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Heavy Scotland

Starts: 1st Apr 2017

Scotland's Metal Festival


Start Date

1st Apr 2017

End Date

2nd Apr 2017


Corn Exchange


Behemoth (UK EXCLUSIVE) and Arch Enemy


Heavy Scotland is the biggest and best new heavy metal festival in Scotland. An independent festival taking place at The Corn Exchange in Edinburgh. Over 18 bands from across the globe will gather in one location for the best metal weekend Scotland has to offer.

For a UK & IRE 2017 headline EXCLUSIVE, Poland's extreme metal titans BEHEMOTH! will incite the biggest mosh pit Edinburgh has ever seen with their "dramatic, menacing, imperious, and supremely grim" performance.

Our Sunday headliners are female fronted powerhouse and melodic death metal legends Arch Enemy. This will be the bands only UK appearance supporting the release of their 'As the Stages Burn' DVD. "Earth shaking. Crushing. This band has a legacy behind it and should not be missed under any circumstances"

For their first appearance in 10 years, Grave will be back in Scotland with their brutal, pit inducing, death metal for a Scottish festival exclusive.

One of a handful of shows and a Scottish EXCLUSIVE for 2017, Finntroll return to ramp up the party with their trollish antics and energetic, manical folk inspired metal.

One of the big three of Teutonic thrash and legends in their own right, Destruction have joined the line up. Headbanging, windmilling and circle pits shall ensue.

HAVOK return to Scotland after a 3 year absence to tear Edinburgh apart with their high energy and insane riffs. "One of the best thrash bands. Ever" and for good reason.

Symphonic death metal masters FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE bring their "loud, brutal and crazy" live show to ensure every single one of you is in the pit.

Fans of extreme metal will be especially pleased to see the brutal savagery that INGESTED will deliver. We expect to see the biggest mosh pit our venue has ever witnessed.

Warbringer have joined our massive metal party and will deliver their powerful brand of thrash filled with excellent guitar work and insane riffs.

Ex Iron Maiden frontman Official Blaze Bayley will punch you in the throat with some straight up heavy metal.

"New UK Kings of Death", Dyscarnate join us for their first show supporting their new album. We can not wait to hear some brutal new riffs.

Belgium's Evil Invaders (OFFICIAL) join our line up with a high speed, old school force which feels fresh and new. Expect "breakneck beats and riffage, screamed vocals and widdly solos" and of course, giant circle pits.

Four further additions are Sodomized Cadaver, Shiraz Lane, Disposable and Centrilia. We proudly support the Scottish metal scene and will be showcasing some of Scotland's heaviest up-and-coming bands, including the winner of our Metal Is Not Dead battle of the bands competition. Heavy Scotland metal festival is taking place in historical Edinburgh on 1 & 2 April 2017 for two full days of absolute carnage.

Over 18 bands
Amazing prizes
Massive Metal Market
Meet the bands
Exclusive VIP packages
Offical pre and after parties
Two days of brutality and pure metal
and much, much more...

Do not miss out on the biggest metal festival north of the border, invite all your friends and join the party!
Tickets available from or in store at Tickets Scotland.



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