Hey Quad Cities, are you ready to put those horns up and enjoy an entire day filled with Metal?

QC Metal Fest 2018 is happening this Saturday Jul 28 at Bierstube Moline (415 15th St. Moline) from 2 p.m. – 12 a.m. in the Blackhawk Room and out in the Biergarten.

Music will play all day on the two stages, alternating inside and outside. The evening will end inside the Blackhawk Room with a metal-themed burlesque show by the MoonShine Misfits!

Here is the full line-up for Metal Fest 2018:

2:20 p.m.                          Extinguish the Sun

2:50 p.m.                          Close the Hatch

3:20 p.m.                          Plains

3:50 p.m.                          These Fading Vision

4:20 p.m.                          American Bandit

4:50 p.m.                          Fearless Me

5:30 p.m.                          Post A.D.

6:30 p.m.                          Black Velvet

7:00 p.m.                          Lord Giver

7:50 p.m.                          Silent Ire

8:30 p.m.                          Tong Po

9:20 p.m.                          Crater

10:15 p.m.                        Doppelganger

11:15 p.m.                        Moonshine Misfits (burlesque show, must be 18+)


Advanced tickets for Metal Fest are $5 and will increase to $8 at the door. You can purchase tickets directly from the performing band, at Bierstube (415 15th Street Moline) or Broken Saddle (1417 5th Avenue Moline).

For more information, visit the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1991154914292125/.

Start strengthening those head-banging neck muscles now!


Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.