Heavy metal festival set for Capital

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THE Capital is set to host its first ever heavy metal festival this weekend with a host of international acts descending on the Corn Exchnage for two days of the fastest, most intense music on the planet.

Heavy Scotland makes its debut on the festival calendar with Polish metal giants Behemoth set to headline the first day alongside the likes of Arch Enemy, Grave, Destruction and Havok.

Finnish metallers Finntroll will kick the party up a notch with their “enjoyable, memorable, and downright trollish” shenanigans in an exclusive performance.

Corn Exchange, New Market Road, Saturday and Sunday, Times vary, £70–£127, 0131-477 3500