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Groezrock is an annual music festival that takes place in Meerhout, Belgium. It started out as a small rock and pop festival with one stage and a few hundred people attending, but has evolved into a large punk rock/hardcore punk festival, with attendances now exceeding 30,000.

Groezrock
GenrePunk rock, hardcore punk, alternative rock, metalcore
Location(s)Meerhout, Belgium
Websitewww.groezrock.be

The festival had one stage until 2003, when it added a second stage called Back-to-Basics, which was reserved for more hardcore-oriented bands.Since 2006 the festival has taken place over multiple days, and grew to three stages in 2009 and four stages in 2012.

It was announced in October 2017[1] that the 2018 edition of Groezrock would not be taking place in the Spring, and would instead be an indoor festival in the autumn. The festival have stated that they will be "back in full force" with the usual format in 2019.

Contents

1992Edit

1992: Grandma's Toy, Buckle Juice, Dinky Toys, Pitti Polak

1993Edit

1993: Give Buzze, The Establishment, Ashbury Faith, The Scabs

1994Edit

1994: One Hes, Inna Nip, Rusk, Groggy's Crawl, Thermos, Burma Shave, Metal Molly, Jack of Hearts, Soapstone, B.J. Scott

1995Edit

1995: Oxid, Cesspool, Quip, Dildo Warheads, Mutilated, Deeper, Brotherhood Foundation, L.A. Doors

1996Edit

1996: Small Yellow Fish, Protest, Underdog!?, Cooper, Def Real, The Romans, Brotherhood Foundation, Deviate

1997Edit

1997 (April 26): Ryker's, Heideroosjes, Brotherhood Foundation, Gwyllions, Instructions For Use, Igor's Record Shop, Cornflames, Flee Bag

1998Edit

1998 (April 25): Millencolin, Good Riddance, |Intensity, AFI, Hard Resistance, Undeclinable Ambuscade, Pancake, Instructions For Use, Sixpack Joe, Cooperate, Plan 9

1999Edit

2000Edit

2000 (April 29): No Fun at All, Heideroosjes, Down By Law, Liberator, Bouncing Souls, Within Reach, Facedown, Vision, 5 Days Off, I Against I, Skin Of Tears, Apeshit, Delate, Figure It Out

2001Edit

2001 (April 28): Square One, Buckle Up, Powerhouse, Deviates, Venerea, Burning Heads, Adhesive, Stoned, Randy, Undeclinable, 59 Times the Pain, Snuff, SNFU, Ignite, Voodoo Glow Skulls

2002Edit

2002 (April 27): Bad Religion, Sick Of It All, Guttermouth, Down By Law, Satanic Surfers, Rise Against, Undeclinable Ambuscade (surprise act), Circle, .Calibre, Kill Your Idols, Horace Pinker, Flatcat

2003Edit

2003 (April 26):

Main: Dropkick Murphys, Biohazard, Glassjaw, Ten Foot Pole, Hot Water Music, dredg, Flogging Molly, Gameface, Randy, The Shandon, Face Tomorrow, Skool's Out

B2B: Severance, Between The Lines, Support, Terror, Caliban, Give Up the Ghost, Stairland, Poison the Well

2004Edit

2004 (April 24):

Main: Millencolin, Sick of It All, Heideroosjes, Mad Caddies, Madball, Pulley, Strung Out, Ten Foot Pole, Midtown, The Almighty Trigger Happy, Travoltas, Belvedere, Beatsteaks

B2B: E.Town Concrete, Stretch Arm Strong, Liar, The Bronx, The Promise, Cornflames, Rise and Fall, Champion

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2009Edit

(April 17 and 18)

Friday 17 AprilEdit

Main Stage EASTPAK Core Stage ETNIES Back To Basics Stage

Bullet For My Valentine
Taking Back Sunday
Underoath
MxPx
Catch 22
You Me At Six
Kid Down

Thursday
Bring Me the Horizon
Poison The Well
Senses Fail
United Nations
Escape the Fate

Amenra
P.O.Box
VersaEmerge
Innerpartysystem
Sounds Like Violence
Campus

Saturday 18 AprilEdit

Main Stage EASTPAK Core Stage ETNIES Back To Basics Stage

NOFX
Rise Against
The Get Up Kids
No Fun at All
The Living End
The Vandals
The Academy Is...
The Aquabats
Street Dogs
The Unseen
The Flatliners
Gino's Eyeball

Walls Of Jericho
Bleeding Through
Comeback Kid
Mad Sin
Darkest Hour
First Blood
The Ghost Of A Thousand
Architects
Emery
Misery Signals
Bane
Outbreak

Backfire!
Nations Afire
Death Before Dishonor
The Sedan Vault
Billy The Kill
Mid Air Collision
True Colors
This Is a Standoff
Beneath the Massacre
Tenement Kids
Nuns Go Riot
Tackleberry

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Groezrock Festival post update on 2018 edition - Punktastic". www.punktastic.com. Retrieved 2018-01-16.

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