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About 6,000 people filled the 25 and 26, the Garden of The Wheel in the XI edition of Lorca rock (16/07/2008)

The councilman of Culture and Celebration of the City of Lorca, Rosa Medina, and the organizer of the Lorca Rock festival, Marcos Rubio, announced this morning that it is expected that about 6,000 people filled the weekend of 25 and 26 July the Garden Wheel on the occasion of the XI edition of the musical event in the macro-framed All Arte 2008 festival, as has already sold over 4,000 tickets for two days.

Medina noted that the proposal for this year includes eleven legendary bands split into two days.

The first day, Friday 25, will enjoy an evening session with groups like the Americans or the Germans Helloween WASP, true classics in the history of Heavy Metal, which will start from 19:00.

That night will also act Apocalyptica Amon Amarth and who will perform tunes from his latest album, "Worlds Collide" published in 2007 in Helsinki group that maintains the use of the cello as the main instrument.

For its part, Saturday, from 15:00 hours, you can enjoy the music of the Finns Nightwish (all a European benchmark, which premiered new vocalist and album recorded with the London Philharmonic Orchestra); Angelus stateless, the winners of Eurovision Song Contest 2006, Lordi, the great German guitarist, Michael Schenker, Turisas, Warcry and the American group of Hard Rock, White Lion.

Thus, in the lineup for the Lorca Rock festival is the inclusion of the group with the greatest thrash metal within the country, Angelus Stateless.

Rubio explained that this year we have lowered the price of fertilizers, particularly for 49 € you could acquire up to June 28 entry on both days and camping right.

From that date, the price has been from 59 € in presale and will be 70 € at the box office. "

For their part, the entries on 25, cost between 40 euros (advance) and 45 euros (box office) and day 26, 45 euros (advance) / 50 euros (box office).

Rosa Medina said this year has been conditioned in the new fairground pavilions Santa Quiteria as free camping area, which will be available at WC's and showers.

This space will have a check at the door and she can only access those wearing the appropriate wristband that accredits them as assistants to Lorca Rock.

The opening of the camping area on Friday at 10:00 am, while the closure will take place on Sunday at 18:00 hours.

In this way the camping area will be totally protected by walls and large halls provide ample space provided in the shade and adequate ventilation.

The organization has planned trip from Valencia, Alicante, Barcelona, Jaen, Pamplona and Madrid, while ticket sales have been made online and at outlets of Alicante, Almeria, Cartagena, Cieza, Lorca and Madrid.

There have also been subject to inputs from various European countries, as well as Venezuela, Argentina and Mexico.

It will be recalled over the years have gone through the stages of Lorca as important groups like Iron Maiden, Scorpions, Manowar, Europe, Marilyn Manson, etc ...

Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca

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