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Wacken 2nd to 4th August 2012

The biggest Metal Festival of the world!

Wacken Open Air (W:O:A) takes place annually in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. With 70,000 festival visitors, it attracts all kinds of metal music fans, such as fans of black metal, death metal, power metal, thrash metal, gothic metal and also folk metal, from around the world.

The festival was first held in 1990 as a small event for local German bands. By 1998 the event had become the major festival on the European metal calendar and one of the most important in the world and included over 70 bands from all over Europe, North America and Australia. W:O:A is held at the beginning of August and lasts three days.

For the seventh time in a row Wacken Open Air is SOLD OUT and never before in such a short time! All 75.000 tickets are sold.

For those who haven’t bought a ticket yet there are two options:

Our official tour operators still have remaining contingents but of course only in combination with the travel.
If you are interested please contact the particular contact person in our bustours worldwide section. Hotel and Ticket – Metal Travel !

Furthermore you have the chance to offer or buy a ticket at our ticket exchange.

 

Current line up – Last updated 26/6/12

  • Agro
  • Amaranthe
  • Amon Amarth
  • Aura Noir
  • Axel Rudi Pell
  • Blaas of Glory
  • Broilers
  • BugGirl
  • Channel Zero
  • Chthonic
  • CircleIICircle – Special Show
  • Coroner
  • Corpse Garden
  • Cradle of Filth
  • Crimes of Passion
  • D-A-D
  • Danko Jones SW
  • Dark Funeral
  • Darkest Hour
  • Dead By April
  • Decapitated
  • Delain
  • Devil´s Note
  • Dimmu Borgir
  • Dio Disciples
  • Djerv
  • Dødheimsgard
  • DRI/Dirty Rotten Imbeciles
  • Ease Of Disgust
  • Electric Hellride
  • Electric Wizard
  • Eisenherz
  • Endstille
  • Eschenbach
  • Exuviated
  • Faanefjell
  • Forbidden
  • Frantic Amber
  • GammaRay
  • Gehenna
  • Ghost Brigade
  • Gone Postal
  • Gothic
  • Graveyard
  • Hamferð
  • Hammercult
  • Hammerfall – Anniversary Show
  • Helmut
  • Henry Rollins – Spoken Word
  • Hone Your Sense
  • In Extremo
  • In Flames
  • Insomnium
  • Inquisitor
  • Kamelot
  • Kylesa
  • Leaves´Eyes – Special Viking Shipshow
  • Leningrad Cowboys
  • Machine Head
  • Manimals
  • Manticora
  • Massacre
  • Megaherz
  • Midnight Priest
  • MindthreaT
  • Ministry
  • Mono Inc.
  • Moonspell – Exclusive Orchestral Acoustic Show in Germany!
  • Napalm Death
  • Nasum
  • Oomph!
  • Opeth
  • OverKill
  • Paradise Lost
  • RavenBlood
  • Red Fang
  • Riotgod
  • Russkaja
  • Rust2Dust
  • Sacred Reich
  • Saturnian – Metal-Battle Winner United Kingdon 2011
  • Sanctuary
  • Saor Patrol
  • Saxon
  • Schandmaul
  • Scorpions – Best of Show and Last Open Air Show in Germany!
  • Sepultura
  • Sick Of It All
  • Six Feet Under
  • Suffocated
  • Suicide Silence
  • Sylosis
  • Testament
  • The Black Dahlia Murder
  • The BossHoss
  • Torfrock
  • U.D.O – Anniversary and birthday Show!
  • Unearth
  • Victims of Madness
  • Vogelfrey
  • Volbeat – Only European Show 2012!
  • Volxrock
  • Warbringer
  • Warpath
  • Warrior Soul
  • Watain
  • We Butter the Bread With Butter
  • Winterfylleth
  • Winterstorm
  • Wölli & Die Band…
  • Yaksa

 

Links

http://www.wacken.com/

http://www.wacken.com/en/woa2012/main-bands/billing-20120/

https://www.facebook.com/WackenOpenAir.official

 

 

About Sheila

Former Editor, Team Co-ordinator as well as PR, news poster, pass requester, Ex-Scottish Team Leader for PM since 2011 \m/ \m/ Also owner of the infamous Garfield L'arpie, who is a official mascot of RACPA UK. Check out RACPA UK (Rock Against Child Pornography and Abuse UK) http://www.racpauk.org/
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