It's hard to believe it's been 14 years of headbanging and moshing at the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival. This year's fest will take place over three days, from April 20 through 22, at the usual haunt of the Palladium in lovely Worcester, Mass. Killswitch Engage, who've been largely silent for the past year, will headline Sunday night's festivities.

The Black Dahlia Murder will close Friday night, while Saturday night's headliner will be announced on Jan. 2, 2012. With Overkill and Iwrestledabearonce on tap to perform that night, it's already shaping up to be a fantastic night.

As is customary with the NEMHF, it's a smattering of big names and small, veteran, established acts as well as new up and comers.

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The complete list of acts is as follows:

April 20:

The Black Dahlia Murder

The Acacia Strain

Oceano

All Shall Perish

Nile

Skeletonwitch

Lionheart

Fleshgod Apocalypse

First Blood

Molotov Solution

The Contortionist

Reign Supreme

Conducting From the Grave

Fit For an Autopsy

Incendiary

Palehorse

Hour Of Penance

Legion

Relentless

April 21:

Headliner TBA

Overkill

iwrestledabearonce

Protest the Hero

Periphery

Bane

Shipwreck

Cruel Hand

Aborted

Blackguard

The Mongoloids

Belgardor

System Divide

Naysayer

The Greenery

Diamond Plate

Rotting Out

Expire

Elitist

Trump the Harlot

Manners

Malefice

April 22:

Killswitch Engage

Every Time I Die

Vanna

For Today

Chelsea Grin

Sleeping Giant

Stick to Your Guns

Attila

On Broken Wings

Mychildren Mybride

For The Fallen Dreams

Texas In July

Upon a Burning Body

Volumes

Like Moths to Flames

Hundredth

No Bragging Rights

Counterparts

Gideon

More details for the festival are available at www.metalandhardcorefestival.com.