We are close to the end of band additions, only a few slots are still free at our running order – and many of them will be filled with this bands:
The versatile dark rock band Oomph! from Germany returns to W:O:A once again! It will be the fourth show at the festival and again the band will draw a huge crowd with finest earworms made in Germany.
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Beyond The Black
The history of female fronted metal band Beyond The Black started at W:O:A 2014 with their first performance ever – you could describe this gig as their general rehearsal. Right now, the band has released their debut album which already entered the German charts at a high position.
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Uli Jon Roth
He is a real legend when it comes to e-guitars: Uli Jon Roth. The famous musician currently released his new album Scorpions Revisited, a cover album which contains songs from his time with the famous German band.
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We will again use the Metal Church (the church of Wacken) for a special concert with a very limited capacity. This year’s act will be Haudgegen, a sympathic German rock band, which will play at Wacken for the first time ever.
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John Diva & The Rockets of Love
Hair metal at its finest: John Diva and his Rockets of Love will return to Wacken for the second time! The band will perform some of the biggest rock hits of a times live on stage, but they aren’t a classic cover band. In fact, John Diva was the main songwriter of the songs he plays with his band – containing hits like Rock You Like A Hurricane, Paradise City or Posion!
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Architects of Chaoz
The former Iron Maiden singer Paul Di'Anno will perform in Wacken with his new project! The sound of the band can be described as a combination of Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and modern Power Metal. Sounds interesting? The first album, League of Shadows, will be released at the end of May.
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Breakdown of Sanity
The Switzerland sends some reinforcements! The metalcore band Breakdown of Sanity is going to rock Wacken for the first time ever. The DIY-band was founded in 2007 and has released three albums so far – all of them autonomously.
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