Hellfest Open Air 2009 - First Bands Announced

Metal Storm and HellFest Production are proud to officially present the first 38 names for the Hellfest Open Air 2009 festival, set to take place June 19-21 in Clisson, France.

The headliners of the festival will be Manowar and Heaven And Hell. Other bands on the bill include Anthrax, Amon Amarth, Sacred Reich, Stratovarius, The Misfits, Gorgoroth, Epica, Destruction, Cathedral, Napalm Death, Entombed, Devildriver, Enslaved, Backyard Babies, Heaven Shall Burn, Melechesh, Misery Index, God Forbid, The Business, Mad Sin, Aura Noir, Electric Wizard, Orange Goblin, Grand Magus, Gama Bomb, Whitechapel, Suicide Silence, Wolves In The Throne Room, Torche, Kylesa, Outlaw Order, Parkway Drive, All Shall Perish, Forged In Flame, Friar Rush and Holy Hell.

Seventy more bands (including a third headliner) are still missing and will be announced in the next few months. Next to the main stage, second stage and discovery stage, the 2009 edition will also have another fourth stage mainly covering punk and hardcore bands.

This very evening also marks the official sneak preview party of the new Hellfest 2008 DVD, held in five cities all around France (Paris, Nantes, Grenoble, Toulouse and Lyon). Next to a preview showing of the Hellfest DVD, these parties will also exclusively reveal the first 30 bands of the 2009 edition. The Hellfest DVD will be released tomorrow (November 28), but a trailer can already be watched in high quality at this location.

Source: hellfest.fr
Event: Hellfest Open Air 2009
Posted: 27.11.2008 by Thryce

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