Nova Rock Festival
|Years active||2005- present|
The Nova Rock Festival, also just Nova Rock, is a music festival that has existed since 2005 and takes place each year in June. It is Austria's biggest rock music festival, and also one of the largest in Europe. It is located in Burgenland, the easternmost federal state of Austria, near Nickelsdorf and the Hungarian and Slovak borders. It is organized by Nova Music Entertainment, which is a cooperation of Musicnet, FKP Scorpio and several former employees/bookers of Wiesen [disambiguation needed], who left Wiesen in 2004 after ongoing internal misunderstandings. The event draws around 90,000 - 100,000 people over a 3 day period 150,000 in 2006, with an average of 30,000 - 35,000 fans per day.
Date: 14. - 16. June 2013 Confirmed bands:
Date: 08. - 10. June 2012 Confirmed bands:
[A]Canceled due to storm.
Date: 11. - 13. June 2011 Confirmed bands:
[A]Special Late Night Attraction
Date: 11. - 13. June 2010 Confirmed bands as of Nov 23, 2009:
Confirmed bands as of 4 April 2009:
Nova Rock Festival 2007 took place from the 15th to the 17th of June with the following lineup:
The festival also consisted of bands including: Linkin Park, Machine Head, In Flames, Papa Roach, Reel Big Fish, Incubus, Mando Diao, The Hives, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Children of Bodom, Less Than Jake, Flogging Molly, Mastodon, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Isis, Aiden, In Extremo, Ill Niño, Within Temptation, Hayseed Dixie, The BossHoss and Chimaira.
Last year there were two stages. The first bands officially announced on the Nova Rock homepage were: Guns N' Roses, Placebo, Metallica, Tool, Queens of the Stone Age, Massive Attack, Motörhead, Madsen, Billy Talent, Hard-Fi, Guadalajara, Seeed, Bodyrockers, She Male Trouble, Sportfreunde Stiller, Lagwagon, Subway to Sally and Julia.
Originally Korn were announced to play the festival, but had to cancel it, as well as the "Nova Rock Encore", a concert in Vienna which they were expected to play with Deftones, Soulfly and Devildriver.
Die Ärzte, Audioslave, Bad Acid Trip, Beatsteaks, Boysetsfire, Core, Green Day, In Extremo, La Vela Puerca, Mando Diao, Marilyn Manson, Moneybrother, Nightwish, The Prodigy, Soulfly, System of a Down, Weezer, Wir sind Helden