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Nova Rock is an annual music festival that takes place in Austria, since 2005. It is considered one of the largest rock and heavy metal festivals in Europe, attracting thousands of fans from all over the world. The festival is held in the city of Nickelsdorf, in eastern Austria, near the border with Hungary. It usually takes place at the end of June and lasts for four days, with over 100 bands performing on multiple stages spread throughout the location.

Among the bands that have performed at Nova Rock are Metallica, Green Day, System of a Down, Guns N' Roses, Iron Maiden, Rammstein, among many others.

Famous For:
The festival is known for bringing together thousands of rock and heavy metal fans from around the world.

Creation Purpose:
The founder of Nova Rock is Ewald Tatar, an Austrian promoter and musician who has been involved in the music industry for over 30 years. Tatar first became interested in organizing music festivals in the early 1990s and has since been responsible for many successful events throughout Austria.

The goal of Nova Rock is to provide a platform for rock and heavy metal artists to perform for their fans in Europe and around the world. The festival aims to showcase new and established acts across multiple stages and to offer a diverse range of musical styles to appeal to a broad audience.

Fun Facts:
The festival is held on a site that was once a quarry, called Pannonia Fields.

The festival has won several awards, including the "Best Major Festival" award at the European Festival Awards in 2012.

Fans attending the festival can choose between various types of camping, including regular camping, VIP camping, and pre-pitched tents.

Impact on the Music Industry:
Nova Rock's success has also inspired the creation of other rock and heavy metal festivals throughout Europe, contributing to the growth and diversification of the live music scene.

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Nova Rock 2024 at a glance

When will Nova Rock 2024 take place?

Festival is scheduled from 13 Jun to 16 Jun 2024 (3 day(s)), the countdown is running!

Where is Nova Rock 2024 held?

Nova Rock takes place in Nickelsdorf, Austria. Here is the full address of the festival: Pannonia Fields, Nickelsdorf, Austria

Who is headlining Nova Rock 2024?

Bring Me the Horizon, Green Day, Avril Lavigne, Sum 41, Dropkick Murphys.

What are the main genres at Nova Rock 2024?

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