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Move plans new festival Maximus for South America

Headlined by Rammstein and Marilyn Manson, Maximus Festival will take on Monsters of Rock by setting "a new standard for hard rock fans" in Argentina and Brazil

By IQ on 20 May 2016

Move Concerts, Latin America’s largest independent promoter, has announced the launch of Maximus Festival, two one-day rock/metal events set for Brazil and Argentina this September.

Taking place at as-yet-unspecified venues in Sao Paolo on 7 September and Buenos Aires on 10 September, Move says Maximus will “set a new standard of festival for hard rock fans in these two countries with three stages, incredible dining options, a site that will blow the fan’s minds, fun activities and much more”.

German band Rammstein will headline the main, Maximus stage, joined by Hellyeah, Halestorm, Hollywood Undead and unlikely chart-toppers Disturbed, with Marilyn Manson on top billing for the Rockatansky stage, supported by Bullet for My Valentine, Black Stone Cherry, Shinedown and Finnish band Steve ‘n’ Seagulls.

British power trio Raveneye will headline the Thunder Dome stage, joined by an array of local talent.

More information is expected to be released next week, but in the meantime Move promises that both venues will provide festivalgoers with “a novelty treat with great music, and will have fans in awe with [their] industrial-themed décor, cool dining options and added entertainment for a one-of-a-kind experience”.

Here’s the poster for the Brazilian leg:

Maximus Festival 2016 Sao Paolo poster, Move Concerts

Move Concerts’ upcoming shows include Dream Theater in Buenos Aires, Maroon 5 in Costa Rica and Aerosmith in Lima.