Heart Fest 8 line-up announced

Published by Dan SW


The line-up for Heart Fest 8 has been announced, and it pretty much covers all your favorite bands. This year is no exception, featuring Guns Up!, The Mongoloids, Justin Ogden’s Wrong Answer, Hopeless Youth, Malfunction, Demolition, Focused X Minds, and Ghost X Ship alongside heavyweights like All Out War, Xibalba, Donnybrook, and Comeback Kid. Heart Fest 8 is happening May 2 – 4 at La Légion Royale Canadienne in Gatineau, Quebec.

From the promoters:

Constante Émergence & Distoshop are extremely proud to bring you the biggest edition of Heart Fest ever made. A festival made by the kids, for the kids in which 100% of the profits are donated to a homeless shelter located in Gatineau. Here’s what’s up!

Constante Émergence et Distoshop sont extrêmement fiers de vous annoncer la plus grosse édition du Heart Fest à ce jour. Un festival organisé par les jeunes, pour les jeunes et dont 100% des profits iront à un centre d’hébergement pour itinérants situé à Gatineau. Voici les détails!

The legendary festival is known for bringing hardcore bands out of retirement. Now in its eight year, weekend passes are very limited and available online.

Friday May 2nd 2014

DONNYBROOK (1917 Records – L.A.)
XIBALBA (A389 Records – Pomona)
THE BANNER (Ferret Music – New Jersey)
WRONG ANSWER (Six Feet Under Records – Philadelphia)
MONGOLOIDS (Six Feet Under Records – New Jersey)
SWAMPS (Western Massachusetts Hardcore)
UPPERHAND (Richmond Hardcore)
WRONG HANDS (Lifers Records – Montréal)
CONTEMPT (PBC Records – Ottawa Hardcore)

Saturday, May 3rd 2014

GUNS UP! (1917 Hardcore – MVHC)
CITIZEN (Run For Cover Records – Michigan)
BITTER END (Deathwish Inc. – Texas)
FINAL WORD (Lifers Records – Montréal)
BRACEWAR (1917 Records – Richmond)
TURNOVER (Run For Cover Records – Virginia Beach)
OUTNUMBERED (Gatineau Hardcore Legends)
MALFUNCTION (Reaper Records – Buffalo)
A PERFECT MURDER (Lifers Records – Québec city)
HOPELESS YOUTH (Candlelight Records – Montréal)
DEMOLITION (Triple B Records – Barrie)
HOMEWRECKER (A389 Records – Ohio)
TOLERATE (Reaper Records – New York)
FREEDOM (Back To Back Records – Detroit)
APES (Québec city hardcore)
BADLANDS (PBC Records- Ottawa Hardcore)

Sunday, May 4th 2014

COMEBACK KID (Canada HC Legends)
BACKTRACK (Bridge 9 Records – Long Island)
TURNSTILE (Reaper Records – Baltimore)
ALPHA & OMEGA (Bridge 9 Records – L.A.)
FOCUSED X MINDS (6131 Records – Milwaukee)
PERFO NATION (Gatineau’s Legendary Party Crew)
GHOST x SHIP (Seventh Dagger – Syracuse)
THE GREENERY (Royal Divison Entertainment – Long Beach)
OUT OF TIME (St-Louis Hardcore)
BROKEN BOUNDS (Rimouski Hardcore)
CROSS ME (Milwaukee Hardcore)
BLACK ICE (Iowa Hardcore)
SPAZ OUT (Gatineau Hardcore)
RAW STYLE (PBC Records – Ottawa Hardcore)