The big farewell of Kiss, one of the most iconic and influential bands in rock history, will be one of the main events at the next edition of Rock Fest Barcelona. It is the last festival show ever in Spain for the band led by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley. An occasion to bring their biggest and most spectacular staging and show ever in Spain for a night that will go down in history. And they won’t be alone: Saturday 4th of July 2020 will be the day where Judas Priest will celebrate their 50th anniversary, UFO will play their last ever Spanish show and Accept will play their exclusive show in Spain. A night full of legends.
Kiss changed the face of rock and roll when they appeared on the scene in 1973. From their first record and tour in 1974, the band reformulated the standard of what a rock show was meant to be: fire, hydraulic platforms, confetti storms, choreographies and spectacular make up and costumes made Kiss a legend by their own right. All time hits such as “Detroit Rock City”, “I Was Made For Lovin’ You” and the ever necessary “Rock and Roll All Nite” made their career a success and at Rock Fest Barcelona we will be able to live this experience for the last time in a festival setting.
European hard rock fans will have the chance to see Switzerland’s beloved Gotthard at the festival. With a three-decade spanning career and a history of anthems that is second to none and rose them to stadium level in their own country, Gotthard will play a show full of class and great chorus and melodies.
In the extreme metal category, the festival will count with the kings of technical death metal Nile, whose most recent record “Vile Nilotic Rites” is a testament to the persistence of their dedication to egiptology and brutal riffs. We will also have, for the first time, the Swedish supergroup Bloodbath with Nick Holmes on vocals and joined by a star-studded line up completed by Anders Nyströn, Jonas Renkse and Martin Axenrot, all of them institutions by their own right in metal music. Their latest record, “The Arrow of Satan is Drawn” is the excuse but they will play stuff form their five records. However, one of the most awaited bands at the festival are the black metal project Belzebubs, a cult fictional band that puts together JP Ahonen comics and extreme metal. A surprise and the first ever show of the mysterious band in our country.
The new ways of understanding metal will be represented by Tunisian metal masters Myrath, who are conquering the big leagues with their latest record “Shehill” and a style that drinks a lot from north African influences. The industrial metal of Mind Driller will be also on display, while German hard rock act The New Roses and speed metal masters Evil Invaders add their energy to the bill.
ROCK FEST BARCELONA
July 2th, 3rd, 4th 2020
Parc de Can Zam, Santa Coloma de Gramenet
MY DYING BRIDE
UNLEASH THE ARCHERS
THE NEW ROSES
THE NEW DEATH CULT
Three day passes, full colour collector tickets and a limited amount of VIP packages are on sale through www.rockfestbarcelona.com/tickets