FortaRock – first bands Paradise Lost, Immortal, God Dethroned
The metal festival FortaRock announced new band names for 2011. One day filled with metal in Park Blankensteijn, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. This year on Saturday 2th July 2011. Many artists are coming over for a special Benelux show! The last edition of 2010 was a huge success, with 4.500 visitors. Report of that day in Dutch on the official website.
The new line-up shows a great diversity of bands, it’s always been a goal from the organization to unite many metal styles. To bring old and new bands on two stages. From gothic till black metal, it is all represented on this festival.
Norwegian black metal legend Immortal is one of the headliners. Also the thrash masters from Sacred Reach are coming over from America. From Dutch ground the famous death metal formation God Dethroned is confirmed. The organization expects 5.000 till 7.000 visitors this year.
Despite the higher BTW rate on tickets from the goverment, the organization decided not to increase the price for this third festival edition. The ‘early bird’ tickets are sold-out, but you can order a normal ticket on the Doornroosje website. Price is 49,50 euros for twelve bands. For the Dutch fans, you can buy your ticket on: State Off Art Metalstore, Kroese Arnhem/Nijmegen, Waaghals Arnhem/Nijmegen, UITburo Nijmegen.
More information about the location, bands and festival on: http://www.fortarock.nl/