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Mayan around Epica-mastermind Mark Jansen are quite new to the business, but release their new album on Nuclear Blast and feature on this new disc all kinds of prominence from various known bands. All the musicians can look back on a grave live-history, and so you may look forward to a terrific show by a […]



All good things come in threes: This is why we can announce J.B.O. as the third band of the day! You don´t have to say much regarding the fun-ensemble from Franconia, each festival visitor has already seen the band live and can remember it more or less well. All the more we are glad that […]



Hardly any other band stands for such a selfassured combination of classic and metal music: STRATOVARIUS let their fans often in their band history worry about the band´s future, but are back at the latest since their album “Elysium”, released in January, and stronger than ever. We look forward to the heavenly sounds of the […]



The first band of the day are LONG DISTANCE CALLING. The band from Münster is committed to Prog-Metal, and with growing success: mainly instrumental, they play their way through the monthly and weekly recommendations of all editorials. Every ROCKHARZ visitor can now convince him- or herself of the class of the shown!


More bands + day-breakdown+ day-tickets

Only a few weeks remain until ROCKHARZ 2011, and we have further news for you:

Today in the evening we will firstly confim further bands that you can see, hear and experience at the festival! Therewith, the line-up is nearly complete, but some artists are still to come!

Tomorrow we will be ready with the day-breakdown and […]


The ultimate Opening- and Aftershow-Parties

DRINK DARKNESS presents: The ultimate Opening- and Aftershow-Parties This year the obscure bleak-drink DARKNESS runs our festival-opening-party on July 6th 2011 and the aftershow-parties on Thursday and Saturday. LIVE on Wednesday: DAMPFMASCHINE (the ultimate wrecking ball from Osnabrück: Give me the axe!) FEAR OF THE DAWN (Maiden Cover – Eddie jumps out of the coffin […]



Founded 15 years ago by an 11-year-old – can this go well? It can, show SILVERLANE! The 11-year-old from back then is also drummer of Subway To Sally today, but leads SILVERLANE into a completely different direction: The sextet stands for Power Metal with German imprint and developed early its own style beyond Gamma Ray […]



The ROCKHARZ 2011 becomes the home of the biggest metal-band of all times – in a wordly sense: HAGGARD are herewith officially confirmed! Asis Nasseri founded the orchestra in 1991 and since then he deals, in ambitious concept-albums and with much love for the detail, with historic and creative issues. HAGGARD will give a Best-Of-Show […]



Die GUNS OF MOROPOLIS sind derzeit das Heißeste, was Deutschland in Sachen Metalbilly zu bieten hat. Für das ROCKHARZ hat die Band einen kleinen Trailer zusammengschnitten, den ihr hier sehen könnt: For the festivity of day, we raffle 5x the new album “In Dynamite We Trust” that has been released on April 29th 2011. If […]



We are sorry that we have to tell you that SEPULTURA can not play at ROCKHARZ this year due to transport-logistic reasons. As some may already know, Andreas Kisser replaces Scott Ian of ANTHRAX on this year´s Big-4-Tour. Some dates of this tour now overlap with the ROCKHARZ festival. We had searched for a possibility […]