2013-06-21 - Hellfest Open Air 2013, Clisson

France
Date: 
June 21st, 2013

Information Avantasia at Hellfest Open Air 2013, France

Hellfest 2013 AvantasiaHere is another date in the new tour of Avantasia.

Avantasia played 90 minutes in this show. On 21st.

Hellfest Festival 2013 organization announced the first bands will play in the new edition of this big festival:

Avantasia, KISS, Twisted Sister, Accept, Korn, Stonesour, Bullet For My Valentine, Volbeat, Sick Of It All, Bad Religion, Arch Enemy, Candlemass, Helloween, Coal Chamber, Cradle Of Filth, Red Fang, Spiritual Beggars, The Acacia strain, Antiflag, Atari Teenage Riot, Aura Noir, Between The Buried And Me, Black Spiders, Carpathian Forest, Converge, Cryptopsy, Danko Jones, For Today, Karma To burn, Testament, Truckfighters, etc...

Tobias Sammet commented: "Good news again: AVANTASIA are confirmed to play their first ever show in France! Amongst bands such as KISS, Korn and Twisted Sister, AVANTASIA will hit the stage at Hellfest in Clisson to play a 90-minutes headlining show!"

The festival is scheduled to be in June between 21st and 23rd 2013!

HELLFEST Festival 2013 official page here!


Running Order Main Stage 2

- Dr Living Dead - 10:30-11
- SSS - 11:40-12:20
- Vektor - 12:50-13:30
- Heathen - 14:20 - 15:00
- HellYeah - 16:00-16:40
- Testament - 17:40-18:30
- Kreator - 19:40-20:40
- Helloween - 22:05 - 23:05
- Avantasia - 01:00 - 2:00

You can download the program here.


Avantasia press conference at Hellfest 2013

Some hours before the show Avantasia did a press conference at 12:00. In the press conference was Tobias Sammet, Michael Kiske, Ronnie Atkins and Bob Catley. Tobias commented during the interview: "I'd love to have Bruce Dickinson in Avantasia show at Hellfest."

Setlist Avantasia at Hellfest 2013, Clisson, France

01. Intro 'Also Sprach Zarathustra' (A Space Odyssey soundtrack)
02. Spectres (Sammet)
03. Invoke The Machine (Atkins/Sammet)
04. The Scarecrow (Atkins/Sammet)
05. Prelude & Reach Out For The Light (Kiske/Sammet)
06. Avantasia (Kiske/Sammet)
07. The Story Ain't Over (Sammet/Catley)
08. The Great Mystery (Sammet/Catley)
09. Dying For An Angel (Eric Martin/Sammet)
10. Twisted Mind (Martin/Atkins)
11. Farewell (Sammet/Somerville/Kiske)
12. Shelter From The Rain (Kiske/Sammet/Catley)
13. Lost In Space (Sammet)
14. Sign Of The Cross & The Seven Angels (Everybody)


Comments about the festival

Tobias Sammet published on his facebook/twitter account: "The Games have begun! World tour!!! Tonight - FRANCE!!!" Amanda Somerville published: "Bonjour, mes amis!! I'm ready for the Avantasia show tonight at Hellfest Open Air Festival!! How about you, France? Woo hoo! Next stop: MOSCOW!"

Thomas Rettke after the show published on his Facebook account: "On our way from France to Russia via Austria....Avantasia rocked Hellfest with Helloween, Whitesnake, Europe and Def Lepard...great audience!!!" Tobias Sammet commented after the show: "Vienna now! Heading for Moscow. France was great but quite a late show. But great audience. Def Leppard was cool!"

The fan Pierre commented on his Twitter account: "Good sound and the band was very nice, finally I could see them live!" Diana said: "I'm soo tired after Avantasia show at Hellfest. They are a great band, I'd love to watch them in better position, they finished at 2:45!" Liden commented: "Another great show of Avantasia, same tham Def Leppard!" Paulo published: "Tobias is a comic, he said: "Do you want to get rocked?" like Def  Leppard, great show."


Videoclips Avantasia at Hellfest 2013

01. Intro 'Also Sprach Zarathustra' (A Space Odyssey soundtrack) & 02. Spectres (Sammet)

03. Invoke The Machine (Atkins/Sammet)

04. The Scarecrow (Atkins/Sammet)

05. Prelude & Reach Out For The Light (Kiske/Sammet)

06. Avantasia (Kiske/Sammet), video on the right side also includes 'Reach Out For The Light'.

07. The Story Ain't Over (Sammet/Catley)

10. Twisted Mind (Martin/Atkins)

11. Farewell (Sammet/Somerville/Kiske)

12. Shelter From The Rain (Kiske/Sammet/Catley)

14. Sign Of The Cross & The Seven Angels (Everybody)

Press and fans stuff about the festival

The site ws-webzine.com photo album here. Great live report (done live) by Radiometal.com, you can read it here. Mini live-report of the festival by the official site here. Photo album of Avantasia show at Hellfest by Kiske fanclub here. A little photo album by concertnews.be here. Elladooscurodelaluna.com did a live report of Hellfest, you can read it here. Rockyourlife.fr live report here. Photo album by Dany Velasco for Metalcry.com here. Lagrosseradio.com live report here.