The second edition of the Tons of Rock festival at Fredriksten Fort in Halden, Norway is scheduled for June 18-20 2015. The festival established itself as Norway’s biggest rock & metal festival immediately, and now everything is set for another blasting party weekend just across the border from Sweden. The 2015 edition presents a varied and exclusive program, with bands like Twisted Sister, Venom, Kreator, Backyard Babies, Parkway Drive (doing their only Norway shows for the year), In Flames, Opeth, Gojira, Seigmen, Dunderbeist, Mayhem, Graveyard, Aura Noir and more. Needless to say, the stage is set for an amazing summer weekend on Fredriksten Fort!


Tons of Rock takes pride in keeping track of what’s happening in the scenes both in Norway and abroad, therefore we are happy to announce that we, in collaboration with the festival and, are launching a band competition. This is the last chance to get in on Tons of Rock 2015!

The prize:
Gig at Tons of Rock 2015, including festival pass, catering, backline, crew and hotel.
Record contract offer from Indie Recordings.
Interview in

How to participate?
We’re looking for rock and metal bands, and the bands enter by sending a mail to The mail must include a link (do NOT send files as attachments to your mail) to one of the band’s songs, and a link to the band’s Facebook page. Contributions must be made by May 15th. Then we will pick 20 bands that’s entering the final stage. The 20 finalists will be presented at, and by public voting a winner will be named when the voting ends on May 28th.

Good luck!