Manowar Play Longest Show Ever
2008-07-11 by Frederick Metzengerstein | 28 Comments

Ultimate heavy metal warriors Manowar set the world record for the longest heavy-metal show during their July 5 concert on the opening night of Kaliakra Rock Festival 2008 in Kavarna, Bulgaria. The New York–based metallers, who played for five hours and one minute on Saturday night, were attempting to break the three-hour record they set in 2007 at last year’s edition of the festival.

The self-described “kings of metal” performed over 40 songs for a crowd of 20,000 people, including specially invited representatives of the Guinness book of records

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BallsToTheWall
July 11th 2008

44164 Comments


Just can't get enough man......owar. 5 hours, wow,

Djnx
July 11th 2008

85 Comments


Bah, attention whores.

Poet
July 11th 2008

5910 Comments


That is amazing and totally metal.

Ishysez
July 11th 2008

65 Comments


That's pretty impressive. Love these guys, cheese and all. Getting Orson Welles on debut album is pretty sweet.

Yazz_Flute
July 11th 2008

18739 Comments


Psh Opeth could easily do that with 15 songs.

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BallsToTheWall
July 11th 2008

44164 Comments


Yeah but Manowar > Opeth.

Poet
July 11th 2008

5910 Comments


Godspeed could do it in 5.

lol. I haven't heard much Manowar, but in terms of awesomeness, Manowar>Opeth. This Message Edited On 07.11.08

Tyler
Emeritus
July 11th 2008

7925 Comments


Manowar is just the greatest band ever. Loudest band ever. Longest sets. Have performed with a 200 piece orchestra and symphony. Gives away free beer at festivals, give away their Harley's.

Other bands play, MANOWAR KILLS

AmericnZero02
July 11th 2008

3306 Comments


The old record was 3 hours, was a whole extra two necessary?

Digging: Architects - Lost Forever // Lost Together

VicariousIntent
July 11th 2008

1591 Comments


Did that Manowar line of condoms ever come out? I totally forgot about that.

Pretty cool they could play a show that long without collapsing or something.

combustion07
July 11th 2008

5303 Comments


This would be awesome to see!

rasputin
July 12th 2008

14504 Comments


IF YOU'RE NOT INTO METAL, THEN YOU ARE NOT MY FRIEND. HEAVY METAL!


Ironpriest
July 12th 2008

403 Comments


This is pretty damn cool! not only did they beat the record, but they threw 2 hours on top ha!
I know nothing about this band but i love 80's metal (priest, maiden etc) would i like these guys?

charlesfishowitz
July 12th 2008

1794 Comments


manliest band picture ever

Steerpike
July 12th 2008

1851 Comments


The old record was 3 hours, was a whole extra two necessary?


Because anything less would be decidedly un-metal.

To celebrate this achievement in metal, I'm going to go eat a 72 ounce steak, get drunk, and start a bar fight.

Ghostechoes
July 12th 2008

1353 Comments


In 2004 311, although not a metal band, played 68 songs in 5 hours as well.

Altmer
July 12th 2008

5652 Comments


I can only echo Coke's sentiment. These guys are hilarious.

masscows
July 12th 2008

2236 Comments


They should release a DVD of this show

i am the robots
July 12th 2008

1027 Comments


MANOWAR PLAY STRONGEST SHOW IN HISTORY

beans
July 13th 2008

2332 Comments


i could not listen to this band for 5 hours, id be suprised if i made it a few minutes

emogangstascotty
July 13th 2008

472 Comments


baby oiled chest, sweaty pecs, thick and strong thighs, long lush hair, bulging biceps, and of course, the size -3 bear fur underwear..and not a pair of breasts anywhere..

Wizard
July 13th 2008

18789 Comments


5 hours of gay. Jk! I enjoy Manowar once in a while.

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Tyler
Emeritus
July 14th 2008

7925 Comments


Not a pair of breasts anywhere? Dude, you need to get with the times. Manowar shows have mad pussy, it's a phenomenon nobody can explain.

Damian808
July 14th 2008

83 Comments


Manowar=Love

emogangstascotty
July 15th 2008

472 Comments


ah, touche

funkymango
July 20th 2008

60 Comments


"if you're not into metal, you are not my friend"

Manowar are classic.

What's that? You want cheese with that?This Message Edited On 07.20.08

SylentEcho
July 30th 2008

1570 Comments


FUCK YES! MANOWAR

EPurpl3
December 4th 2008

9 Comments


Great band, great concert, i just wait their next show



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