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!

MONTEBELLO ROCKFEST
June 22-25, 2017, QC
www.montebellorockfest.com
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
www.facebook.com/events/1158984924137688
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
www.facebook.com/FestivaldetedeQuebec
Aeternum, Cardinals Pride, Crown the Empire, Death From Above 1979, Metallica, Nordheim, Voivod…

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

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

Wings of Metal Festival 2017
September 8-9, QC
www.facebook.com/events/364211863949587
Sacrifice, Voivod, Varathron and many more…

Laura Wiebe

Laura is managing editor of Hellbound.ca and co-host of weekly metal show Kill Eat Exploit the Weak on CFMU 93.3 FM. She believes in equality and social justice and is not cool with any form of discrimination, marginalization, harassment or hate.