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HELL SMASH FEST VI – 15 bands, 2 stages, 2 days

5th January at 3:00 pm - 7th January at 11:00 am

Inverted Entertainment in association with The Axe Attack, Chaos NZ Promotions & Hell Pizza proudly present to you …


Featuring 15 + NZ Metal, Rock & Punk bands on 2 stages over 2 nights with exclusive beachside camping!

Friday Night introduces the ‘Festival Camp stage’, metal merch market, food and drink vendors, Camp ‘Bar’, festival sports and more! You can bring your spawn too if that’s your buzz, plenty of room to chill, Friday is a fun but relaxed build up to the main event on Saturday and the venue is a leisurely 10 min walk from camp!

Saturday smashes you from 3pm onward with the main event at Smash Palace – presented by legendary metal MC: Lee ‘Big Sexy’ Scarfe, merch sales by Brutalitees, Headless Horseman and much more!

Our 6th KILLER line-up speaks for itself, and offers something for everyone, featuring:

His Masters Voice – The Devil’s Blues (Akl)
Bulletbelt (Wgtn)
Carnal (Akl/Chch)
Stormforge (Auk)
Logic Defies Logic (Mel)
Remote (Akl)
Opium Eater (Wgtn)
Horrendous Disfigurement (Npr)
MetalTower (Various)
Sciolism NZ (Various)
Diekaiju (Gis)
Uni-Fi (Gis)
No Fix (Unknown)
And more…

Ticket options offer entry to Saturdays fest only or 1 or 2-day camp passes for the full experience. HSF after-parties are legendary so if you wish to partake in Saturdays after party at camp; please purchase a Saturday camp ticket.

THANK YOU for taking part in this one of a kind festival, with your participation we intend to become a legacy NZ Metal Fest for many years to come!

See yaz in the pit!

HSF 666


HELL Smash Fest NZ – Heavy Metal & Rock Festival
SMASH PALACE, 24 Banks st, Industrial Subdivision
Gisborne, 4010 New Zealand
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