Upcoming Concerts

If your band is playing a show or you know of a show that isn’t listed here, email me the details including who is playing, what venue it is at, how much it costs and a promo flyer image to DCHeavyMetal@Gmail.com and I’ll list it here. If you’re playing a DIY show and can’t be bothered to make a flyer up real quick, don’t be surprised if I can’t be bothered to list the show.

January 2020

Bands: Galactic Cross, Spiral Grave and Mangog

Venue: Atlas Brew Works (Ivy City NE Washington DC)

Date: Friday, January 31st, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

About: Dave Sherman’s newest band, Galactic Cross, is playing their first show AND releasing their debut album this night as well.

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#GalacticCross

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Bands: An evening with Machine Head. The show will consist of 2 sets totalling 3 hours. The first set will be with the newer members of Machine Head playing fan favorites, and the second set will be a reunion of original Machine Head members Rob Flynn, Logan Mader, and Chris Kontos playing the entirety of the “Burn My Eyes” album

Venue: Fillmore Silver Spring (Silver Spring, MD)

Date: Friday, January 31st, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#MachineHead

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Bands: Crooked Hills, Cavern, Foghound and Weed Coughin

Venue: Olde Mother Brewing (Frederick, MD)

Date: Friday, January 31st, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#CrookedHills

February 2020

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Bands: Bandit, No/Más, ground, Needle and M.S.D. (Millennial Snowflakes of Death)

Venue: Pie Shop DC (H Street NE Washington DC)

Date: Saturday, February 1st, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Bandit

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Bands: Pimmit Hills (ex-King Giant), Seasick Gladiator and Collider

Venue: Pie Shop DC (H St Corridor NE Washington DC)

Date: Saturday, February 8th, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#PimmitHills

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Bands: Max Redding and the Dogwood Gospel, Ashes of Everest, One Slack Mind, Noxious, Rat Infested, Dysfigure, Shumaun, Gravity Kong, Spiral Fracture and Ghost Logic

Venue: Tucked Away Brewing (formerly Bad Wolf Brewery) (Manassas, VA)

Date: Saturday, February 8th, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#ToyDrive

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Bands: Alms, Omen Stones, Cavern and Almost Honest

Venue: Rituals: Bar & Venue (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Saturday, February 8th, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Alms

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Bands: Mike Dillon Band, Earthride, Almost Honest and Screaming Mad Dee

Venue: Olde Mother Brewing (Frederick, MD)

Date: Saturday, February 15th, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#MikeDillonBand

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Bands: Queensrÿche

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Wednesday, February 20th, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Queensrÿche

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Bands: Horehound, Foehammer and Bailjack

Venue: The Pocket at 7DrumCity (Truxton Circle NE Washington DC)

Date: Friday, February 21st, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#SludgeNight

Promo video:

Bands: Vastum, Deceased, Darsombra, Barishi, Magic Circle, Völur, Yatra, Leila Abdul-Rauf, Fell Ruin, Doomstress, Alms, Spiral Grave, Arsantiqva, Mo’ynoq, Witching, Polemicist, Frost Giant, Radamanthys, Capitalist and Infinite Pizza

Venue: Cafe 611 (Frederick, MD)

Date: Friday February 21st thru Saturday February 22nd, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Shadowfrost

Check out the headliner:

Bands: Heavy Temple, Shadow Witch, Eternal Black and Haze Mage

Venue: Oliver Brewing (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#HeavyTemple

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Bands: Opeth and Graveyard

Venue: Fillmore Silver Spring (Silver Spring, MD)

Date: Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Opeth

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Bands: Voarm, Et Mors and The Astral Void

Venue: Atlas Brew Works (Ivy City NE Washington DC)

Date: Friday, February 28th, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Voarm

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Bands: Cult of Luna, Emma Ruth Rundle and Intronaut

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Saturday, February 29th, 2020 (Leap Year Day)

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#CultOfLuna

March 2020

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Bands: Om and Wovenhand

Venue: Black Cat (U St Corridor NW Washington DC)

Date: Monday, March 2nd, 2020

More info soon! Tickets go on sale 11/15/19.

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Om

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Bands: Weedeater, The Goddamn Gallows and The Atomic Bitchwax

Venue: Metro Gallery (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Weedeater

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Bands: Bad Omens, Oh Sleeper, Thousand Below, Bloodline and Marzy Maddox

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#BadOmens

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Bands: Triumvir Foul, Human Agony and Antichrist Siege Machine (A.S.M.)

