Splatterhouse is a Brutal Death Metal/Grindcore band from Portland, Oregon.

Suffering Mind

Suffering Mind is a grindcore band from Poland.

Melt Banana

Melt-Banana is a Japanese noise rock band that is known for playing extremely fast grindcore and noise music mixed with experimental, electronica and pop-based song structures.

Lock Up

Lock Up is a grindcore sideproject supergroup originally formed by Shane Embury, Nicholas Barker and Jesse Pintado in 1998.  

The Secret

The Secret are a grind/hardcore/black metal fusion band from Trieste, Italy.  Formed in 2003, The Secret have released four full length albums.  Their sound is a unique blend of metalcore/hardcore, grind, and black metal, which has helped them gain international noteriety.  The Secret will be making their first appearance at Maryland Deathfest in 2014.

Internal Rot (AU)

Internal Rot are a 3-piece grindcore band from Melbourne, Australia.  Their sound is akin to U.S. west coast grindcore, such as Plutocracy and Excruciating Terror.  Internal Rot will be performing at their first Maryland Deathfest in 2014.

Endorphins Lost

Endorphins Lost are a crust/grind/powerviolence/d-beat band from Seattle, Washington.  The group features members of other great Seattle bands such as Catheter and Capitalist Casualties.  The group released their most recent LP in the summer of 2013, following that up with a rigorous touring schedule, including a visit to Indonesia and Southeast Asia.  Endorphins Lost will be making their first appearance at Maryland Deathfest in 2014.


БУТ is a grindcore band formed in 2009 in the Czech Republic by members of Ingrowing and Uprise.  The group added a bassist and vocalist the same year, and began working on their demo, which was released in 2010.  In 2012, БУТ released their first full length album, and began to gain noteriety in the Czech grindcore scene.  In the tradition of bringing the finest in Czech grind to U.S., БУТ will be making their first Maryland Deathfest appearance in 2014.


Archagathus is a grind/mincecore band from Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada.  The group formed in 2005 (but did not play live until 2007) and cites the "Godfathers of Mince", Agathocles, as their biggest influence.  In their brief career, Archagathus has paired with grindcore greats such as Unholy Grave and Mesrine, both of whom will be joining Archagathus as a part of the lineup for Maryland Deathfest 2014.


Theories is a death metal/grindcore band from Seattle, Washington.  Although Theories has only been around since 2011, they have made their presence known in the already grind-heavy Seattle scene.  In the fall of 2013, Theories embarked on a west coast tour, playing with dozens of local and national acts, in preparation for entering the studio to record a new album.  Theories will be making their first Maryland Deathfest appearance in 2014.


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