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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 Judas Priest – Judas Priest have just released their 17th studio album in July, which proofs that the band isn’t outdated at all.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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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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Wacken 2014 Day 1 – Thursday Review

Day one at Wacken reviews include Hammerfall, Steel Panther and Accept. Hammerfall by Iris: Of the four bands I would end up watching, Gothenburg, Sweden’s Hammerfall were up first. The five-piece band ‘opened’ the second stage in the late afternoon, with flash pot pyro set to “Child of the Damned”, …

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Wacken 2014 Day 2 – Friday Review

Friday Day Two at Wacken reviews include Skid Row, Santiano, Children Of Bodom, Apocalyptica, Saor Patrol, Rabbit At War, Motorhead, Carcass and Slayer. Skid Row by Sheila: Skid Row kick-start their early performance on the True Metal stage with ‘Let’s Go’ then ‘Big Guns’. Even though it’s just after midday …

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Wacken 2014 Day 3 – Saturday Review

Saturday Day Three at Wacken reviews include – Demonic Resurrection, Arthemis, Devin Townsend Project, Amon Amarth, Megadeth, Avantasia and Kreator. Demonic Resurrection by Sheila: Indian Death Metallers Demonic Resurrection’s intro tape filled the Bullhead Circus tent before they strode onto the stage and launched into ‘The Demon King’, the title …

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Demonic Resurrection interview with Demonstealer – Wacken 2014

I had the pleasure of chat with vocal/guitarist Demonstealer  from Demonic Resurrection at this year’s Wacken after they played their superb set on W.E.T Stage. We discuss what they’ve been up to since I last spoke to them at Les-Fest(now being renamed Wildfire Fest), their set at Sonisphere also how …

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Prong interview with Tommy Victor – Wacken 2014

I had the pleasure of chatting with Tommy Victor from Prong after their set at this year’s Wacken. We discuss the band, their set, their latest album ‘Ruining Lives’, festivals, Bloodstock, touring, vinyl, books, tea and lots more! Links: www.prongmusic.com https://www.facebook.com/prongmusic      

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Heaven Shall Burn interview with Maik Weichert – Wacken 2014

I spoke to Maik Weichert guitarist from Heaven Shall Burn at this year’s Wacken. We discuss the band, their up coming set at Wacken, circle pits, festivals, touring, music scene, writing music, life on the road and much more. Links: https://www.facebook.com/officialheavenshallburn/ http://www.heavenshallburn.com/ http://instagram.com/heavenshallburnofficial http://www.youtube.com/heavenshallburntv http://twitter.com/officialhsb        

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Hammerfall interview with Oscar Dronjak – Wacken 2014

I had the pleasure of chatting with Oscar Dronjak  guitarist from Hammerfall at this year’s Wacken. We discuss the band, Wacken set, their new album ‘(r)Evolution’, touring, forth coming plans and much more. Links: www.hammerfall.net www.facebook.com/hammerfall www.twitter.com/hammerfall www.youtube.com/hammerfall4real  

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Russkaja interview – Wacken 2014

I spoke to Russkaja after they had finished their set at this year’s Wacken. In this slightly random but amusing interview we did behind the Press tent by the waste pipes, who says this job is classy! We discuss the band, their set, ‘Energia’ video, their plans, touring, new material …

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Mutank interview with Lee and Stephen – Wacken 2014

I had the pleasure of chatting with Lee and Stephen  from Mutank at this year’s Wacken. Get comfy, sit back and enjoy this indepth chat with these guys. In this nearly 40 minute long interview we discuss everything and anything MUTANK! How the  band started out, what they have been …

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Kreator interview with Sami Yli-Sirniö – Wacken 2014

I had the honour of chatting with Sami Yli-Sirniö, guitarist from Kreator at the year’s Wacken. We discuss their set at Wacken, touring, new material, their forthcoming shows across US, Europe & the UK, plans for the future and more! Links: www.kreator-terrorzone.de www.facebook.com/KreatorOfficial www.nuclearblast.de/kreator    

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Arch Enemy interview with Alissa & Michael – Wacken 2014

I spoke to Arch Enemy’s  Vocalist Alissa White-Gluz and Lead Guitarist Michael Amott at this year’s Wacken. We discuss how the band are doing now Alissa has settled in, their Wacken set, touring and their forthcoming tour with Kreator in the US & Europe, food and much more! Links: http://www.archenemy.net …

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Wacken SOLD OUT for the 10th time in a row!

Wacken 2015 sold out in just 12 hours! Wacken – For the 10th time in a row Wacken is sold out! The deconstruction of the W:O:A festival site has just begun and the last Metalheads have left the Holy Ground less than 24 hours ago. Never had we expected that …

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Roadwolf – Pre Fest Interview Wacken 2014

Roadwolf are the Austrian winners of this years Wacken Metal Battle. They play at Wacken along with all the other Metal Battle winners from all over the world to compete for the Over All Metal Battle Champion! Can you give the readers a quick introduction to the band. We are …

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Juodvarnis – Pre Fest Interview Wacken 2014

Juodvarnis are the Lithuanian winners of this years Wacken Metal Battle. They play at Wacken along with all the other Metal Battle winners from all over the world to compete for the Over All Metal Battle Champion! Can you give the readers a quick introduction to the band. Juodvarnis (Black …

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Battalion – Pre Fest Interview Wacken 2014

Battalion are the Swiss winners of this years Wacken Metal Battle. They play at Wacken along with all the other Metal Battle winners from all over the world to compete for the Over All Metal Battle Champion! Can you give the readers a quick introduction to the band. Battalion was …

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Huldre – Pre Fest Interview Wacken 2014

Huldre are the Danish winners of this years Wacken Metal Battle. They play at Wacken along with all the other Metal Battle winners from all over the world to compete for the Over All Metal Battle Champion! Can you give the readers a quick introduction to the band. Laura: Huldre …

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