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Ozzfest To Invade Toronto, Canada (5/11/2006)

House Of Blues Concerts Canada have announced that the annual OZZfest tour will make a stop in Toronto on July 25th.

Billed as OZZfest Canada, acts scheduled to perform at the Toronto date include: SYSTEM OF A DOWN, DISTURBED, HATEBREED, LACUNA COIL, ATREYU, UNEARTH, BLEEDING THROUGH and NORMA JEAN.

Tickets for the July 25th Toronto date at the Molson Amphitheatre go on sale on Wednesday, May 17th at 6 PM at all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling (416) 870-8000 to charge by phone. General admission floor and lawn seats will be available, as well as reserved pavilion seating. Ticket prices: (incl. GST) $78.75 & $43.25 Plus applicable service charges. Doors open on the show date at 2 PM.

A press release from House Of Blues Concerts Canada reads:

The summer’s premiere touring concert festival enters its second decade this July with clenched teeth and trademark invincible spirit. Get ready… this monolith of musical mayhem returns to Toronto for the first time in almost 10 years as OZZfest Canada plays The Molson Amphitheatre.

OZZfest has taken on a life of its own and has become a virtual breeding ground for rising bands. The festival has been instrumental in catapulting the careers of platinum-selling artists like System of a Down, Disturbed, Linkin Park, Incubus, Slipknot, Queens of the Stone Age, Drowning Pool, Godsmack, Chevelle and P.O.D.

Originally launched in 1996, the all-day extravaganza of music and deranged merriment is roaring louder than ever and has produced impressive figures. Number of bands to grace its stages: 146. Number of shows: 263. Number of fans: 4-and-a-half million and counting.


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