FortaRock 2014 edition

Entertainment kenedy813 August 8, 2016 0 2
Fortarock 2014 will take place on May 31, 2014 in the Goffert Park in Nijmegen, divided into three stages 18 metal acts will take the stage their action.


The first four editions were significantly smaller and were held at Park Brakkenstein Nijmegen. To celebrate the fifth anniversary was on the 5th edition unpacked large, with the German Rammstein as mega crowd and was FortaRock temporarily renamed FortaRock XL. The expectations in terms of visitor numbers were so great that for Park Brakkenstein sought a substitute had to be significantly larger. This larger location was found in the Goffert Park and finally came therefore almost 50,000 visitors on the festival. About a six-fold increase compared to the 7,500 visitors of the editions on Brakkenstein.
Despite the fairly large crowds with almost 50,000 visitors this is the birth of the organization apparently good, because the 2014 edition of the FortaRock festival will again be held at the Goffert Park in Nijmegen.
Impression Fortarock XL 2013 foto1
Impression Fortarock XL 2013 foto2
Press it was especially from the afternoon, but the expectation for this year is that there will be fewer visitors than last year.

Line up the 6th edition

  • Iron Maiden
  • Slayer
  • Alter Bridge
  • Dimmu Borgir
  • Anthrax
  • Sabaton
  • Carcass
  • Trivium
  • Gojira
  • Behemoth
  • Ghost
  • Graveyard
  • Vandenberg's Moon Kings
  • Skillet
  • Caliban
  • Deafheaven
  • Blood Ceremony
  • The Charm The Fury


The festival is held in the world famous Goffert Park in Nijmegen. It's a city park this year also 75 years ago and is named after the famous Goffertboerderij, right next to the park. For many big names have stood here, including, among others Metallica, Coldplay, U2, Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Aerosmith, Radiohead and The Stones. But also several festivals were held here as Fields of Rock and the 2000 and 2004 implementation of Dynamo Open Air.
The address is Goffertweg 2, 6532 AD Nijmegen.

Handicapped and disabled

At the festival site several measures have been taken for the disabled and infirm. In order to make use of it should be there first contact taken by the organization.
Wheelchair Plateau Monster Energy Stage, FortaRock XL 2013 foto1
Wheelchair Plateau Monster Energy Stage, FortaRock XL 2013 foto2

Ticket Sales

Regular tickets cost ?? 75 each and include sale through Ticketmaster.


Tokens from previous years can not be reused in this edition. 2014 may be tokens that are not used are returned again to the festival grounds.

Metal market

Besides the famous Metal Market, there is now a second year non-food market on FortaRock present, the Festival Fair. This is more oriented toward general merchandise such as jewelry and sunglasses, while the Metal Market concentrates still true metal band merchandise like shirts or collectors items.

Festival rules

Of course there are also established the necessary rules and do's and don'ts on the festival. Check the official website for details forta rock. But applies generally, just do not do what you would not do at home.

Line-ups previous editions

  • Moonspell
  • Meshuggah
  • Satyricon
  • The Dillinger Escape Plan
  • Death Angel
  • Candlemass
  • Kataklysm
  • Delain
  • Keep of Kalessin
  • All Shall Perish
  • Warbringer
  • The Devil's Blood

  • Suicidal Tendencies
  • Bullet for My Valentine
  • Kreator
  • Killswitch Engage
  • Fear Factory
  • Behemoth
  • Ensiferum
  • Baroness
  • Textures
  • Watain
  • Hail of Bullets
  • Decapitated
  • Ex Deo

  • Arch Enemy
  • Immortal
  • Sacred Reich
  • Paradise Lost
  • Parkway Drive
  • Gojira
  • Agnostic Front
  • Dark Tranquility
  • Triptykon
  • Chanel Zero
  • Kvelertak
  • Ghost
  • God Dethroned
  • Valient Thorr

  • Slayer
  • Machine Head
  • Lamb of God
  • Anthrax
  • Trivium
  • Meshuggah
  • Steel Panther
  • The Devin Townsend Project
  • Asphyx
  • Nasum
  • Solstafir
  • Benighted

  • Rammstein
  • Volbeat
  • Motorhead
  • Opeth
  • Amon Amarth
  • Mastodon
  • Hatebreed
  • Kreator
  • Airbourne
  • Heaven Shall Burn
  • Textures
  • Finntroll
  • Entombed
  • Enslaved
  • Delain
  • Amenra
  • Hacktivist
  • Audrey Horne