People (myself included) are always quick to point out how America lacks in music festivals. Europe’s got a nice circuit going on, but we’ve got very little in that regard. We do make up for it quite a bit for the always excellent Maryland Deathfest. I was fortunate enough to go in 2012, and I would definitely love to go again. The lineup gets bigger and better every year, and it’s beginning to look like the 2014 iteration of the festival will be worth the trip.
The first round of bands announced is incredibly enticing. Check it out:
AT THE GATES (Sweden)
DIOCLETIAN (New Zealand)
At The Gates and Gorguts alone would make for a stellar show, but judging by the wording from the Facebook announcement, the festival has even bigger and better bands in store for headlining the event:
We thought there would be more to announce today, including a band that will definitely headline one of the days, but that will take another week or two to finalize. Expect the next announcement in about 2 weeks.
Also, it’s worth noting that the fest has eyes firmly on Carpathian Forest: