All Metal and Rock Music Festivals in 2022 – Full List

All Metal and Rock Music Festivals in 2022 - Full List

After wrapping up 2021 with lots of ups and downs, our favorite bands have already settled down to hit to roads again to meet their beloved fans all around the world. So, we wanted to gather all metal and rock music festivals in 2022 chronologically for you to see properly.

Before we see all 2022 metal and rock music festivals, we also want to remind you that most of the bands have already started touring or they are just about to. For starters, Tool has already kicked off its 2022 tour, marking its first live performance after its trek was forced to be called off due to the pandemic in March 2020, while also Foo Fighters have already started touring to meet its fans, despite some unfortunate events they also had to go through.

On the other side, Guns N’ RosesAlice Cooper, System of A DownKornIron Maiden, Deftones, Gojira, Metallica, Slipknot are also among many other names we can’t even have the time to mention right now, hitting to the world both in the US and worldwide, to finally reunite their fans, as well. And many of them will also be headlining famous annual music festivals on their way, while some of those bands are Metallica, Foo Fighters, Tool, and many more.

So, let’s continue and see metal and rock music festivals ahead of us in 2022, listed in order for you to track down easily. Check out the Metal and Rock Festivals in the USA here.

What is the largest metal festival in the world?

Wacken Open Air first started as a small festival in 1990, but its popularity over the years increased massively. This festival is considered the biggest metal festival in the world and gets around 80,000 metalheads every year and is always sold out and not easy to find tickets.

What state has the most metal concerts?

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

“The World’s Largest Music Festival” by the Guinness World Records since 1999, this music festival an 11-day event is held between late June and early July, also included all genres of musical styles.

Which is the largest music festival in the world?


Vienna is a city that has been the home of great musicians, with famous names like Mozart having been residents before It’s not a surprise that it’s now the home of the biggest music festival worldwide. It’s held on an island situated in the middle of the Danube River, Donauinselfest attracted more than 3.1 million visitors in 2016.

ALTer Ego ’22

  • January 15, at The Forum, Los Angeles, California
  • Lineup: Twenty One Pilots, All Time Low, Maneskin, Kings Of Leon, Imagine Dragons, and more


  • January 22-27, at Galveston, Texas/Costa Maya, Mexico/Cozumel, Mexico
  • Lineup: Lamb of God, Mark Morton, and more

Monsters of Rock Cruise

  • February 9-14, at Miami, Florida/CocoCay, Bahamas/Cozumel, Mexico
  • Lineup: Alice Cooper, Black N Blue, Buckcherry, and more

Super Bowl Music Fest

  • February 10-12, at Arena, Los Angeles, California
  • Lineup: Machine Gun Kelly, Green Day, and more

Hammerfest 13

  • January 12-13, at O2 Academy, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Lineup: Napalm Death, Unleashed, and more

Innings Festival (Arizona)

  • February 26-27, at Tempe Beach Park & Arts Park, Tempe, Arizona
  • Lineup: Foo Fighters, Tame Impala, and more

Vive Latino

  • March 19-20, at Foro Sol, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Lineup: Limp Bizkit, Pixies, Gary Clark Jr., and more

Innings Festival (Florida)

  • March 19-20, at Raymond James Stadium Grounds in Tampa, Florida
  • Lineup: Green Day, The Lumineers, and more

Estereo Picnic

  • March 25-27, at Campo Golf Briceno, Sopo, Cundinamarca, Columia
  • Lineup: Foo Fighters, The Strokes, and more



  • March 22-23, at Espacio IDESA, Asuncion, Paraguay
  • Lineup: Foo Fighters, Machine Gun Kelly, Miley Cyrus, and more

Tecate Pa’l Norte

  • April 1-2, at Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
  • Lineup: The Strokes, Maroon 5, and more


Lollapalooza (Argentina)

  • March 18-20, at Hipodromo de San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Lineup: The Strokes, Machine Gun Kelly, Foo Fighters, and more

Lollapalooza (Chile)

