Good things come to those who wait: GMM to rock your socks off in 2021! First102 names announced

Good things come to those who wait: GMM to rock your socks off in 2021! First102 names announced

12th September 2020 0 By John Deaux

On 15 April we announced with a heavy heart that the 25th edition of GMM was postponed until 2021 but not to worry! Our painstaking efforts to make the four-day XL edition one for the history books did not go to waste. From 17- 20 June 2021 we will celebrate the 25th anniversary of our festival with a vengeance!

Despite having to work in often difficult circumstances the GMM team hasn’t been twiddling its thumbs in recent months. The goal was to roll over the entire line-up of the 25th XL edition to next year and barring a few exceptions we managed to do just that. We also have the bands to thank for this because they’re obviously straining at the leash for some live action.
Previously AEROSMITH were reconfirmed as our headliner for Sunday. The band fronted by Steven Tyler and Joe Perry can’t wait to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their inception with the fans and they plan to see GMM2021 out with a bang.
We have a new headliner for Thursday: Danish rock rebels VOLBEAT have always delivered a flawless performance in the past and they’ll settle for nothing less this time around.
We’ll get back to you with our main stage 1 headliner for Friday but what we can confirm is that we are welcoming back FAITH NO MORE to headline main stage 2. There are no changes on Saturday and meanwhile both JUDAS PRIEST and KORN have confirmed their appearance.


New names

To put the icing on the cake for our postponed anniversary edition we’ve added a bumper crop of new bands to the line-up and some of those names are finger-licking good. On Thursday 17 June BARONESS, BLACK STAR RIDERS, DROPKICK MURPHYS, GOJIRAVOLBEAT, WARDRUNA and WHILE SHE SLEEPS are joining the party. On Friday we’re unleashing AMENRA, JINJER, STICK TO YOUR GUNS, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER and TWIN TEMPLE. On Saturday JOYOUS WOLF, KONTRUST, LEVARA and SAXON will pull out all the stops. And we’re also adding fresh blood to our Sunday roster with CROSSFAITH, DIAMANTE and ENTHRONED

Discover the 102 confirmed acts for #GMM21 HERE. More names to follow!



In the meantime the lion’s share of metal fans have indicated they want to roll over their ticket for our cancelled 2020 edition. As of 15 September 2020 your ticket(s) for GMM2021 will be available for download on your Ticketmaster profile. This applies to all festival tickets (day and combi tickets) and all accommodations (rental tents at Camping Boneyard, Flexotels at Camping Skullotel, slots or festihuts at Camping Metal Town, cottages or hotel rooms at Devil’s Lake and bungalows or hotel rooms at Metal Park). Needless to say, any Graspop tokens bought in advance also remain valid. In short, ticket holders have no reason to worry, everything remains as planned for last year. Moreover, Ticketmaster will shortly contact all ticket holders in person with additional information.
You hadn’t bought your ticket(s) to GMM2020 yet? Ticket sales for GMM2021 will start later this year. By now you know that the early bird catches the worm so register to our newsletter asap or follow us on social media to be the first to receive updates.

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Stay heavy. Stay tuned!

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