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With NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL 2014 in Worcester, Massachusetts is now less than a week away, running from Thursday, April 17th through Saturday the 19th, today a massive giveaway from one of the event’s main sponsors, Tama Drums, has been announced.

The seven-piece Tama drum kit which will be used to back all performances on the main stage of NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL XVI will be given away at the end of the event. Every ticket purchased in advance of the festival counts as an automatic chance to win the kit, boasting a retail value of $2700, including tickets previously purchased before the contest was in place.

Tickets for NEMHF XVI are on sale at THIS LOCATION. For VIP packages, point your browser HERE.

With sponsorships from Tama, Ibanez, New Noise Magazine, Monster Energy Drink, All In Merch and others, the sixteenth annual gathering of the iconic NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL will once again feature two stages at the renowned Worcester Palladium for solid three days of havoc. The opening night of NEMHF XVI, Thursday, April 17th, will see headlining sets from Broken Hope, Oceano, Darkest Hour, the final East Coast show ever for Bleeding Through, Emmure and All That Remains. Day two, Friday, April 18th, will feature main acts Slapshot, The Acacia Strain, Carnifex, Whitechapel, 1349 and Behemoth as part of the massive Metal Alliance tour and more. And the final evening, Saturday, April 19th, will see sets from All Out War, a one-off show from Nails, Unearth, a special reunion set from Sam Black Church, Nile and the mighty Iced Earth along with many others dominating the stage.

NEW ENGLAND METAL & HARDCORE FESTIVAL XVI:

Thursday – April 17, 2014

All That Remains

Bleeding Through

Broken Hope

Cop Problem

Darkest Hour

Death Rattle

Emmure

Enabler

Fallujah

Gideon

InDirections

Julius Seizure

Kublai Khan

Oceano

Rivers of Nihil

Scars of Tomorrow

The Last Ten Seconds of Life

Wilson

Years Since The Storm

Friday – April 18, 2014

1349

Behemoth

Bent Life

Black Crown Initiate

Born Low

Carnifex

Carnivora

Colin Of Arabia

Cruel Hand

Erra

Fire and Ice

Fit For An Autopsy

Goatwhore

I Declare War

Inquisition

Malfunction

Naysayer

Reflections

Slapshot

Suburban Scum

The Acacia Strain

The Mongoloids

Thy Art Is Murder

Warhound

Whitechapel

Within The Ruins

Saturday – April 19, 2014

Acius

All Out War

Barrier

Battlecross

Counterparts

Discourse

Gift Giver

Harm’s Way

Iced Earth

Kadavar

King Nine

Lionheart

Loyal To The Grave

Nails

Nile

Obey The Brave

Ramallah

Reign Supreme

Revamp

Sabaton

Sam Black Church

Silence the Messenger

Sylar

Texas In July

Those Who Fear

Twitching Tongues

Unearth

Will To Die