  • March 18-20, at Parque Bicentenario Cerrillos, Vitacura, Chile
  • Lineup: Foo Fighters, The Strokes, Machine Gun Kelly, Jane’s Addiction, and more

Lollapalooza (Brazil)

  • March 25-28, at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Lineup: The Strokes, Machine Gun Kelly, Foo Fighters, and more

California Deathfest

  • January 28-30, at 1720, Los Angeles, California
  • Lineup: Mortician, Autopsy, Sacramentum, and more

Shaky Knees Festival

  • April 29-May 1, at Central Park, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Lineup: Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, My Morning Jacket, and more

XJAZZ! Festival Berlin 2022

XJazz Festival Berlin will be held for the eighth time in May 2022. This jazz festival contains a broad and contemporary understanding of jazz that includes electronic music, singer/songwriters, and neo-classical music.

  • Date: May 4-8, at Lido, Emmaus Church, Festsaal Kreuzberg, Privatclub, Bi Nuu and others
  • Lineup: Avishai Cohen, José James, Theo Croker, and more

M3 Rock Fest

  • May 6-8, at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Maryland
  • Lineup: Kix, Tom Keifer, Tesla

Welcome to Rockville

  • May 19-22, at  Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Florida
  • Lineup: KISS, Korn, Megadeth, Guns N’ Roses, Shinedown, Foo Fighters, Halestorm, and more

Hangout Fest

  • May 20-22, at The Beach, Gulf Shore, Alabama
    Lineup: Fall Out Boy, Halsey, Tame Impala, Blondie, and more

Hangout Music Fest poster 2022


  • May 21, at BB&T Pavilion, Camden, New Jersey
  • Lineup: Disturbed, The Pretty Reckless, Royal Blood, and more

Desertfest Berlin 2022

  • May 26-29, at ARENA BERLIN, Eichenstraße 4, 12435 Berlin
  • Lineup: Baroness, Kadavar, Electric Wizard, Orange Goblin, and more

After 2 years without Desertfest happening, we need you more than ever. We can’t wait to see you all again to party, have some drinks, and enjoy the finest of stoner, psychedelic, doom, and heavy rock music!

Boston Calling

  • May 27-29, at Harvard Athletic Complex, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Lineup: Foo Fighters, Rage Against the Machine, and more

So What?! Music Festival

  • May 27-29, at Choctaw Stadium, Arlington, Texas
  • Lineup: I Prevail, Parkway Drive, The Ghost Inside, Simple Plan, Sum 41, and more


Live at Leeds In the Park

  • June 4, at Temple Newsam, Leeds, England
  • Lineup: Bombay Bicycle Club, Nothing But Thieves, and more


Rock am Ring

  • June 3-5, at Nurburg/Eifel, Nurburing, Germany
  • Lineup: Green Day, Muse, Volbeat, and more

Rock Im Park

  • June 3-5, at Zeppelinfield, Nurnberg, Germany
  • Lineup: Volbeat, Green Day, Muse

Sweden Rock Festival

  • June 8-11, at Norje, Solvesborg, Sweden
  • Lineup: Gun N’ Roses, Volbeat, In Flames, and more

Greenfield Festival

  • June 9-11, at Interlaken Airport, Interlaken, Sweden
  • Lineup: Volbeat, Korn, Billy Talent, and more

Nova Rock Festival

  • June 9-12, at Pannonia Fields, Nickelsdorf, Austria
  • Lineup: Muse, Volbeat, Foo Fighters, Five Finger Death Punch, and more

Tempelhof Sounds

  • June 10-12, at Tempelhof Airport, Berlin, Germany
  • Lineup: Muse, The Strokes, and more

Download Festival

  • June 10-12, at Donington Park, Castle Donington, United Kingdom
  • Lineup: KISS, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Biffy Clyro, Korn, Deftones, and more

2022 Poster

Rock For People

  • June 15-18, at Festival Park, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
  • Lineup: Green Day, Biffy Clyro, Royal Blood, Fall Out Boy, and more

