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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...

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Three Wacken veterans behind the eighth door

Two of today's bands were founded in 1990 just like our festival, while the third one is already active since 1985. Today belongs to the veterans...

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Day 7 - Thrash, Hardcore and Country Rock

Today we can announce more winners from our big raffle, but there are also some new bands for the upcoming Wacken Open Air of course. You haven't won...

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Delain, Battle Beast and Jinjer behind the 6th door

On today's St. Nicholas Day we dare a tiny statement: We don't care about your gender, we don't care about your origin. If you like metal, then you...

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Epic Folk, Death and Gothic on December 5th

The next winners in our big raffle have been announced and since midnight the next three bands for the upcoming W:O:A are available on...

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Modern meets classic - the bands from the 04th of December 2018

Again we prepared three new bands for the upcoming Wacken Open Air and the next ones are already waiting – check them out at xmas.wacken.com after...

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The bands behind the third door

The first Monday of this year's calendar has it all - okay, there is nothing for Metal purists, but we serve three closely related genres with...

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Relaunch of Wacken.com and new design for 2019

As proud as we are of our past - a look into the future is at least as important! Not only do we want to celebrate the 30th W:O:A with you, but we are...

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More band and the first winners of our raffle!

Today is the First Sunday of Advent and we are going to celebrate it with three new names – one band has already played Wacken Open Air, the other two...