Friday, November 25, 2011

Win your chance to play at HEAVY MTL next summer

Heads up to metal bands: you could be rocking the big stage at HEAVY MTL next summer in Montreal.

Montreal's local concert promoters Dungeonworks and Evenko have teamed up along with Labryinthe, the one stop Metal T-shirt shop and Katacombes, Montreal's favourite metal venue to present ENROUTE Heavy MTL contest for bands to win a prestigious spot on Canada's most premier metal festival.

Starting NOW, bands can sign up to win their chance to play this year‘s Heavy MTL at Parc Jean-Drapeau on August 11 & 12, 2012.

The two winning bands of Heavy MTL 2012 Battle of the Bands will each be offered a spot on the 2012 lineup, as well as tickets to the festival!

Click here to fill out the form: Be sure to include your press kits and demos!

Artists have until December 11, 2011 to register.

The selected groups will be announced December 14th at Katakombes (1635 St-Laurent Blvd).

A total of 20 groups will participate in the Heavy MTL 2012 Battle of the Bands competition taking place at Katacombes on the second Wednesday of every month, starting January 11, 2012.

The top five bands selected overall will then face off in a final round to take place at Theatre Corona in June (date TBD), the top two earning a spot on Heavy MTL‘s 2012 lineup.

A prestigious panel of judges, representing the local and international rock and
metal scenes will be participating in the selection.

Sign up can be done in person at Boutique Labyrinthe (486 Ste-Catherine W.).

Join our Heavy MTL Facebook event page and like our Heavy MTL fanpage to stay informed:

For bands‘ questions and comments, please contact

All these details can be found on the HEAVY MTL website here.

Last summer, HEAVY MTL featured KISS, Motorhead, Anthrax, Godsmack and a host of other heavy artists.

Motörhead Motörhead

Motorhead – Ace Of Spades
HEAVY MTL – Montreal, PQ – July 24, 2011