Featuring the last show of ANOTHER VICTIM and EARTH CRISIS, and a LOT more amazing hardcore punk, post hardcore and metalcore acts, the legendary Syracuse hardcore/metal fest was a three-stage bomb that stuck in mind forever. Hellfest was not just a juge gathering of punk and hardcore enthusiasts. It was a real breakthrough in underground music scene, and an amazing outlet for young people to find some more inspirations and share their passion and vision of life with thouands of other participants. With such great benefits as a lack of barriers, dozens of dedicated bands and a huge focus of straight edge and vegan promotion, the American Hellfest will always hold a special place in hearts for the community of the hardcore punk subculture and way of life.
A Death For Every Sin, all else failed, Another Victim, arkangel, bleeding through, blood has been shed, bloodjinn, brother's keeper, Candiria, Cataract, Cipher, Creation is Crucifixion, Curl up and Die, Destro, diecast, earth crisis, eighteen visions, ensign, every time i die, from autumn to ashes, Garrison, god below, hardcore, hardcore punk, hatebreed, hellfest, If Hope Dies, In Dying Days, Kalibas, killswitch engage, lamb of god, Lariat, Maharahj, martyr ad, mastodon, metalcore, metallic hardcore, most precious blood, nora, pig destroyer, poison the well, post hardcore, Premonitions of War, reach the sky, Rembering Never, Santa Sangre, shai hulud, Skycamefalling, Standfast, straight edge, sworn enemy, this day forward, thursday, Twelve Tribes, unearth, Until the End, walls of jericho, Wrong the Oppressor