Rock the City 2013 will take place this weekend, on July 27-28 at the Romexpo Complex in Bucharest. In the first day of the festival, there are going to perform Goodbye to Gravity, Boon, Rezident Ex, Enaslaved and Heaven Shall Burn, following on Sunday the stage to belong to Psychogod, White Walls, Trivium, Bullet for My Valentine and Rammstein.
Rammstein (in picture) are an industrial metal band formed in 1994 in Germany. The band previously performed in Romania in 2010. The band is famous for using fire in shows, the band’s vocal, Till Lindemamm, being also a licensed pyrotehnician. During the show in Bucharest he will be more than once fully engulfed in flames. There will be more than ten different pyrotechnical elements used during the Rammstein show.
Bullet For My Valentine are a Welsh heavy metal band composed of Matthew “Matt” Tuck – vocals, guitars, Michael “Padge” Paget – guitars, Michael “Moose” Thomas – drums and Jason “Jay” James – bass. The band’s debut album The Poison released in 2006 sold over one million copies worldwide. Their latest album Temper Trap was released this year.
Trivium are another heavy metal act, this time from the US, formed in 2000. The band have released five studio albums, eleven singles, and twelve music videos. Their first album Ember to Inferno was released three years later, followed in 2005 by Ascendancy. Trivium’s latest album was released on August 9, 2011.
Enslaved are a progressive black metal metal band from Norway. The band formed in 1991 and are currently Ivar Bjørnson, Grutle Kjellson, Ice Dale, Herbrand Larsen and Cato Bekkevold. Their latest album RIITIIR was released last year.
Spineshank are an American Grammy-nominated nu-metal band, who have sold over 540,000 records, and released 4 studio albums. The album Anger Denial Acceptance was released in 2012.
All concerts will begin at 12 PM and will end at 12 AM. Two-day full passes for Rock the City 2013 cost between RON 143 and RON 479 and can be purchased from Germanos, Orange, Vodafone and Domo stores, Humanitas and Carturesti bookshops, or online from eventim.ro.