This year’s edition of Heavy MTL comes with a new look and name, the weekend long festival will now go one by the name Heavy Montreal. Taking place August 9th and 10th in Montreal Canada at Parc Jean Drapeau, this festival has solidified itself as a summer must-see concert. This year’s edition features probably the three of the biggest names in metal, Anthrax, Slayer and Metallica. The show does veer a bit from it’s original formula and includes some punk bands like Bad Religion and Dropkick Murphys.
Early bird ticket prices are set at $165 per ticket for the weekend or you can go gold for $400 per ticket but includes private bathrooms, a well as private concession stands for food and drinks. Tickets go on sale Friday March 7 at noon through the heavymontreal.com site. Also visit the site for updates, lineup details, and venue information.