History of Zlin cultural club named Masters of Rock Café dates back to 30th November 2005 when it was inaugurated. The very first act performing there was German rock band DIE HAPPY fronted by Czech singer Marta Jandova.
Since then the club welcomed a long procession of international rock and metal stars. The club holds absolute primacy of number of foreign artists’ visits – no other club in the Czech Republic hosts so many international stars annually. To name a few bands which did stop at Masters of Rock Café during their world tours: ACCEPT, EUROPE, SABATON, EDGUY, U.D.O., URIAH HEEP, GAMMA RAY, KREATOR, SONATA ARCTICA, SEPULTURA, LORDI, STRATOVARIUS, DORO, W.A.S.P., PAIN, KAMELOT, GOTHARD, ELUVEITIE, KORPIKLAANI, SAXON, IN FLAMES, EPICA, HYPOCRISY, RAGE, MOONSPELL, THERION, AMORPHIS, U.F.O., ANNIHILATOR, KATAKLYSM, IN EXTREMO, ICED EARTH, AMARANTHE, WALTARI, MICHAEL SCHENKER, ASIA, KEN HENSLEY, GLENN HUGHES, GRAVE DIGGER, VOLBEAT, PRIMAL FEAR, PINK CREAM 69, AXXIS, BRAINSTORM, FREEDOM CALL, MIKE TERRANA, PAUL DI ANNO, BLAZE BAYLEY, ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN, MASTERPLAN, TURISAS, RHAPSODY, FINTROLL, PRONG, HAGARD, ENSLAVED, ENSIFERUM, DEATH ANGEL, MOLY HATCHET, PRO-PAIN, EXODUS, ERIC SINGER PROJECT, HOUSE OF LORDS, CIRCLE 2 CIRCLE, TAROT, D.A.D., DARK FURNERAL, GORGOROTH, OVER THE RAINBOW, JORN, PENTAGRAM, LEAVES EYES, CRUCIFIED BARBARA, BULLET, NEGATIV and many others.
The club is also being used as a place for rehearsals before world tours by renowned artists. Finnish soprano TARJA rehearsaled there for her world tours twice, also Canadian band ANNIHILATOR used it as its training place.
The club is spot where top Czech pop and rock bands regularly perform; punk and ska is being played there too, as well as theatre plays for adults and children several times a year. Also ladies were not once entertained there during gentlemen’s strip-tease. From Czech TOP bands which played in Masters of Rock Cafe we can named: KRYŠTOF, TOMÁŠ KLUS, CHINASKI, DIVOKEJ BILL, TŘI SESTRY, CITRON a TANJA, EWA FARNA, DESMOD, WOHNOUT, MANDRAGE, ŠKWOR, MŇÁGA A ŽĎORP, KREYSON, ARAKAIN, HORKÝŽE SLÝŽE, VISACÍ ZÁMEK, DOGA and many others.
As a multi-purpose cultural ballroom located in Zlin we also offer rentals for another kind of enterprises so varied dancing parties and banquets, country music balls or animal exhibitions and shows took place there. You can regularly come in to cheer for kick-boxers or just to stop by and play table football.
Nobody gets bored in Masters of Rock Café Zlin!