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Venue Change Announced For METALOCALYPSTICK Fesitval

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 @ 1:35 PM


Canadian Fest Celebrating Women In Metal

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METALOCALYPSTICK FEST, the Western Canadian outdoor festival that just doesn’t celebrate heavy metal, but embraces the power of women in metal announce they will be moving venue locations due to scheduling conflicts with original venue in Valemount, BC. The new venue to host METALOCALYPSTICK FEST's 2017 line up for Canada Day weekend July 1st and 2nd will be the outdoor grounds of the Interlakes Community Center in Lone Butte, BC.

Fest organizer Kaija Kinney comments on the venue change:

"Unfortunately due to scheduling conflicts and a busy season with the grounds at Canoe River Campgrounds in Valemount, we decided they were unable to accommodate to host this year's Metalocalypstick. We have found a new venue in Lone Butte, BC at Interlakes Community Center."

This year's line up features bands from across Canada and beyond with CABRAKAAN (Toluca, Mexico), SOVEREIGN COUNCIL (Kingston, ON), VIOLENT BETTY (Saskatoon, SK), ATMORA (Windsor, ON), SCYTHIA (Calgary, AB), MASSIVE SCAR ERA (Vancouver, BC/Cairo, Egypt) and many more!

In addition to the festival celebrating women in metal, METALOCALYPSTICK FEST gives back to the community by being a non-profit organization dedicated to raise funds and donating 100% of proceeds to local charities Girls Rock Camp, Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter, Earth Protectors plus sponsoring an independent band picked by Metalocalypstick Fest judges.

Festival organizer Kaija Kinney comments:

"This year's lineup is yet again a wide range of metal, everything from punk to folk metal. There really is something for everyone here and a chance to broaden your taste in music. Though we scaled back on our headliners this year, we did not scale back on the level of talent. We are super excited for all the bands playing. There will be some bands that blew us away last year returning and some amazing new talent from across the globe. You think listening to music on vinyl is heavenly? Listen to music surrounded by mountains!"

2017 Line-Up and Set Times - Metalocalypstick presented by Gigfly.ca

Saturday, July 1st:

  • 1pm - Sins Of Sorrow (Edmonton, AB)
  • 2pm - Breaking The Silent (Edmonton, AB)
  • 3pm - Kymatica (Vancouver, BC)
  • 4pm - Forsaken Rite (Edmonton, AB)
  • 5pm - Remnants (Edmonton, AB)
  • 6pm - Tessitura (Edmonton, AB)
  • 7pm - Massive Scar Era (Vancouver, BC/Cairo, Egypt)
  • 8pm - Scythia (Calgary, AB)
  • 9pm - Cabrakaan (Toluca, Mexico)
Sunday, July 2nd:
  • 1pm - Life Like Fire (Calgary, AB)
  • 2pm - Meteor Tree (Kelowna, BC)
  • 3pm - HEDKS (Vancouver, BC)
  • 4pm - Korperlose Stimme (Edmonton, AB)
  • 5pm - Juliet Ruin (Edmonton, AB)
  • 6pm - Violent Betty (Saskatoon, SK)
  • 7pm - Anarcheon (Vancouver, BC)
  • 8pm - Atmora (Windsor, ON)
  • 9pm - Sovereign Council (Kingston, ON)
Day and weekend passes plus camping available at http://metalocalypstickfest.rocks/tickets/
Ride Share - www.facebook.com/groups/metalocalypstickfestrideshare/
Event Page- www.facebook.com/events/1158984924137688/

Festival Locations:

Interlakes Community Association and the
Roe Lake & District Recreation Commission
7592 Highway 24,
Lone Butte, BC


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