BLIND GUARDIAN, KREATOR, HYPOCRISY and ENSIFERUM have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Metalfest festival.Metalfest 2011 was a huge success, having taken place over two weekends in five countries. Bands such as SABATON, CRADLE OF FILTH, AMON AMARTH, ARCH ENEMY and AMORPHIS rocked the Metalfest stages this year, with almost 100,000 fans in attendance.
Metalfest 2012 will be expanding to nine events in eight countries. In addition to the five locations from this year, there will be Metalfests in Italy, Poland and Croatia, with a second Metalfest in Germany set to take place in Loreley.
Metalfest 2012 dates:
May 31 - June 2, 2012 - Mining, Metalfest Austria
May 31 - June 2, 2012 - Dessau, Metalfest Germany/East
June 1 - June 3, 2012 - Jaworzno, Metalfest Poland
June 3 - June 5, 2012 - Zadar, Metalfest Croatia
June 5 - June 7, 2012 - Milan, Metalfest Italy
June 7 - June 9, 2012 - Loreley, Metalfest Germany/West
June 7 - June 10, 2012 - Pratteln, Metalfest Switzerland
June 9 - June 10, 2012 - Plzen, Metalfest Czech Republic Note: BLIND GUARDIAN will not play Metalfest in Dessau. For more information, visit www.metalfest.eu.