We must announce that the 25th edition of Graspop Metal Meeting will not take place this year, and will now be hosted from 16 to 19 June 2022.

We would love nothing more than to welcome metalheads from all across the globe to Dessel this June but unfortunately that won’t be possible. The safety of visitors, crew and artists is always our primary concern. And we look forward to bringing...

On 15 April we announced with a heavy heart that the 25th edition of GMM was postponed until 2021 but not to worry! Our painstaking efforts to make the four-day XL edition one for the history books did not go to waste. From 17- 20 June 2021 we will celebrate the 25th anniversary of our festival with a vengeance!

Despite having to work in often difficult circumstances the GMM team...

With the addition of 3 Doors Down, Mastodon, Rival Sons, Skillet and a clutch of others, the XL line-up for Graspop Metal Meeting 2020, which takes place from Thursday-Sunday 18-20 June 2020, is shaping up nicely. Meanwhile tickets to #GMM2020 are selling like hot cakes! Several festival formulas, including the Combi PLUS and festival tickets for Sunday, have meanwhile sold out. There’s no time to waste so snatch up your...

Following the confirmation of Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and Aerosmith as the other headliners for the 25th XL edition of Graspop Metal Meeting, the organisers have added Faith No More as the final headline act for next summer. The American rock band will end main stage proceedings on Friday. GMM XL takes place from 18-21 June 2020 at the Stenehei festival grounds in Dessel, Belgium.

The groundwork for Faith...

With legendary rockers Aerosmith Graspop Metal Meeting is adding yet another bigger-than-life name to its 25th edition line-up. Fronted by the illustrious Steven Tyler/Joe Perry tandem, the American band are celebrating their 50th anniversary next year with a world tour that stops off in Dessel on Sunday 21 June to close out GMM2020 in style with an exclusive Benelux show. Meanwhile tickets are selling like crazy.

After Iron Maiden...

Landlubbers beware! There’s a new Alestorm coming ashore! These five pirates, Christopher Bowes, Dani Evans, Gareth Murdock, Elliot Vernon & Peter Alcorn, bring you their newest album, entitled “Sunset on the Golden Age”. After "Captain Morgan's Revenge" (2008), "Black Sails at Midnight" (2009), and "Back Through Time" (2011), this will be their fourth full length album, via Napalm Records, and you can be sure of it, that it will be...

Unfortunately Faith No More have decided to cancel next year’s European Tour. No worries though! GMM is proud to announce Within Temptation as their worthy replacements! The Dutch symphonic metal band will close out Main Stage 2 on Friday
17 June 2022.

At GMM2019 Sharon den Adel & Co delivered the kind of crushing performance that earned them their status as one of the leading lights of the European...

On the heels of the announcement of next summer’s headliners and an initial batch of more than 70 names Graspop has confirmed another string of exciting acts for next summer’s 25th XL edition. The four-day metal fest takes place from Thursday 18 through Sunday 21 June 2020 at the Stenehei festival grounds in Dessel, Belgium.

In addition to the 78 bands that were announced earlier including headliners Iron Maiden (Thursday),...

Following the successful release of the eleventh studio album Extinct in March 2015, which exploded on the charts worldwide, the dark metal pioneers in MOONSPELL will hit the road for a massive European tour soon.

Frontman Fernando Ribero comments: “We are thrilled to get back on the road to extinction, our destiny and I hope tours too! This time it’s just a small trip with some club exclusive show where...

Megadeth Unleash The Deluxe Edition Of Their New Studio Album ‘Dystopia’ Together With A Brand New Video. The Deluxe Edition including virtual reality experience will be available on JANUARY 29th. It contains a CD with 2 bonus tracks plus special cardboard virtual reality goggles http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/inside-megadeths-virtual-reality-adventure-20160120. A Brand new Video ‘DYSTOPIA’ is also available https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bK95lWHl7js

Thrash metal genre pioneers MEGADETH have kicked off the New Year with the release...