Metal fans rejoice! Armstrong MetalFest, Western Canada’s largest extreme music event, has just confirmed its 2022 lineup consisting of headliners Enterprise Earth, Zimmers Hole, and Neck of The Woods. The festival returns to the Okanagan on July 15 and 16 at the IPE Grounds and Hassen Arena in Armstrong, BC after missing two years due to the Covid pandemic.
A special performance from Kelowna’s Omnia Nihil (formerly Apollyon) will also occur. The band is playing in memory of their vocalist Matt Depper who suddenly passed away this January. In total, 28 groups from across Western Canada and the USA will be, according to a recent press release, “…fueling the moshpit for much-needed music therapy.”
The Festival organizers comment as follows:
“We are so very pleased to present the 2022 lineup! It’s pretty much the 2020 lineup just two years later! We decided it was only fair to offer everyone the invitation back since Covid took the first one. Speaking of which, we are honouring all tickets sold for 2020 for the 2022 event (if that doesn’t work for you, you can claim it in 2023 or 2024). This is the overall biggest lineup we’ve ever put together. It’s going to be wild. I am looking forward to seeing the gang back together again, two years of extra wrinkles and all!”
Tickets are available now at www.armstrongmetalfest.ca. For more information about AMF’s public health measures, restrictions and COVID-19 safety for its indoor live event and outdoor camping, the festival will be following the BC Centre For Disease Control’s guidelines, which can be found at the following link.
Ticket holders for AMF 2020 will have them honoured for use to attend 2022. For more information, ticket holders can inquire by emailing – info[@]armstrongmetalfest[.]ca.
Armstrong MetalFest 2022 Lineup:
Neck of The Woods
No Light Escapes
The 21st Agenda