Venue: Atlas Brew Works (Ivy City NE Washington DC)
Show has been moved to the Sidebar in Baltimore

Date: Friday, March 6th, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here
Tickets for Atlas will still be honored

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#TriumvirFoul

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Bands: Sanguisugabogg, Vomit Forth, No/Más and Immiseration

Venue: Sidebar (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Sunday, March 8th, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Sanguisugabogg

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Bands: Overkill, Exhorder and Hydraform

Venue: Fillmore Silver Spring

Date: Friday the 13th of March 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Overkill

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Bands: Killswitch Engage and August Burns Red

Venue: Fillmore Silver Spring (Silver Spring, MD)

Date: Saturday, March 14th, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here
Pre-Sale Password is: RHYTHM

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#KillswitchEngage

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Event: St. Thrashricks Fest: Return of McMoshy

Bands: Lich King, Swashbuckle, Wrath, Paralysis, Omnislash, Midnite Hellion, Black Mass, Bound By The Grave, Vitality, Toxic Ruin, Manic Outburst, Euphoria, Humungus, Fatal Agent, Arsena, Wrath Of Typhon and Exemptus

Venue: Angels Rock Bar (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Saturday, March 14th thru Sunday, March 15th, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get single and 2 day tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#StThrashricksFest

Check out the headliner:

Bands: Devin Townsend, Haken and The Contortionist

Venue: Rams Head Live (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Monday, March 16th, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#DevinTownsend

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Bands: High Command, Shadowland, Enforced and Nuclear Tomb

Venue: Atlas Brew Works (Ivy City NE Washington DC)

Date: Friday, March 20th, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#HighCommand

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Bands: Fleshgod Apocalypse performing with the Veleno Quartet and The Agonist

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Friday, March 20th, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#FleshgodApocalypse

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Bands: Morpheus Descends, Blood Spore and Perpetuated

Venue: Atlas Brew Works (Ivy City NE Washington DC)

Date: Friday, March 27th, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#MorpheusDescends

April 2020

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Bands: Borracho, Galactic Cross and the Druids

Venue: Pie Shop DC (H Street NE Washington DC)

Date: Saturday, April 4th, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Borracho

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Bands: Rotting Christ, Borknagar, Wolfheart, Abigail Williams and Imperial Triumphant

Venue: Milkboy Arthouse (College Park, MD)
The venue has been closed permanently and this show has been moved to the Ottobar in Baltimore.

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Date: Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#DevastationOnTheNation

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Bands: Deafheaven, Inter Arma and Greet Death

Venue: 9:30 Club (U St Corridor NW Washington DC)

Date: Monday, April 6th, 2020

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Deafheaven

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Bands: Sepultura, Sacred Reich, Crowbar and Art Of Shock

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Sepultura

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Bands: Rippikoulu, Chthe’ilist, Nucleus and Putrisect

Venue: Metro Gallery (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Thursday, April 9th, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here
The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Rippikoulu

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Bands: Krypts (from Finland), Spectral Voice and Ilsa

Venue: Metro Gallery (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Krypts

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Bands: Monster Magnet, Nebula and Silvertomb

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Friday, April 17th, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#MonsterMagnet

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Event Grim Reefer Fest (website)

Bands: Destroyer of Light, Hyborian, Asthma Castle, Haze Mage, High Reeper, Cavern, Green Meteor, Alms, Tombtoker and Compression

Venue: Rituals (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Saturday, April 18th, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#GrimReeferFest

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Bands: Swallow The Sun, Infected Rain and Wheel

Venue: Metro Gallery (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Friday, April 24th, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#SwallowTheSun

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Bands: Fozzy, Through Fire and Royal Bliss

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Thursday, April 30th, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Fozzy

May 2020

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Bands: Dead Era, Undesiccated, Referendum, Constituents, Braincell, Dysfigure and Under Broken Skiez

Venue: VFW Post 9274 (Falls Church, VA)

Date: Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#VFWMetalFest

Check out the headliner:

Bands: Napalm Death, Aborted, Tombs and Wvrm

Venue: Black Cat (U St Corridor NW Washington DC)

Date: Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#NapalmDeath

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Bands: Fu Manchu

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#FuManchu

Dates: Thursday, May 21st thru Sunday, May 24th, 2020

4 day paases and individual day tickets are all on sale and available here

Confirmed bands:

ACxDC
Acid Witch
Antichrist (Sweden)
Archgoat (Finland)
Asthma Castle
At War
Backslider
Birdflesh (Sweden)
Bloodbath (Sweden)
Blood Feast
Butcher ABC (Japan)
Cadaver (Norway)
Cadaveric Incubator (Finland)
Cancer (UK)
Cerebral Rot
Cloud Rat
Coffins (Japan)
Cough
Dark Fortress (Germany)
Death Strike
Demilich (Finland)
Dismember (Sweden)
Exhorder
Fistula
Flesh Parade
Frizzi 2 Fulci (Italy)
Fuck the Facts (Canada)
Funerus
Galvanizer (Finland)
General Surgery (Sweden)
Grave Desecrator (Brazil)
Graveyard (Spain)
Haemorrhage (Spain)
Holy Cost (Canada)
Impaled
Imprecation
Impure
Limbsplitter
Malignant Altar
Massacre
Monstrosity
Napalm Raid
Necrofier
Necrophobic (Sweden)
Negative Approach
Nifelheim (Sweden)
No/Mas
Nocturnus AD
Novembers Doom
Nunslaughter
Onslaught (UK)
Panzerfaust (Canada)
Phlebotomized (Netherlands)
Prostitute Disfigurement (Netherlands)
Putrid Pile
Sacramentum (Sweden)
Sacrilegia (Ireland)
Schirenc Plays Pungent Stench (Austria)
Shock Narcotic
Skeletal Remains
Skitsystem (Sweden)
Spite
Suffocation
Throaat
Valkyrja (Sweden)
Vio-lence
Vircolac (Ireland)
Warfuck (France)
Warmask
Whoresnation (France)
Zombie Assault

