• PlanetRox announces the winning bands!

    Wednesday July 25th 2012

    Quebec City, July 25th, 2012. In 2012, The PLANETROX auditions were held for the second time and they were once again very successful at reaching bands and music lovers in the participating countries. Up and coming bands from around the world have been competing since May 25th, and they will continue to do so until August 7th in hopes of winning the chance to play two concerts in Quebec City with all expenses paid during the 7th edition of the Festival Envol et Macadam. The festival will take place from September 6th to 8th at the Ilôt Fleurie park, as well as four other stages in the Nouvo St-Roch neighbourhood.

    Here is a list of the winning groups:

    France:                     Klink Clock
    Italy:                         iBOX
    Japan:                       Lily Heads Reunion
    Malaysia:                  Poisonous Remedy

    South Korea:             LeftSideExit
    Ireland:                     Audio Illusion
    Great Britain:            When Our Time Comes
    Germany:                  List
    Czech Republic:         Criminal Collection
    China:                        Turtle Giant
    Indonesia:                 Navicula

    Australia:                  The Dirty Love
    United States:           Lunic
    Belgium:                    to be announced.

    As for Canada, the finals will take place on September 6th at the Cercle, with the following finalists from the six participating regions:

    Trois-Rivières:           Virgo

    Victoriaville:              Openfieldz

    Montreal:                   Adam Strangler

    Saguenay:                 Admirals
    Quebec City:              Sky for Sinners
    Vancouver:                The Wintermitts

    One of these bands will represent Canada on one of the festival’s main stage on September 7th or 8th. We invite you to come discover and encourage them during their show!

    The PLANETROX project is an initiative of the Envol et Macadam festival, in collaboration with the City of Quebec. It is an international competition and its mission is to discover the best up and coming bands in each of the 15 participating countries and to present them to the festival’s audience. The 2012 edition includes Canada, the United States, France, Belgium, Great Britain, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Australia, the Czech Republic, Japan, China, Malaysia, Indonesia and South Korea.

    This year, the festival will be presenting a number of well-known artists like Lagwagon, No Use For A Name, August Burns Red, Lights, Young Empire and many others.

    Tickets for individual concerts as well as 3-day passes are now on sale at www.lepointdevente.comand at the EXO boutique (260 St-Joseph Ouest).

    We would like to thank all of the partners of PLANTEROX, a project that is supported by the City of Quebec, the EXO boutique, Discount, Musique Richard Gendreau and the Delta Quebec hotel.