Sat, 30 Oct | The Boulevard

Riptide | Tormenta | Cut Short | Forever in The Making | Saurr | 4GEN7 | Octopus Montage | Darkstone | Omega Throne

And Heavy Metal For Wigan XXVI: Havoc At Halloween
  Riptide | Tormenta | Cut Short | Forever in The Making | Saurr | 4GEN7 | Octopus Montage | Darkstone | Omega Throne

Time & Location

30 Oct, 15:00 – 23:59
The Boulevard, 19 Wallgate, Wigan WN1 1LD, UK

About The Event

Halloween is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than a full day of metal at one of the finest venues in the North West of England. Featuring fresh talent from the region and new bands to the brand, get your spook on and party in style!

RipTide - tonights headliners are a band with a truly bright future, thrash metal fans will love this 4 piece from Huddersfield. They’ve forged a fierce reputation for their energy and live performances. The band have already amassed an impressive resume of festival appearance and have shared the stage with other thrash metal legends such as Evile, Annihilator, and Savage Massiah. Catch them now before they’re huge!

Tormenta are another up and coming metalcore band from the North West of England, the band are becoming a house hold name. With new material and fresh ideas, the band aim to recapture the momentum they had been building prior to the global shutdown. This will be the first time the band have played on an AHMFW line up.

Cut Short's hardcore and modern metal crossover sound is perfectly encapsulated in singles Null, and State Approved. They’ve somewhat gone under the radar in the local metal scene, so it’s with great pleasure to bring to you Cut Short!

Forever in The Making - signed to Unearthed Management, they pride themselves as being a metalcore band with a difference. The band have been making waves and are preparing for an intensive touring schedule this autumn. It's a pleasure to bring the Midlands based act to Wigan for the first time!

Saurr are one of Wigan's strongest bands and previous Metal To The Masses winners, Saurr will bring their unique metal style to The Boulevard this Halloween. Their first post-pandemic gig!

4GEN7 are a mainstay in the local scene, the band have undergone a resurgence in recent times with a fresh line up. They cite RATM, Soundgarden, and other grunge bands amongst their influences.

Octopus Montage - the Blackpool natives had been on a tear over lockdown, culminating with the release of their debut album How To Live And How To Lose. A pop punk foundation infused with metalcore will appease fans of ADTR.

Darkstone are a band who were instrumental in the early days of the AHMFW brand. Hard rock band with melodic elements.

Omega Throne are new to The Boulevard and Wigan, blackened-death metallers Omega Throne will bring crushing guitar riffs, blast beats, and generally unforgiving heaviness! Check out single Casus Beli for evidence.

Free Admission

This is a 14+ event. Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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