What first began as a backyard show has now grown into one of Western Canada’s best mountain moshpits in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley. Reaching its 10 year milestone, Armstrong MetalFest is now anchored as one of the largest gatherings of metalheads from across Western Canada and beyond. The 2018 line-up features over 30 bands with headliners KATAKLYS
In celebration of this year’s event, Armstrong MetalFest is offering metalheads a FREE digital sampler of performing bands from the 2018 line-up.
AMF’s Mountain Moshpit Vol. 3 available for FREE download at the following link: https://
Ticket Link: https://
Advance Weekend passes $125 CAD, walk up rate $165 CAD.
Please check out the FAQ for information about special day passes and pricing at the following link: https://
2018 Early Entry
Want to grab your favourite camp spot and beat the rush of metal heads? Guests are welcome to arrive Thursday after 11:00 AM.
2018 Camping and Parking
All tickets include tent camping. You are welcome to sleep in your vehicle, RV or trailer. Traveling in an RV? Make sure to reserve your spot so you’re guaranteed a spot that includes water and power hookups. Reserve Online at the following link: https://
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Armstrong MetalFest 2018 Line-Up:
Sarah Longfield (Wisconsin)
The Kennedy Veil (Sacramento)
Begrime Exemious (Edmonton)
Neck of The Woods (Vancouver)
Road Rash (Vancouver)
Blackwater Burial (Vancouver)
Gladius Sky (Vernon)
The Hallowed Catharsis (Vancouver)
Concrete Funeral (Calgary)
Endless Chaos (Winnipeg)
Earth’s Ashes (Red Deer)
Giants Arise (Mission)
Throne of the Dead (Prince George)
Death Machine (Kelowna)
Tides of Kharon (Edmonton)
Bring Your Own Bodies (Lethbridge)
Breaking The Silent (Edmonton)
Forsaken Rite (Edmonton)
For more info, please visit www.ArmstrongMetalFest.
Taking influence from Europe’s music festival circuit, Armstrong Metal Fest is a heavy metal celebration that encourages metal heads from across Canada and the globe to mosh and camp with the backdrop of great outdoors of British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley. What started as a backyard party in 2009 with nothing but eleven local metal bands such as Terrifier, Xul and Odinfist to name a few, has grown into a a huge success admired by the Western Canadian Metal scene. 2017 was the ninth year of the festival and was its largest year for music and attendance. Previous years of the festival have seen line ups with Cattle Decapitation, Suffocation, Beyond Creation, Dayglo Abortions, Rivers of Nihil, The Zenith Passage, Anciients, Bison BC, Striker, Crimson Shadows, Holy Grail, Archspire, Cryptopsy, Unleash The Archers, Divinity, Into Eternity, Ninjaspy, Vesperia, XUL, Odinfist, Death Toll Rising, Gomorrah among many others.
What the press is saying:
“In the past, metalheads had to travel to Germany to experience the rush a big festival, such as Wacken Open Air. But local headbangers decided to bring that feeling home with Armstrong Metalfest.” – Vernon Morning Star
“Go Big or Stay at Home: Armstrong has that welcoming feeling for rock show.” – The Valley Voice
“To witness such a gathering of talent is an absolute privilege, and for that fact alone, I will certainly be returning to Armstrong Metal Fest.” – Beatroute BC
“This festival is now going to be my yearly must-go-to event and if you’re a metal head that hasn’t attended, or a curious metal voyeur, do yourself a favour and check it out, you will not regret it.” – Abort Mag
“The Armstrong Metalfest is one such event and has grown from its initial, humble beginnings seven years ago to be a regular mainstay, with its south-central BC location making for a popular summertime destination for fans and bands alike.” Decibel Mag
Named one of the out-of-town music festivals worth the trip by The Vancouver Sun
“For metalheads, this is a great vacation where groups of all sizes can enjoy their favourite musical genre in a fun, energized environment. Not to mention, the camping!” The Permanent Rain Press
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Days of The Dead – https://www.facebook.com/
Farmageddon Open Air – http://www.farmageddon.ca
Loud As Hell – http://www.loudashell.com
Metalocalypstick – http://metalocalypstickfest.
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Sponsors / Partners:
BC Arts Council – http://www.bcartscouncil.ca
The Green – http://www.thegreen.ca
Absolute Underground Mag – https://www.facebook.com/
A.M.I. Clothing – http://www.okanagangear.com
Asher Media Relations – http://www.
Askew’s Foods – http://www.askewsfoods.com/
Broken Neck Radio – http://www.brokenneckradio.
Calgary Beer Core – http://www.calgarybeercore.
Metal Master Kingdom – http://www.metalmasterkingdom.
Metal Nation Radio – http://www.metalnationradio.
Muninn’s Post – http://www.muninnspost.com
Ogologo – http://www.ogologo.ca
PureGrainAudio – http://www.puregrainaudio.
Rancho Vignola – http://www.ranchovignola.com
Shuswap Insurance – http://www.shuswapins.ca
Thrash Wrestling – http://www.facebook.com/
Voets Coffee – http://www.voetscoffee.com