Heavy Montreal Unleashes 2016 Lineup

BY Sarah MurphyPublished Feb 3, 2016

Earlier this week, Mastodon and Despised Icon were confirmed to play this year's instalment of Heavy Montreal, and now organizers have unveiled the rest of the lineup for the 2016 festival.
Five Finger Death Punch, Disturbed, Nightwish, Volbeat, Breaking Benjamin, Killswitch Engage, Black Label Society, Ghost, Zakk Wylde, Blind Guardian, Sabaton, Alter Bridge, Katakylsm, Carcass, Fear Factory, Animals as Leaders, Memphis May Fire, Attila, Beartooth, Suffocation, Saint Asonia, Biohazard, Repulsion, We Came as Romans, Escape the Fate, Inquisition, I Prevail, USA Out of Vietnam and Mantar are currently listed on the bill.

UPDATE (6/10, 3 p.m. EDT): Napalm Death, Cult of Luna and Pop Evil have now been added to the festival.
There's also something dubbed Heavy Mania Wrestling in the works. You can see the full lineup poster above.
The festival will take over Plaine des Jeux at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal on August 6 and 7. Tickets go on sale this Friday (February 5), and you can find full festival info over at Heavy Montreal's official website

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