And it’s over again! From thursday the 18th till monday the 22nd of june we had the fantastic Graspop Metal Meeting in Dessel, Belgium. It was one hell of a festival, with multiple highlights and, of course, some disappointments as well. We haven’t seen every single show, but here’s a short summary of what we did see.
It was a thing that lot of Sepultura fans claim to be their dreams come true. Not even in their wildest dreams most would expect the Cavalera brothers to come together and make music again. Yet it happened and after their third album ‘Pandemonium’ the Cavalera Conspiracy is live on Graspop 2015.
This is a band that was present in my top 10 of last year. Blues Pills are an amazing rock-band that cannot stop to amaze you with their amazing sound! They grace the Metal Dome on Graspop in 2015. It could just be the resort for people who want to get away from the heavy stuff for half an hour.
Because I reckon most of you will know the actual headliners, there will be two headliners posted on the same day. The fun in this series will be the smaller and more unknown bands that play this festival on a stage in a small tent.
In 2014 the Graspop management decided to build an extra main-stage. This results in more bands and also, a double amount of Headliners! The first day, Friday, the 19th of June, will be closed off by two big players in their own scene. Legendary rock band KISS and the industrial maniac Marilyn Manson.
With the 2015 Graspop Metal Meeting still far away, a lot of metalheads are pondering if they should go or not.
One of the major things on festivals is the atmosphere, but the biggest motivation to go are the bands that will attend.
In this series, I will post a short overview with the bands that will come to the 20th anniversary of Graspop this year.
But before we dive into the bands themselves, you can click here to see the fantastic, yet incomplete, Graspop Metal Meeting 2015 line-up.