Hyperspace Metal Festival is proud to announce its return after a year and a half of postponement due to the Covid pandemic. The third edition was originally announced for April 2020 and today, event promoter Journeyman Productions shares the rescheduled 2022 lineup to be held in Vancouver, BC from April 15th – 17th at Funky Winkerbeans and the Rickshaw Theatre.
The lineup for Canada’s premier melodic and power metal festival will feature 20 bands, some originally announced for the 2020 production along with a few new additions that will perform over three nights with headliners Striker, Witherfall and Iron Kingdom (full lineup listed below).
“We are very excited to bring to you the lineup for the rescheduled Hyperspace Metal Festival III! It’s been a long time and most of the bands on the lineup have held on this long waiting for the festival to happen. There have been some changes to the lineup; please welcome Striker, Witherfall, Archon Legion, Paladin and Planeswalker to the lineup! This is going to be an unforgettable weekend of melodic metal that if you are a fan of the genre you are not going to want to miss! See you in April!” adds Hyperspace Metal Festival organizer Joey Hockin.
Tickets will be on sale at eventbrite.ca as of October 4th.
18$ CAD pre-sale for a single-day ticket, $25 CAD for a single-day ticket at the door.
50$ CAD for a 3-day festival pass.
Facebook Event here.
Highlights of the confirmed bands include Striker (2020 JUNO Award For Metal / Hard Music Album of The Year), dark melodic heavy metal juggernauts Witherfall from Los Angeles blazing new trails and weaving new tales in support of their latest 2021 album “Curse of Autumn” (Century Media Records), local Vancouver heavy metal heroes Iron Kingdom, who are HMF alumni and make their second appearance on the festival lineup after headlining the inaugural 2018 event. In addition to those bands, two extremely rare performances will be witnessed for Planeswalker (California/Cyprus), a Magic The Gathering inspired power metal duo featuring members of Helion Prime and Dire Peril along with a reunion set from Victoria, BC’s Archon Legion, which features members of Unleash The Archers.
Over the two years that Hyperspace Metal Festival has been running, bands from all over the world have come to play power, prog, and speed metal on the Canadian West Coast. The festival has presented lineups that have included performances by Crimson Shadows, West of Hell, Judicator, Odinfist, Tanagra, Scythia, Greyhawk, The Order of Chaos, Red Cain, and many more.
Hyperspace Metal Festival 2022 Lineup:
April 15 (Funky Winker Beans)
April 16 (Rickshaw Theatre)
April 17 (Rickshaw Theatre)