Trivium at Resurrection Fest 2013
|Genre||Heavy metal, hardcore punk, punk rock|
|Founded by||O.N.P. Producciones|
Resurrection Fest is a rock music festival that takes place in Viveiro, region of Lugo, Spain. This festival is held annually since 2006 during July or early August, and features mainly heavy metal, hardcore punk and punk rock bands. Since its emergence it has become one of the most important music festivals in Spain due to its genre specialization. In 2013 edition set its record in 33.000 attendees, with a measured socio-economic impact of 3.3 millions of euros in the region. In 2015, these numbers increased to more than 54.500 people and a 6.15-million euros impact.
Along its history, more than 200 bands have performed, including world-wide important groups such as Iron Maiden, Korn, Motörhead, Kiss, Scorpions, Rammstein, In Flames, Black Label Society, Megadeth, Anthrax, Slayer, Cannibal Corpse, Sabaton, NOFX, Lamb of God, Refused, Testament, Five Finger Death Punch, Trivium, Down, Crowbar, Sick of It All, Bad Religion, Bullet for My Valentine, Heaven Shall Burn, Pennywise, Hatebreed, At the Gates, Dead Kennedys, Exodus, or Black Flag, among others.
The festival was first held in August 2006 under the name of Viveiro Summer Fest and it was for free thanks to local government. Two days before to the event, its headliner Sick of It All had to cancel its show because a sudden illness of one of their members. Besides the lack of support after this unexpected accident, it was postponed until November of the same year being called Resurrection Fest and it enjoyed great success.
Nowadays it is a four-day festival (3-days since 2010, 4-days since 2015), the number of performances has reached 78 in 2015, and every year the attendance record is broken with the current one of 54.500 people in 2015, coming mostly from all over Spain and other countries like Portugal or France mainly.
Confirmed bands during the different editions of the festival:
Dates: 18 November
Dates: 17 and 18 August
Dates: 1 and 2 August
Dates: 31 July and 1 August
Dates: 29, 30 and 31 July
Dates: 28, 29 and 30 July
Dates: 2, 3 and 4 August
Dates: 1, 2 and 3 August
Dates: 15, 16, 17 and 18 July
Dates: 6, 7, 8, and 9 July