New festival Heavy Scotland announces first bands

Brand new heavy metal festival Heavy Scotland has announced the first bands for their debut festival!

Taking place in Edinburgh on the 1st-2nd April 2017, Heavy Scotland has announced the first handful of bands to perform at the new festival. The first headliner is melodic death metal titans ARCH ENEMY who have just wrapped up a handful of shows in the UK. Also joining ARCH ENEMY is brutal death metallers SODOMIZED CADAVER, death metal outfit DYSCARNATE and Scottish trashers DISPOSABLE.

Heavy Scotland 2016

Speaking about the announcement, Festival Organiser Caitlin Elliot says, “ARCH ENEMY are melodic death metal legends and we are incredibly proud to have them headlining the first edition of Heavy Scotland. Scotland is a beautiful country with a thriving metal scene so it is with great pleasure that we bring to you Scotland’s Metal Festival, a platform for up and coming Scottish bands as well as the biggest metal event north of the border. We very much look forward to welcoming ARCH ENEMY and all our guests in 2017.”

Accommodation, more bands and ticket options will be announced in the coming weeks so keep tuned to Distorted Sound as we bring you the news as we get it!

Heavy Scotland takes place on April 1st and 2nd 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Early bird tickets are available for £70 here.

For more information on Heavy Scotland like their official page on Facebook.