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Festival Outlook recap: Isle of Wight, Rock Werchter, Benicàssim

on November 28, 2011, 4:15pm

Consequence of Sound‘s Festival Outlook is an online database featuring the latest news, rumors, and ticket information for the world’s many music festivals. Sometimes, though, it’s hard to keep up with everything. So, this is where our weekly recap feature comes in.

This past week brings lineup news for a number of 2012 European festivals, including Isle of Wight, Rock Werchter, Benicàssim, Rock am Ring and Rock im Park, Pinkpop, Rock in Rio Lisbon, Nova Rock, Wacken Open Air, and Hellfest. In addition, Argentina’s Quilmes Rock festival revealed its 2012 bill.

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Benicàssim Festival:

When/Where: July 12-15th in Benicàssim, Spain

Official Lineup: The Stone Roses, Florence and the Machine, and The Vaccines, with more to be announced

Tickets: Four-day passes (£155) are now available via the festival’s website.

Hellfest:

When/Where: June 15-17th in Clisson, France

Official Lineup: Black Sabbath, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lamb of God, Trivium, Blue Oyster Cult, Cannibal Corpse, Whitechapel, Children of Bodom, Hatebreed, Acid Kings, Madball, and more

Tickets: Three-day passes (€124,00) are now available via the festival’s website.

Hurricane and Southside Festivals:

When/Where: June 22-24th in Scheeßel & Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany

Official Lineup: Blink-182, Florence and the Machine, How Water Music, Kurt Vile and the Violators, Busy P, and Sebastian, with more to be announced

Tickets: Three-day passes (€114) are now available here and here.

Isle of Wight:

When/Where: June 22-24th in Isle of Wight, England

Official Lineup: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, with more to be announced

Tickets: Three-day passes w/o camping (£160) and w/ camping (£190) are now available via the festival’s website.

Nova Rock:

When/Where: June 8-10th in Nickelsdorf, Austria

Official Lineup: Metallica performing The Black Album, Slayer, Machine Head, Mastodon, Lamb of God, Opeth, and more

Tickets: Three-day passes (€122) and VIP (€199) passes are now available via the festival’s website.

Pinkpop:

When/Where: May 26-28th in Landgraaf Megaland, The Netherlands

Official Lineup: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, with more to be announced

Tickets: TBA

Quilmes Rock:

When/Where: April 3-4th in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Official Lineup: Foo Fighters, Arctic Monkeys, MGMT, TV on the Radio, Band of Horses, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Crosses, and more

Tickets: Ticket packages now available via the festival’s website.

Rock am Ring and Rock im Park:

When/Where: June 1-3rd, 2012 in Nürburgring & Nürnberg, Germany

Official Lineup: Metallica performing The Black Album and Die Toten Hosen, with more to be announced

Tickets: Three-day passes (€160) are now available via Eventim.

Rock in Rio Lisbon:

When/Where: May 25-26th and June 1-3rd in Lisbon, Portugal

Official Lineup: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, with more to be announced

Tickets: TBA

Rock Werchter:

When/Where: June 28th – July 1st in Roskilde, Belgium

Official Lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers and Justice, with more to be announced

Tickets: TBA

Wacken Open Air:

When/Where: August 2-4th in Wacken, Germany

Official Lineup: Ministry, Machine Head, Henry Rollins, Opeth, Suicide Silence, Volbeat, Cradle of Filth, Hammerfall, Danko Jones, and more

Tickets: Three-day passes (€140) are now available via the festival’s website.

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