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Death metal fans, be on alert: Maryland Deathfest returns Memorial Day weekend. The multi-day festival of hardcore music takes place in Baltimore from Thursday, May 23 through Sunday, May 26. There’s a lot to hear and see during this four-day festival, which is now in its 17th year. What Is Deathfest? Deathfests are an international network of festivals featuring extreme bands – those in the death metal, grindcore, doom, thrash, hardcore, black metal, and experimental genres. The first Deathfest was here in Maryland in 2003; in the years since then, festivals have been added to the lineup. They’ve taken place in California, the Netherlands, Quebec,Read More →