Rammstein, Five Finger Death Punch, Etc. Added To 2017 Rock am Ring & Rock im Park

More artists have been revealed for the 2017 Rock am Ring/Rock im Park festivals in Germany. These events will take place June 2-4 with Rock im Park being held at Zeppelinfeld, in Nurnberg, and Rock am Ring being held at Flugplatz, in Mendig. Here’s the updated lineup: Die Totenhosen, Rammstein, System Of A Down, Prophets Of Rage, Broilers, Beatsteaks, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Marteria, Kraftklub, Beginner, Bastille, Five Finger Death Punch, Alter Bridge, Annenmaykantereit, In Flames, Wirtz, Genetikk, Airbourne, 187 Strassenbande, Bonez MC & Raf Camora, Rag’N’Bone Man, Thrice, Feine Sahne Fischfilet, Pierce The Veil, Sleeping With Sirens, Henning Wehland, Motionless In White, Beartooth, Suicide Silence, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, and Slaves.

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System Of A Down, In Flames, Prophets Of Rage, Beartooth, Etc. Set For 2017 Rock am Ring & Rock im Park

The initial lineup has been revealed for the 2017 Rock am Ring/Rock im Park festivals in Germany. These events will take place June 2-4 with Rock im Park being held at Zeppelinfeld, in Nurnberg, and Rock am Ring being held at Flugplatz, in Mendig. Artists set to perform include: 187 Strassenbande, Airbourne, Annenmaykantereit, Bastille, Beartooth, Beginner, Bonez MC & Rac Camora, Broilers, Die Toten Hosen, Feine Sahne Fischfilet, Henning Wehland, In Flames, Kraftklub, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Marteria, Motionless In White, Pierce The Veil, Prophets Of Rage, Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, Sleeping With Sirens, System Of A Down, Wirtz

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Lightning Strikes At Rock am Ring Festival, Many People Injured

71 people were injured when after lightning struck the Rock am Ring festival in Germany yesterday (June 3). According to Loudwire, 15 of those injured have been hospitalized with serious injuries.

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Festival organizers said the following:

“A severe thunderstorm with lightning strikes has caused multiple injuries at the festival grounds in Mending. Police, firefighters and the Red Cross responded and were able to reach those affected quickly.”

This is the second year in a row with lightening striking last year, resulting in the injuries of at least 33 people.

UPDATE : The June 5 date of the festival has since been cancelled. The organizers posted the following:

“Rock am ring ends on the second day
Dear festival goers,
Rock am ring must be prematurely after the second day will come to an end. Due to the weather warning for the Sunday revoked the municipality mendig spielgenehmigung today for the final festival day on Sunday. In responsibility for the welfare of the fans accept the organisers of this decision. On the first day of the festival day were more than 80 visitors through strikes partly badly hurt and has been admitted in hospitals. Due to the risk we would like to ask you, after the end of the performances the journey home no later than Sunday at noon, 12:00 PM.
We regret the decision, however, you ask for understanding for this emergency, which is due to the storms.”

Black Sabbath, Korn, Volbeat, Bullet For My Valentine, Disturbed, Etc. Set For 2016 Rock am Ring & Rock im Park

The initial lineup has been revealed for the 2016 Rock am Ring/Rock im Park festivals in Germany. These events will take place June 3-5 with Rock im Park being held at Zeppelinfeld, in Nurnberg, and Rock am Ring being held at Flugplatz, in Mendig. Artists set to perform include:

Alligatoah, Amon Amarth, Architects, August Burns Red, Beach Slang, Biffy Clyro, Billy Talent, Black Sabbath, Bring Me The Horizon, Bullet For My Valentine, Deftones, Disturbed, Fettes Brot, Frittenbude, Heaven Shall Burn, Heisskalt, Issues, Johnossi, Korn, Lexy & K-Paul, Major Lazer, Milliarden, Of Mice & Men, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rudimental, SDP, TesseracT, The 1975, The Amity Affliction, Trivium, and Volbeat.

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