26-28, 2023

Milwaukee Metalfest

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

America's OG extreme metal fest is back, with a lineup to fit its legendary legacy.

September 6-9, 2023

ProgPower USA

Atlanta, GA

The Southeast's pride and joy, this melodic-centered party features some of the cheesiest European acts around. Typically sells out within hours of the first announcement.

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