PULP SUMMER SLAM: THE ONLY ASIAN METAL FEST RANKED IN WORLDWIDE TOP 250 LIST
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PULP SUMMER SLAM has received international recognition as one of the most exceptional music festivals in the world.
In the FESTIVAL 250 list, Festival Insights ranked PULP SUMMER SLAM as part of the world’s top 250 music festivals, Slam being the only festival ranked and recognized in the Philippines and the only metal festival in all of Asia that landed on the list for the year 2016.
Festival Insights is an online B2B publication focused on the international festival industry, created by Festival Awards LTD-- the founders of the prestigious UK and European Festival Awards. The publication ranked PULP SUMMER SLAM at the 243rd slot among the selected 250 music festivals worldwide, spanning different genres.
Thousands gather in what has become the annual metal tradition in the Philippines, PULP Summer Slam.
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“It brings together the best of the Philippines’ metal scene and the best of everywhere else’s.”, says the website about the biggest and longest-running metal festival in Southeast Asia. Since its inception in 2001, PULP SUMMER SLAM prides itself with the ability to draw thousands-strong crowds which grew exponentially, ‘til it reached a point where a minimum of 30,000 Slameros would converge in the largest annual metal event in the country and in the region. In fact, the Slam has ceased to be just an annual event-- it has become a metal tradition like no other, especially for attendees who have been returning year, after year, after year.
Slameros exhibit endless stores of energy as they mosh from noon to dawn.
Photo credit: Jenna Gomez & Joriel Bataan
Lacuna Coil poses with the large crowd of Filipino metalheads.
Photo credit: Niko Cezar
On April 29, 2017, the formidable metal legacy of PULP SUMMER SLAM will continue on with its 17th installment. PULP SUMMER SLAM XVII: REDEMPTION will be headlined by thrash metal titans MEGADETH, joined in the international roster of acts by The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel, Crossfaith, Dragonforce and Gods of Eden. Also joining the lineup are the torchbearers of the local scene-- The Red Horse Beer Pambansang Muziklaban 2016 Winner, Kjwan, Razorback, Wilabaliw, Greyhoundz, and Slapshock.
#PSS17Redemption is powered by PULP Live World and Red Horse Beer. Tickets are priced at PhP 669.00 and will be available worldwide starting December 1st. For PULP Royalty inquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 727-4957. #SeeYouAtTheSLAM!