HEAVY MTL 2011 Details

March 22nd, 2011
by Celtic Bob

CONCERT PROMOTION TITANS EVENKO AND LIVE NATION TEAM UP
TO BRING THE HEAVY BRAND TO TORONTO FOR THE SUMMER OF 2011

WHILE HEAVY MTL 2011 IS SET TO INVADE MONTREAL FOR ITS
HIGHLY ANTICIPATED THIRD EDITION!

BOTH LINE UPS AND ON-SALES LISTED BELOW!
(LINE UPS DIFFER IN EACH MARKET)

HEAVY MTL 2011
Packs One Heavy Punch!
KISS, Motörhead, Disturbed,
Billy Talent, Godsmack
and many more!
July 23 – 24, 2011 / Parc Jean-Drapeau

TICKETS ON SALE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 26TH AT NOON!
Tickets available at Bell Centre
By phone: (514) 790-2525 or 1 877 668-8269
Order online: www.heavymtl.com or www.evenko.ca
Ticket prices: Single-day ticket: $83 / Week-end pass: $148.50
Reserved seating 1 day: $110 / Reserved seating week-end: $205.50
TAXES AND SERVICE FEES ARE INCLUDED
Group sales: ventesauxgroupes@evenko.ca ou 1-866-365-SHOW (7469)
Now it can be said. Or rather, shouted out loud, from the tops of buildings and mountains: HEAVY MTL is again bringing you a line-up sure to unite tens of thousands of hard rock and metal fans for an unparalleled, mind-blowing weekend at Parc Jean-Drapeau.
And you know when KISS shows up in town, it’s going to bring the mayhem to a whole new level. Continuing their decades-old relationship with Montrealers, the most influential hard rock band of all time bring their record-breaking, genre-defining, bone- crunching pyrotechnic theatrics to Parc Jean-Drapeau. Groundhogs and ducks: time to take cover! And stay under cover for awhile as  Disturbed brings back their dark, winding riffs to the stage, joining  the bombastic power of Godsmack’s nu metal and Juno-award winner Billy Talent’s indie-ish hard rock as they crank the levels sky-high.
Add to that the sonic wall of one of the originators of the new wave of British metal and you’ve got a party goin’ on – Motörhead will be sure to keep the guitar gods happy. As well as Anthrax, one of the Big Four of thrash metal, prog-metallers Opeth and even more of the biggest and best hard rock and heavy metal perpetrators around.
Last year’s second edition of HEAVY MTL saw 42,500 faithful bang their heads in unison and enjoy the heaviness that is HEAVY.  This year that call to hard rock and heavy metal fans goes even further and reaches out down the 401 as the event expands to include the HEAVY T.O. weekend, which launches its first assault on Toronto’s Downsview Park. Why have all the fun in one place: It’s time for Toronto’s fans of hard and heavy rock to stand up and count to ‘11’ on their amps. If you like your music loud and your t-shirts black, you’ll be embarrassed if you’re caught anywhere else this summer!
Tickets for HEAVY MTL go on sale this Saturday, March 26 at noon via evenko.ca. Be sure to check out heavymtl.com, Facebook page and Twitter account for news and updates before the festival goes on sale Saturday.

And if this isn’t enough rock & metal for March, stay tuned for a few more heavy, crunchy announcements to be added to the line-ups.

HEAVY MTL DATES
July 23-24, 2011 at PARC JEAN-DRAPEAU
And stay tuned for Heavy in the City events!

SATURDAY, JULY 23rd, 2011
part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival Tour
Disturbed
Godsmack
Billy Talent
In Flames
Trivium
Unearth
Kindgom of Sorrow
Red Fang
Machine Head
Suicide Silence
All Shall Perish
Straight Line Stitch
SUNDAY, JULY 24th, 2011
KISS
Motörhead
Opeth
Anthrax
Children of Bodom
As I Lay Dying
The Sword
Times of Grace
DevilDriver

www.HeavyMTL.com

HEAVY IS SET TO TAKE OVER TORONTO!

JULY 23rd & 24th, 2011
DOWNSVIEW PARK, TORONTO

MEGADETH · ROB ZOMBIE
BILLY TALENT · SLAYER
ANTHRAX · MOTÖRHEAD · OPETH
MASTODON · CHILDREN OF BODOM · TESTAMENT
AS I LAY DYING · THE SWORD · TIMES OF GRACE · DEVILDRIVER
ANVIL  · BAPTIZED IN BLOOD · MELISSA AUF DER MAUR & MORE!!

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: WWW.HEAVYTO.COM
TICKETS ON SALE
FRIDAY, MARCH 25th at 11:00AM

Tickets also available all Ticketmaster Outlets, Rotate This, Soundscapes
or call 1-855-985-5000 to charge by phone.

TICKETS:
Weekend Pass: $135 plus service charges
Weekend Pass Special Edition Ticket*: $145 plus service charges
Live Nation Lounge**: Single day $150 Weekend pass $275 plus service charges
Saturday admittance: $72.50 plus service charges
Sunday admittance: $72.50 plus service charges

*Weekend Pass Special Edition Ticket includes:  This limited edition Heavy T.O. 2011 Weekend Pass Special Edition Ticket is something special that fans can keep for years to come!

**Live Nation Lounge ticket includes: 19+ only area, exclusive bar and restrooms, access to limited GA bleacher seating, and a limited edition Heavy T.O. 2011 Commemorative Laminate (to be picked up at entrance gate on day-of-show)

The remarkable success of HEAVY MTL prompted the launch of a new event, right down the 401 – that’s right, we’re talkin’ HEAVY T.O. “Thanks to the incredible support of fans and the sheer momentum Heavy has gained in two short years, we felt this experience needed to be shared elsewhere in Canada” said evenko’s director of concerts and events, Nick Farkas. “Toronto metal fans have been begging for an outdoor metal festival – we’re answering those calls with Heavy T.O.” said Live Nation Promoter, Emmanuel Patterson.

Set to take place on the same weekend as HEAVY MTL, metal and hard rock fans in the GTA will be able to get up close and personal with the amazing HEAVY T.O. experience. The event will feature two full days of programming and will undoubtedly make Canada the envy of the international metal and hard rock communities.

Saturday, July 23
Megadeth
Anthrax
Opeth
Motörhead
Children of Bodom
As I Lay Dying
The Sword
Times of Grace
DevilDriver
….and more!

Sunday, July 24
Rob Zombie
Billy Talent
Slayer
Mastodon
Testament
Baptized In Blood
Anvil
Melissa Auf der Maur
…and more!

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