The Festival Festival is the official festival of, the leading metal website in Italy. Presented in collaboration with Eagle Booking Live Promotion, the very first edition took place on May 5th 2012 at the Live Music Club of Trezzo Sull’Adda (Milan), one of the most important, renowned and technically advanced venues in Europe for indoor events. The billing featured LORDI, MOONSPELL, STRANA OFFICINA, FORGOTTEN TOMB, RAIN, HOUR OF PENANCE, HOLY MARTYR, DESTRAGE, FROM THE DEPTH, AGONY FACE and WAKE ARKANE. The festival and its unique artistic mixture of bands from different metal sub-genres obtained a good success in terms of both attendance and critics.

For the 2013 edition the festival grew and featured the legendary URIAH HEEP (feat. John Lawton), DESTRUCTION, SADIST (special show with string quartet), VICIOUS RUMORS (feat. James Rivera), ARTILLERY, DEMON, SCHIZO, GAMA BOMB, TORTURE SQUAD, ICY STEEL (feat. Rhino, ex-MANOWAR), HELLSTORM, FUROR GALLICO and TANTARA.

In 2014 the festival grows even more in terms of attendance, with the partecipation of reunited AT THE GATES, legendary IMPALED NAZARENE, Italian thrash masters IN.SI.DIA and many other bands such as MASTER, DESASTER, HOUR OF PENANCE, NECRODEATH, ANY FACE and GAME OVER.

The 2015 marks the first sold out in the festival’s history, thanks to an awesome cast with TESTAMENT, EXODUS, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE, ONSLAUGHT, DARK LUNACY, SINISTER, ULTRA VIOLENCE and ULVEDHARR.

In 2016 the event achieved another outstanding result thanks to the great shows of SODOM, DARK TRANQUILLITY, DEMOLITION HAMMER, INSOMNIUM, NECRODEATH+CADAVERIA, DISTRUZIONE and ELECTROCUTION.

In 2017 the prestigious agency Vertigo joins the production team and for the first time a second day is added to the festival program! The sixth edition is set to take place on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th 2017 at the Live Music Club in Trezzo sull’Adda (Milan).

It will be once again a big event with several bands covering different styles of the metal universe, special guests, a big metal market, aftershow party, meet & greet and more at a very popular price.



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