Hard Rock Hell
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|Hard Rock Hell|
|Genre||heavy metal, Hard/Heavy Rock, Rock|
|Location(s)||Haven Holidays, Hafan y Môr Holiday Park, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, North Wales|
|Years active||2007 - present|
Hard Rock Hell is a three day music festival currently held at Hafan y Môr Holiday Park, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, North Wales, and up until 2011 at Pontin's Holiday Village, Prestatyn, Wales. Holding the festival in a holiday camp gives the organisers pre-built venues and stages and because of the on-site accommodation allows them to hold a multi day festival over winter/spring months when outdoor camping is not desirable. The first edition of the festival was held at Butlins Holiday Camp, Minehead, England but the festival relocated to its current location in 2008. The next edition of the festival will be held in November 2014.
- 1 Hard Rock Hell I : The Winter Ball
- 2 Hard Rock Hell II : The Dragons Ball
- 3 Hard Rock Hell III : The Vikings Ball
- 4 Hard Rock Hell IV
- 5 Hard Rock Hell V
- 6 Hard Rock Hell VI : A Fistful Of Rock
- 7 Hard Rock Hell VII: Cirque Du Rock
- 8 Hard Rock Hell VIII: HRH Helloween (sic)
- 9 References
- 10 External links
Hard Rock Hell I : The Winter Ball
The first edition of the Hard Rock Hell festival was subtitled "The Winter Ball". Held at Butlins Holiday Camp, Minehead, England over Friday 9th and Saturday 10 November 2007. The headliners for the first edition of the festival were Cradle of Filth and Twisted Sister.
Hard Rock Hell II : The Dragons Ball
The second edition of the Hard Rock Hell festival was subtitled "The Dragons Ball". Held at Pontin's Holiday Village, Prestatyn, Wales over Friday 5th and Saturday 6 December 2008, the headliners for the festival were Thin Lizzy and Black Label Society.
|Metal Hammer / Radio 1||Born Again / Porshamar|
|Young Blood||Clive Aid|
Hard Rock Hell III : The Vikings Ball
The third edition of the Hard Rock Hell festival was subtitled "The Vikings Ball". Held at Pontin's Holiday Village, Prestatyn, Wales over Friday 4th and Saturday 5 December 2009 with a pre-event show on Thursday 3 December, the headliners for the festival were Monster Magnet and Queensrÿche.
Hard Rock Hell IV
Hard Rock Hell V
The 5th edition of Hard Rock Hell was held at Pontins in Prestatyn, the theme was Village of the Damned, the line-up included Airbourne, Diamond Head, Enuff Z'Nuff, FM, Helloween, JettBlack, LA Guns, Lizzy Borden, MSG, Paul D'ianno, Pretty Boy Floyd, Saxon, Skid Row, Stratovarius, UFO and Uriah Heep.
Hard Rock Hell VI : A Fistful Of Rock
Hard Rock Hell VI took place on 29 November to 3 December 2012 at Hafan Y Môr Holiday Park, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, North Wales, LL53 6HJ.
Hard Rock Hell VII: Cirque Du Rock
Took place from 28 November to 1 December 2013 in Hafan y Môr Holiday Park, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, North Wales.
The event completely sold out on 13/05/14.
W.A.S.P. return to HRH to headline the Friday night, and Blue Öyster Cult top the bill on Saturday, other acts announced include M.S.G., Y&T, Diamond Head, Bonafide, Electric Mary, Krokus, Vardis, Grifters, Heavy Metal Kids, and Carousel Vertigo. The latest additions are Big Elf, Truckfighters, Witchrider, Massive, Chemia, The Black Marbles, Thundermother, The Brew, Piston and Buffalo Summer. More bands will be announced in due course.