May 13-15, 2022

Desertfest NYC

Brooklyn, NY

Orange Amps descend upon Brooklyn for a long weekend of hard rocking fuzz and doom.

June 1-4, 2022

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.

June 17-21, 2022

Litha Cascadia

Chehalis, WA

Formerly Thirst For Light, this most Cascadian of fests hosts nature-forward dark music and art.

June 30-July 3, 2022

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.

August 19-20, 2022

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.

Nov 4-6, 2022

Mass Destruction

Atlanta, GA

Atlanta upstart focusing on all things extreme.

May 14-15, 2022

Legions of Metal

Chicago, IL

Risen from the ashes of Ragnarökkr, step back into the 80s with some of the best OG and modern trad bands around.

June 5-7, 2022

Oblivion Access

Austin, TX

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

June 25, 2022

Metal Immortal

Pittsburgh, PA

A celebration of trad metal takes over Pittsburgh's finest venue in its inaugural year.

July 22-25, 2022

Fire in the Mountains

Jackson, WY

Under the shadow of the Tetons, celebrate the best of atmospheric metal and dark americana with a gathering unlike any other.

August 19-22, 2022

Psycho Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

Doom, stoner, prog, and hard rock are the emphasis at this massively successful casino-based festival.

April 13-15, 2023


Vancouver, BC

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

May 21-24, 2022

Maryland Deathfest

Baltimore, MD

THE extreme metal fest in the US takes over Baltimore every Memorial Day weekend. Big name Europeans share the stage with the nastiest death and grind the world has to offer.

June 10-11, 2022

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.

June 25, 2022

Trve Brewing Bacchanalia

Denver, CO

The country's most metal brewery holds its annual bacchanal for a weekend each May, with an eclectic mix of the the beer slingers' favorites.

August 6, 2022

Medium Well in Hell

Raleigh, NC

Blistering BBQ and breathtaking black metal are served up to distract from the humid depravation that is a North Carolina summer.

Sep 7-10, 2022

Full Terror Assault

Cave-in-Rock, IL

Trying to go for the full European camping feel, this BYOB thrash and death party takes over the Southern Illinois woods each Labor Day weekend.