GRASPOP METAL MEETING 2019 - New Names Announced

“SSSSSSLLLLLAAAAAYYYYYYEEEEERRRRR!!!!!”, we hear you cry, like any true metal fest camper. Yes, Graspop Metal Meeting brings Rocktober to a close by unleashing another seven names. To the current line-up gets added: Slayer, Slash feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, Lamb Of God, Anthrax, Cradle Of Filth, Death Angel and Skámöld. Another brief but barnstorming list. On offer, the last performance of American thrash metal heroes, Slayer, on the Benelux leg of their 'Final World Tour'. The last chance to savour, in Dessel, the lightning riffs of guitar man Kerry King and the ferocious cries of front man Tom Araya. The last ever show before an audience in Belgium.

Graspop Metal Meeting looks awesome again for 2019. The three headliners have been announced. Within Temptation on Friday 21 June, Slipknot on Saturday 22 June and KISS on Sunday 23 June. In addition to these three, there now are 55 bands. The daily line-ups are now available on the festival website.

With the announcement of the daily line-ups day tickets now go on sale on Thursday 1 November at 10 AM.

The festival takes place from Friday 21 to Sunday 23 June 2019 in the Stenehei Festival Park in Dessel. Tickets and accommodation are available via and

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Graspop Metal Meeting 2019 takes place from 21-23 June. For the 24th time, the Stenehei festival venue in Dessel will shake to its foundations! In keeping with a proud tradition the bill is packed with a variety of heavy music genres ranging from hard rock to death metal, from black metal to punk, from metalcore to thrash and many more. Metalheads from across the globe will once again flock to Dessel for a high mass of epic guitar violence, bone-shattering drums and gut-wrenching screams. Time to start warming up those neck muscles!