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  • Writer's pictureMichael Bugeja


Metal Over Malta II takes place on 18 and 19 March, 2016

This weekend, Friday March 18 and Saturday 19, the second edition of the Metal Over Malta festivsal will be held at Chateau Buskett. Now expanded to a two-night event and once again hosted by Weeping Silence, the festival will this year feature no fewer than 11 bands, among them 7 foreign acts. A festival pre-party will be held on Thursday, March 17 at Black Gold Pub, Sliema (free entrance).

The participating bands at Metal Over Malta II are Septic Flesh, The Foreshadowing, Weeping Silence, Thurisaz, Eyes Wide Open, Shores of Null, Victims of Creation, MartYriuM, Apparition, Until Rain and Viper Soup Complex.

Tickets will be availabe at the door. Prices are € 35 for a Combi 2-day ticket, € 20 for Friday only and € 30 for Saturday only. A limited number of festival t-shirts are available at € 15.

IMPORTANT: Persons under 17 years of age are not allowed entry to the festival.

Transport will be available on both days by Gejxa Garage Malta. Friday at 18.00hrs & Saturday at 14.30hrs from in front of Bayview Hotel (Gzira) & Phoenicia Hotel (Valletta). Transport back to Bayview Hotel (Gzira) or any locality is also available from the festival at 1.30hrs.Transport costs 5 euro (both ways). For more information, visit

Listen to the interview with Weeping Silence's Mario Ellul about the band's recent activity and this year's Metal Over Malta festival here.

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