PERIOD: 02 - 04 June 2017
PLACE: Adenau / Nürburgring, Germany
From the 1985, year of its debut, to today, Rock on the ring 2017 it is an unmissable event for all lovers of rock and metal music. On the car track of the Nurburgring, near the town of Adenau, in the Eifel, this event takes place that gathers, every year, hundreds of thousands of fans from all over the world.
Every year, on this extraordinary stage, the best bands of the world rock scene perform: U2, Aerosmith, Smashing Pumpkins, Metallica, Megadeth, Van Halen, Linkin Park, Iron Maiden, SOAD are just some of these. The 2005 edition was an extraordinary success, thanks to an incredible Line-Up, while, absolutely unforgettable, especially for the fans, was the 03 June 2006, when it was only the band of James Hetfield & Co. who played all the songs of "Master Of Puppets" on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary !!
Only in the 1989 and 1990, the festival was not organized due to the known German political vicissitudes following the fall of the Berlin Wall.
The edition of the Rock Am Ring 2017 promises to be absolutely not to be missed. One name above all: System Of a Down. The wonderful Armenian band will perform on this fantastic stage, ready to entertain you and unleash. The 2017 line-up is not limited to SOAD only. Among the most popular names, In Flames and Rammstein. The latter, live, are a real "war machine" to listen and see to believe.
HOW TO GET
The best way to get to Nürburgring, home of the Rock Am Ring, is to use the plane. Frankfurt-Hahn and Cologne-Bonn are the two nearest airports. Köln / Bonn Flughafen, is just under 100km by car, while Frankurt Flughafen about 160 km. From both airports it is possible to rent a car to reach the destination.
- For those wishing to use only means of transport, here are the options to follow:
from Bonn airport, BS60 bus to Bonn Hbf train station, then train direction Ahrbrück and, from here, another bus (812) reaches the destination. It takes about 4 or more hours (depending on coincidences) to arrive.
- From Frankfurt airport, you must first reach Bonn by train and then continue by further means to Nürburgring.
For all the practical information, please refer to to the official website available from this link.