DECIMATE FESTIVAL 2024
June 7 & June 8, 2024
(SUBMISSIONS OPEN FROM NOVEMBER 6th TO DECEMBER 8TH, 2023)
After a brief hiatus in 2023, DECIMATE is coming back with a bang in 2024!
DECIMATE METALFEST 2024 (ALL AGES) will take place over the weekend of June 7th, and 8th in Millet, Alberta, Canada. We encourage bands of all ages and genres to apply for the festival!
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?
BANDS BANDS BANDS!!!
AIR GUITAR COMPETITION
FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!
(More detail to come!)
"DECIMATE is the brainchild of Sloan Voxx of Voxx Promotions, which is destined to become an annual Canadian metal pilgrimage to Calgary, Alberta, Canada. With the many yearly festivals becoming part of the national metal heritage, Sloan wants DECIMATE to become one of the best-known events alongside the various festivals located within Alberta, and Western Canada. With Voxx Promos booking and promotional experience, and the support of metalheads internationally, there is nothing to stop them from reaching their goal of bringing in the masses and putting on incredible metal festivals for years to come!"
(Writing Credits: Sloan Voxx & Ingrid Newton)
DECIMATE METALFEST 2022 - OPEN AIR (ALL AGES) consisted of yet again, another epic lineup including: Arrival of Autumn, Planet Eater, VOLT, No More Moments, Snakepit, Caveat, Skepsis & more! We incorporated Air Guitar contests and Drag for the first time for the festival, and we would have to say it's here to stay! We continue to strive for growth, improvement, quality, and safety! We will be taking a year off in 2024, but are prepared to level-up in 2024, and hope you are too!
DECIMATE METALFEST 2020/2021 consisted of 2 Mini-Festivals brought to you safely during the pandemic at High River Brewing Company and Shakers Roadhouse. Bands included: Illyrian (Calgary), Dislpay of Decay (Edmonton), The Unending (Kelowna), SYRYN (Calgary), The Outlaws of Ravenhurst (Calgary), Dorians Mirror (High River), Me Three (Calgary), WthCnvctn (Edmonton), Rising Sun (Edmonton), Sugarwash (Edmonton), Gratuitous Platypus (High River), Balrogath (Calgary), School of Rock (Calgary South) (-18), Mixed Blame (High River -18), Cale Michael (Calgary) and 2021's mini fest Emceed by Aaron Redditt.
DECIMATE METALFEST 2019 certainly posed its fair share of challenges, but in the end, it persevered and was a great success! Huge thanks to Border Crossing and Blind beggar Pub for stepping up and helping us at the last minute!
Decimate 2.0 consisted of:
Into Eternity (Regina / Sask / Edmonton), Hammerdrone (Calgary), Planet Eater (Regina) , Centuries of Decay (Toronto, ON), Immunize (Edmonton), Tortured Saint (London, ON), Technical Damage (Vancouver, BC), Balrogath (Calgary), Pelican Death Squad (Calgary), Quietus (Edmonton), SYRYN (Calgary), KOSM (Vancouver)
Ophelia Falling (Vancouver), Greybeard (Calgary), Subsume (Calgary),
Hazzardous Material (Calgary), (Persephone Bleeds / Addy Autopcy / Hazzard),
Born For Tomorrow (Calgary), ChaosBeing (Calgary), Chained by Mind (Calgary),
Flashback (Calgary -18), School of Rock Calgary South (Performance Band -18),
Empty Visionaries (Calgary), In Ruin (Sask), Revanchist (Lethbridge), Lacerator (Edmonton -18), Vexerity (Calgary)
DECIMATE METALFEST 2018 (inaugural year) proved to be a great success showcasing the talents of:
Ninjaspy (Vancouver, BC), Widow's Peak (Calgary, AB), NYLITHIA (Vancouver, BC). Blackwater Burial (Vancouver, BC), For A Life Unburdened (Medicine Hat, AB), ChaosBeing (Calgary, AB). Citizen Rage (Calgary, AB), Insurrection (Gatineau, QC) Pecado (Calgary, AB), Sludgehammer (Toronto, ON), Gatekeeper (Vancouver, BC),
Accostal (Calgary, AB), The Order of Chaos (Edmonton, AB), BLQ - Benevolent Like Quietus (Calgary, AB), ODINFIST (Armstrong, BC), Tessitura Official (Edmonton, AB), Illyrian (Calgary, AB), SYRYN (Calgary, AB), Filth (Shelby, NC), WORLD CLASS WHITE TRASH (Calgary, AB), Insvrgence (Austin, TX), From The Wolves (Calgary, AB), Loser (Detroit, MI) and Detherous (Calgary, AB)!
Festival organizer Sloan Voxx comments:
“We are so excited to be embarking on the adventure of starting our very own Music Festival! We’ve been very fortunate to have worked with so many incredible people and bands in the past and we value them so much. What better way to spend a weekend than to bring them all together for 3 days of epic music and entertainment! We have a great team on board and we can’t wait to get this fest off the ground with the help of seasoned and up-and-coming metal bands of all kinds! Let’s do this! DECIMATE!
Previous sponsors include:
New Level Brewery, High River Brewing Company, Paralyzer Productions, School of Rock Calgary South, Border Crossing Calgary, Blind Beggar Pub, Calgary Beer Core, Distortion - Live Music Venue, Asher Media Relations, Kiss My Grits - YYC, Big Rock Brewery, Steam Whistle Pilsner, Metal Master Kingdom, PureGrainAudio.com, SANE Clothing, A-Bomb Photography, Metal-Rules.com, Metal Devastation Radio, Broken Neck Radio, Absolute Underground Magazine, Sloth Records, The Fourth Apparel, CJSW 90.9 FM, Rock Bottom - Cjsw 90.9FM, BeatRoute (AB), Metal Nation Radio, RavenKin Photography, A-Bomb Photography
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