Friday, 11 November 2016

HEAVY SCOTLAND announce HAVOK and BLAZE BAYLEY plus Battle of the Bands and more news


Brand new heavy metal festival HEAVY SCOTLAND have today announced two more bands for its inaugural year in Edinburgh's Corn Exchange between the 1st-2nd April 2017.

Announced today are heavy metal legend BLAZE BAYLEY (Wolfsbane, Iron Maiden) and US thrash metal lords HAVOK. These add to an already staggering celebration of heavy metal, including the two headliners BEHEMOTH (UK/Eire exclusive), ARCH ENEMY, and more.

Full line-up currently:
Behemoth (UK/EIRE Exclusive)
Arch Enemy
Grave
Havok
Blaze Bayley
Dyscarnate
Sodomized Cadaver
Shiraz Lane
Disposable
Centrilia

To help add to the line-up, the festival have launched a Battle of the Bands for an unsigned act to join the world-class billing. Three battles, eight bands, and one winner. The three events are to be held on 28th January, 11th February and 25th February [for more information see the poster below.]

Conducting the affairs of the festival and hosting the event is alternative tattoo model Femke Fatale, guaranteed to make the weekend that little bit more unique.

Tickets are now available to purchase from here: http://www.ticketor.com/heavyscotland

Includes:
VIP bundles: £115 (selling out) / £127 (VIP with t-shirt - ONE LEFT)
Standard: £80
Standard bundle (with festival t-shirt): £92

Early bird tickets now sold out!

The festival are also delighted to announce hotel discounts in partnership with Tune Hotel. Use the discount code HEAVYSCOT when booking to receive a 15% discount, valid from 30 March - 3 April inclusive. 

Set to be the biggest and best new festival dedicated to all things dark, heavy, and vicious, Heavy Scotland is borne out of a love of metal. Aimed at supporting a famously dedicated metal scene but until now without a big festival, Heavy Scotland looks set to put Scotland on the map.

Stay tuned for news of pre- and after-parties as they come.

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