About the festival

Summer Breeze Open Air is an annual heavy metal music festival held in the historic Bavarian town of Dinkelsbühl, Germany. 

Born in 1997 in Abtsgmünd before relocating to its new home in 2006, the festival is a heavy-metal international institution, curating a roster of metal that caters for sub-genres ranging from thrash metal to metalcore, from death metal to metal legends; Bullet For My Valentine, Parkway Drive, Meshuggah, and Dimmu Borgir topped the list in 2019. 

The heavy metal community as a whole draws in from all corners of Europe with 40,000 visitors each year, establishing Summer Breeze Open Air as the biggest and most beloved heavy metal music festival in Southern Germany.

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