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  Hellfest Open Air

Hellfest started in 2002 as a small indoor festival  in France but has now became one of the biggest festivals in Europe. Hellfest is located in the idyllic town of Clisson and brings most of the biggest metal subgenres to the table during 3 hectic days of pure chaos, metal and beer in mid June. It is held within the Val de Moine sport complex in Clisson, approximately 35 km south-east of the city of Nantes, and approximately 400 km south-west of the nation's capital Paris.

Delivering a full running 24/7 timetable of Heavy metal, hardcore punk, hard rock and stoner rock. The festival welcomes almost 40 000 persons per day!

Hellfest has now a line-up of about 350 bands.

Notable artists that have performed at previous editions include Motörhead, Slayer, Angra, Dream Theater, Mötley Crüe, Marilyn Manson, Manowar, Alice Cooper, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Guns N' Roses, Black Sabbath, Aerosmith, Kiss and Def Leppard.

Covered festivals:

    Hellfest Open Air 2012

    Hellfest Open Air 2013

    Hellfest Open Air 2014

    Hellfest Open Air 2015

    Hellfest Open Air 2016

    Hellfest Open Air 2017

    Hellfest Open Air 2018

    Hellfest Open Air 2019

    Hellfest Open Air 2022

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Hellfest camping and Hellfest camping and Written 2023-04-09 05:37:43
Hellfest is coming closer and it´s time to plan where to sleep... or do people sleep at Hellfest...

There are various options, if you are into a bit more comfort check out the hotels, bed and breakfast and homestays in Clisson or Nantes.

Another great option is the Easy Camp, located at the official camp but with tents and huts already in place for you. Here you will also find good options for hiding your white metal skin from the sun.

And for the hardcore campers there is the official campsite that opens Wednesday June 14. Bring your camping gear and party mood!

More info on this link
Hellfest news Hellfest news Written 2023-02-23 16:41:56
Den kompletta lineupen till Hellfest är på plats. Om du missat den så ta en titt här:

Hellfest bjuder på 180 artister utpridda på 6 scener över 4 dagar. Detta i kombination av lokalproducerat vin, baguetter och moshpits och crowdsurfning. Vi ses i Clisson, Frankrike!

Ps. Där finns en flygplats i Nantes som är väldigt nära festivalen.
Marta Marta Written 2022-12-15 13:27:59
Hellfest 2023
15-18 June

Bands announced on festival website, Some of these bands are:
Hellfest news Hellfest news Written 2022-04-06 14:27:32
What to do in between the two Hellfests?

As you know, this year, Hellfest is taking place on 2 weekends with a break from Monday 21 to Wednesday 23 June. Le Vignoble de Nantes has prepared a tailor-made and special “Hell’Tour” guide (which has nothing to envy to the famous “Lonely PLanet”) to make you discover our magnificent vineyard and the Nantes region between the two weekends:

Visits : Castle of Clisson, Domaine de la Garenne Lemont, special Hellfest guided tour of Clisson…
Gastronomy : Hellfest Wine Tour, Antipasti tasting, Trip in the Vineyard…
Sport : Hiking in the vineyard, Canoe-Kayak on the Sèvre…
Discovery days with transport to Nantes, to the Atlantic Coast, to the Bluebeard castle in Tiffauge…

Check out a great guide here:
Hellfest news Hellfest news Written 2022-03-12 13:07:33
After two years of Covid 19 restrictions, we hope that this year Hellfest will be not post-poned. The organisers have made a 7-days program, that has got two sections - the first one from 17 to 19 of June, and the second one - from 23 to 26 of June. Th programm includes many superstars - Alice Cooper, Metallica, Megadeth, Scorpions, Guns 'n' Roses, Nightwish, Sabaton, Deep Purple, Sepultura and many more.
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