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Manson, Slayer, System Of A Down To Play Festimad 2005

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Marilyn Manson, The Prodigy, Slayer and System of a Down are some of the music bands to perform in the festival Festimad 2005, to be held in CantueƱa de Fuenlabrada (Madrid) on May 27 and 28. This edition will host the "heaviest" concerts it has ever sheltered.

The organisers expect this year near 60,000 people will attend the event, 20,000 more than in 2004. Furthermore, there will be many novelties in this edition, from a completely new headquarters to running-water WC's and hot-water showers.

Another of the novelties is that instead of a main stage and another smaller, both of them will have the same size one by the other. This nearness will allow a greater comfort for the audience to move from one stage to the other.

According to the organisers, the camping site will be much bigger and "closer from concerts, with a supermarket and food street stalls."

The Friday 27 programme will host Marilyn Manson's new show, as well as the bands Nightwish, The Hives, Wednesday 13 and Muletrain. The heavy metal Californian band Slayer will also perform on that day at the other stage, together with Turbonegro, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Skizoo and Legen Beltza.

The Prodigy will play on the first stage on Saturday 28 with Incubus, Hermano, Mondo Generator and The Eighties Matchbox B-line Disaster. System of a Down, one of the most creative bands on the North-American hard rock scene will share the stage on Saturday with Fu Manchu, Clutch, Five Horse Johnson and Hamlet.

Source: EiTB24.com

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1. Nutter writes:

I wish I lived in Spain or anywhere in Europe, U.S. festivals are pathetic.

# Apr 30, 2005 @ 2:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. skrape writes:

Agreed. Metal never took a back seat in Europe; it still dominates. Here in America the pathetic hip hop culture dominates....... i wonder why?

# Apr 30, 2005 @ 11:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. longjohn2112 writes:

f*** i wish i could go to europe

# Apr 30, 2005 @ 11:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. S_A_R_A_H45 writes:

why arent the metal fans of northamerica getting what they want? its only the hilary duff, brittany spears or 50 cent fans that get satisfaction. I hope more bands like System of a Down, MuDvAyNe, and Korn make their apparence here!!!!

# Apr 30, 2005 @ 1:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. deathbringer writes:

What are you all complaining about? First of all, this fest doesn't looks that impressive to me, much less heavy (The Hives, Wednesday 13, Muletrain and Manson?). Second, this year North America has Ozzfest with a very good lineup as well as Sounds of the Underground among other big tours and touring festivals (Gigantour). Metal arena tours are on the rise once again. Not to mention that regional metal fests have picked up in the US quite a bit as well in the past 5 years. Sure, I like a lot of the European bands and I don't get to see them so often, and we don't have the same kind of fests that Europe has drawing many big name headliners at once, but the metal divide between North America and Europe is probably the smallest it's been in 15 years, so things don't seem so bleak to me at all.

# Apr 30, 2005 @ 2:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Negatyve_One writes:

Dont forget sounds of the Underground, that tour is heavy, cheap, and has a great line-up.

I do wish Heaven Shall Burn would tour the Us though.

# Apr 30, 2005 @ 4:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. BLACKDOG writes:

Spoiled children crying over nothing.

# Apr 30, 2005 @ 5:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Nutter writes:

Sorry, but in no way is a one day Ozzfest or Sounds of the Undrground show the same as a multi-day European festival-style show. Shows like that generally don't take place in the U.S. I would rather see my favorite bands play a decent set, not 20 minutes of only their hits on the Second Stage with a couple hundred people watching. Not to mention, many of us don't live in or even near cities where the majority of U.S. shows take place. Spoiled? Only if you think going to Ozzfest for one day is "spoiling" oneself.

# Apr 30, 2005 @ 5:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. deathbringer writes:

"many of us don't live in or even near cities where the majority of U.S. shows take place"

That's really the problem in the US I think. There are definitely a lot of multiday fests going on in this country. But like I said, they often don't get so many great headliners either - they're often full of local/regional talent and do short sets as well. Europe's scene is certainly helped out considerably by how close countries are geographically, and you can see many bands actually planning "tours" of multiple fest appearances. It's definitely cool, but I don't think the North American scene is as bad as often portrayed either.

