The Heavy Meta Crew Went To Elements Festival And Documented It All: See The Video Now

Elements Music Festival took place in late may with multiple incredible stages, performers, and people involved. The ‘Fire stage’ featured Canada’s Heavy Meta stage with Jamie of MixedProductions and Oscar Swinks art coming together to document their journey.

The crew, most fresh from Hyperborea, set off to the festival on Thursday and didn’t stop documenting the whole time.

Take a peak at the video here:

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Toronto Is Getting A Party In An Abandoned Supermarket Next Month

In the quest to create a community of art cars/mutant vehicles in Toronto the same folk who created a Winter wonderland within the newly redesigned walls of The Mod Club are taking it to a new level. The teams behind Heavy Meta (as seen at Minus Zero Festival, Distillery District, Casa Loma, Ever After etc), and the Ark Car (currently under the magical build at The 4tress) are inviting you to party in an abandoned supermarket in the heart of Kensington Market.

Fairland (241 Augusta): An incredible abandoned grocery store in the heart of Kensington Market. It has only been used for an event once before and looked vastly different. Construction will begin on this space the minute the team cleans up, and this is your last chance to see it before the flood washes over.
All proceeds will benefit Heavy Meta and The Ark art cars’ 2018 builds, upgrades and Hyperborea theme camps.

The Flood

The Flood, which takes over the city on May 5th will feature the sounds of ME TIME, SNAZZIEJ, BEN CORMIER, STEINTOLOGY, JESSE CHAMPAGNE, and FUCKLEBERRY HINN.

Costume suggestions: Think Waterworld wasteland scavenger, boatpunk mermaid, two of every animal.

You can use promo code: NIKKI for a little discount because you’re a loyal reader I bet right here.

Minus Zero Festivals Takes On Vermont This Weekend: Complete With A Dragon And Rezz

Back for it’s the fourth year Minus Zero Festival takes electronic music and combines it with the world of snowboarding and skiing for an insane weekend. Taking place April 6th-8th in Vermont this year the festival will feature some insane art including Heavy Meta, and outrageous headliners.

Be sure to follow my Instagram story for updates on the festival and my antics with the Heavy Meta crew.

Toronto Is Getting A Future Viking Party Thanks To Heavy Meta’s Metaverse: 003

In just one week Toronto’s iconic Distillery District will have it’s acclaimed venue: The Fermenting Cellar become the one night home for a future viking world of art, music, and a fire breathing dragon.

Heavy Meta presents the third installation of Metaverse – At the Fermenting Cellar, The Distillery Historic District’s most opulent event venue.

On March 3rd, enter the Metaverse for a fully-immersive art and music experience and an unofficial closing party for the 8 week-long Toronto Light Festival in the Distillery. Featuring: a 30 foot-long metal dragon shooting fire outside all night, musical guests Jackie Spade, Robb G, Ben Cormier +more, LED performances by Spin Starlets, and other surprises.

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Never been to The Fermenting Cellar? Built in 1859, the former Fermenting Cellar of the Gooderham & Worts Distillery has been transformed into the most unique event space in Toronto. Heavy timber beams, limestone walls, 8000 square feet, catwalks high above the dancefloor, and 35 foot ceilings offer a breathtaking, industrial raw canvas where our wildest dreams can come true.

100 percent of the proceeds will go toward Heavy Meta’s 2018 upgrades, including rotating neck, new lighting system, and fully articulating wings! It all goes down March 3rd, with tickets being way too close to sold out. I GOTCHU THO WITH A PROMO CODE FOR A LIL DISCOUNT. For my loving readers use promo code: NIKKI for 15% off your ticket on the official Eventbrite link.

Heavy Meta Set To Cause A ‘White Out’ In 2018

With the new year just around the corner (seriously let’s just get thought these goddamn holidays) I’m already thinking about the parties in 2018. Everyone’s favourite fire breathing dragon sound stage-art car Heavy Meta is teaming up with a fellow Canadian art car to take over The Mod Club in January.

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“A fundraiser for The Kathedral art car and the Heavy Meta dragon art car
~* White attire requested *~

TICKETS: https://whiteout2018.eventbrite.com/

While Persephone’s absence from the mortal realm casts the world into winter doldrums, a great celebration rages in the underworld. Adorned in the brightest and whitest garments, guests bring light onto the darkest regions of Hades. Join the good spirits in a tradition as old as time: the white-costumed ball.

