Wednesday 15 June 2011
30 Seconds to Mars.They have been lurking in the background of mainstream music for over 10 years now, supported by a huge fan base and colossal musical style. The group’s epic style can’t be categorized by one genre of music and falls somewhere between progressive and alternative rock. It’s this electronic, alternative, indie rock sound that has built 30 Second to Mars a huge fan base around the world. Starting at 7 p.m. at Fiera Milano City, Padiglioni 14 15 16 20145 Milano, Milan, MI.
Sevendust live. Atlanta based Sevendust became one of the rising stars in the late 90s heavy metal with an aggressive bland of bottom heavy riffs and soulful, accessible melodies. Starting at 8 p.m. at Rock’n’Roll Arena, via Spianata (zona Fiera), Romagnano Sesia, NO.
Bob Dylan. A revolutionary American singer-songwriter, poet and painter, he has been a major figure in music for five decades and has had immense influence on popular music. From 9 p.m. onward at Alcatraz, Via Valtellina 21, Milan, MI.
Blink 182. They have sold over 25 million albums worldwide since forming in Poway, California in 1992. At 9:30 p.m. at Mediolanum Forum Via Giuseppe Di Vittorio 6, Milan, MI.
Glenn Hughes. Vocalist/bass guitarist/songwriter Glenn Hughes is a true original. No other rock musician has carved such a distinctive style blending the finest elements of hard rock, soul and funk. At Castello Sforzesco Festival, Vigevano, PV.
My Chemical Romance is an American rock band from New Jersey that formed in 2001. The band consists of lead vocalist Gerard Way, guitarists Ray Toro and Frank Iero and bassist Mikey Way and has a diverse sound incorporating elements of gothic rock, punk, heavy metal, glam rock and metal and progressive rock. From 8 p.m. at PalaSHARP, Via Sant Elia 33, Milan, MI.
Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax - The Big 4 — the very best. Metallica is arguably the pioneer of heavy metal in the US. While every one of their albums has defined the genre, their most popular albums, “Master of Puppets” and “The Black Album” have sold millions of copies and initially brought heavy metal into the public eye. Metallica’s tour dates have sold-out the world over and brought fans back again and again for 20 years. 2011 marks the 30th anniversary of the formation of one of the most popular and brutal thrash metal bands ever, Slayer. Anthrax is the fundamental building blocks of life, shaping all we have and determining all we know. Megadeth originated from an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles. As a pioneer of the American thrash metal movement, Megadeth rose to international fame in the 1980s and was ranked as one of the “Big Four of Thrash” along with Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax who were responsible for creating, developing and popularizing the thrash metal sub-genre. Starting at 4:30 p.m. at Fiera Milano City, Padiglioni 14 15 16 20145 Milano, Milan, MI.
Roger Waters Live. He was the driving force behind Pink Floyd’s concepts of albums that have secured the band’s place as rock and roll legend between 1968 and 1985. From 9 p.m. at Mediolanum Forum, Via Giuseppe Di Vittorio 6, Milan, MI.
Cyndi Lauper. She burst onto the world stage as the quintessential girl who wants to have fun. After more than 25 sterling years and global record sales in excess of 30 million, she has proven that she has the heart and soul to keep her legion of fans compelled by her every creative move. From 9 p.m. at Arena Civica, Parco Sempione, Milan, MI.
Moon and Stars 2011 — Roxette. The Swedish pop music duo, which consists of Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle enjoyed worldwide success from the late 1980s until the mid-1990s and have gained 19 UK Top 40 hits and four US #1 singles. At 8:30 p.m. at Piazza Grande, Locarno, TI.
Moon and Stars 2011 - Amy Winehouse. The English singer-songwriter is known for her eclectic mix of various musical genres including R&B, soul and jazz. At 8:30 p.m. at Piazza Grande, Locarno, TI.
Moon and Stars 2011 — Bryan Adams. The Canadian rock singer-songwriter and photographer is described by Rolling Stone magazine as having an “unerring gift for radio-friendly pop hooks.” At 8:30 p.m. at Piazza Grande, Locarno, TI
EndlessPain. Born at the end of year 2001 from the Nuclear Storm ashes, the band offers a thrash metal linked with the past, with most of all the German scene of the early 80s. From 8 p.m. at Black Rose, Travagliato, BS.
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