FLIGHT OF THE VALKYRIES (FotV) festival – the premier festival in the US for metal bands with female lead vocals will be held Saturday, June 27, 2009 at STATION 4 in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota and will feature bands such as Sirens of Titan, Hydrogyn, Todesbonden, Luna Mortis, headliner Benedictum.
American Waste Festival is conceived from a couple friends who wanted to help bring Kansas City a fest to call it’s own. The festival is taking place June 6 & 7 at The Beaumont Club in Kansas City, MO. Testament are headlining the event.
The New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will enter its second decade this April with an eclectic mixture of bands from the metal and hardcore genres. Returning to the Palladium in Worcester, Mass., the event will take place on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18, with a an extra special pre-party on Thursday, April 16.
The Northwestern Black Circle Festival is the 1st official Northwestern Black Metal Fest. This is a yearly celebration of the blackest acts to come out of the great pacific domain. Ceremonial Castings and Inquisition are among the bands confirmed for the Northwestern Black Circle Festival held in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. on May 23, 2009.
The 7th edition of the Chicago Powerfest will take place at the Pearl Room in Mokena, Illinois on May 7-9, 2009. Also, as previously announced, the PAGANFEST USA: Part 2 tour will be making a stop on the first night (May 7) of this year’s Powerfest to kick it off again with some amazing Pagan metal!