Die Toten Hosen and Metallica to play rock am ring 2012

Rock am Ring have confirmed that German Rock legends Die Toten Hosen, will headline Rock am Ring 2012. It was announec at a press conference in June 2012. The Next edition of Rock am Ring takes place on Friday 1st June 2012 to Sunday 3rd June 2012.
The German Festival has taken place since 1985, and has been the largest rock music festival in Germany since 1991.
Tickets for Rock am Ring are on sale now for the early bird amount of 140 euros , and theywill eventually go up in price to 160 euros.
Rock am Ring celebrated their 27th Anniversary festival last year and it is a dual site festival with Rock im Park taking place in Nuremberg at the same time.
Metallica have been confirmed to play Rock am Ring in German, the news follows their confirmation to play the UK Download Festival also. Metallica will play the whole of their Black album. They have not confirmed any dates in Netherland or Belguim but they is rumours that Metalica will play Pinkpop or Rock Wechter.
The third act confirmed for Rock am Ring 12 are American heavy metal gods Trivium. Their Guitarist Corey Beaulieu revealed the news on a German radio station. Trivium has also been confirmed to play Graspop and Nova Rock.

Rock am Ring is an annual music festival at the Nürburgring in the Eifel near Adenau (Germany). It was first held in 1985. The intention was to organize a one-time event, but due to high turnout (75,000 spectators) decided a recurring festival of it. The only exception is 1989/1990: after the low attendance in 1988 was two years break.

Since 1991, the largest rock festival in Germany. Since 1997, while the festival Rock im Park in Nuremberg organized. Most acts that are contracted for Rock am Ring, Rock im Park also act on. The festival lasts three days and go to the festival grounds are several campsites.

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