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I know we'll see the first ten in just a few short hours here but maybe it'll be fun to put our wishlists in here and see how many we get.

Lantern, Antediluvian, Adversarial, Svartidauði, Cultes des Ghoules, Iron Dogs, Inquisition, The Chasm, Krypts, Hot Graves, Birth Ritual, Condor, ZOM, Bölzer, Deathcult (Switzerland), Sargeist, Angantyr, Blodfest, Ectovoid, Desecresy, Deceased, Overkill, Deathhammer, Deadnight, Darkened Nocturn Slaughtercult, CLAWS, Vektor, Volture, Chapel of Disease, Bones (Chicago), Tangorodrim, Tribulation, Tombstalker, Svartrit, Violentor, Vorum, Vampire (Sweden), Ultra Beast, Tyrant Goatgaldrakona, Slough Feg, Satan, Sauron

and sure, some more

I am just going to go with bands that never played:  Abazagorath, Acid Bath, Azaghal, The Amenta, Astarte (female band from Greece) Behexen, Behemoth, Bloodbath, Cannibal Corpse, Craft, Celtic Frost (Although I heard that Tom Warrior is not dong Celtic Frost anymore :(), Deicide, Demoncy, Dark Fortress, Darkened Nocturn Slaughtercult, Demonic Christ; Diabolic, Disgorge, Enslaved, Enthroned, Exodus, Gorgoroth, Hacavitz, Hate Eternal, Immortal, Impiety, Insatanity, Ibex Throne, Kreator, King Diamond/Mercyful Fate, Merrimack, Mystifier, Morbosidad, Necros Christos, Origin, Profanatica, Rotting Christ, Satanic Warmaster, Sodom, Samael, Taake, Svartidaudi, Scarab (Egypt), Svartsyn, Vader, Wrathprayer.Returns: Venom (for the mishap this year)Oddities:  The Amenta and Samael and Rotting Christ (Why not, they had Ihsahn?)I am glad they don't go fully by my wishlist, I would never get a break.

Krypts, Disma, Midnight, Sabbat, Blasphemy, Derketa, Headhunter DC, Grave Desecrator, Varathron, Demonic Christ, Necros Christos, Ataraxym Darkned Nocturn Slaughtercult, Orchid, Tryptkon, The Chasm, Vorum, Atheist, Skeletal Remains, Hooded Menace, Acheron, Immolation, King Diamond, Mortem, Maim, Sanguis Imperem, Miasmal, Acephalix, Funebrarum, Asphyx, Hail of Bullets, General Surgery, Grave Miasma, Charon, Pseudogod, Coffin Texts, Sadistic Intent, Unleashed, Puteraeon, Brutality, Grand Supreme Blood Court....

Forgot Tryptikon and Unleashed.  They would be greaat.

AEON, My Dying Bride, November's Doom, Zombie Inc, Triptykon, Hollenthon, Abyssal, Portal, Sear Bliss, Master's Hammer

like Sodom and Exodus

Bulldozer,Agressor (FRA),Torturer (Chile),Atomic Aggressor,Picture,Vardis,Killer (Bel)

I second this. Bulldozer, Agressor. And I add Necrowertch. That would be amazing.

BLASPHEMY!Saw them @ NWN in Berlin last year. Fucking ruled! 

I'd like to see Anaal Nathrakh. I heard they had a terrible time that one year they played. They've also released a few albums since then, so it'd be nice to hear new(er) material live.

second that!

I would love to see Hypocrisy,Dismember,Watain,Immortal,Vio-lence,Epidemic,Entombed,Grave,Carpathian Forest to show up,Midnight,Ptahil,Gorefest,Asphyx,Pungent Stench,Speedwolf who killed last year

Triptykon, General Surgery, Super Fun Happy Slide, Driller Killer, Undergang, Winterwolf, Tribulation, Necrovation, Torture Pulse, Proclamation,Immortal, Limbonic Art, Guided Cradle, Martyrdod, Laaz Rockit, Aeon,Impiety.

Immortal, Primordial, Symphony X, Agalloch, 1349, Obituary, Destroyer 666, Tsjuder, and name a few.

Crowbar, Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats, Craft, Deathspell Omega, Primordial, Dim Mak, Witchcraft, Meshuggah, Arghoslent, Whore, Severed Savior...  MDF rips every year.  Not really worried too much.

