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Maryland Deathfest VIII: 18 Bands Announced

Just when you thought Baltimore was safe from metalheads again, the folks behind Maryland Deathfest have gone and made some initial lineup announcements for the next installment of the festival, set for May 28-30, 2010. This is no tentative first step, either; a whopping 18 bands were announced today as performers at next year's event:

Entombed (Sweden)
Sinister (Netherlands)
Portal (Аustralia)
Haemorrhage (Spain)
Ingrowing (Czech Republic)
Gride (Czech Republic)
Massgrave (Canada)
Birds Of Prey
Fuck The Facts (Canada)

Organizer Ryan Taylor says, "Headliners and many more bands are still TBA. Headliner announcements could come within the next 1-2 weeks."

We won't be blogging every band announcement here, of course, so keep your eyes on the MDF website and the MDF forums for the breaking news as it happens.

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  • Arthur Delaney

    No Pig Destroyer?

  • Brandon Wu

    They've played MDF three times before, including this year, so I wouldn't rule them out (there are probably at least 30 more bands to be announced), but I wouldn't count on it either.

  • eq

    gridlink is the 'kill the client' drummer with 'mortalized' guitarist from japan, 'human remains' guitar and bass and 'discordance axis' vocalist. Ultimate grindcore nerd trifecta!!!!