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Metalmania was a heavy metal music festival in Central Europe. It was held annually from 1986 to 2009, and is set to return in 2017. The 2008 event was held on the 8th of March at Spodek in Katowice, Poland.

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GenreHeavy metal
Location(s)Katowice, Poland
Years active1986-2009, 2017


Metalmania 1986Edit

First Day: Super Box, Vincent Van Gogh, 666XHE, Jaguar, Test Fobii, Wolf Spider, Turbo, Killer, Alaska Second Day: Voodoo, Ferrum, Vader, Dragon, Stos, Kat, Alaska

Metalmania 1987Edit

First Day: Hammer, Destroyer, Turbo, TSA, Overkill, Running Wild, Helloween Second Day: Dragon, Stos, Wolf Spider, Open Fire, Kat, Overkill, Running Wild, Helloween

Metalmania 1988Edit

Lineup: Genocide, Awgust, Hammer, Citron, Wolf Spider, Rage, Kreator, Destroyers, Ossian, Dragon, Turbo

Metalmania 1989Edit

Lineup: Egzekuthor, Dragon, MCB, Open Fire, Arakain, Gomor, Hammer, Astharoth, Alastor, Turbo, Protector, Sacred Chao, Coroner

Metalmania 1990Edit

Lineup: Destroyers, Alastor, Dragon, Acid Drinkers, Astharoth, Wolf Spider, Hammer, Turbo, Kreator, Protector, Bulldozer

Metalmania 1991Edit

Lineup: Egzekuthor, Despair, Vader, Pungent Stench, Holy Moses, Dragon, Massacra, Acid Drinkers, Candlemass, Atrocity

Metalmania 1992Edit

Lineup: Danger Drive, Sparagmos, Acid Drinkers, Master, Demolition Hammer, Grave, Paradise Lost, Sepultura, Massacre

Metalmania 1993Edit

Lineup: Betrayer, Sparagmos, Kat, Valdi Moder, Therion, Messiah, Cannibal Corpse, Carcass, Death

Metalmania 1994Edit

Lineup: Pandemonium, Betrayer, Hazael, Quo vadis, Magnus, Ghost, Vader, Samael, Unleashed, Cannibal Corpse, Morbid Angel

Metalmania 1995Edit

Lineup: Death, Unleashed, Grave, Samael, Head Like a Hole, Dynamind, Corruption, Mash, Acid Drinkers, Shihad, Quo vadis, Tenebris, Bloodlust

Metalmania 1996Edit

Lineup: My Own Victim, Power Of Expression, Stuck Mojo, Snapshot, Merauder, Rotting Christ, Moonspell, Tuff Enuff, Acid Drinkers, Manhole, Drain, Fear Factory

Metalmania 1997Edit

Lineup: Sundown, Alastis, Moonlight, The Gathering, Samael, Moonspell, Tiamat, Alpheratz, Pik, Anathema

Metalmania 1998Edit

Metalmania 1999Edit

Lineup: Samael, Vader, Grip Inc., Anathema, Turbo, Lacuna Coil, Artrosis, Tower, Christ Agony, Evemaster, Pik

Metalmania 2000Edit

Metalmania 2002Edit

Metalmania 2003Edit

Main Stage: Samael, Saxon, Opeth, Vader, Anathema, Sweet Noise, The Exploited, Marduk, God Dethroned, Malevolent Creation, Enter Chaos, Delight, Lost Soul Small Stage: Elysium, Crionics, Dominium, Anal Stench, Misteria, StrommoussHeld, Azarath, Never, Vesania, Parricide, Demise

Metalmania 2004Edit

Main Stage: Soulfly, Moonspell, Tiamat, Morbid Angel, TSA, Michael Schenker Group, Enslaved, Epica, Krisiun, Decapitated, Trauma, Esqarial & Kupczyk Small Stage: Neolith, Centurion, Luna Ad Noctum, Immemorial, Chainsaw, Tenebrosus, Hedfirst, Shadows Land, Devilyn, Atrophia Red Sun, Asgaard, Bright Ophidia, Spinal Cord

Metalmania 2005Edit

Main Stage: Cradle of Filth, Apocalyptica, Turbo, Napalm Death, Arcturus, Pain, The Haunted, Dark Funeral, Katatonia, Amon Amarth, Dies Irae, Darzamat, ANJ Small Stage: Valinor, Dead By Dawn, Naumachia, Abused Majesty, Mess Age, Supreme Lord, Pyorrhoea, Quo vadis, Hell-Born, Hedfirst, Hermh, Thunderbolt

Metalmania 2006Edit

Main Stage: Therion, Anathema, Moonspell, Nevermore, U.D.O., Acid Drinkers, Unleashed, 1349, Hunter, Soilwork, Hieronymus Bosh, Caliban, Vesania, Evergrey Small Stage: Belphegor, The Old Dead Tree, Beseech, Centinex, Antigama, The No-Mads, Misanthrope, Corruption, Suidakra, Totem, Shadows Land, Archeon

Metalmania 2007Edit

Main Stage: Testament, Paradise Lost, My Dying Bride, Blaze Bayley, Entombed, Jørn Lande, Sepultura, Korpiklaani, Crystal Abyss, Zyklon, Destruction, Darzamat + Roman Kostrzewski, Vital Remains Small Stage: Benediction, Anata, Forever Will Burn, Root, Týr, Wu-Hae, Horrorscope, Deivos, Ciryam, Carnal, Sphere, Witchking

Metalmania 2008Edit

Main Stage: Megadeth, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Satyricon, Overkill, Vader, Immolation, Artillery, Flotsam and Jetsam, Marduk, Primordial, Inside You, Poison the Well Small Stage: Stolen Babies, Evile, October File, Mortal Sin, Drone, Demonical, Non-Divine, Izegrim, Wrust, Pandemonium, Carrion

Metalmania Fest 2009Edit

This edition was held in Warsaw in Stodola club. Lineup: Carnal, Incite, Exodus, Overkill, Soulfly

Metalmania 2017Edit


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