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Emil Bulls, Tribulation and Vogelfrey behind door 18

Modern metal, cheerful party folk or a dark mass? Today's door once again offers a package suitable for fans of several genres

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Frog Leap, Acranius and Santiano behind door 17

The last full week of our calendar has started and we start it with a colorful package!

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The bands for the third Advent 2018

Some people out there light the third candle on the Advent wreath today. But we do not. Instead we continue to announce bands and winners of our big...

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Eluveitie, Vampire and Kaizaa join the lineup!

Looking for a colourful package of metal? Not only today's band announcements offer that, but also today's prizes in our big raffle at xmas.wacken.com...

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The Bands behind the 14th door

Today we serve you one of the oldest German Thrash Metal bands as well as two Wacken premieres!

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Neue Deutsche Härte, Power Metal and Extreme Metal behind door 13

Today there is new material for fans of power and extreme metal - but also people with a soft spot for Neue Deutsche Härte should be happy with this...

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Half time in the Advent calendar 2018!

Today we can announce Suidakra, Velvet Viper and Manticora! And of course the next winners of our raffle have already been drawn – you will find the...

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Black Stone Cherry, Kärbholz and Die Happy behind door 11

We are approaching the half time of the calendar with big steps - 32 bands have already been announced and 50 winners have been drawn. Today's raffle...

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The Sisters of Mercy, Gama Bomb and Downfall of Gaia confirmed for 2019!

The stream of new bands doesn't stop and all of today's bands haven't played at the Wacken Open Air yet! And of course we can also announce the next...

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Rage, Venom Inc. and Cradle of Filth join the lineup!

Today is the second Advent and we prepared something special again - three gigs which we are looking forward to very much. Oh and by the way: The...