Metaltown is a two-day festival at the harbour pier of Gothenburg, Sweden. The metal capital of the world! The next festival will take place June 17-18, 2011.
Regarding the history, the Metaltown festival saw its first light in the summer of 2004 as one-day event with 5,000 visitors the opening year and 14 playing bands in total, including Alice Cooper, Turbonegro, Edguy and In Flames. Since then Metaltown has been growing constantly, hosting bands like Tool, Motörhead, Cradle Of Filth, Slayer, Machine Head, Rammstein, Mastodon and many more. In summer of 2009 Metaltown had 22 000 visitors (sold out) and 32 bands on stage.
This year you may listen to System of a down, Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Bring Me The Horizon, All That Remains, Parkway Drive, Cradle Of Filth, Arch enemy, The Black Dahlia Murder, Soilwork, All The Gates and a lot groups more... It surely can't be missed!
Official site: http://www.metaltown.se/
Related Videos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaS-N6wFa1E