2017 Line-Up - Metalocalypstick presented by Gigfly.ca

Sovereign Council (Kingston, ON) - http://www.sovereigncouncil.com
Cabrakaan (Toluca, Mexico) - http://www.facebook.com/CABRAKAAN
Violent Betty (Saskatoon, SK) - http://www.violentbetty.com
Scythia (Calgary, AB) - http://www.scythia.ca
Atmora (Windsor, ON) - http://www.facebook.com/AtmoraOfficial
Anarcheon (Vancouver, BC) - http://www.anarcheon.com
Tessitura (Edmonton, AB) - http://www.tessiturametal.com
Massive Scar Era (Vancouver, BC / Cairo, Egypt) - http://www.massivescarera.com
Remnants (Edmonton, AB) - http://remnants2.bandcamp.com
Juliet Ruin (Edmonton, AB) - http://julietruin.com
Forsaken Rite (Edmonton, AB) - http://forsakenrite.com
Korperlose Stimme (Edmonton, AB) - http://www.youtube.com/korperlosestimme
Meteor Tree (Kelowna, BC) - http://meteortree.net/music
Kymatica (Vancouver, BC) - http://www.kymatica.ca
HEDKS (Vancouver, BC) - http://hedks.bandcamp.com
Breaking The Silent (Edmonton, AB) - http://www.facebook.com/BreakingTheSilent
Life Like Fire (Calgary, AB) - http://www.facebook.com/lifelikefireband
Sins Of Sorrow (Edmonton, AB) - https://www.facebook.com/sinsofsorrowband
Day and weekend passes plus camping available at http://metalocalypstickfest.rocks/tickets/ 
Ride Share - www.facebook.com/groups/metalocalypstickfestrideshare/
Event Page- www.facebook.com/events/1158984924137688/

Artwork by Abradinfluence

Promo Video: https://youtu.be/9jBp7TQ-eww

Based in Valemount, BC near Jasper National Park with the beautiful backdrop of the Canadian Rockies, there stands an outdoor festival that just doesn’t celebrate Heavy Metal, but embraces the power of women in metal.

Formed in 2016, METALOCALYPSTICK FEST was created to present a unique experience within the Western Canadian metal community, a gathering of similar views, aspirations and musical taste. (similar to former mainstream music festival Lilith Fair.)

Founded by Kaija Kinney of Vancouver’s Anarcheon after researching a lack of female based metal festivals to apply her band to, Kinney took matters into in her own and decided to produce the event.

Kinney comments:

“This festival means the celebration of both sexes coming together and creating something amazing. People like to say women in metal aren’t a big deal anymore and that we are all the same. I feel that is untrue, this is still a male dominated world and woman are still looked as lesser. I want to showcase all these bad ass ladies and celebrate the differences of men and woman rather than pretend we are all equal. Truth is we are different why can't we celebrate that?”

In addition to the festival celebrating women in metal, the METALOCALYPSTICK FEST gives back to the community by being a non-profit organization dedicated to raise funds and donating 100% of proceeds to local charities Girls Rock Camp, Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter, Earth Protectors plus an audience picked foundation.

The 1st annual Metalocalypstick hosted female influenced metal bands from across Canada and the world such as Brazil’s Nervosa (Napalm Records), Egypt’s Massive Scar Era, Hollywood’s The Maension, Valfreya, Scythia, Mortillery (Napalm Records), Van Halst, Dead Asylum, Juliet Ruin, Violent Betty, Omega Crom, Körperlose Stimme, Elysium Echoes, Solborn, Monarch Sky, Forsaken Rite, Anarcheon, and Suspended.

Preparing for their 2nd annual year, the outdoor festival for women in metal is proud to announce their first batch of bands added to the line up with Tessitura, Körperlose Stimme, Meteor Tree, Scythia, Hedks, Forsaken Rite and Remnants.Tessitura:

Körperlose Stimme:

Meteor Tree:



Forsaken Rite:


METALOCALYPSTICK presented by Gigfly.ca is being held during Canada Day weekend on July 1st and 2nd in Valemount, BC. For tickets and more info, please visit the following links:

Event Page- www.facebook.com/events/1158984924137688/
Ride Share - www.facebook.com/groups/metalocalypstickfestrideshare/

Gigfly.ca - http://www.gigfly.ca
Absolute Underground Mag - https://www.facebook.com/AbsoluteUndergroundTV/
Broken Neck Radio - http://www.brokenneckradio.com
Canada's Extreme Metal Radio - http://www.cemr.ca
Femme Metal Webzinne - http://www.femmemetalwebzine.net
Metal Master Kingdom - http://www.metalmasterkingdom.com
PureGrainAudio - http://www.puregrainaudio.com
Pure Rock Radio - http://www.purerockradio.net
Women of Metal - http://www.womenofmetal.net

METALOCALYPSTICK Fest Opens Band Submissions For 2018 Edition

Canadian Fest Celebrating Women In Metal In Lone Butte, BC

Mountains, Camping and the Women of Metal!

METALOCALYPSTICK FEST, the Western Canadian outdoor festival that just doesn’t celebrate heavy metal, but embraces the power of women in metal, punk and rock have open band submissions for the 2018 edition being hosted in Lone Butte, BC at the Interlakes Community Center during Canada Day weekend June 30th and July 1st. 

The 2017 line up featured bands from across Canada and beyond with Cabrakaan (Toluca, Mexico), Sovereign Council (Kingston, ON), Violent Betty (Saskatoon, SK), Atmora (Windsor, ON), Scythia (Calgary, AB), Massive Scar Era (Vancouver, BC / Cairo, Egypt) and many more.

Bands can apply at the following link: http://metalocalypstickfest.rocks/artists-2017/bands/band-submissions/ 
Deadline for applications is November 11, 2017 - 11:59pm PST.

In addition to the festival celebrating women in metal, METALOCALYPSTICK FEST gives back to the community by being a non-profit organization dedicated to raise funds and donating 100% of proceeds to local charities Girls Rock Camp, Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter, Earth Protectors plus sponsoring an independent band picked by Metalocalypstick Fest judges.

Festival Location:
Lone Butte Community Hall
5994 Hwy. 24
Lone Butte, BC

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