Graspop Metal Meeting is a heavy metal extravaganza in Dessel, Belgium, which draws over 220,000 visitors from all corners of Europe every year. Even though the festival grounds are only 4km in size, this event has steadily increased attendance since its inception.
Graspop Metal Meeting has successfully enticed the most renowned international bands in its genre for years. Since the festival's beginning in 1996, Iron Maiden has been a headline act 10 times - more than any other band! Crowd-pleasing acts such as Hatebreed, Saxon, Sick of it All, Slayer, Cradle Of Filth, Epica, and In Flames have also taken center stage to delight fans with their smashing performances.
Graspop Metal Meeting 2023 is coming on June 15-18 for its 26th edition! Get ready to rock and roll with the best of heavy, black, death metal; metalcore, hard rock; punk, and classic rock. It's going to be an epic celebration you won't soon forget!