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Sauna Open Air
Sauna Open Air
Sauna Open Air 2010.
Genre Heavy metal
Dates June
Location(s) Tampere, Finland
Years active 2004 - 2013
Website www.sauna-open-air.fi

Sauna Open Air Metal Festival, shortly Sauna Open Air or just Sauna, was one of the largest music festivals dedicated only to metal and related styles of music in the Nordic countries. It was first arranged in 2004 and takes place in the Ratinanniemi park in Tampere, Finland. From 8 June to 10 June 2006, over 20,000 people arrived to watch such bands as Cradle of Filth, Finntroll, Iggy & The Stooges, Lordi, Twisted Sister and W.A.S.P..

In 2007, the festival gathered an audience of over 22,000 people, at the time a record audience for the Sauna festival.[1] This record was beaten in 2011, with a new record audience of 26,000.[2]

Sauna Open Air 2005.
The audience during a Queensrÿche concert at the 2011 Sauna Open Air.
Judas Priest on stage in 2011

Artists by year

Headliners are bolded.

2004

Children of Bodom, Diablo, Dreamtale, Finntroll, Helloween, Lordi, My Fate, Nightwish, Swallow the Sun, Tarot, Thunderstone, Twilightning, Underwear.

2005

Amoral, Deathchain, Dio, Dreamtale, Kiuas, Kotipelto, Machine Men, Megadeth, Mokoma, Moonsorrow, Norther, Pain, Roctum, Sentenced, Slayer, Sonata Arctica, Teräsbetoni.

2006

April, The Black League, Blake, Charon, Cradle of Filth, Diablo, Ensiferum, Finntroll, The Flaming Sideburns, Iggy & The Stooges, Kiuas, Lordi, Stam1na, Turmion Kätilöt, Twisted Sister, Verjnuarmu, W.A.S.P..

2007

Ari Koivunen, Dark Tranquillity, Dimmu Borgir, Entwine, Heaven and Hell, Korpiklaani, Kotipelto, Kotiteollisuus, Leverage, Los Bastardos Finlandeses, Megadeth, Pain Confessor, Poisonblack, Sabaton, Sonata Arctica, Stam1na, Swallow the Sun, Thunderstone, Timo Rautiainen, Type O Negative,[3]Violent Storm (cancelled).

2008

Airbourne, Amorphis, Sebastian Bach, Graham Bonnet & Joe Lynn Turner, Children of Bodom, Diablo, Eläkeläiset, Iiwanajulma, Kiuas, KYPCK, Masterstroke, Mokoma, MoonMadness, Rytmihäiriö, Scorpions, Sonata Arctica, Stam1na, Stone, Testament, Tracedawn, When the Empire Falls, Whitesnake, Widescreen Mode.

2009

45 Degree Woman, Amorphis, Apocalyptica, Bullet, Deuteronomium, Duff McKagan's Loaded, Finntroll, Hardcore Superstar (cancelled), HammerFall, Kamelot, Kotiteollisuus, Medeia, Meshuggah (cancelled), Mötley Crüe, Nightwish, Omnium Gatherum, Poisonblack, Prestige, Profane Omen, Soilwork, Sparzanza, Stratovarius, Sturm und Drang, Thor, Viikate.

2010

Amorphis, Anvil, Audrey Horne, August Burns Red, Danzig, Death Angel, Doom Unit, Glamour of the Kill, Grave Digger, Hail!, Insomnium, Kiss, Peer Günt, Poisonblack, Ratt (cancelled), Tarot, The 69 Eyes, Sonata Arctica, Stam1na, Steel Panther, Suburban Tribe, Whitechapel.

2011

Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne, Helloween, Omnium Gatherum, Saxon, Doro, Cavalera Conspiracy, Rytmihäiriö, Mokoma, Tarot, Blake, Anthriel, Moonsorrow, Turisas, Viikate, Joey Belladonna, Dio Disciples, Queensrÿche, Accept, Battle Beast, Sparzanza

2013

Nightwish, Opeth, Children of Bodom, Bloodred Hourglass, Finntroll, Lost Society, Volbeat, Hardcore Superstar, Sabaton, Hatebreed, Crashdïet, Stam1na, Omnium Gatherum, Egokills Ghost Voyage

References

  1. ^ http://www.sauna-open-air.fi/index.php?sivu=uutiset#1258
  2. ^ Romppainen, Heikki (12 June 2011). "Judas Priest auttoi rikkomaan Sauna Open Airin yleisöennätyksen". Helsingin Sanomat (in Finnish). Retrieved 2011.
  3. ^ Oliver, Kealan (15 April 2010). "Peter Steele, Type O Negative Singer, Has Died". Retrieved 2015. A close up of Peter Steele of Type O Negative performing at Sauna Open Air, Finland in 2007.

External links

Coordinates: 61°29?24?N 23°45?15?E / 61.49000°N 23.75417°E / 61.49000; 23.75417


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