Manowar are forced to cancel their headline performance at Hellfest 2019. The band was supposed to headline the French festival tonight.
Manowar were scheduled to take the Main Stage on Friday 21 June. Hellfest has not confirmed whether there will be a replacement.
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Manowar are an American heavy metal band. In 1982, they released their first album Battle Hymns. The band’s lyrics are often about the Middle Ages and Norwegian mythology. The New Yorkers have released eleven albums throughout the years.
Hellfest is a hard rock and metal festival in France. It is one of the best and largest metal festivals in Europe. The festival was organized for the first time in 2006, and takes place annually in Clisson. Every year more than 50,000 visitors attend the festival, which is often sold out. This year, KISS and Tool headline the Main Stage, while Slipknot organised their own Knotfest on the day before the festival.