To prevent me from having to go to Europe next year, please get BOLZER (Switzerland), Morbus Chron(Seeden), Swallowed (Finland), Lantern (Finland), Otargos (France)

Totalitar, Lycanthropy, Poppy Seed Grinder, Agathocles, S.O.B, In Disgust, Clutch, Acid King, Jex Thoth, SexTrash, Poison Idea, Internal Bleeding, Young and in the Way, Starkweather, Bulldozer, Razor, and a Charles Bronson reunion.

Melodic black/death metal:Sacramentum, Dawn(Swe), Sacrilege GBG, Gates of Ishtar, Raise Hell, Unanimated, The moaning, Astriaal, Mork Gryning, Lord Belial, Darkness embrace(France)Brutal Death Metal: Suffocate Bastard, Pyrexia(playing SOM in its entirety), Putridity, Gorgasm, Disgorge(either US or Mexico), Scattered remnantsMorbid Death Metal: Drawn and quartered, Excommunion(reunion), Maveth, Dead Congregation(again), Necros Christos, MitochondrionThrash: Dark Angel

Lycanthrophy, Krypts, The Afternoon Gentlemen, 324, Intestine Baalism, Jig-Ai, Toxik, Defeated Sanity, Six Brew Bantha, Mercyful Fate, and Lycanthrophy


Raped God 666, The Chams, Witchtrap, Mortem, Epilepsia.....

King Parrot. Soreption. Black Breath

Nokturnal Mortum, Dragged Into Sunlight, Atheist, Anaal Nathrakh, Absu, Suffocation, Nails, ChThonic, Cormorant, Vektor, Mr. Bungle (reunion), Lykathea Aflame (reunion), Dismember (reunion), Negura Bunget, Equilibrium

UneXpect, Mercyful Fate, Triptykon, Disma, and Wolves in the Throne Room as well.

Cultes Des Ghoules, Ascension (with decent sound this time), Blasphemy, Proclamation, Wrathprayer, Blood Revolt, Primordial, Destroyer 666, Akitsa, Rotting Christ, Sacriphyx, Vomitor, Clandestine Blaze, Mournful Congregation, Nokturnal Mortum, Stormcrow (the crust band), Essenz, Ares Kingdom, Goatpenis, Pseudogod, Heresiarch, Satanic Warmaster, Ash Borer, Spear Of Longinus (never happening, but it's a wishlist), Negative Plane, Sabbath Assembly, Cauchemar, Goatmoon, Blood Of Kingu (do they even play out?), Knelt Rote, Van Helgd, Miasmal, Goatmoon, Impaled Nazarene, Agalloch, Occultation, Manowar, King Diamond/Mercyful Fate, Windhand, Sigh, Arghoslent, My Dying Bride, Peste Noire, a shit ton more.

I will get behind this as well. " Impaled Nazarene, Agalloch, Occultation"

i can get behind your wishlist. especially goatmoon twice

Portal, Adversarial, Krypts, Horrendous, Morbid Saint, Godflesh, Asphyx, Incantation, Skeletal Remains, Zealotry, Mitochondrion, Antediluvian, Kreator, Autopsy, Immolation, Agalloch, Addaura, Angelcorpse, Pallbearer, Aspid, Disma, Vektor, Emperor, Lantern, Absu, Entrails, Obliteration, Mold, Nocturnal Vomit, Nails, Coroner, The Meteors, Destroyer 666, Sacramentum, Nine Inch Nails

Dear Uncle Creepy, am I the only one who would kill to see an Impetigo reunion at MDF? That shit would rule.

