Heavy Montreal 2016 returns to Parc Jean-Drapeau at the Plaine Des Jeux festival site on August 6 and August 7. As an official partner of the festival, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal that reactivated deathcore pioneers DESPISED ICON will perform at the event. Earlier today, MASTODON was also confirmed for this year's festival.
The complete Heavy Montreal 2016 lineup will be announced on Wednesday, February 3 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time.
A special BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale will take place starting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, February 3. Get early access to two-day weekend general admission passes at discounted rates, as per the following schedule:
* For 24 hours only, starting February 3 at 10 a.m. eastern: $99.50 Canadian (approximately $70 US)
* Starting Thursday, February 4 at 10 a.m. eastern: $120 Canadian (approximately $85 US)
* Thursday, February 4 at 10 p.m. eastern: BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale ends
In addition to reduced pricing for the BLABBERMOUTH.NET presale, one lucky buyer will automatically be entered for a chance at winning a free Gold weekend pass upgrade. The winning fan will be selected at random by Evenko, promoters of the Heavy Montreal festival. Please bookmark this page and set a calendar reminder to access our unique presale link. Only fans that access our unique URL will be eligible for the chance to win this special VIP upgrade.
The public on-sale will commence on February 5 at noon eastern at the regular general admission pricing of $149.50 Canadian (approximately $105 U.S.). All prices indicated above include taxes and service fees. Weekend passes are valid for two days and are non-transferrable.
To celebrate the upcoming announcement and on-sale, Heavy Montreal has released the Heavy Quiz that has some clues about other bands that are set to play the festival. By taking the quiz, you will be automatically entered to win the very first pair of Gold weekend passes to the festival. Click here to test your metal knowledge.