Metal events you don’t wanna miss: summer 2018

June ended and July began with one of the great international festivals: TUSKA (29.6.–1.7.2018 | SUVILAHTI, HELSINKI) and METALOCALYPSTICK 2018, a Western Canadian festival celebrating heavy metal and embracing the power of women in metal, punk and rock (June 30 – July 1 | Here we list some of the notable metal events scheduled throughout the rest of the summer.

Artwork by Cold Poison.

Armstrong MetalFest

July 13-14, 2018 in Armstrong, BC


July 27-29, 2018 in Millvale, PA


July 28 & 29, 2018 in Montreal, QC

Loud As Hell

August 3-5, 2018 in Drumheller, AB

Metallion Metal Fest

August 10-11, 2018 in Vanderhoof, BC


August 17-19, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV

Muddy Roots Music Festival

August 30-September 2, 2018 in Cooksville, TN

ProgPower USA

September 5-8, 2018 in Atlanta, GA

Shadow Woods IV

September 20-22 2018 in Purcellville, VA

Calgary Metal Festival

September 21 + 22, 2018 in Calgary, AB

If we’ve missed something worthwhile, let us know in the comments!