Summer festing in Canada, metal style

A brief look ahead at a few Canadian music festivals of interest to metal fans… If you know of anything we’re missing, let us know!

June 22-25, 2017, QC
Rammstein, Megadeth, Meshuggah, Dee Snider, All That Remains, Soulfly, Protest the Hero, Entombed AD, Ensiferum, Tesseract, Converge, Kataklysm, Blinded by Faith…

Metalocalypstick Fest 2017
July 1-2, Lone Butte BC
Celebrating women in metal, punk and rock: 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…

Le Festival d’été de Québec
July 6-16, 2017, QC
Aeternum, Cardinals Pride, Crown the Empire, Death From Above 1979, Metallica, Nordheim, Voivod…

July 14-15, BC
Revocation, Ninjaspy, Aggression and many more…
2017 line-up – free digital sampler

Loud As Hell Festival 2017
August 4-6, AB
Battlecross, Bison, Aggression, Black Wizard…

Wings of Metal Festival 2017
September 8-9, QC
Sacrifice, Voivod, Varathron and many more…

Laura Wiebe

Laura is managing editor of and co-host of weekly metal show Kill Eat Exploit the Weak on CFMU 93.3 FM.