Sonisphere Festival Spain

Sonisphere Festival SpainSonisphere Festival Spain takes place in Getafe, Spain

Sonisphere Festival Spain 2012 dates – 25th to 26th May

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Soundgarden, The Offspring, Limp Bizkit, Machine Head, Kyuss Lives!, Paradise Lost, Orange Goblin, Rise To Remain, Kobra And The Lotus, Skindred, Six Hour Sundown

Metallica, Slayer, Evanescence, Mastodon, Within Tempation, Fear Factory, Children Of Bodom, Gojira, Clutch, Enter Shikari, Ghost, Vita Imana, Sister

The History of Sonisphere Festival Spain
The Sonisphere Festival is a series of summer music festivals which took place across Europe in June 2009. The festival is owned and promoted by Kilimanjaro Live with financial backing from AEG

The 2009 Sonisphere festival tour was made up of six one day festivals across Europe with a final festival in England spanning two days. The festival had a core group of bands that will play each of the 6 dates with numerous extra bands added to each date individually. The locations for the 2009 festivals include Goffert Park, Nijmegen, the Netherlands; Hockenheimring, Germany; The Forum, Barcelona, Spain; Folkets Park, Hultsfred, Sweden; Kirjurinluoto, Pori, Finland, and Knebworth House, Knebworth, England. Metallica were the main headliners for each of the 2009 Sonisphere Festivals

The first Spanish edition of the Sonisphere Festival took place on Saturday July 11, 2009 at The Forum, Barcelona with headliners Metallica supported by Slipknot, Lamb of God, Mastodon, Down, Machine Head, Soziedad Alkohólika, Gojira.

Following the excellent experience in 2009 at the Parc del Forum in Barcelona (45,000 people in just one day),  Sonisphere 2010 moved to Madrid and expanded to two days. The festival will took place on the 9th and 10th July in Getafe Open-Air, a new campus of 50,000 square meters located in Getafe, a few meters from Cerro de los Angeles, a fantastic green area with trees where the zone will be located camping for festival attendees.

After bringing together more than 300,000 people in six European editions that were held last summer in Holland, Germany, Sweden, Finland, UK and Spain and after taking the award for “Best New Festival ‘in the UK Festival Awards 2009. In this new season, there will be 11 Sonisphere countries – The countries last year are joined Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Greece and Poland. Sonisphere have different headliners like Metallica, Iron Maiden, Rammstein or Heaven & Hell to establish itself as one of the biggest rock events in the world and overcome the attendance of 2009.

Sonisphere Spain – Line Up 2011
Bullet, Angelus Apatrida, Valient Thorr, Gojira, Sôber, Arch Enemy, Slash, The Darkness, Hammerfall, Mastodon, Apocalyptica, Dream Theater, Iron Maiden, Twisted Sister, Uriah Heep, Lacuna Coil

Sonisphere Spain – Line Up 2010
Anathema, Sober, Porcupine Tree, Slayer, Faith No More, Tao Te Kin, Volbeat, Bullet For My Valentine, Saxon, WASP, Suicidal Tendencies, Hamlet, Annihilator, Deftones, Alice in Chains, Rammstein, Fifth Amendment, Headcharger, Coheed and Cambria, Soulfly, Megadeth, Messhugah

Sonisphere Spain – Line Up 2009
Metallica, Slipknot, Lamb of God, Mastodon, Down, Machine Head, Soziedad Alkohólika, Gojira, The Eyes


4 Comments Add yours

  1. Hi.

    Is there any car parking zone in the fest?


    1. Hi – Thanks for your message, check out the official Sonisphere Spain website for more info:

      1. Hi.

        Thanks for your answer. I’ve seen the website and checked all the separators on it, but can’t find the information about it…

        Once again, thanks for your attention

      2. Hi Pedro, I found a map ( which shows plenty of space to have a car park and knowing most festivals they will want to make some extra cash, so they will probably have a car park nearby. Try dropping them a quick email and ask the question!

        Many thanks

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