List of heavy metal festivals

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This is a list of heavy metal festivals ordered by country.

Festivals[edit]

Armenia[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Australia[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

Canada[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]

Chile[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Ecuador[edit]

Estonia[edit]

Finland[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Greece[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Iceland[edit]

India[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Israel[edit]

Italy[edit]

Japan[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

Lebanon[edit]

Moldova[edit]

Namibia[edit]

Netherlands[edit]


New Zealand[edit]

Norway[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Puerto Rico[edit]

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

United Arab Emirates[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States[edit]

Festival Name Location Year Started Status Approx. Time of Year No. of days Approx. No. of bands Predominate Genres
70000 Tons of Metal (Cruise ship) Miami, FL to various locations in the Caribbean 2011 Active January 5 40 thrash, power, folk, death, black metal
Alehorn of Power Chicago, Illinois 2006 Active various 1 6 doom, black, power metal
Barge to Hell (Cruise ship) Miami, Florida to various locations in the Caribbean 2012 Last festival - 2012 December 5 40 thrash, power, folk, death, black metal
Bay Area Rock Fest San Francisco, California 2007 Last festival - 2008 spring 2 12
Born Too Late Rochester, NY 2003 Last festival - 2009 August 1 12 doom, stoner, sludge metal
Brutiful Metal Fest Fort Worth, Texas 2012 Active late June 2 11
California Metalfest Anaheim, CA 2007 Last festival - 2012 November 1 30 metalcore, hardcore, metal
Central Illinois Metalfest Urbana, IL 2003 Last festival - 2012 July 2 30 death, black, thrash, grind
Chaos in Tejas Austin, Texas 2004 Active May/June 4 130 death metal, grindcore, hardcore
Dame-Nation Chicago, Illinois 2010 Active various 1 30 rock and metal with female lead vocalists
Day Of The Doomed Fest Kenosha, WI 2011 Active June 2 20 doom, stoner, sludge metal
Destroying Texas Fest Houston, Texas 2006 Active November 1 8 black, death metal
Emissions from the Monolith Youngstown, Ohio/Chicago, Illinois/Austin, Texas 2000 Last festival - 2007 late May 3 30 doom, stoner, sludge metal
Flight of the Valkyries St. Paul, MN/Baltimore, MD 2007 Last festival - 2011 November 1 8 metal with female lead vocalists
Heathen Crusade Metalfest Minneapolis, Minnesota 2006 Last festival - 2008 January 1 20 Viking, folk metal
Indianapolis Metal Fest Indianapolis, Indiana 2011 Active September 2 40 death, black, thrash metal
Las Vegas Death Fest  Las Vegas, NV 2009 Active June 2 40 death metal
Martyrdoom Festival New York City, NY 2012 Active late June 2 30 black, death metal
Maryland Deathfest Baltimore, MD 2003 Active end of May 4 60 death, black, doom, grind
New England Metal and Hardcore Festival Worcester, MA 1999 Active April/May 4 80 death metal, metalcore, hardcore
New Jersey Deathfest Stanhope, New Jersey 2009 Active October 2 20 death metal
ProgPower USA Atlanta, Georgia 2001 Active early September 3 20 power, progressive, traditional
Robot Mosh Fest Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2001 Last festival - 2008 June 2 25 metalcore, hardcore, metal
Rock on the Range Columbus, Ohio 2007 Active May 3 50 nu metal, metalcore
Saints & Sinners Festival Asbury Park, New Jersey 2006 Last festival - 2007 November 2 40 nu metal, metalcore
Scion Rock Fest Memphis, Tennessee/various 2009 Active March/June 1 30 death metal, grindcore, doom metal, metalcore
Shiprocked (cruise ship) Fort Lauderdale, Florida 2009 Active January 5 20 nu metal, metalcore
Stella Natura: The Light of Ancestral Fires  Cisco Grove, California 2012 Active September 3 50 folk and experimental music, black, doom metal
Stoner Hands of DOOM  Richmond, Virginia/New London, CT 2001 Active September 4 50 doom, stoner, sludge metal
Tidal Wave San Francisco, California 2000 Active July 2 15 death, doom metal
Warriors Of Metal Festival Open Air Pataskala, OH 2008 Active June 2 30 heavy, power, progressive, thrash metal

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BRUTAL BASARABIA - Moldova based extreme music lovers". Facebook.com. Retrieved 2014-06-16. 
  2. ^ "North of the Wall Festival 2014". Northofthewall2014.wix.com. Retrieved 2014-06-16. 

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