In the upcoming festival season, what´s a better appetizer for Wacken Open Air, the Metalheads´ family feast, than the Wacken Road Show? Exactly.
Therefore even despite the nice weather the venue was rather full and the bar area rather busy 15 minutes before the beginning of the event. Spellbound and Noise Forest ... more/mehr
Wacken Open Air 2005
More than 35´000 metal-fans celebrated over 70 bands for 3 days on the first weekend in August and put the 2000-resident-village of Wacken to a state of emergency for the 16th time despite the torrential rain. After a short while the whole festival-site resembled a giant mudhole.
For one whole week the 1900-resident village Wacken was once again controlled by metal fans from all over the world. Even New Zealanders and Canadians went on a pilgrimage to the North of Germany to be part of the 17th Wacken Open Air taking place from August 3rd to 5th and to experience bands like MOTÖRHEAD, CELTIC FROST, FINNTROLL ... more/mehr
Wacken Open Air 2006 Part 2
Day 3 - Saturday, August 5th, 2006
After actually almost no sleep and a lot of partying (this time without Klaus Meine´s whistling in the head) the STALKER camp was tired but in good spirits and after a lot of coffee even ready for the first bands. But before that here´s a little comparison of last year´s ... more/mehr
Wacken Open Air 2007 Part 1
That weekend the little but world famous one-horse town Wacken in Northern Germany had 70.000 people more. The prospects were at first not very inviting because the grass was soaked by the rain, and so the organizers had to ask the festival-goers on their website to arrive only on Thursday so that they still had time to fix it with ... more/mehr