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Running Wild SPECIAL ‘Pieces Of Eight’ Wacken Signing

RUNNING WILD announce special Wacken signing session for Limited Edition Box set ’Pieces Of Eight German pirate metal legends, RUNNING WILD play their only show of the year, headlining the prestigious Wacken Festival in Germany. As a special opportunity for fans, the band will be doing an exclusive signing session …

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Wacken 2017 – 28 years louder than hell

As this year’s Wacken festival approaches it’s time for their annual CD/DVD release featuring some of the best performances from the previous year’s event. These releases are a great souvenir for fans who were there and also are great releases in their own right. The sound is always crystal clear …

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Unisonic – Live in Wacken

It’s a busy summer for Kai Hansen – his “Thank you Wacken” live solo album comes out in late June, and then a month later one of his bands, Unisonic, release their live album, also recorded at Wacken, and of course he’ll be busy preparing for the Helloween Pumkins united …

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Arch Enemy – As the stages burn

It’s almost exactly three years since Angela Gossow stepped down as vocalist of Arch Enemy and announced her replacement, Alissa White-Gluz.  At that point the War Eternal album was already written and recorded with Alissa on vocals.  Since then it’s been a long wait for a second album with her …

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Evil Scarecrow added to the Wacken lineup

Evil Scarecrow have been added to the bill at Wacken Festival for 2017, joining such luminaries as Amon Amarth, Kreator, Trivium, Lacuna Coil, Paradise Lost, Candlemass, Orange Goblin, Europe, Marilyn Manson and many more. Wacken is one of the most renown metal festivals in the world and annually sees a pilgrimage from …

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“Release the Crowd” Book Set For Launch December 2016

Photobook Release date: 9th December 2016 Music festivals are a phenomenon across the globe. In the UK it was estimated that 14 million people were planning to attend festivals in 2015 – with three in ten of these saying they will look to attend more than one. A rough estimate …

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Arch Enemy competition

ARCH ENEMY will play the biggest stage production of their career at next week’s WACKEN OPEN AIR on Saturday, August 6th around midnight, making this the pinnacle of a highly successful album campaign. It all started in March 2014 when the band announced the new singer Alissa White-Gluz and the video …

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Iron Maiden to Stream Last Night of ‘The Book Of Souls’ World Tour

I Iron Maiden stream live performance of the last night of ‘The Book Of Souls’ World Tour – August 4th LIVE ON ARTE CONCERT THE COMPLETE HEADLINER SHOW FROM WACKEN OPEN AIR 2016 Iron Maiden’s The Book of Souls World Tour has been on the road since late February, playing …

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“Live At Wacken 2015 – 26 Years Louder Than Hell”

               LIVE AT WACKEN  2015         26 YEARS LOUDER THAN HELL                         2 DVD / 2 CD             Release:  5. August 2016/ UDR Louder Than Hell and also Rain or Shine, both are W:O:A  slogans and true it is, a great festival that will …

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Sabaton release ‘Heroes On Tour’ live DVD

Swedish troopers Sabaton are to release a new live package, ‘Heroes On Tour’, on 4 March, via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Recorded on their 2015 ‘Heroes’ tour, and including their appearances at Wacken and their own festival in their hometown of Falun, the package comes as two DVDs or Blu-Rays and a CD. …

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Killface – Interview – October 2015

A while ago I met up with four of the five members of Dublin Metal band Killface to discuss their upcoming album. Killface are a force to be reckoned with on the Irish scene, and if you’ve listened to any of their previous releases or have caught the band live, …

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The Answer Announce USA Tour 2015 And Summer Festivals

Following the successful international release of their highly acclaimed new album RAISE A LITTLE HELL, THE ANSWER are pleased to announce their full summer schedule of 23 USA dates that includes 12 USA support shows with WHITESNAKE, 7 headline USA club shows, 4 USA festivals and major European festivals including …

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Festivals 2015, Rock and Metal Festivals Poll?

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With the New Year of Twenty Fifteen on our doorsteps, days are lengthening, nights are growing shorter and festival organisers are trickle feeding the metallian populus with lineup appetisers. It is now time for heavy metallers and rock fans from all over the world to begin the annual hatching of …

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WACKEN 2015 – Weekly X-mas Calendar Round Up – 8th Dec

Wacken X-mas calendar announcements is in full flow. Here is a list of last week’s announcements: The first bands revealed on the 1st were STRATOVARIUS and ANGRA. Tuesday 2nd: Shining – Get ready for some melancholy – Shining from Sweden are on the way to the Wacken Open Air 2015! …

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WACKEN 2015 Xmas Calendar first bands revealed

It’s the 1st December and that means Wacken Xmas Calendar is now online! The first bands revealed are STRATOVARIUS and ANGRA. Rember to check in daily here for new band annoucements and the daily question! Links: http://www.wacken.com https://www.facebook.com/WackenOpenAir.official https://twitter.com/Wacken

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Wacken Metal Battle Canada Announce Submission Details and New Cities For 2015 Battles!

Over the last two years since 2013, Wacken Metal Battle Canada has seen Canada’s top metal bands battle each other for one to rule them all and perform at the world’s largest metal festival Wacken Open Air in Wacken, Germany. Toronto’s Crimson Shadows 2013 winners and Montreal’s Mutank 2014 winners have …

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WACKEN 2015 announce five new bands.

The Hamburg Metal Dayz are running and we just presented five new names for the 26th W:O:A. We think it was worth the wait! Judas Priest – Judas Priest have just released their 17th studio album in July, which proofs that the band isn’t outdated at all. We´re looking forward …

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We The People Of Wacken the photo book which began as a ‘Thank You’ to the fans enters a new lease of life!

What started as a ‘thank you’ from the W:O:A – Open Air promoters to the community become a huge critical success. We The People of Wacken, a photography book shot by award-winning photographer Pep Bonet and edited by renowned music journalist Steffan Chirazi, continues to receive wide-acclaim for capturing the …

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Vreid interview with Steingrim – August 2014

Steingrim the drummer from Vreid takes the time out to fill in this email intervew about their Sognametal sets at Hellfest & Wacken, their up coming tour and more :) How did you come up with the Sognametal idea? Well, the idea actually was born in the lounge of the tourbus …

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Collibus interview at Bloodstock 2014

I spoke to Gemma & Steve from Collibus the day before they play at this year’s Bloodstock. We discuss their upcoming set, the band, their apperance at Wacken the weekend before,  festivals, music scene, what their plans are for the future, about Gemma interviewing Cristina Scabbia fron Lacuna Coil and a …

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