Do you like to live life loud? Well, if metal and moshing is your thing, then you'll know that there's no crowd quite like a field of proper rock fans. If you want a festival experience that's nothing but pure adrenaline with the volume turned up to 11, then look no further - as we've scoured the globe for the 18 most awesome metal festivals of the year.
From England to Florida via Norway, France Spain, Croatia and beyond, these are the most intense and impressive heavy metal and hard rock line-ups on offer this year.
Throw your horns us, open this place up, and get ready to rock your way through 2016.