Slayer, Ghost, Godsmack, Evanescence, Etc. Set For 2019 Heavy Montreal Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2019 Heavy Montreal festival. The event will take place at Parc Jean Drapeau in Montreal, QC on July 27-28 and it will feature the following: Slayer (final Quebec show), Ghost, Godsmack, Evanescence, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Anthrax, Steel Panther, In This Moment, Killswitch Engage, Clutch, Gamma Ray, Beartooth, Hatebreed, Skillet, Atreyu, Quiet Riot, Watain, Kataklysm, Despised Icon, Municipal Waste, Metal Church, All That Remains, Fu Manchu, Beast In Black, Knocked Loose, Cancer Bats, Stick To Your Guns, Terror, Counterparts, Fever 333, Skalmold, 3TEETH, Metalachi, Galactic Empire, Mountain Dust, Dirty Honey, and Heavy Mania.


Limp Bizkit To Replace Avenged Sevenfold At Heavy Montreal

With Avenged Sevenfold having cancelled their summer tour, Limp Bizkit have been added to Heavy Montreal as their replacement. The group will headline the July 29 date of the festival. The full event will take place at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, QC on July 28-29.

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📢 IMPORTANT📢 L’équipe de HEAVY MONTRÉAL est fière d’annoncer l’ajout de Limp Bizkit à la programmation du festival! Ce sera leur première performance à Montréal depuis 2003. Ils remplaceront Avenged Sevenfold qui doivent malheureusement annuler leur présence au festival en raison d’ennuis de santé. // 📢 IMPORTANT📢 The Heavy Montreal team is proud to announce that Limp Bizkit has been added to the lineup! This will be their first time playing in Montreal since 2003. They will be replacing Avenged Sevenfold who has unfortunately been forced to withdraw from the festival due to illness. #HEAVYMONTREAL

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Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Etc. Set For 2018 Heavy Montreal

The initial lineup has been announced for the 2018 Heavy Montreal festival. The event will take place on July 28-29 at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, QC, with an added Heavy In The City event set to take place one day before (July 27). The following artists have been booked: Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Gojira, Emperor, Underoath, Hollywood Undead, Trivium, Sleep, Asking Alexandria, Alestorm, Ratt, I Prevail, Baroness, Voivod, Between The Buried And Me, Nile, Witchcraft, Red Fang, Tech N9ne, Napalm Death, The Black Dahlia Murder, Eyehategod, Igorrr, Glory Hammer, Helix, Perturbator, Necrotic Mutation, Power Trip, Blind Witness, The Agonist, Havok, Ultra Vomit, Bad Omens, Intervals, Jinjer, Get The Shot, Khemmis, and Nonhuman Era.

Heavy Montreal To Return In July 2018

Heavy Montreal will officially return on July 28-29 at the île Notre-Dame at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, QC. The event is usually held at Île Saint-Hélène, but the location is undergoing renovations. Organizers are still working on a lineup, but you can take a survey HERE, to suggest which bands you want to see. The survey doubles as a contest with a chance to win the first set of festival passes as well.


No Heavy Montreal Next Year, Festival To Return In 2018

It looks like there won’t be a Heavy Montreal festival next year. Despite this, there are already plans for the 2018 edition of the event.


The following statement was released:

“evenko announces that Heavy Montréal, the rendezvous of heavy music lovers, will be on hiatus in 2017 in order to return, stronger than ever, on July 28 & 29, 2018 at Parc Jean-Drapeau and on July 27, 2018 with Heavy in the City.

“During the past eight editions of Heavy Montréal, we always focused on the quality of the experience in order to give metal and rock fans a first-rate festival,” said Nick Farkas, Vice-President, Concerts and Events at evenko. “Several factors, including the renovations at Parc Jean-Drapeau and the increase in cultural events during Montréal’s 375th Anniversary, contributed to our decision. We truly believe that a hiatus in 2017 before strongly returning in 2018 will ensure the festival’s sustainability as well as offer festivalgoers an edition that will make them proud.”

While awaiting the return of the festival in July 2018, evenko will continue as always to offer a rich lineup of more than a hundred rock and metal shows a year to fans of heavy music. In the next few months, the Heavy Montréal team will announce several 2017 events that the metal and rock community are sure to enjoy.

Among the major must-see events of 2017, there will be the Montreal date of the Not In This Lifetime tour by the legendary Guns N’ Roses, who will perform at Parc Jean-Drapeau on August 19.

Heavy Montréal and evenko members will have access to a presale starting on Thursday, December 8 at 10 a.m. Tickets will officially go on sale the next day, December 9 at noon.

To purchase tickets and to know everything about upcoming surprises, stay tuned to the calendar of events on

Don’t miss the next edition of Heavy Montréal on July 28 & 29, 2018 and Heavy in the City on July 27, 2018!”

Biohazard Drop Off 2016 Heavy Montreal Festival, Skeletonwitch Added

Skeletonwitch have been added to the 2016 Heavy Montreal Festival. The band will be replacing Biohazard, who dropped off to focus on their new album. This year’s event will take place on August 6-7, at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, QC.