Tag Archives: Heavy Montréal

Heavy Montreal sitting out 2020

Posted by on November 21, 2019

Heavy Montreal will be sitting out next year as the festival will go on another hiatus. Evenko revealed the event will be “taking a break.” However, concerts will take place throughout the city and province next year.  Read the full press release below: “evenko announces that HEAVY MONTRÉAL, the annual gathering of heavy metal fans, […]

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Heavy Montreal 2019 Lineup Revealed

Posted by on February 12, 2019

The lineup for 2019’s Heavy Montreal has finally been revealed and Slayer will be headlining the festival along with Ghost. Back in 2017, the festival decided to take a year off and then had a heavy return in 2018. Now the festival just got heavier for their 10th edition with Slayer. The festival will be held […]

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Slayer announce leg 5 of final North American tour, band to headline 2019 Heavy Montréal

Posted by on December 10, 2018

Slayer surprised us this morning with the announcement of another North American leg of their final tour. These thrash legends have invited Lamb of God once again for their third trek across the continent. This time around, Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse will be joining in for support on all dates. The tour is scheduled […]

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Avenged Sevenfold cancels North American tour, Limp Bizkit to replace them at Heavy Montreal

Posted by on July 20, 2018

Unfortunately, Avenged Sevenfold had no choice but to cancel their tour for this summer with Prophets of Rage and Three Days Grace. It appears the group tried everything imaginable to salvage the run but sadly, they had no other options as vocalist M. Shadows encountered a viral infection that has made him unable to sing […]

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Lineup revealed for 2018 Heavy Montréal

Posted by on February 21, 2018

After sitting out 2017, Heavy Montréal will return to Parc Jean Drapeau this summer on July 28th-29th. Today (21st), the lineup has been revealed for the two-day-event . Headliners include Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Gojira, Emperor, and many more. There will  be diversity as well, which includes acts such as Trivium, Sleep, Eyehategod, […]

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Heavy Montréal to return in July 2018

Posted by on October 11, 2017

Last year our hearts broke when we heard the news that Heavy Montréal was sitting out 2017. We were unsure if they would keep their promise about returning in 2018, especially after losing other festivals like Mayhem. However, we are excited to hear that the festival will resume next year on July 28th and 29th, 2018 […]

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Heavy Montreal sitting out 2017

Posted by on December 7, 2016

For the past eight years, Heavy Montreal (or Heavy MTL, as it had been called for a while) was not only a must-attend festival for many metal fans in southeastern Canada, but a destination festival for music fans worldwide. Hell, any fest that can attract Babymetal and Metallica in the same year (like they did in […]

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Heavy Montreal unveils lineup, including Nightwish, Volbeat, Killswitch Engage & more

Posted by on February 3, 2016

After teasing a few headliners, the annual Heavy Montreal festival announced their full lineup for the festival taking place on August 6th and 7th. The lineup, as always, is stacked this year, with Five Finger Death Punch and Disturbed headlining. In addition, Nightwish will be playing, performing their full-on European Festival format. That’s not the […]

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Upon a Burning Body singer put in chokehold by former GWAR singer

Posted by on August 11, 2015

According to Lambgoat, Upon a Burning Body singer Danny Leal learned a valuable lesson at last weekend’s Heavy Montreal festival in Quebec, Canada; don’t mess with women. His teacher was none other than Kim Dylla (formerly Vulvatron of GWAR). A screenshot from her personal Facebook page has been making the rounds with Dylla stating the following: So apparently the dude […]

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Neurosis, Abbath among Heavy Montreal additions

Posted by on May 4, 2015

Heavy Montreal is definitely going above and beyond when it comes to booking bands for the festival. Today, they unveiled the daily lineup for the Festival, in addition to adding a handful of new bands, lining up some rare and unprecedented appearances. Abbath will be playing their first-ever show, and Neurosis, who play sporadically and […]

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