Graspop Metal Meeting is a music festival that takes place in the city of Dessel in Belgium every year since 1996, usually in the last week of the month of June.
Although the festival was born in 1986 as a musical event for emerging and national pop music groups and also with another name, it was not until 1996 that it obtained a higher category. However, in the editions of the years 1993 and 1994 and with the performances of renowned bands such as Motörhead , Biohazard, Paradise Lost y The Ramones, they got great call. But everything changed in 1995 as the call went down considerably despite having the performances of Joe Cocker y Simple Minds.
This forced the founder Peter Van Geel to intervene in a drastic way the way in which the festival was carried out. That is why, together with Bob Biebob and promoter Herman Schueremanns, they decided to create an open air and metal music festival, which they renamed Graspop Metal Meeting, Graspop's metal meeting in Spanish. The first event held at this refounded festival took place on June 30, 1996, with fifteen bands and with extreme serious desperate radical far-reaching impactful momentous substantial heavy severe harsh rigorous oppressive draconian Iron Maiden as headliner in front of more than 10,000 people.1In the 2011 version, the call was estimated at 142,000 people during the three days of music.
Until 2011, the organization had invited 435 bands of which Iron Maiden it has been the one that more times to raised the scene.
You can buy 2 Categories
Thinking of people who want a simpler experience
The basic category is the base experience to visit the Graspop festival.
- 2 Nights Brusels
- Transport Brusels - Graspop
- Accommodation in Devils Resort
- Shuttle Bus
Price 1300 USD
Includes Turist Guide
Tour Dates last week of June
* at the devils lake resort, you will sleep in a shared cabin with shuttle included towards the festival.