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Rock Hard! 3 Incredible Rock Festivals in May

Hey, all the hot-blooded rock fans out there! We know rock&roll is not only about enjoying the music for us, it’s also a part of our lifestyle and who we are. That being said, we hope you are ready for some hardcore rock&roll experience as today we brought a list of 3 incredible rock festivals in May. What’s more, we included all you need to know about these rock festivals so you can dive in headfirst. All you gotta do is stick around till the end while clearing your throats to stand up and shout!

Sick New World Festival – A New Rock Festival with an Intriguing Lineup

When and Where> 13th May at Las Vegas Festival Grounds, Las Vegas, USA.

To kick-start this list, we have this fresh new rock festival with tons of promises and potential. Sick New World Festival will be held for the very first time in May and it aims to experiment with a fascinating combination of styles in both rock and metal. For that very reason, the festival will be bringing together many of the greatest names in the history of these genres and fans are beyond excited to see nothing short of a lineup they have dreamt of. Even more, around 40.000 fans will be joining this music event to catch the performances of their favorite bands and make the liveliest crowd ever. So make sure to catch this incredible festival and be a part of this largely anticipated maiden voyage.

Lineup> KoRn, Deftones, System of a Down, Death Grips, Papa Roach, Evanescence, Incubus, Hoobastank, Lacuna Coil, Cradle of Filth, and many more.

Welcome to Rockville – America’s Largest Rock Festival

When and Where> 18th to 21st May at International Speedway, Daytona Beach, USA.

Up next, we have this majestic festival that serves four whole days filled with massive rock, hard rock, and heavy metal performances. Well, Welcome to Rockville has certainly marked its name as a legendary rock festival and has become home to many of the greatest rock and heavy metal bands out there. Moreover, this year’s festival will bring together a tremendous lineup of over 90 bands and around 30,000 die-hard rock fans. On top of that, the festival sets up 3 or 4 stages across the whole venue along with entertainment and dining tents. Above all, the reunion of the legendary Pantera, Avenged Sevenfold’s comeback after several years, the fan-favorite Slipknot, Deftones, and Tool’s iconic performances have set the festival for a historic event. So don’t miss it for the world.

Lineup> Pantera, Tool, Deftones, Avenged Sevenfold, Slipknot, Tool, Evanescence, Incubus, Rob Zombie, Alter Bridge, Queens of the Stone Age, Alice Cooper, Bullet For My Valentine, Kreator, Sepultura, Trivium, Bloodywood, Godsmack, and many more.

Rock Hard Festival – A Festival of Distortion

When and Where> 26th to 28th May at Amphitheater, Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

Last but not least, we have this exciting metal and hard rock festival for all the hardcore distortion lovers out there. Rock Hard Festival is known for featuring many of the wildest bands in these genres and energetic performances that are louder than hell. Moreover, it’s a small festival as only 6,500 fans are expected. So if you are the kinda fan who doesn’t like large crowds and enjoys more of an intimate festival experience then this one is just for you. Even more, the festival includes a beer garden, a metal disco, a chill-out tent, and an autograph stand to meet your favorite bands, along with a food, drink, and merchandise area. So go for it and immerse in the heaviest of distortion.

Lineup> Testament, Exodus, Katatonia, Motor Jesus, Tankard, Trypticon, Micheal Schenker, Holy Moses, Discharge, Legion of the Damned, and many more.

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