Click the below image to see the schedule larger

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#MDFXVIII

June 2020

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Bands: Sadistic Vision, Inhumation, Rat Infested and Nuclear Tomb

Venue: VFW Post 9274 (Falls Church, VA)

Date: Friday, June 5th, 2020

The Facebook event page for this concert is here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#SadisticVision

Check out the headliner:

Bands: Alice Cooper and Lita Ford

Venue: The Hall at Live! Casino & Hotel (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Sunday, June 21st, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#AliceCooper

Promo video::

Bands: Cirith Ungol, Blood Ceremony, Speedealer, Mondo Generator, The Skull (ex-Trouble members), Victor Griffin’s Death Row Assembly, Witch Mountain, Ol’ Time Moonshine, Arduini/Balich, Dirt Eater, Switchblade Jesus, Doperider, Condenados, Cultic, Yatra, Bailjack, Poobah, Earthride, Black Lung, Jake The Hawk, Black Road, Warmask, Admiral Browning, Sourpuss, Molasses Barge, Thunderbird Divine, Dust Prophet, Wolftooth, Vessel Of Light, Wrath Of Typhon, Spiral Grave, Plainride, Mangog, Cavern, Galactic Cross, Shadow Witch, Burgan, Akris, Plague Wielder, The Age Of Truth, Knoxxville, The Astral Void, Serpents Of Secrecy, Omen Stones, Crystal Spiders, Helgamite, VRSA, Conclave, Et Mors, Strange Highways, Alms and Dyerwulf

Venue: Cafe 611 (Frederick, MD)

Date: Thursday June 18th thru Sunday, June 21ast, 2020

The Maryland Doom Fest website is here

The Facebook event page for this fest is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#MarylandDoomFest

July 2020

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Bands: Ministry, KMFDM and Front Line Assembly

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Sunday, July 19th, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Ministry

August 2020

Check out the headliner:

Bands: Amaranthe, Battle Beast and Seven Spires

Venue: Baltimore Soundstage (Baltimore, MD)

Date: Thursday, August 20th, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Amaranthe

Tour Promo Video:

Bands: Rammstein

Venue: FedEx Field (Landover, MD)

Date: Thursday, August 27th, 2020

The venue’s event page for this concert is here

Get tickets here

Direct link to this concert listing:
https://dcheavymetal.com/upcoming-concerts/#Rammstein

30 Comments

  1. you guys are cool

  2. Thanks for having this site!!

  3. Awesome site for concert info guys!!! thanks!!!

  4. thanks!

  5. This is great site. Keep it up!!

  6. Sick site, keep it up!

  7. Thank you!! Finally a site to combine all metal shows.

  8. Good list. Keep it up!

  9. As always, nice info, Chris.

  10. thanks for putting these together! very useful info dc needs.

  11. Yes, very awesome! Thank you!

  12. […] Possibly most awesome of all, Indiana's Coffinworm and local band Ilsa play the Corpse Fortress tonight. 7 p.m. More information at DC Heavy Metal. […]

  13. Metal Chris, you could not be more awesome. Thank you so much for keeping this list going! If I ever run into you at one of these gigs, the beers are on me, dude.

  14. very cool site.thanks for the listings. i think krass judgement are playing on the exumed/goatwhore show

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  16. Had lots of fun at the Ghost show, It was fucking beautiful. Once again thanx for the site, new to area and pleased with this healthy metal sceene. DC knows how to tear shit up… See ya’ll at the Testament show!

  17. thanks for the info,forever metal.greetings to all metal bassists from THUNDERCHILD…………..

  18. kep it comin man thanks.

  19. This site is really cool for letting people updated for their favorite metal band concerts and tours….

  20. M/A was the band that got me into the genre many years ago.I’ve never seen them live and I pretty much adore you for making my day with the news that they are touring to a place I can see them….. in only a few months. I thank you big big. :-)

  21. Great job on your new review at mayhem. I enjoy reading your reviews and strongly agree with your point of view you put out there. Stay brutal man..
    Hammer fist!

  22. By any chance did you whats the latest the buses run in Springfield, VA? I wil be livig in Washingon DC, but I would not have a problem going there, only getting back home.

    Thanks

  23. […] Upcoming Concerts « DC Heavy MetalIf your band is playing a show or you know of a show that isn’t listed here, email me the details including who is playing, what venue it is at, how much it costs … […]

  24. Love the updates. I know DORO and SISTER SIN are coming to Empire (http://www.empire-nova.com/eventdetails.aspx?eventId=294 ) and Baltimore Soundstage next year.

  25. this site is really cool! Thanks for keeping us up to date with shows!

  26. Love this site. A real goldmine. Thanks for the time and effort keeping it up to date.
    Would miss out and never hear about many of these local shows happening without it.

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  28. Thanks so much for doing this!!!! I check it at least once a week XD


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