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Wacken Open Air 2020 sold out in 21 hours

Posted by on August 6, 2019

For those who were planning on grabbing tickets for next year’s Wacken Open Air festival, it appears you are too late. All 75,000 tickets for the event sold out in just 21 hours. Unlike other ticket sales, WOA organizers have advised festival-goers from buying tickets from third parties. Next year’s event will take place on […]

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Wacken Open Air to have beer pipeline this year

Posted by on May 26, 2017

Take a look at the above photo. What’s it look like to you? Protesters disrupting the Dakota Access Pipeline? The world’s largest bong? Nope, neither of those guesses are correct, and the real answer is somehow even more impressive than both of them. What you’re looking at is Wacken Open Air Festival workers laying down […]

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Wacken increases security amid terror attacks

Posted by on July 28, 2016

Until last November, one of the last places you’d expect a terror attack to happen would be at a music venue. Last year’s tragic massacre in Paris, where most of the victims were at an Eagles of Death Metal concert. Since then, there have been attacks like the Orlando nightclub massacre, and just last week, a […]

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Footage from official Wacken Open Air stream surfaces on YouTube

Posted by on August 4, 2014

This year’s Wacken Open Air has come to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to. For those who can’t attend, the festival has begun streaming the festival live, and while there is video filmed, there are people uploading it to the YouTube. As you can see from the above video, Devin Townsend […]

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Wacken announces first 15 bands of 2015, including Savatage; fest already sold out

Posted by on August 4, 2014

This past Saturday, the 25th annual Wacken Open Air came to a conclusion after 3 solid days of heavy metal. Following the conclusion came a trailer advertising next year’s festival, how and where to order tickets, and also dropping the names of the first 15 announced for next year. It appears to have worked, as […]

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Trivium Play New Song “Strife” At Wacken

Posted by on August 5, 2013

After a viral marketing campaign in which they teased new material, Trivium finally gave fans a full preview from their upcoming album Vengeance Falls when they played “Brave This Storm” live in Bucharest. The official audio of that is now available, as well as the professional recording of them playing yet another new song this past weekend […]

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Motörhead Cuts Wacken Open Air Set Short Due To Lemmy’s Health Problems

Posted by on August 2, 2013

With Lemmy Kilmister on the mend following his recent health scare, fans were looking forward to Motörhead’s show at the Wacken Open Air festival in Germany today. However, it appears that Lemmy’s condition still may not be at 100%, as the band cut their festival set short. Motörhead reportedly spent less than 30 minutes onstage […]

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Emperor To Reunite At Wacken Open Air 2014

Posted by on August 2, 2013

The Wacken Open Air festival literally just kicked off today. Yet we already know one major addition to next year’s lineup: Emperor. Ihsahn and Samoth took part of a press conference earlier today at the German metal festival to announce that the legendary black metal group would be reuniting at next year’s edition (taking place […]

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Want To Win The New Motörhead Live Album On Vinyl? Of Course You Do.

Posted by on October 19, 2012

Motörhead will be releasing their new live album The Wörld Is Ours – Vol 2 – Anyplace Crazy as Anywhere Else on Tuesday (23), and you could win your own copycourtesy of Metal Insider. The album comes in several formats, including CD/DVD and vinyl, which is what we’ll be giving away. The album features the […]

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Wacken Open Air 2013 Already Sold Out

Posted by on September 24, 2012

Hoping to travel Germany next summer to catch the Wacken Open Air festival? Well unless you already bought a ticket, then you’re out of luck. That’s because the 2013 edition of Wacken Open Air is already sold out. That’s right, all 75,000 tickets have been sold to next summer’s German metal festival. This marks the […]

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