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New edition of Metalfest promotional cups for beer

The beer is tapped into reusable cups with eyelet for attachment. A refundable deposit is CZK 50,-. Cups are exchanged within purchase of another beer or could be returned at one buyout marked point. Note - in addition to cups with brewery logo there is also limited edition of Metalfest promotional cups. Those are souvenirs and are not intended for buy-out. Before you purchase your beer, please decide from which cup you want to enjoy it. Promotional cups with Metalfest will be also available ...

AVATAR – New Music Video For “The King Welcomes You To Avatar Country”

Avatar “The King Welcomes You To Avatar Country” was directed by Johan Carlén.

The song is from Avatar’s new album ‘Avatar Country’ 

Citizens! If the message was not clear enough, King of Kings above all Kings ruling in the realm of Kings has decided to speak directly to his flock and let them know that "THE KING WELCOMES YOU TO AVATAR COUNTRY!"

Meet and greet sessions program of Metalfest open air

Friday 1. 6.

14:30 – 15:00 Proximity15:15 – 15:45 Svartsot16:00 – 16:30 Dymytry16:45 – 17:15 Visions of Atlantis17:30 – 18:00 Milking The Goatmachine18:15 – 18:45 Sonata Arctica19:00 – 19:30 Brainstorm19:45 – 20:15 Nightwish20:30 – 21:00 Freedom Call

Saturday 2. 6.

12:00 - 12:30 Sebastien13:45 – 14:15 Ice Age14:30 – 15:00 Follow The Cipher15:15 – 15:45 The Charm The Fury16:00 – 16:30 Equilibrium17:00 - 17:30 Deat...

New look of the Metalfest T-shirts for this year of the festival!

Metalheads check out the new edition of the festival T-shirts! The first and the second type of T-shirts is absolutely new and the third motive we will repeat for the hight interest of last year.

You will be able to buy them in our merch store during the festival and on after the festival, if there will be any left.


The phenomenal Nightwish to perform in O2 Arena,...

...Prague for the first time as a part of the "Decades: Europe 2018" anniversary tour. 

This epic show will take place in Prague, O2 Arena on November 19.

Tuomas Holopainen recorded a demo with three songs in 1996, which eventually landed him and his brand new band NIGHTWISH first record deal.

Today, twenty years later with more than 2000 concerts under its belt and more than 8 million sold albums, is Nightwish the biggest European femal...

ATTENTION! Change of program Metalfest open air 2018

Due to personal matters of band Evergrey are forced to change the Evergrey slot on Metalfest Plzen this year from June 1st to June 3rd.

Metalfest Open Air in Pilsen is nearing to start. Festival will start on Friday, June 1st! 

So grab your friends and come enjoy the company, great music and the unique area of the Lochotin amphitheatre

Here is an updated program.


11:00 - 11:45 PROXIMITY12:00 – 12:45

Succesful hard rock band THE NEW ROSES will perform in Prague!

The German raising star is planning a new tour for this year. The unique quartet of musicians mixes juicy rock with hard rock and getting a lot of fan attention with concerts all over Europe.

Their last album “One More For The Road”, released in August last year with Napalm Records, was so successful it hit #20 in German sales charts.

The energetic THE NEW ROSES full of fantastic riffs, catchy melodies and Timmy Rough’s perfect vocals will perform in Prague, Nová Chmelnice...

Tobias Sammet and his metal opera Avantasia will visit Prague... part of the MOONGLOW WORLD TOUR 2019 World Tour.

Avantasia is a metal opera project led by the fantastic lead singer of Edguy, Tobias Sammet.

In the recent years, Avantasia has earned millions of fans all around the world with their epic concerts, combining opera and rock.

After sold out concerts of the „Ghostlights World Tour 2016/2017“ in Asia, America and Europe, the band comes back with an even more opulent show to introduce the new album MOONG...

Concert Pretty Maids and Pink Cream 69 will be moved to autumn 2018

The state of health of singer Ronnie Atkins still isn´t so good for continued the shows in this time

The concert will be in the autumn. We will announce the new date as soon as possible.

We wish for Ronnie good health and a lot of energy for another line of concerts.

The tickets remain valid for the new date.

If the new date doesn't suit you, you can return it to the place where you bought it.

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