I would really like to see some more sludge bands added to the mix. This past year, Anhedonist and Pelican were great, but they were the only two bands that really brought the sludge. I would love to see the return of EHG, YOB, LOTM, NOOTHGRUSH, or even COFFINS. Better yet, bring in something old school like FLOOR, CORRUPTED or GRIEF or something exotic like METH DRINKER, DEMONIC DEATH JUDGE, OMEGA MASSIF, FLESHPRESS, CORRUPT MORAL ALTAR, CONAN, SLOMATICS, LOVESEXMACHINE, DIESEL KING, EAGLE TWIN, CULT OF THE OCCULT, SUMA, FISTER, FISTULA...and I could go on and on. Please...just bring the sludge. Oh, and for the OCD among you, by "sludge" I also mean sludge doom and death doom and any other subgenres that bring big fat ugly pounding riffs that make ears bleed. Thanks.

bring it

The Secret 

Some of this is stuff i wish, some i imagine will happen eventually, and some i'm predicting for the upcoming year. So far this year At The Gates, and Diocletian were my only accurate guesses, but here's some others:  Cryptopsy, Esoteric, Dark Angel, Bolzer, Proclamation, Behexen, Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats, Wrathprayer, Necros Christos, Morbosidad, Ares Kingdom, Krieg, King Diamond, Satan's Satyrs, Orchid, Derketa, Nargaroth, Carpathian Forest. For the punk stuff (since they have been separating it): Negative Approach, Ratos de Porao, Amebix

For those who can't wait until May, check out Delaware Deathfest II at Mojo 13 October 4-6, 2013. That might hold you over...

Manowar, King Diamond, Therion, Immortal, Testament (Legacy Give or Take 25 year Anniversary Performance), Satan, Cro Mags, Damad (you home boys can get it done), His Hero Is Gone (samsies), Mortician



Mucopus, Bring back Cliteater, Wormed, Aurora Borealis, Engorged, Impaled, Vile, Leng Tch'e, Sadus, and Portal, 

Summoning, Nokturnal Mortum, Azaghal, Abazagorath,Rotting Christ, Bloodbath, Necrophagist, Marduk, Watain, Portal, Belphegor, Digested Flesh, Guttural Secrete, Torsofuck, Dark Angel, Vreid, Hail Of Bullets, Immortal, Satyricon, Hypocrisy, Spawn of Possession, Devourment (if they don't cancel because the last 3 tours they cancelled), Last Days Of Humanity (reunion please!), Cattle Decapitation, Cock And Ball Torture, Torsofuck, Brutal Truth, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Asesino, Terrorizer, Prostitute Disfigurement, Putrid Pile, Mortician, Lock Up, Aborted, Aeon, Fleshcrawl, Incantation, Acheron, Jungle Rot, Demonic Christ, Krisiun, Brutality, Lord Belial, Abruptum, Arcturus, Einherjer, Artillery, Voivod, Myrkskog (reunion), Torture Squad, Overkill, Destruction.

I was thinking, you know, since Nocturno Culto is already going to be there that you guys should probably bring over Fenriz too and let Darkthrone headline. Just sayin...

That would be fucking godly, if that was to happen. I second that! BRING DARKTHRONE FOR ONE SHOW. JUST ONE SHOW!!! 

I guess you don't know, but darkthrone doesn't play live. Period.

Moonspell, Obituary, Anata, Gorod, In Battle, Man Must Die, Monstrosity, Obscura, Origin, Pestilence, Aborym, Dodheimsgard, Astarte, Dark Fortress, Deathspell Omega, Kvelertak, Hate, Graveworm, Endstille, Limbonic Art, Ondskapt, Von, Sabbat (Japan), Coffins (Japan), Possessed, !T.O.O.H! (to make up for 2013), Exodus (to also make up for 2013), Ufomammut (to also make up for 2013), Beheaded, Deathchain, Katatonia, Gorefest (reunion), Fleshcrawl, Mors Principium Est, Vile, Vehemence, Vader, Vital Remains, Swallow The Sun, Quo Vadis.

^ this ^ and/or LENTO

King Diamond, Sigh, Tribulation, Turbonegro, Bloodbath, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Lord Belial...

Australia - StarGazer, Austria - Rusty Pacemaker, Belgium - Trancelike Void, Bulgaria - Darkflight, Canada - Longing For Dawn, Czech Republic - Trist, Denmark - Make A Change... Kill Yourself, Estonia - Desolate Soul, Faroe Islands - Hamferd, Finland - Dark Buddha Rising, France - Regarde Les Hommes Tomber, Georgia - Psychonaut 4, Germany - Bethlehem, Greece - Dodsferd, Hungary - Forest Silence, Iceland - Kontinuum, Ireland - Altar Of Plagues, Italy - Forgotten Tomb, Latvia - Sun Devoured Earth, Luxembourg - Le Grand Guignol, New Zealand - When Mine Eyes Blacken, Norway - Skitliv, Poland - Seagulls Insane And Swans Deceased Mining Out The Void, Romania - Dordeduh, Russia - Who Dies In Siberian Slush, Slovak Republic - Doomas, Slovenia - Brutart, Sweden - Shining, Switzerland - Sun Of The Blind, The Netherlands - Cold Body Radiation, Turkey - Yayla, Ukraine - Drudkh, United Kingdom - A Forest Of Stars, United States - Worm Ouroboros