Graspop Metal Meeting

  • June 16-19, at Festivalpark Stenehei, Dessel, Belgium
  • Lineup: Iron Maiden, Volbeat, Avenged Sevenfold, Within Temptation, Judas Priest, Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, Aerosmith, Deep Purple, and more

Pinkpop Festival

  • June 17-19, at Megaland, Landgraaf, Netherlands
  • Lineup: Metallica, Pearl Jam, Imagine Dragons, Twenty One Pilots, and more

Hurricane Festival

  • June 17-19, at Eichenring, Scheessel, Germany
  • Lineup: The Killers, Twenty One Pilots, Rise Against, Kings Of Leon, and more

Hurricane Festival 2022 - 17/06/2022 (3 days) - Scheeßel - Niedersachsen - Germany | Concerts-Metal Calendar

Southside Festival

  • June 17-19, at take0off Gewerbepark, Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany
    Lineup: Kings Of Leon, Rise Against, The Killers, Twenty One Pilots, and more

Southside Festival 2022 - 17/06/2022 (3 days) - Tuttlingen - Baden-Wurttemberg - Germany | Concerts-Metal Calendar


  • June 17-26, at Clisson, France
  • Lineup: Deftones, Faith No More, Avenged Sevenfold, Scorpions, Nine Inch Nails, Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, and more

Metal Till Death on Twitter: "Hellfest 2022 açıklandı. Festivalde 350 grup sahne alacak." / Twitter

Rock in Rio (Portugal)

  • June 18-19 + June 25-26, at Bela Vista Park, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Lineup: Foo Fighters, and more


INmusic Festival

  • June 20-22, at Jarun Lake, Zagreb, Croaita
  • Lineup: The Killers, Deftones, and more

INmusic festival #15 Isle of Youth, Lake Jarun (Zagreb) mekanında 20 Haz 2022 tarihinde |

VOLT Festival

  • June 22-25, at Sopron, Hungary
  • Lineup: Muse, The Killers, Bring Me The Horizon, Sum 41, and more

Volt Festival 2022 - 21/06/2022 (5 days) - Sopron - Hungary | Concerts-Metal Calendar

Download Festival (Germany)

  • June 24, at Hockenheimring, Germany
  • Lineup: Metallica, Five Finger Death Punch, Sabaton, and more

JERA ON AIR 2022: 23-24-25 JUNI – Jera On Air 2022

  • Holland’s finest Punk, Hardcore & Metalcore in Ysselsteyn. op 23-24-25 June, 2022
  • Lineup: Risse Against, The Offspring, The Hives
JERA ON AIR 2022: 23-24-25 JUNI - Jera On Air 2022

Lytham Festival

  • June 28-July 10, at Clifton Square, Lytham St Annes, England
  • Lineup: Snow Patrol, The Strokes, and more

Open’er Festival

  • June 29-July 2, at Gdynia-Kosakowo Airport, Gdynia, Poland
  • Lineup: Maneskin, Twenty One Pilots, Royal Blood, and more

Open'er Festival 2022 Artyści Line Up na Opener Tickets Gdynia Warszawa -

VOA Heavy Rock Festival

  • June 30-July 1, at Lisbon National Stadium, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Lineup: Megadeth, Twenty One Pilots, Avenged Sevenfold, Royal Blood, and more

VOA Heavy Rock Festival 2022 Estádio Nacional (Cruz Quebrada, Oeiras) mekanında 30 Haz 2022 tarihinde |

Barcelona Rock Fest

  • June 30-July 2, at Parc de Cam Zam de Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Barcelona, Spain
  • Lineup: Manowar, Nightwish, The Dropkick Murphys, Alice Cooper, KISS, Judas Priest, Megadeth, and more

Rock Fest Barcelona 2022 - 30/06/2022 (3 days) - Barcelona - Cataluna - Spain | Concerts-Metal Calendar

Lollapalooza (Sweden)

  • July 1-3, at Ladugardsgardet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Lineup: Imagine Dragons, Pearl Jam

Rock 2022 Werchter

  • June 30-July 3, at Festival Park, Werchter, Belgium
  • Lineup: Pearl Jam, The War On Drugs, Metallica, Queens of the Stone Age, Twenty One Pilots, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, and more

