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Wacken Open Air 2013WACKEN OPEN AIR 2013 ALMOST SOLD OUT ALREADY!

This afternoon we bring you a message from Wacken organisers:
“As mentioned before, Wacken Open Air is just ahead of the Sold Out – as a big thank you for your loyalty within the last 24 years & your amazing support (as well as a little consolation for the mud we all had to put up with last August) we will present you one of the biggest band announcements we have ever made!!!”

“Last week we already signed that something is on the way and now the time has come – a bit earlier as planned to shorten your last working day of this week – RAMMSTEIN!!”

In August 2013 it will finally come true – RAMMSTEIN will conquer the True Metal Stage at Wacken with their worldwide-known unique and famous live show.

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RammsteinRAMMSTEIN ANNOUNCE 2013 FESTIVAL DATES!

Rammstein have announced the first dates of a European tour for 2013 from June to August, which include Wacken Open Air, Rock Werchter, Hurricane and Southside festivals.

The German industrial metallers were also confirmed as Download Festival headliners, for the festival taking place at Donington Park next June. Rammstein join Iron Maiden who were confirmed yesterday to play Donington for the fifth time in their career, 25 years after they played their first Monsters Of Rock festival there in 1988.

The full list of dates announced by Rammstein today are as follows:

June 01, 2013     Nijmegen, Goffertpark, Fortarock XL (Netherlands)
June 04, 2013     Warsaw, Impact (Poland)
June 08, 2013     Samara, Rock on Volga /Rock Nad Volgoi (Russia)
June 13, 2013     Interlaken, Greenfield Festival (Switzerland)
June 14, 2013     Nickelsdorf, Nova Rock (Austria)
June 16, 2013     Donington Park, Download Festival (Great Britain)
June 21-23, 2013 Scheeßel, Hurricane (Germany)
June 21-23, 2013 Neuhausen ob Eck, Southside (Germany)
July 06, 2013     Werchter, Rock Werchter (Belgium)
July 26, 2013     Sofia,    Sofia Rocks (Bulgaria)
July 28, 2013     Bucharest, Romexpo, Rock over Bucharest (Romania)
August 01, 2013     Wacken, Wacken Open Air (Germany)

Wacken Open Air Festival 2012, GermanyTIME FOR THE WACKEN OPEN AIR ADVENT CALENDAR!

Today brings news that once again Wacken Open Air is now sold out, all 75,000 tickets have gone and with 8 months to go until the doors open organisers are announcing one band every day on the run up to Xmas….

And the first band is melodic Death Metallers GHOST BRIGADE!  The Scandinavian are definitely kings of the genre. Following-up Insomnium Ghost Brigade also calls the great Finland their home. For the Wacken Open Air they´ll leave their country and enter northern Germany.

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Wacken Open Air Metal Festival, Germany3 LEGENDS JOIN THE WACKEN OPEN AIR 2012 LINE UP

After a 20 year career the New York Hardcore institution SICK OF IT ALL join the 2012 line up!  After destroying the Holy Grounds of Wacken in 2005 and 2009, Thrash Metal icons MACHINE HEAD are back at the world´s biggest Heavy Metal festival with an exclusive german festival appearance 2012.

And finally a must see for all metal fans, from Switzerland are one of the cult thrash metal bands from the 80’s CORONER! It has been 16 years since the band split up but this year Ron Broder, Tom Vetterli and Marky Edelmann reunited to play some selected shows in Europe.

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Wacken Open Air Metal Festival, GermanyWACKEN OPEN AIR ADDS MORE TO THIS YEAR’S LINE UP

EDELWEISS – AC/DC with German lyrics? That´s right! This year German rockers EDELWEISS from Mannheim will sweeten your time at the beer garden with their own interpretation of songs from the Australian hard rock legend. The band will cover songs from the complete period of AC/DC´s works so no one in the audience will die of boredom! Bottoms Up!

BETONTOD – German punk legends BETONTOD which was founded 20 years ago is meanwhile a solid institution in Germany.  This year they will be in Wacken for the first time and show us songs from their new album”Antirockstars” as well as several classic hits.

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Wacken Open Air Metal Festival, GermanyLET OFF SOME STEAM WITH SKELETONWITCH AT WACKEN OPEN AIR

The US-American band SKELETONWITCH has been confirmed for W:O:A 2011. Their stile consists of fast metal elements and classic guitar riffs appeal to a big part of metal scene.

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Wacken Open Air Metal Festival, GermanyKYUSS LIVES! COMING TO WACKEN OPEN AIR

The legends of Stonerrock are back. Three quarters of the original lineup (John Garcia, Nick Oliveri and Brant Bjork) and guitarist Bruno Fevery start touring europe in march and will also stop at W:O:A in august. With songs such as Green Machine, Thumb or One Inch Man they reached a legendary state in the nineties and influenced loads of rock and metalbands until today. Be prepared for a Hurricane…

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Wacken Open Air Metal Festival, GermanyVAN CANTO, SEVERENTH and MAIDEN UNITED ADDED TO W.O.A LINE UP

The German acoustic Metal band VAN CANTO will be back in Wacken this year. The band, consisting of one drummer and five singers, is playing Metal strong-voiced.  Besides own compositions you can find cover versions of famous Metal acts like Nightwish, Iron Maiden, Manowar or Deep Purple on their releases.

