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First Bands Announced For Graspop 2009

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The first batch of bands for Belgium's premiere metal festival, Graspop has been revealed. The event will take place on June 26th-28th in Dessel.

The initial bands are as follows:

Heaven And Hell
Disturbed
Volbeat
Papa Roach
Blind Guardian
Anthrax
Trivium
W.A.S.P.
Sacred Reich
DevilDriver
Epica
Legion Of The Damned
Parkway Drive
God Forbid
Kataklysm
Firewind
Laaz Rockit
Keep Of Kalessin
Scar Symmetry
Samael
Dagoba
Taake
Negura Bunget
Wolves In The Throne Room
Eths

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metalrox555's avatar

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1. metalrox555 writes:

There are a few bands on this list like Papa Roach who seem out of place but this is a great list of bands overall. Damn, I wish I lived in Belgium.

# Jan 6, 2009 @ 4:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Netromancer writes:

Yeah I see a few beer breaks in that line-up, but would be a great show.

# Jan 6, 2009 @ 4:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. bbristowe writes:

Yeah I see a few beer breaks in that line-up, but would be a great show.

Seconded.

# Jan 6, 2009 @ 4:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. BrianSD writes:

third

# Jan 6, 2009 @ 5:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Diamond Oz writes:

Only band on that list that I'd REALLY wanna see is Sacred Reich. I like Disturbed but I'm not bothered about seeing them and I'd watch Heaven And Hell just to say I've seen them. Other than those and Laaz Rockit, not alot of good stuff really.

# Jan 7, 2009 @ 8:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Diamond Oz writes:

Oh and Anthrax, I love Anthrax lol.

Now playing: Spineshank- Full Circle

# Jan 7, 2009 @ 8:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. That_One_Guy writes:

I'd pay just to see Heaven and Hell.. not to mention Blind Guardian, Anthrax, and DevilDriver.

# Jan 7, 2009 @ 12:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. BrianSD writes:

Sacred Reich, Anthrax, God Forbid, Scar Symmetry, Blind Guardian, Devil Driver.
and i wouldn't mind checkin out Heaven and Hell and also Kataklysm.
Scar Symmetry has the 2 singers now, i'm curious to see how that plays out.

# Jan 7, 2009 @ 1:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Blindgreed1 writes:

Oz: Seriously, Heven and Hell is way more than a novelty act. RJD is an absolute GOD and has not missed a step since the 70's-80's. I saw them last August and they fvcking kicked a$$ and took names. Sacred Reich - Great bunch of guys. They live right up the road from me and I actually went to Europe with them on my first tour of Europe with a side project I was working on. So far I think this is a verry good start. No mention by anyone of Taake? Good to see the Laaz out and about again too. Chuck Bily is obviously taking care of his own \m/!!!

# Jan 7, 2009 @ 1:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. bbristowe writes:

Blind Guardian, God Forbid, Anthrax, Keep of Kalessin (obsidian C. ftw) and Kataklysm.

# Jan 7, 2009 @ 3:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. BrianSD writes:

i need to check out keep of kalessin, ive heard good stuff about them before, but i dont know that ive heard their music.

# Jan 7, 2009 @ 8:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. [insert unoriginal name here] writes:

No fans of Wolves In the Throne Room here? Hmm...

# Jan 8, 2009 @ 1:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. BrianSD writes:

never heard of em, i'll check it out

# Jan 8, 2009 @ 2:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Netromancer writes:

Great band name, I have to say.

# Jan 8, 2009 @ 2:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Lucura writes:

Yeah I see a few beer breaks in that line-up, but would be a great show.

Fourth.(If it's not to late)

# Jan 12, 2009 @ 10:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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