This year’s edition of the SCION ROCK FEST will be unleashed on June 1st to fans of extreme music in Memphis, Tennessee. This annual, all-day FREE event has become a highly-anticipated tradition that brings together both metal legends and newcomers in a different U.S. city each year. With today’s partial list announcement, two of Nuclear Blast’s Virginia-based bands, MUNICIPAL WASTE and ARSIS, are confirmed to be among the over 30 acts scheduled to perform across multiple stages at this year’s ROCK FEST installment. The full list and RSVP information will be arriving next week, but fans are welcomed to guess at the blotted out bands here: http://www.scionav.com/blog/2013/03/19/scion-rock-fest-partial-lineup-announced/ The partial list is as follows: Melvins MUNICIPAL WASTE A Life Once Lost Six Feet Under ARSIS Impaled The Casualties Vision of Disorder Code Orange Kids Pallbearer Subrosa Ice Dragon The Shrine Indian Handcrafts Anciients Noisem Download the two-song MUNICIPAL WASTE EP courtesy of SCION AV here: http://www.scionav.com/municipalwaste Watch the MUNICIPAL WASTE video for “Repossession” by director David Brodsky on the SCION AV YouTube channel: http://youtu.be/0AAfpXv-dz0 Download the six-track ARSIS Leper’s Caress EP courtesy of SCION AV here: http://www.scionav.com/collection/1287/Arsis---Lepers-Caress Watch the ARSIS video for “Carve My Cross” by director David Brodsky on the SCION AV YouTube channel: http://youtu.be/3DheSxfn_E4 Purchase MUNICIPAL WASTE’s latest album, The Fatal Feast, here: http://bit.ly/mwffsp This spring, ARSIS will be touring to support their upcoming fifth studio album, Unwelcome, due out in North America on April 30th , with HYPOCRISY, Krisiun, and Aborted. For tour dates, visit the band’s Facebook page. Unwelcome can be pre-ordered at: Store.NuclearBlastUSA.com