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3 Inches of Blood
A Mass metal titan brings it back to Worcester
Of all rock genres, metal has proven itself to be perhaps the most accepting of the aging of its idols.
| April 20, 2012
3 Inches of Blood party on
In a culture obsessed with decoding the lyrics and attitudes of modern popular music, nothing gets more closely scrutinized than heavy metal.
Hitting up the Metal Alliance Tour
| March 23, 2012
Holy Grail: 187-riff salute
Most metal bands have no difficulty in shredding, and shredding mightily.
Shredding along a tighter metal path
| November 19, 2010
Six things I learned at Rock and Shock
George Romero talks zombies, Creepshow, and cockroach wrangling at Rock & ShockLast weekend, Rock and Shock invaded Worcester's DCU center and Palladium. For the uninitiated,...
| October 20, 2010
"Strange Days Tour 2010" with Tech N9ne + Brotha Lynch Hung
Brotha Lynch Hung shocked pop culture when his 13th and latest disc, Dinner and a Movie (Strange Music), landed high up on the Billboard charts....
| June 09, 2010
Insane Clown Posse at the Palladium
From WFNX: Begley Becomes A JuggaloConsidering that Chris Faraone has already plumbed the horrorcore depths in the Phoenix this week, and that the definitive case...
| October 28, 2009
Rock & Shock 2009: Misfits + Type O Negative at the Palladium
Misfits, "Saturday Night" So far, October has been a great month for me to live out my adolescent fantasies: In the span of one weekend,...
| October 23, 2009
Rock and Shock 2009: Horror descends on Wormtown
Do you like scary movies? How about heavy metal? You're in luck: the Rock and Shock horror convention -- which blends both into one noisy,...
| October 16, 2009
New England Metal and Hardcore Festival
This weekend, a supercell of pure metal fury swirls over Wormtown as both Valhalla and Hades crac...
| April 14, 2009
GUITAR HEROES OF OUR TIME: DRAGONFORCE
Wormtown becomes ground zero for some of the most ridiculous shredding known to man, as UK warriors ...
| November 25, 2008
It takes a pillage
When I finally get Amon Amarth vocalist Johan Hegg on the phone, I feel as if I’d woken a giant.
Amon Amarth lead the Viking death-metal pack
| October 15, 2008
Photos: New England Metal and Hardcore Fest 2008, Part 2
Acacia Strain Behemoth Dimmu Borgir Hate Eternal Kataklysm Shadows Fall New England Metal an...
| April 29, 2008
PHOTOS: New England Metal and Hardcore Fest, Part 1
High on Fire Job for a Cowboy Children of Bodom In Flames Megadeth 10th Anniversary New E...
| April 28, 2008
Armor for Sleep
It's kind of refreshing to hear a bitchy emo record that doesn’t direct all its ire toward the heartless females.
Smile for Them | Sire
| December 26, 2007
This just in: Big Digits open for MIA
If you're headed to M.I.A. at the Palladium tonight, get there early: Cool Kids have cancelled, bu...
| November 28, 2007
Photos: New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, Day Two
Lizzy Borden Metal Blade 25th Anniversary Jam Unearth Cannibal Corpse (wi...
| April 29, 2007
Photos: New England Metal and Hardcore Festival 2007, Day One
Dimmu Borgir Behemoth Bury Your Dead Devil Driver Walls of Jericho 3 Inches of Bl...
| April 28, 2007
Gallery: Rock N Shock Day 2
Bad Ash The Red Chord Mongrel Municipal Waste The Acacia Strain Gwar ...
| October 15, 2006
Mastodons and Mastodon'ts: plus Bronx and Converge at the Palladium
All photos (c) Aaron & Returntothepit.com. More here. OTD caught a ride out to...
| September 10, 2006
Fresh Princes of Metalcore 2: Bury Your Dead's electric boogaloo
Bury Your Dead are our favorite Boston-via-N'hampshire hardcore band ever. Last time we heard from...
| July 11, 2006
Portfolio: New England Metal and Hardcore Festival 2006, Day Three
From top: DragonForce, metalheads, Gamma Ray, Into Eternity, Light This City, Bronx ...
| May 02, 2006
Portfolio: New England Metal and Hardcore Festival 2006, Day Two
New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, Day 2April 29 at the Palladium, WorcesterWords and photos b...
| April 30, 2006
Portfolio: New England Metal and Hardcore Festival 2006, Day One
(OTD is stuck at a podcasting conference this weekend (you can watch it live on the internerd), but&...
| April 29, 2006
Seeing thangs: Is the Palladium haunted?
Yes, the Haunted have played the Worcester Palladium. But who knew the Palladium was haunted? Fu...
| April 05, 2006
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