Rock2Wgtn

Rock2Wgtn

The Rock2Wgtn Fesival is a two day music festival. It is the second major music festival to be held in New Zealand, the first being the Big Day Out, but Rock2Wgtn is the first purely metal/rock festival. It is also the first two-day festival, as the Big Day Out is held over a single day. It was held at the Westpac Stadium, informally known as the The Cake Tin. It is called this due to the shape of the building.

Rock2Wgtn 2008

The Rock2Wgtn Festival was held Easter 2008. The headliners were Kiss and Ozzy Osbourne. The other bands to play were Whitesnake, Lordi, Alice Cooper, and Poison.

New Zealand bands The Valves, Sonic Altar, and The Symphony of Screams played support over the 2 nights.

The special effects were supplied by Weta Workshop who have previously supplied effects for movies such as The Lord of The Rings.

Attendance over the 2 days was around 50,000.

Acts
Saturday Sunday
KISS
Sonic Altar
Alice Cooper
The Symphony of Screams
Lordi
Ozzy Osbourne
The Symphony of Screams
Whitesnake
Sonic Altar
Poison
The Valves

Band Line Ups (as of show):

Lordi
Mr. Lordi - vocals
Amen - guitar
OX - bass
Kita - drums, vocals
Awa - keyboards, vocals

Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper - vocals
Brent Fitz - drums
Keri Kelli - guitar
Chuck Garric - bass
Jason Hook - guitar

Kiss
Paul Stanley - rhythm guitar, lead vocals
Gene Simmons - bass guitar, lead vocals
Tommy Thayer - lead guitar
Eric Singer - drums, vocals

Poison
Bret Michaels - vocals, guitar, harmonica
C. C. DeVille - guitar, vocals
Bobby Dall - bass guitar, keyboards, vocals
Rikki Rockett - drums, percussion, vocals

Whitesnake
David Coverdale - vocals
Doug Aldrich - guitar
Reb Beach - guitar
Uriah Duffy - bass
Timothy Drury - keyboards
Chris Frazier - drums

Ozzy Osbourne
Ozzy Osbourne - vocals
Zakk Wylde - guitar
Rob "Blasko" Nicholson - bass
Mike Bordin - drums
John Sinclair - keyboards

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