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Nova Rock Festival
Nova Rock Festival
Blue Stage at Nova Rock 2014
GenreAlternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, electronic
DatesUsually June 3. Weekend
Location(s)Nickelsdorf, Austria
Years active2005 - present

The Nova Rock Festival, also just Nova Rock, is an Austrian music festival, that has existed since 2005 and takes place each year in June. It is located in Burgenland, the easternmost federal state of Austria, near Nickelsdorf and the Hungarian and Slovak borders. It is organized by Nova Music Entertainment, a cooperation between Musicnet, FKP Scorpio and several former employees/bookers of Wiesen, who left Wiesen in 2004.

2005 lineup

Die Ärzte, Audioslave, Bad Acid Trip, Beatsteaks, Boysetsfire, Core, Green Day, In Extremo, La Vela Puerca, Mando Diao, Marilyn Manson, Moneybrother, Nightwish, The Prodigy, Soulfly, System of a Down, Weezer, Wir sind Helden

2006 lineup

The 2006 Nova Rock festival was held from 15th to 17 June (Thursday to Saturday). It was the first year that the festival had two large stages (blue and red). The first bands officially announced on the Nova Rock homepage were: Guns N' Roses, Placebo, Metallica, Tool, Queens of the Stone Age, Massive Attack, Motörhead, Madsen, Billy Talent, Hard-Fi, Guadalajara, Seeed, Bodyrockers, She Male Trouble, Sportfreunde Stiller, Lagwagon, Subway to Sally and Julia.

Originally Korn were announced to play the festival, but had to cancel it, as well as the "Nova Rock Encore", a concert in Vienna which they were expected to play with Deftones, Soulfly and Devildriver.

2007 lineup

Nova Rock Festival 2007 took place from the 15th to the 17th of June with the following lineup:

Headliners: Billy Talent, The Smashing Pumpkins, Marilyn Manson, Pearl Jam, Slayer, The Killers,

The festival also consisted of bands including: Linkin Park, Machine Head, In Flames, Papa Roach, Reel Big Fish, Incubus, Mando Diao, The Hives, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Children of Bodom, Less Than Jake, Flogging Molly, Mastodon, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Isis, Aiden, In Extremo, Ill Niño, Within Temptation, Hayseed Dixie, The BossHoss and Chimaira.

2008 lineup

Confirmed lineup:

2009 lineup

Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison performing at Nova Rock in 2009.

Confirmed bands as of 4 April 2009:

2010 lineup

Date: 11. - 13. June 2010 Confirmed bands as of Nov 23, 2009:

2011 lineup

Date: 11. - 13. June 2011 Confirmed bands:

[A]Special Late Night Attraction

2012 lineup

Date: 08. - 10. June 2012 Confirmed bands:

[A]Canceled due to storm.

2013 lineup

Date: 14. - 16. June 2013 Confirmed bands:

2014 lineup

Blue Stage at Nova-Rock 2014

Date: 13. - 15. June 2014

Highway to Hell 2014
Trivium on Blue Stage

2015 lineup

Date: 12. - 14. June 2015

2016 lineup

Date: 10. - 12. June 2016

2017 lineup

Simple Plan on Blue Stage

Date: 14. - 17. June 2017

2018 lineup

Date: 14. - 17. June 2018

2019 lineup

Date: 13. - 16. June 2019

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