King Diamond, Stargazer, Gridlink again, Psychofagist, someone to teach Luc more Gorguts songs, that hot dog guy, and some more of the random goregrind that used to be so common.

NARGAROTH ...............  NARGAROTH will be touring USA in MAY 2014..............if interested please get in contact ASAP, same goes for other promoters in the US! [email protected]ABHORE RECORDS & PROMOTIONS1-705-929-3830

Nargaroth would be a sweet addition to the deathfest.  If not, hopefully they would at least come to Baltimore as a first choice.  Washington DC. as a second choice, Philadelphai as a third choice.  If Nargaroth gets a 40 minute set, that's only 3 or 4 songs though.

Brutality from Florida Transmetal from Mexico and Mercyful Fate 

Not as brutal as most of the choices but here is my list:  Immortal, Exodus, Sodom, GWAR, All Pigs Must Die, Ministry, Chthonic, Death Angel, Overkill, King Diamond, Heaven Shall Burn, Aeon, Enslaved, The Devin Townsend Project, Suicidal Tendencies, Vektor, Danzig, A Storm Of Light, Nero Di Marte, Doomriders, Monster Magnet, Gigan, Corrections House, Necrowretch, Deeds Of Flesh, Lesbian, Scorpion Child, Finntroll, Locrian, Entrails, Skinny Puppy, Anthrax, Moonspell, Flotsam And Jetsam, Earth Crisis, Rotting Christ, Iron Reagan

Alright!Mercyful Fate would be sweet but I think we have a better shot at King Diamond.Orchid,Satyricon,Septic Flesh,My Dying Bride,Deafheaven,Sodom,Kreator,Obituary,Celtic Frost Reunion,Red Sparrowes,Swallow the Sun,Sanctuary,Thorrs Hammer,Wolves in the Throneroom,Sunn O}}},Witchcraft,Coven,Immortal,Burzum(iI know it will never happen),Leviathon,I Shalt Become,Coalesce,Helloween,Gojira,Moonspell,Darkspace,Old Dead tree,Testament and Saxon.

Dark Angel, Bolt Thrower, Carcass and Cannibal Corpse.  Mercyful Fate would be awsome also! Would anyone be interested in seeing these guys?!?!?! Extremely Heavy Technical Death Metal


Myrkskog and a Nephasth reunion would be incredible. 



Deathspell Omega, Inverloch, Serpentine Path, Emperor, Tombs, Ufomammut, Squash Bowels, Buried At Sea.

Yup on all of these!

Morbid Saint. I'd love to see them this year, I've yet to be able to see them live.

Obituary, Carcass, Pig Destroyer, Speedwolf, Metalthrone, Carpathian Forest, Municipal Waste  

Fleshgod Apocalypse!!, Carach Angren!!!, Dark Fortress, Anorexia Nervosa, Drowning the Light, Insomnium, Lost Soul, Satanic Warmaster, Shining, Wolves In the Throne Room, Xanthochroid, Xasthur, Nargaroth, Darkthrone, The Ruins of Beverast!

Serpentine Path, Olde Growth, Primitve Man, Horseback, Pilgrim, Saint Vitus, Mount Salem 

Also, Samothrace and Bell Witch


Deathspell Omega, Craft, Negative Plane, Morbus Chron, Nails, Vastum, Peste Noir, Disma, Vallenfyre, Tibulation, Horrendous, Hacride, Midnight, Cormorant, Drudhk, Blut Aus Nord, Inverloch, Septic Flesh, Insomnium, Worm Oroboros, Floor, Primordial, Hypocrisy, Witchery, Bloodbath, Gorefest, God Forbid, and I will mercifully stop here.

bulldozer, immortal, mercyful fate/king diamond, mortuary drape (yes, again), zemial, root