NOS Alive

  • July 6-9, at Paseo Maritmo Alges, Oeiras, Portugal
  • Lineup: The Strokes, Metallica, Imagine Dragons, The War On Drugs, Royal Blood, and more

Mad Cool Festival

  • July 6-10, at Valdedebas-Ifema, Madrid, Spain
  • Lineup: Metallica, Twenty One Pilots, Muse, Queens of the Stone Age, Pixies, Kings Of Leon and more

Les Deferlantes

  • July 7-10, at Chateau d’Aubiry, Ceret, France
  • Lineup: Queens of the Stone Age, Muse, and more

Les Déferlantes 2022 - Music Festival Wizard

Electric Castle

  • July 13-17, at Banffy Castle, Cluj, Romania
  • Lineup: Twenty One Pilots, Deftones, and more

Electric Castle 2022 –

Lollapalooza (France)

  • July 16-17, at Hipodromo de Langchamp, Paris, France
  • Lineup: Imagine Dragons, Pearl Jam, and more

Lollapalooza Paris 2022 Reveal Full Lineup - Festicket Magazine

Paleo Festival

  • July 19-24, at Nyon, Switzerland
  • Lineup: KISS, and more

Découvrez le programme 2022! – Pour son retour, Paléo mise sur les stars francophones | Tribune de Genève

Hills of Rock

  • July 21-23, at Plovdiv Rowing Canal, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Lineup: Slipknot, Sabaton, Mercyful Fate

Hills of Rock 2022 - Music Festival Wizard

Splendour in the Grass

  • July 22-24, at North Byron Parklands, Wooyung, Australia
  • Lineup: The Strokes, and more

Splendour in the Grass 2022 North Byron Shire Parklands (Byron Bay) mekanında 22 Tem 2022 tarihinde |

Lollapalooza (U.S.)

  • July 28-31, at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois
  • Lineup: Journey, Limp Bizkit, Foo Fighters, and more

Lollapalooza 2022! Tickets, Lineup, 4 Day Pass Chicago |

Wacken Open Air

  • August 4-6, at Wacken, Germany
  • Lineup: The Lindemann, Slipknot, Judas Priest

Wacken Open Air 2022 Wacken (Wacken) mekanında 4 Ağu 2022 tarihinde |

Bloodstock Open Air

  • August 11-14, at Catton Park, Norwich, United Kingdom
  • Lineup: Mercyful Fate, Lamb of God, and more

Bloodstock Tickets and Dates 2022


  • August 17-20, at Fernhill Farm, Somerset, England
    Lineup: Opeth, Cult of Luna, and more

ARCTANGENT FESTIVAL 2022 -Even more brilliant acts added + an extra date – The Independent Voice

Summer Breeze

  • August 17-20, at Dinkelsbuhl, Bavaria, Germany
  • Lineup: Blind Guardian, Arch Enemy, Within Temptation, and more

SUMMER BREEZE 2022 | Summer Breeze

Reading Festival

  • August 26-28, at Reading, England
  • Lineup: Bring Me The Horizon, Rage Against the Machine, Maneskin, and more

Reading Festival | Stages

Leeds Festival

  • August 26-28, at Bramham Park, Leeds, England
  • Lineup: Rage Against the Machine, Bring Me The Horizon, Arctic Monkeys, and more

Leeds Festival | Bramham Park » 26 – 28 August 2022

UK Deathfest

  • September 2-4, at Electric Ballroom, Camden, London, U.K.
  • Lineup: Autopsy, Hellhammer, and more

UKDF 2022 | Deathfests

Riot Fest

  • September 16-18, at Douglass Park, Chicago, Illinois
  • Lineup: My Chemical Romance, Misfits, and more

Riot Fest 2022 Douglass Park (Chicago) mekanında 16 Eyl 2022 tarihinde |

Hard Rock Hell

  • November 3-6, at Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
  • Lineup: Skid Row



  1. Its been a while since I have been to a Music festival. I hope 2022 is the year to see my favorite metal and rock artists live 🎸

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