Summer Breeze Open Air

Summer Breeze Open Air

infobox music festival
music_festival_name = Summer Breeze Open Air

location = Dinkelsbühl, Germany
years_active= 1997-present
dates = Summer
genre = metal
website= []

Summer Breeze Open Air is a heavy metal music festival in Germany. It takes place annually in Dinkelsbühl, Bavaria. It was first held in 1997. The festival has been held in Abtsgmünd until 2006 where it was moved to its new location of Dinkelsbühl. Annually the festival draws around 40,000 attendees (13,000 per day). The 2008 edition will be held on August 14, August 15 and August 16, 2008 in Dinkelsbühl.

Current lineup

;14 – 16 August 2008

*Diablo Swing Orchestra
*Sonic Syndicate
*The Vision Bleak
*Orphaned Land

Past lineups

;19 – 21 August 2004
Alev – BeseechBrainstormBusta HootaCataractCrematory – Criminal – DanzigDark FortressDeadsoul TribeDie HappyDisillusionEnsiferumEquilibriumEvergreyFinntrollFleshcrawlFragments of UnbecomingGoddess of DesireGorerottedGreen CarnationHatesphereHonigdiebHypocrisyImmortal RitesKatatoniaLake of TearsLeaves' EyesLords of DecadenceMental AmputationMercenaryMnemicMörk GryningParagonPrimordialPsychopunchRawhead RexxSaltatio MortisSchandmaulSentencedSireniaSleepingodslieSix Feet UnderSodomSonata ArcticaTankardU.D.O.VintersorgVomitoryXandria

;18 – 20 August 2005
AbortedAmon AmarthAnorexia NervosaAtrocityBarcodeBehemothBorn From PainCalibanDark TranquillityDie Apokalyptischen ReiterDisbeliefDraconianEktomorfEmil Bulls – End of Green – EndstilleEnthronendFinal BreathGod DethronedHaggardImpiousIn ExtremoJ.B.O.KorodedKorpiklaaniKrisiunLacrimas ProfundereLacuna CoilMacabreMaroonMidnattsolNocte ObductaNortherOpethOrphaned LandPainPink Cream 69PowerwolfSchandmaulSubway To SallySkindredSuch a SurgeSuidakraSymphorceThe BonesThe ExploitedTherionThe Vision BleakTristaniaWintersun

;17 – 19 August 2006
1349AmorphisAngel BlakeApostasyASPBloodflowerzCarnal ForgeCorvus CoraxDeathstarsExiliaFear FactoryFear My ThoughtsFinntrollFragments of UnbecomingGamma RayGojiraHeaven Shall BurnKatatoniaKreatorLacrimosaLegion of the DamnedLeng Tch'eLiv KristineLumskMoonspellMorbid AngelMy Dying BrideNecrophagistNeaeraNegativeOne Man Army And The Undead QuartetPerzonal WarPotentia AnimiPsychopunchRebellion – Regicide – Saltatio MortisScar SymmetryScarveThe HauntedThe OceanThe OtherThyrfingTotenmondTrail of TearsTurisasUndertowUnleashedVisions of AtlantisVolbeat

;16 – 18 August 2007
Absolute – After ForeverAmon AmarthBlack MessiahBolt ThrowerCaliban CommunicCrematoryDagobaDark FortressDark FuneralDark TranquillityDeadlockDie Apokalyptischen ReiterDisillusionDornenreich – Doro – Eisbrecher – End of Green – EluveitieFall of SerenityFear My ThoughtsFinntrollHardcore SuperstarHelrunarHeveinIlldisposedImmolationImpiousIn ExtremoJusticeKarakadanKoldbrannKrypteriaLacrimas ProfundereL'Âme ImmortelleMachinemade GodMaroonMoonsorrowNecrophobicNevermoreNightrageOomph!PainPoisonblackPowerwolfPresident EvilRageSecrets of the MoonSireniaSoulflySquealer A.D.SuffocationSwallow the SunTankardTanzwutThe Black Dahlia MurderVolbeatWar from a Harlot's MouthXandria



* Summer Breeze – All Areas 2002 (Warner Music Group, 2002)Tracks
#Gurd – Older But Wiser
#Brainstorm – Blind Suffering
#Die Apokalyptischen Reiter – Gone
#Amon Amarth – Bleed For Ancient Gods
#Soilwork – Flame Out
#End Of Green – Highway 69
#Bloodflowerz – Diabolic Angel
#Emil Bulls – Symphony Of Destruction
#Sentenced – Blood & Tears
#Hypocrisy – The Final Chapter
#Vader – Xeper
#Ektomorf – Fire
#Pro-Pain – Fuck It
#Prime Sth. – From The Inside
#Paradise Lost – True Belief
#Nightwish – The End Of All Hope
#Stormwitch – Tears By The Firelight
#Samael – Jupiterian Vibe


* Various Artists – Summer Breeze vs. Metal Blade (Promo CD, 2004)("This CD was given out at the 2004 festival.")Tracks
#Six Feet Under – Blind & Gagged
#Brainstorm – Doorway To Survive
#Vomitory – Gore Apocalypse
#Disillusion – And The Mirror Cracked
#Fleshcrawl – Flesh Bloody Flesh
#Criminal – Aberration
#Fragments Of Unbecoming – The Seventh Sunray Enlights My Pathway
#Gorerotted – Masticated By The Spasticated
#Monstrosity – The Exordium
#Nasty Savage – Psycho, Psycho
#Torchbearer – Sown Are The Seeds Of Death
#Cannibal Corpse – Decency Defied
#Symphorce – Tears
#Shining Fury – Speed Of Life

* Various Artists – Summer Breeze 2005 (Promo CD, 2005)

(This CD was given out at the 2005 festival.)

#End of Green – Dead End Hero
#Born From Pain – The New Hate
#Korpiklaani – Hunting Song
#Powerwolf – Kiss Of The Cobra King
#Wintersun – Beyond The Dark Sun
#Enthroned – Crimson Legions
#Ektomorf – Show Your Fist
#Midnattsol – Another Return
#Koroded – T.A.B.O.B.A.
#Disbelief – Rewind It All
#Symphorce – No Shelter
#Anorexia Nervosa – Worship Manifesto
#Such A Surge – Was jetzt?
#Draconian – Death, Come Near Me
#Impious – Wicked Saints
#Die Apokalyptischen Reiter – Eruption
#God Dethroned – Last Zip Of Spit
#Barcode – No Lust For Life
#Therion – Typhon

External links

* [ Official website]

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