103 bands confirmed for #GMM23!

24 Nov

We are pleased to announce no fewer than 103 names for the 26th edition of Graspop Metal Meeting! Amon Amarth, Arch Enemy, Architects, Behemoth, Disturbed, Epica, Halestorm, Hatebreed, Hollywood Vampires, In Flames, Kreator, Meshuggah, Pantera, Papa Roach, Rancid and Three Days Grace are just a few of the more than 130 bands that will raze Dessel to the ground from Thursday 15 through Sunday 18 June 2023!

Previously we announced 6 headliners for GMM2023:

  • Ghost (Thursday 15 June 2023);
  • Gojira (Friday 16 June 2023);
  • Slipknot (Saturday 17 June 2023);
  • Parkway Drive (Saturday 17 June 2023);
  • Def Leppard (Sunday 18 June 2023);
  • Mötley Crüe (Sunday 18 June 2023).

The South Stage headliners for Thursday and Friday will be announced at a later date.

The new additions to the #GMM23 line-up are: 1914, Agnostic Front, Amon Amarth, Anti-Flag, Antimatter, Any Given Day, Arch Enemy, Architects, As I Lay Dying, Asking Alexandria, At The Gates, Avatar, Beast In Black, Behemoth, Billy Talent, Black Mirrors, Bloodywood , Butcher Babies, Cane Hill, Carpenter Brut, Clutch, Cradle Of Filth, Crowbar, Cyclone, Danko Jones, Dark Angel, Deathstars, Delain, Dieth, Dirkschneider , Disturbed, Draconian , Eluveitie, End, Enter Shikari, Epica, Escape The Fate, Evergrey, Exodus, Fever 333, Fields of the Nephilim, Finntroll, Greg Puciato, Halestorm, Hatebreed, Heidevolk, Hippotraktor, Hollywood Undead, Hollywood Vampires, I Prevail, In Flames, Insomnium, Katatonia , Kissin’ Dynamite, Korpiklaani, Kreator, Landmvrks , Legion Of The Damned, Less Than Jake, Life Of Agony, Lionheart, Loathe , Lorna Shore, Marduk, Meshuggah, Molybaron, Monster Magnet, Motionless In White, Novelists, Oceans, Orange Goblin, Orbit Culture, Pantera, Papa Roach, Polaris, Rancid, Russkaja, Seether, Septicflesh, Sick Of It All, Skindred, Sleep Token, Soen, Sólstafir, Spiritbox, Stand Atlantic, Stray From The Path, Testament, The Amity Affliction, The Answer, The Chats, The Ghost Inside, The Halo Effect, The Luka State, The Menzingers, The Raven Age, The Winery Dogs, Three Days Grace, Thundermother, Unearth, Vicious Rumours, Voivod & Watain..

No fewer than 39 bands will be making their GMM debut this year. Discover them here.

To make its guests as comfortable as possible Graspop Metal Meeting always offers a wide range of accommodations at and near the festival site. Click here for full details.

Tickets to Graspop Metal Meeting 2023 go on sale at 10 am on Saturday 26 November through ticketmaster.be.

In 2023 GMM will once again open the floodgates of metal heaven for four days straight with an all-star line-up. Graspop Metal Meeting 2023 takes place from 15 through 18 June. For the 26th time, the Stenehei festival venue in Dessel will rock to its foundations! True to form, the line-up will burst at the seams with the best of a variety of metal genres: from hardcore to hard rock, from black metal to thrash, from punk to metalcore and tons more. GMM2023 is the metal high mass of the year no metalhead can afford to miss. The countdown continues!

Stay metal, stay safe & take care.


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