Jacob Mendez
Jacob Mendez

Polish Metal Alliance during the Jarocin Festival. We know the special guests

“We will hear classics of world metal and rock. There will be hits of Polish metal related to the history of Jarocin festivals. There will be a lot going on and admission to the concerts in the amphitheater is free” – invite the organizers Jarocin Festival.

We already know that they are guests Polish Metal Alliance appears Grzegorz Kupczyk (CETI, Adult Children's Orchestraformer vocalist Turbo) i Tomasz “Titus” Pukackileader Acid Drinkers.

This year's Jarocin Festival will take place on July 18-21, as always, at the stadium at ul. Marathonskaya. The organizers are preparing attractions together with the Granary of Polish Rock and the city commune.

The festival will feature, among others: Gogol Bordello, Dżem, Daria Zawiałow, Dezerter, Farben Lehre, Pidżama Porno, Riverside, happysad, Vader, 2TM2,3, Alians, Anna Rusowicz, Armia, Cool Kids of Death, Dr Misio, Eye for an Eye, Homo Twist, Sad Smiles, Ocean, Sid's Dirty Children, Strange Spring, Bruklin, Brake and Mùlk.

Polish Metal Alliance debuted at the end of August 2020 – then the first cover was released online“The Trooper” from the repertoire Iron Maiden. The recording has exceeded one million views. The originators of the project were the musicians of the metal band Chainsawwho invited the leaders of the domestic heavy rock and metal scene to cooperate.

The next songs that were reworked were: “Painkiller” from the repertoire Judas Priest, “I Want It All” groups Queen, “Stars” charity project Hear N' Aid, “Raining Blood” Slayer and “Metal Heart” German formation Accept. Each of them regularly gained several hundred thousand views.

In 2022, covers appeared online “Stargazer” Rainbow (released on the anniversary of the singer's death Ronnie James Dio) and a classic “Master of Puppets” team Metallica, which recorded over 700,000 views. In this second number, she guest sang Kasia Kowalska.

The cover was a big surprise from the project “I'm Broken” Panthersin which he was one of the invited vocalists Krzysztof Zalewski. Later, PMA reached for hits from the 80s – “Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)” by Journey and “When It's Love” by Van Halen. Just in time for Christmas 2023, a holiday gift arrived in the form of Pantera's “Cemetery Gates.”

The next issue was the remake “Crazy Train” from the achievements of the Prince of Darkness – Ozzy Osbourne. The vocalists are responsible for the recording Maciej Maxx Koczorowski (Chainsaw) and Krzysztof Sokołowski (Nocny Kochanek)guitarist Marek Pająk (Vader)bassist Tomasz Targosz (CETI, The Legacy, Ballbraker) and drummer Piotr Szpalik (CETI, The Legacy). The presence of the debuting member of Polish Metal Alliance was a surprise Juan Carlos Cano With House Of Deathwinner of the fourth edition “The Voice of Poland” (2014).