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Posted on Mar 05, 2014 01:56 pm
The full lineup of this year's Heavy Montreal festival has been announced, confirming Metallica, Slayer and Lamb of God as the event's top headliners.
Set to take place on August 9 an 10 at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, the festival will also include performances from such major acts as the Offspring, Anthrax, Body Count and more.
As far as Metallica goes, the Heavy Montreal performance will mark the band's only 2014 summer show in North America. This goes along with frontman James Hetfield's comment that "metal is struggling in the US." You can check out the full lineup below, ticket info here.
In somewhat related news, Metallica have shared footage of their 1986 London concert for free download. The gig also features John Marshall on rhythm guitar, make sure to check it out here.
Heavy Montreal 2014 Lienup:
Metallica Slayer Lamb of God The Offspring Anthrax Bad Religion Dropkick Murphys Three Days Grace Pennywise D.R.I. Apocalyptica Hatebreed Body Count Exodus Grimskunk Epica Alestorm Municipal Waste Overkill Cynic Symphony X Protest the Hero F--ked Up We Came as Romans Monster Truck Mass Hysteria Whitechapel Madball Unearth Stick to Your Guns Bat Sabbath Nekrogoblikon Truckfighters Beheading of a King Nepentes Biblical Sworn In Gideon