Heavy Montreal To Return In 2018


Lars Ulrich of Metallica, by Victoria Anderson

After taking a one-year hiatus for upgrades to the venue, Evenko, which produces Heavy Montreal, has announced that the festival will return in summer 2018. Taking place July 28 & 29, 2018 at Parc Jean-Drapeau and also its sister festival, Heavy in the City, will return on July 27, 2018. Since 2008 the fest has been headlined by the likes of Metallica, Slipknot, KISS, System Of A Down, Iron Maiden, Mötley Crüe, Disturbed, Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, KORN, Slayer, Alice Cooper, Megadeth, Motörhead, Marilyn Manson, Godsmack, Lamb Of God, and Faith No More. Speculation is already rampant about who will appear next summer as the headline band. Continue reading

Heavy Montréal Festival To Take 2017 Off, Set To Return In 2018


Evenko (a.k.a. evenko), the company that hosts the long-running annual Heavy Montréal, Heavy In The City, and Heavy Toronto festivals in Canada have announced that Heavy Montréal is on hiatus for 2017, but set to return in 2018. We have all the details below. Continue reading