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Wacken Open Air 2014 flyerEvent: Wacken Open Air 2013
Date: 31.07.-02.08.2014
Place: Wacken, Germany

Wacken Open Air or (W:O:A) is literally the biggest annual open air metal festival in Germany and may be even in the world. It takes place in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, Northern Germany, always on the first August week-end. The audience is usually huge (in 2011 it was attended by 80.000 fans – more than at Rock am Ring!), exactly as the style range: black metal, death metal, power metal, thrash metal, gothic metal, nu metal, folk metal and even metalcore and hard rock.

W:O:A was born in 1990 as a small 2-day event for just a few local German bands (SKYLINE, 5TH AVENUE, MOTOSLUG, SACRET SEASON, AXE ‘N SEX and WIZZARD), but by 1998 it had become the major festival on the European metal calendar and has included over 70 bands from all over Europe, North America and Australia. W:O:A is usually held at the beginning of August and lasts three days, during which the festival-goers camp on several large camping grounds surrounding the actual festival area. The bands perform on four separate stages over the course of the event… Read more »


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