In 2007 the band SEVERENTH was found in UK. Their debut album “The Age Of Paranoia” gained critical acclaim with outstanding reviews, and also won the Playmusic UK best unsigned metal act of 2009. Severenth have so far shared the stage with the likes of Il Nino, Bring Me The Horizon or 3 Inches of Blood.

MAIDEN UNITED is a project found in 2006 which plays reinterpretations of Iron Maiden songs. Now there is the first release of Maiden United which is an all-acoustic cover version of the classic 1983 album ‘Piece of Mind’.

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Wacken Open Air Metal Festival, GermanyGERMAN BLACK METAL FROM NEGATOR IS BACK AT W.O.A!

After an absence of five years the German black metal band NEGATOR is back more louder. With “Panzer Metal” they´d released their third studio album. This one arose out of intransigent and brute black metal and a must have for every black metal fan.

The NEGATOR is back – the armor rolls…in Wacken 2011!

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Wacken Open Air Metal Festival, GermanyBATTLE BEAST ADDED TO W.O.A LINE UP

This finish band with front woman Nitte as vocalist was the winner of Metal Battle 2010. This year they will play again and blow their power metal demolition bomb up in your face!

Fans of bands like Accept or Airbourne will be served perfectly! The release date for the first single “Show Me How To Die” is January 17th 2011. The complete debut album will follow in April.

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Wacken Open Air Metal Festival, GermanyLAST DOOR OPENED ON THE W.O.A XMAS CALENDAR

Behind it there are no one less than KREATOR and AS I LAY DYING!


Kreator
– Germany’s Thrash-Metal legends! Scarcly any other band had as much influence on the thrash metal scene in germany and in many other parts of the world. In 2011 they will return to show you once again why they are known as the spear head of thrash metal!

As I Lay Dying – Founded in San Diego, California this metal core band managed it to acquire a huge fan base within the last years! After they rocked Wacken in 2008 they will return to overcome that show in 2011!

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Wacken Open Air Metal Festival, GermanyEXODUS, HELLSAW AND VOLCANO ADDED TO THE W.O.A LINE UP

Exodus – The Shovel headed Kill Machine is back! The bay area thrashers will lay Wacken in Ashes again!

Hellsaw – Here is a delicacy for all black metal fans! With a whole bunch of dark riffs and their current album “Cold” in the backpack the guys will unleash a new ice age at Wacken!

Volcano – The guys from Berlin were already listed as newcomer of the year and will play their unique mixture of goth, metal and rock for the first time at Wacken! Fans of bands like Type O Negative or Danzig are definitively at the right

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Wacken Open Air Metal Festival, Germany3 More bands announced for WOA

Morgoth – Germanys Death Metal legend is back to celebrate their Reunion with you! In 2011 they will play a best of program with songs of records like “Cursed”, “The Eternal Fall”, or “Resurrection Absurd”. A must see for every death metal fan!

Tauthr – Black metal at it´s best! The band consisting of members from Endstille will blow out your ears in 2011 for the first at Wacken!

Sirenia – The band of Ex-Tristania member Morten will fire you up with their mixture of Symphonic- , Gothic- and Death Metal! The Norwegians will impress with unique duets of clean female vocals and deep death growls. !

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Wacken Open Air Metal Festival, GermanyWACKEN OPEN AIR ANNOUNCE 2 MORE BANDS

PROPHECY 23 – Sometimes fast, sometimes groovy. Action-loaded with humor. That´s how Prophecy 23 describe themselves.

SMACK BALLZ – It definitely needs “Ballz” to play Rockmusic with exotic instruments like cajon and accordion.  SMACK BALLZ play fancy interpretations of rock classics added with some own stuff – sounds fresh, new and different – but still Rock´n Roll!

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Wacken Open Air Metal Festival, GermanyTHREE MORE BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR W.O.A

The legend that is MOTORHEAD will rock the stage at next year’s festival!
Besides new songs of the album “THE WÖRLD IS YOURS” you can look forward to all classics from the past years. Definitely Motörhead will celebrate a fantastic rock n roll party with you!!

The Italian metal band RHAPSODY OF FIRE is definitely one of the most influential acts of the 90’s. With their mixture of melodic metal and elements of classical music influenced by the cinema soundtracks, the Italians created a complete new genre: The Symphonic Metal. See them live at W:O:A.

TOKYO BLADE is back! Once being one of the leading bands of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, Tokyo Blade will be reviving the glory of yesteryears at W:O:A.

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Wacken Open Air Metal Festival, GermanyMore bands added for W.O.A 2011 – Airborne, Apocalyptica, Avantasia, Blind Guardian, Suicidal Tendencies, Mayhem

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