ANVIL, BLACK CLOUD To Headline Montreal's POWERPACK, THRASHBACK Festivals

Le Medley in Montreal, Quebec will host two metal festivals the weekend of November 8-9, each one of them featuring familiar and up-and-coming names in the world of extreme music.

The first festival, dubbed Powerpack, will take place on November 8th and will feature performances from ANVIL, HANKER, HEAVEN'S CRY and SOULFORGE. The second event, Thrashback, will follow on November 9th and will include the much-anticipated live debut of the all-star thrash metal tribute band called BLACK CLOUD, featuring ex-VOIVOD bassist Jean-Yves Thériault (a.k.a. Blacky), Pierre Rémillard (ex-OBLIVEON) on guitar, Daniel Mongrain (MARTYR) on guitar, Flo Mounier (CRYPTOPSY) on drums, and Patrick Mireault (GHOULUNATICS) on vocals. Also set to make an appearance on the bill are HORFIXION, ASHES OF EDEN, and LAST BREATH.

Le Medley is located at 1170 St-Denis Street (corner René-Lévesque) in Montreal.

Powerpack and Thrashback are open to all ages, with the doors set to open at 6:30 p.m. and showtime scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

For more information, write to: [email protected]

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