Hyperspace MetalFest (Vancouver, BC) Announces 2023 Full Lineup w/ More Bands Added!5th December 2022
Canada’s premier melodic and power metal festival HYPERSPACE is proud to announce its full lineup for its 2023 edition being held on April 13-15 in Vancouver, BC at The Fox Cabaret and Rickshaw Theatre.
Joining the final lineup is Calgary’s speed demons Riot City, Atlanta power thrashers Paladin, power prog saviours Immortal Guardian, Denver fantasy heroes Celestial Wizard along with locals, epic metallers Atavistia, and one-man instrumentalist Zack Brannon.
The lineup also features previously announced headliners California melo-death warriors EXMORTUS, Edmonton Juno Award winners, and heavy metal champions STRIKER, along with HMF alumni JUDICATOR and LORDS OF THE TRIDENT among many more for the three-night event. (festival day-by-day schedule listed below).
Unfortunately, Odinfist and Hrom have had to pull out of HMF4. There will be plans to welcome them again in future years.
Festival organizer Joey Hockin of Journeyman Productions adds:
“We’re excited to have our 2023 lineup complete. This fourth year of the fest is going to be another great gathering of metal’s best and upcoming power and prog-influenced bands. We look forward to seeing everyone making the trek to Vancouver this April.”
Tickets are on sale at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/hyperspace-metal-festival-iv-tickets-322242725667
Facebook Event – https://www.facebook.com/events/784033792568691/
Hyperspace Metal Festival 2023 Lineup:
Thursday, April 13th (Fox Cabaret)
Friday, April 14th (Fox Cabaret)
Saturday, April 15th (Rickshaw Theatre)
Lords Of The Trident
Highlights of the confirmed bands include American melodic death metal band Exmortus, whose lyrics mostly deal with battles and war along with Striker, one of Canada’s favourite heavy metal shredders and 2020 Juno award winners for Best Metal / Hard Music Album of The Year for their sixth studio album “Play To Win”. Tucson, AZ’s Judicator is returning for their second performance at the festival with their historical-based storytelling metal. They will be supporting their sixth album ‘The Majesty of Decay’ out now via Prosthetic Records. Making their festival debuts will be Madison, WI’s Lords of the Trident, and Las Vegas, NV’s Immortal Guardian. Lords of The Trident is a five-piece band known for its mixture of classic, power, and modern progressive metal combining strong vocals, complex instrumentation, and an expansive fantasy backstory to create energetic live shows. The band appears on stage in armor and costumes. Immortal Guardian has been making garnering praise from metal fans from around the world with every release they unleash. They are a true live spectacle to watch, especially with guitarist/keyboardist Gabriel Guardian’s uncanny ability to play two instruments simultaneously backed by the colossal vocals of Carlos Zema. The band is gearing up for their third full-length to be released in 2023 via M-Theory Audio.
Over the three editions of Hyperspace Metal Festival, bands from all over the world have come to play power, prog, melodic death, and speed metal on the Canadian West Coast. The festival has presented lineups that have included performances by Into Eternity, Witherfall, Planeswalker, Iron Kingdom, Helion Prime, Ravenous, Crimson Shadows, West of Hell, Judicator, Odinfist, Tanagra, Scythia, Greyhawk, The Order of Chaos, Red Cain, and many more.