METAL EVENTS YOU DON’T WANNA MISS – FALL 2018

The seasons turn and the metal goes on. As you settle into the fall (at least for those of us in the northern hemisphere), consider making your way out to one of the fall metal fests. Have we missed any good ones? Let us know!

Festivals coming up in the final months of the year

Florida Extreme Metal Festival

September 28th – 30th ~ Brass Mug, Tampa, FL

Acheron, Lividity, Morta Skuld, No Raza…

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/florida-extreme-metalfest-tickets-42865137781

Self Help Festival

September 29th ~ Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre At Freedom Hill, Detroit, MI

Limp Bizkit, Asking Alexandria, Beartooth, Sylar…

http://selfhelpfest.com

Buffalo Metal Festival

September 29th ~ Mohawk Place, Buffalo, NY

Post Mortal Possession, Inertia, From The Hellmouth, Mass Casualty…

https://stepoutbuffalo.com/events/buffalo-metal-fest-2018

REVSTOCK 2

September 29th ~ Club Absinthe, Hamilton, ON

Centuries of Decay, Jupiter Hollow, BornBroken, Astaroth Incarnate…

https://www.facebook.com/events/279107129549470

Ontario DEATH FEST #6

October 5th – 7th ~Coalition: T.O, Toronto, ON

Lividity, Holy Cost, Gravitational Distortion, Blood of Christ…

https://www.facebook.com/events/1934319549925101

Five Magics Festival

October 6th ~ Maxwell’s Concerts & Events, Waterloo, ON

Invicta, Sludgehammer, Raider, Astaroth Incarnate, Trilateral, Stoned Odin

https://allevents.in/waterloo/five-magics-fest/20002210938795

Tecate Mexico Metal Festival III

October 6th ~ Explanada De Los Sultanes, Monterrey, Mexico

Accept, Cannibal Corpse, Municipal Waste, Obituary…

http://mxmf.com.mx

Force Metal Festival

October 6th – 7th ~ Teotihuacan, Mexico City, Mexico

Slayer, Anthrax, Testament, Lamb Of God, Exodus…

https://forcemetalfest.com

Forest City Metal Festival

October 12th ~ Rum Runners, London, ON

Bloodless Child, Kavara, Talbotville Gore…

https://londonmusichall.com/events/forest-city-metal-fest

Very Prog Festival

October 12th – 13th ~ Metronum, Toulouse, France

Sons Of Apollo, Persefone, Caligula’s Horse, Spheric Universe Experience…

https://veryprogfestival.com/fr/page-daccueil

Welcoming the very first edition of Very Prog Festival

California Deathfest

October 12th – 13th ~ Oakland Metro, Oakland, CA

DOOM, Dark Angel, Exhorder, Sinister…

http://www.deathfests.com/event/cdf-2018

Aftershock Festival

October 13th – 14th ~ Discovery Park, Sacramento, CA

System Of A Down, Incubus, Alice In Chains, Godsmack…

https://aftershockfestival.com

Festival preview: Aftershock 2018

Detroit Metal Festival

October 20th ~ Harpos Concert Theatre, Detroit, MI

Bury Your Dead, Falsifier, Signs Of The Swarm, Hive…

https://www.harposlive.com/online-store/Detroit-Metal-Festival-Bury-Your-Dead-p114536056

Quebec Deathfest

October 19th – 20th ~ Mtelus/Foufounes Electriques/Katacombes, Montreal, QC

Skeletal Remains, Autopsy, Exhorder, Immolation, Aepoch…

http://www.deathfests.com/event/qdf-2018

Days Of Darkness Festival

October 27th – 28th ~ Rams Head Live/Baltimore Soundstage, Baltimore, MD

Alcest, Blue Oyster Cult, Bell Witch, Rome…

http://www.deathfests.com/event/days-darkness-festival-2018

Providence Metal Festival

November 4th ~ Fete Music Hall, Providence, RI

Whitechapel, Devildriver, Chelsea Grin, Oceano…

http://fetemusic.com/ballroomevents/pvdmetalfest6

 

Laura Wiebe

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