July 13-14 - Armstrong, BC @ Hassen Arena
Band Submissions Now Open! Deadline To Apply October 31st
Once again, Armstrong Metal Fest is proud to announce that this year’s Vancouver Whammy Award winner for Best Local Metal Artist will be playing on the 2018 edition. Festival co-organizer Jesse Valstar will be presenting the award.
Votes can be made until Nov 15th at the following link
Finalists announced in December and final voting running until mid January.
What are the Whammys? The Whammys are an annual, local, independent music awards ceremony in Vancouver, BC. The event pays homage to the incredible achievements local artists have accomplished the year previous.
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In additional news, preparing for their milestone of a decade of metal in Canada's Okanagan Valley, ARMSTRONG METALFEST is gearing up for their biggest event to date. Over the last nine years the festival has hosted a long list of bands such as Revocation, Cattle Decapitation, Suffocation, Beyond Creation, Rivers of Nihil, The Zenith Passage, Anciients, Bison, Striker, Archspire, Cryptopsy, Unleash The Archers, Ninjaspy, Vesperia, Aggression among many others for British Columbia's largest gathering of metalheads from across Western Canada and beyond.
Planning their 2018 edition, early bird pre-sale tickets for AMF are now on sale for a limited time until February 1, 2018 for a special price of $95 CAD. Tickets can be purchased at the following link: https://armstrongmetalfest.ca/tickets/ All tickets provide General Admission and grant access to the festival grounds, camping area and arena from 11:00 AM on Friday, July 13, 2018 until 11:59 PM on Sunday, July 14, 2018. Free camping is included.
After early bird pre-sale tickets have been sold out and starting February 1, 2018, the ticket pre-sale price will go up to $125 CAD.
At the door price will be $165 CAD.
Please check out the FAQ for information about special day passes and pricing at the following link:
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://armstrongmetalfest.ca/contact/rv-reservations/
For more info, please visit www.ArmstrongMetalFest.ca