# Apr 30, 2005 @ 8:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Brian writes:

"many of us don't live in or near..."
There was a tour that went around for a few years called Locobazooka, I don't know if they still do it or not, but they placed the fest sites in rural areas between large towns so more people could attend from farther away from the major cities (chicago in my case). Last time they did the tour it was Sevendust, Mushroom Head, Revielle, Dragpipe, and others. 2 Stages.

# May 1, 2005 @ 5:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Devil switch writes:

Muffy ,get the f*** off this website,we don't need your inconsistent,mindless babbling.Being critical to something you obviously do not understand just shows the rest of us that you're a immature,angry little gay boy with daddy issues.Manson Rules forever Amen.I'll be at reading 2005

# May 3, 2005 @ 5:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. pigdestroyer writes:

if manson wasnt playin the show would almost flawless.

# May 4, 2005 @ 2:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Mutt writes:

hey i like marilyn manspn a s s
go swallow your dad

# May 5, 2005 @ 11:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Mutt writes:

my mom likes manson too.

# May 5, 2005 @ 11:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. idodntknow writes:

personally i would go to europe the bands play better shows, because they like europe they are always in th u.s. they very rarly go to europe but once a year so yeah theyre expected to put on a tight a$$ show witch never fails they do. but since kids like me aint got money to go to europe and to a large festival like that i take what i can get witch is still perty cool just seeing system of a down live period.

# May 5, 2005 @ 1:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Sean writes:

ehh not really missing much . . . why the f*** are you all complaining, you're only really missing slayer . . . media friendy and pop-culture aceepted bands like System of a Down can be seen whenever so calm down

# May 5, 2005 @ 1:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. randomlurker writes:

"my mom likes manson too."

haha, sorry, thats just the best comment ever. continue.

# May 5, 2005 @ 3:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Comrade_Potato writes:

We're not complaining were missing THIS festival, were complaining because Europe gets much better and heavier festivals and bands than we do. Here in America most of them are just shows of maybe 10+ bands w/ maybe 3 or 4 international/national bands and the rest being local/regional bands and most of them are hardcore fests or really underground death metal. Metal still dominates in Europe because they missed out on the Punk and Hip-Hop that is BIG here and many of our metal bands are heavily influenced by those genres.

Metal and especially hardcore are back on the rise in America w/ the recent explosion of hardcore/metalcore bands, most notably Atreyu, KSE, and Shadows Fall and Hatebred ... and to lesser extent real metal like Lamb of God, Cradle of Filth and Dimmu Borgira.

METAL WILL NOT BE HELD DOWN MUCH LONGER! VIVE LE METAL! RESIST POP-CULTURE!

# May 5, 2005 @ 3:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Comrade_Potato writes:

and so what if we get Ozzfest and SotU Tour and Gigantour, thats 3 festivals .... 20 Bands all locations .... wow big deal, Wacken is 3 days has 40+ bands and was its own tour with 4-6 bands yearly!

# May 5, 2005 @ 3:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. deshieldstim@yahoo.com writes:

Why is it that Ozzfest is getting s hitty bands now like P.O.D and Atreyu you gotta keep the good bands such as Manson,Cradle,Dimmu,judas

# May 11, 2005 @ 4:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. WicKeD writes:

I'm not from Spain but I'm from Portugal!! And 27may I'll see here: Slunt, Incubus, The Prodigy and SOAD..And 29May, WEDNESDAY 13, MASTDON, SLAYER, AUDIOSLAVE, and MARILYN MANSON!!
I can't wait more, god damn!! Keep rockin' guyz!!

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22. angry stoner writes:

can i come

# May 26, 2005 @ 8:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Spain sucks writes:

Spain sucks, because groups as SOAD, MM or metal-hard rock groups in general don't come very often. In Spain the f***ing dj's and pop music are more important.

Spain needs more metal and rock music!

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24. fatima from iran writes:

we love within temptation from the bottom of our heart

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