Black Sabbath, Rammstein, Korn, Megadeth, Ghost, Slayer, & many more for Hellfest 2016

first acts announced for extreme French festival

By Scott Williams | Published: Fri 30th Oct 2015

Hellfest 2016 - Black Sabbath
Photo credit: Luke Seagrave

Hellfest 2016

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th June 2016
Clisson, Pays de la Loire, western France, France MAP
197euros (approx £144) for 3 days - SOLD OUT
Daily capacity: 25,000

Black Sabbath, Rammstein, Korn, Megadeth, Ghost, Slayer, Bring Me The Horizon, The Offspring, Volbeat, Dropkick Murphys, Bullet For My Valentine, Disturbed, and Gojira lead the charge of acts heading for France's Hellfest is an 'extreme music' festival held at Clisson, western France, now in it's 10th year happening from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st June 2015.

The first acts announced also include Within Temptation, King Diamond, Twisted Sister, Foreigner, Anthrax, Amon Amarth, Blind Guardian, Testament, Overkill, Napalm Death, Deicide, Dark Funeral, Abbath, Refused, Converge, Sick of it All, Down, Melvins, Rival Sons, Sixx Am, Joe Satriani, Glenn Hughes, Hatebreed, Turbonegro, Mass Hysteria, and Halestorm.

Also confirmed are Le Bal Des Enrages, No One Is Innocent, Audrey Horne, Dragonforce, Delain, The Amity Affliction, Orphaned Land, Tremonti, Shinedown, August Burns Red, Bury Tomorrow, Thy Art Is Murder, The Shrine, Arthemis, Nightmare, Sacred Reich, Terrorizer, Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Entombed A.D., Paradise Lost, Katatonia, Grand Magus, Korpiklaani, Primordial, Moonsorrow, Enslaved, Empyrium, Inquisition, Marduk, Taake, Kampfar, Asphyx, Vader, Cattle Decapitation, Insomnium, Entrails, Fallujah, The Skull, Havok, Sadist, Fleshgod Apocalypse, and Cruachan.

The line-up also includes Solefald, Heidevolk, Archgoat, Skalmold, Dark Fortress, Myrkur, Behexen, The Vision Bleak, Stille Volk, Moonreich, Otargos, Hegemon, Dust Bolt, Witches, Fu Manchu, Hermano, Goatsnake, Kadavar, Kvelertak, Earth, Vision Of Disorder, Kylesa, Architects, Walls Of Jericho, Heaven Shall Burn, Caliban, The Toy Dolls, UK Subs, Discharge, Les Sales Majestes, and Power Trip.

Completing the line-up announcement are Victims, Ratos De Porao, Torche, Saviours, Turnstile, Strife, Harm's Way, All Pigs Must Die, With The Dead, King Dude, Jambinai, Windhand, Wo Fat, Crobot, Valkyries, Mantar, Stoned Jesus, Winter, Cowards, Backtrack, Alea Jacta Est, Dirty Fonzy, Hangman's Chair, Monolord, Dopethrone, Lecherous Gaze, and Stonebirds with more than 20 acts still to announce.

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Tickets are priced at 197 euros for three days, and sold out last year.

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