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HEAVY MONTREAL 2016 Full Lineup Revealed

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ 2:04 PM


NIGHTWISH, BLIND GUARDIAN, SABATON, CARCASS, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, DISTURBED, VOLBEAT And More

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The lineup for the 2016 edition of Heavy Montréal, which takes place August 6th and 7th on Parc Jean-Drapeau’s Plaine des jeux, has been revealed. Among those confirmed are FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, SABATON and CARCASS. In their only North American festival appearance for 2016, NIGHTWISH will be playing their full European style show for only the second time on this side of the Atlantic. Also on board, after announcing the end of their hiatus in the spring of 2015, DISTURBED, Grammy nominated band MASTODON, Swedish doom metallers GHOST and Danish psychobilly group VOLBEAT.

Check out the poster below for the full insane lineup for the 8th year of the festival.

For the eighth edition of the constantly evolving festival, fans are invited to the Plaine des jeux on August 6th and 7th – steps away from the Jean-Drapeau metro station on Île Sainte-Hélène – which will be specially set up to welcome thousands of fans to the site during two memorable days of rock celebration.

“We are still working hard to establish a formula that can meet the expectations of metal and heavy rock lovers, and we believe that we’ve found the ideal location to present the 8th edition of the festival in 2016,” said Nick Farkas, Vice-President, Concerts and Events at Evenko. “We have a lot of confidence in the festival’s potential, and we keep taking all the necessary steps to ensure that, as fans, the festival goers share an unforgettable experience all weekend long.”

The Plaine des jeux site, which can accommodate 25,000 people, is well known by festival goers, who have been visiting it for several years. By bringing together the Heavy Montréal shows on three stages installed in a clearing surrounded by mature trees, the organizers want to create an intimate atmosphere that will heighten the magic of the moment. Festival goers will be able to fully enjoy this exceptional site and make it their own; the Plaine des jeux being the ideal location to live the rock and metal experience to the fullest.

For more details visit Heavymontreal.com.
































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