The Forge

22 W Cass St

Joliet, IL

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Dying Fetus, Full Of Hell, 200 Stab Wounds, Kruelty

Date: May 09, 2024
Doors: 6:00PM
Location: The Forge - Joliet, IL
Event Types: Tour
Audience: All Ages
About The Artist

An extreme metal group with a knack for locating the sweet spot between blastbeats, guttural vocals, and hooks, Maryland’s Dying Fetus combine elements of technical death metal and hardcore to forge their own distinctive brand of American grindcore. Emerging in the early ’90s, the band earned a loyal following in the metal underground before flirting with mainstream success in the 2010s with Billboard-charting efforts like Reign Supreme (2012) and Wrong One to Fuck With (2017). With guitarist, vocalist, and sole constant member John Gallagher at the helm, Dying Fetus continued to snap necks on their uncompromising ninth long-player, 2023’s Make Them Beg for Death.

Dying Fetus was formed in 1991 in the waning days of death metal’s heyday by John Gallagher (guitar/vocals), Nick Speleos(guitar), Brian Latta (guitar), Jason Netherton (bass), and Kevin Talley (drums). Pioneering bands like Napalm Death and Carcasshad taken the U.K. and Europe by storm. Still, the subgenre never really caught on in America, having been utterly buried by grunge when Dying Fetus released their 1995 debut,Infatuation with Malevolence, which


***Stage Left is 2 rows of 4 seats ground level with high back chairs and food / drink rail for concessions. Though right next to the stage, this location may be semi obstructed from seeing the entire stage depending on tour production.***

***All reserved seatingis along the balcony ledge and is first come first serve within each section. Padded seat stools are used and there are no backs to them. Sections A and K are alongside the PA system that is hanging from the ceiling and has a semi obstructed view. General admission ticket holders will be standing directly behind this seating, there is no barrier separating reserved seating and general admission***

  • You must be 21 years of age or older to purchase and / or consume alcohol.
  • You must have a valid form of Federal or State ID as proof of age, NO TICKETS.
  • Fake ID’s will be confiscated and you will be escorted out with NO REFUNDS.
  • 18 and under must adhere to local curfew laws or be accompanied by someone 18+.
  • Ear plugs are suggested for all concerts.
  • No weapons, backpacks, umbrellas, strollers or outside food / beverage allowed.
  • No crowd surfing is allowed.
  • No In and Outs, all re-entry’s will need a new ticket purchase
  • No smoking inside the building of any kind.
  • No Photography or Video
  • EVERYONE that enters is required to wear a wristband if designated by security
  • No fighting or aggressive behavior will be tolerated
  • By entering, you acknowledge the rules above and agree to their terms. The Forge
  • has the right to refuse entry to anyone who cannot provide a valid ID, is intoxicated or appears to be under the influence.
  • Please be respectful of your surroundings and of others around you at all times.
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