standtogetherfest

STAND TOGETHER FEST TO BE HELD 04/13/12-04/14/12
AT ROCKETOWN IN NASHVILLE, TN

PRESENTED BY BLOOD & INK RECORDS and F!GHT CLOTHING

Details about the first annual STAND TOGETHER FEST have been announced! The event, which is presented by Blood & Ink Records and F!GHT Clothing, will be held April 13th and 14th, 2012 at Rocketown in Nashville, Tennessee. Scheduled to perform are Zao, Saints Never Surrender (reunion), Flatfoot 56, Venia, As Hell Retreats, Debtor, and more (full line-up below).

STAND TOGETHER FEST was launched with the hopes of bringing fans of Spirit-filled hardcore and metal together for one awesome, weekend-long event… without needing to break the bank in order to attend. Featuring bands from a number of notable labels, including Ferret Music, Paper + Plastick, Ain’t No Grave Records, Facedown Records, Mediaskare Records, Red Cord Records, and of course Blood & Ink Records, the line-up offers a diverse glimpse into this scene’s best current offerings.

Tickets for STAND TOGETHER FEST are $45 for a two day pass and can be purchased online via the festival website at: www.standtogetherfest.com

FULL LINE-UP:

ZAO
SAINTS NEVER SURRENDER (reunion featuring all original members)
FLATFOOT 56
VENIA
AS HELL RETREATS
DEBTOR
DYNASTY
JAWBONE
MESSENGERS
DEPENDENCY
REDEEMER
THIN ICE
THIRTYSEVEN
IRONWILL
DIVIDE THE SEA
STRENGTHEN WHAT REMAINS
FRIENDS
WITH INCREASE
A PAST UNKNOWN
COOL COUGH (ex-members of Call To Preserve)
+ MORE TBA

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For more information about STAND TOGETHER FEST, email festival organizers at: info@standtogetherfest.com

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