Costume suggestions: Winter goddess, sexy yeti, ice giant, arctic fox, snow bunny.

Featuring: The world premiere of the CRYSTAL CAVERN stage – a fully-immersive, site-specific art installation that will take you on a visual journey through the land of ice and snow, to the underground and the world beyond.

At the newly-renovated Mod Club (as of January 2018), radically transformed into a winter wonderland.

Event features:
Heavy Meta and The Kathedral resident DJs, and very special guests to be announced.
Elaborate and immersive visual projection mapping ♢ Interactive Art by The 4tress fabrication team ♢ Light installations by Lumatronic ♢ Heavy Meta and Kathedral merchandise booth ♢
Costume Contest ♢ Chillout Plounge ♢ Three Full Bars (New for 2018)

TICKETS: https://whiteout2018.eventbrite.com/

$10 – Extremely Limited Early Bird
$15 – Very Limited Tier 2
$20 – General Admission
$100 – Patron of the arts (admission + backstage VIP + shirt)
More at the door.

* Please purchase at the highest tier you can afford to keep the event affordable for all *

ABOUT HEAVY META: Heavy Meta is Canada’s largest art car, a 30 foot-long, 19 foot-high, metal fire-breathing dragon. Since May, the beast has toured North America and played host to music legends like Diplo, Jazzy Jeff, Hatiras and Culture Shock from New York to Burning Man at 15 events. In 2018, the dragon will be receiving fire, animatronic and lighting upgrades to make the head fully articulate, brand new fully animated wings, and LED skeleton.

ABOUT THE KATHEDRAL: The Kathedral is Toronto’s newest art car project taking shape at The 4tress, built on the chassis of a GMC Sierra 3500 flatbed truck. Featuring extensive CNC work, custom metal fabrication, and a booming altar soundsystem, this religious icon will soon be seen at festivals and regional burns around North America.”

Cleveland Rocks: The Heavy Meta Team Brings A Dragon To The Streets Of Drew Carey’s City

Back at it for another Maker Faire the Heavy Meta Dragon crew drove to Ohio this time to showcase the 30ft art car. This round of Maker Faire tour brought more 3D printers, a NASA experience truck, and a trebuchet.

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Even walking up the street towards the venue you could hear the dragon purring, and growling while it breathing fire thanks to Heavy Meta resident DJ Rapzkallion. Following the event the makers behind the trebuchet took a break from flinging pumpkins to shoot some water balloons at the dragon fora photo op. You can catch Heavy Meta at their last Maker Faire stop of 2017 in Rochester on November 18th, and prepare for 2018 tour announcements soon.

A Hot Show Indeed: Prozzäk, Destiny And Heavy Meta Get Freaky For Halloween

Funny enough this is my 666th post on thenikkisin.com, and what better to write about than a Halloween party yeah? If there are two things the internet loves in October it is spoopy activities, and 90’s nostalgia (also pumpkin spiced bs but whatever).
Destiny has been bringing drum ‘n’ bass events to life for well over a decade, for so long now that even baby raver Nikki went to a ton of their parties. Even more baby Nikki grew up in the 90’s listening to Prozzäk and on October 28th at 401 Mini Indy all of those things will be combined PLUS HEAVY META.

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This line up is bananas too:

* GREEN VELVET
www.facebook.com/GreenVelvetFanpage

* PROZZAK
www.facebook.com/ProzzakOfficial

* CULTURE SHOCK
www.facebook.com/cultureshock.music

* CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE
www.facebook.com/djchristopherlawrence

* MICKY FINN
www.facebook.com/djmickyfinn

* MARK OLIVER
www.facebook.com/MarkOliverMusic

* ADDY
www.facebook.com/Djaddy.Canada

With Support From:

EVAN G / HYDEE / JAYFORCE / LUSH
MARCUS VISIONARY / MIZ MEGS / MR. BROWN / OVI M
RANDOMDOUG / RAVING TACO / DJ RY / SNIPER
THAREN / TICKY TY / WESS

Heavy Meta will have all it’s tricks and treats with a full sound stage, viking babes and flame effects. Plus all other attractions including Go Karts, a massive professional haunted house AND glow-in-the-dark mini golf will be open! You can cop your tickets herehere, and come party with me!