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Pulling Teeth performs at Maryland Deathfest 2011.

December 20, 2011 This kind of blast-beated summer thrash metal should blare from grimy front porches everywhere.


Hooded Menace performs at Maryland Deathfest 2011.

December 20, 2011 Hooded Menace's death-themed, reverb-shrouded doom-metal hypnotized those in attendance at Sonar.


Ben Barnett (left) and Bob Otis of Dropdead perform at Maryland Deathfest 2011.

December 20, 2011 Punctuated by Bob Otis' seething diatribes, Dropdead's hardcore appeals across musical lines.


Oak performs at Maryland Deathfest 2011.

December 20, 2011 To witness the doom-metal band live is to hear the sickness of a city rendered in feedback.


Hail of Bullets practically steamrolled East Saratoga St. with death metal at Maryland Deathfest in Baltimore this past May.

December 20, 2011 Hear sets from Exhumed, Hooded Menace, Pulling Teeth and Dropdead from America's best metal fest.


A still of Portal performing live from Maryland Deathfest: The Movie II.

May 13, 2011 Like Lovecraft realized by David Lynch, David Hall's live video is a visual and aural assault.

Still from Dragged Into Sunlight's set at Maryland Deathfest

April 26, 2013 The skin-crawling, multi-sensory set from the U.K. metal band gets the horror film treatment.

Electric Wizard.

May 22, 2012 Get your skull goblets out: Bob Boilen previews some of the bands at this year's Maryland Deathfest.


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