A heavy metal alternative to Meredith

Heavy option: Wildeornes is one of the bands performing at next weekend's Too Metal for Meredith festival at The Eastern in Humffray Street.

Heavy option: Wildeornes is one of the bands performing at next weekend's Too Metal for Meredith festival at The Eastern in Humffray Street.

For those who didn’t score – or want – tickets for this year’s Meredith Music Festival, Ballarat’s metal community is hosting a hardcore alternative.

Too Metal for Meredith will be held across the weekend of December 9 to 11, with the lineup including Desecrator, Wildeornes, Frankenbok, The Hazard Circular, NEVER and Feast of Crows.

Each night, hosted at The Eastern, is $10 entry.