New Dutch True Metal Festival VERY ‘EAVY 7 April 2012

December 13th, 2011
by EvilG

The VERY ‘EAVY FESTIVAL is an initiative of Hugo Koch from Stadskanaal. In 2010 Hugo started to think about, putting up a small festival in his home-town. In the Hard-rock and Heavy Metal scene, there is not that much to do in this area of Holland. He had the courage to do so in oktober 2010.That’s when he started his search for bands, location etc. With the help of people who had already done something similar, and Martjo Brongers (Vortex) in the organizational field, he had a very good chance of making a success of the first edition of Very ‘Eavy on April 9, 2011.


Sports and Events Center Bruinsma, in Stadskanaal changed the dojo room in a very cozy concert hall and a stage was build in the lobby for the after party band. With more than 300 visitors, we can justifiably speak of a very successful evening. The reactions were overwhelming, both the audience and the bands were very positive.


This first edition of the VERY ‘EAVY FESTIVAL became a big success, in 2012 there is going to be a sequel !!!


This is the 2012 line-up:


TRANCE MISSION (also known as TRANCE from Germany)

first 30th anniversary show in Holland with special oldschool heavy-metal set



new wave of british heavy – metal legends



the Dutch Gods of heavy-metal



Thin Lizzy tribute


WILD (spain)

new wave of Spanish heavy-metal



hardrock covers



winner Very ‘Eavy Battle


Bruinsma Sport- en evenementencentrum, Navolaan 32, Stadskanaal







€17.50 door

€15.00 pré sale


Doors open: 16.00

Start show : 16.30


Heavy Metal BBQ

Beer/Soda €1.80

Ticketsale on website


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