This quiet village in Germany plays host to the world's largest annual heavy metal music festival.
The 1,800-person village of Wacken in northern Germany will soon be welcoming 80,000 metalheads and 160 bands for three days of headbanging and beer. Here's what's new at this year's festival.
Wacken Open Air attracts over 85,000 metal fans to northern Germany every summer. Two DW reporters settled in there for five days.
The world's biggest heavy metal festival is held in the German village of Wacken. Nearly 80,000 metalheads get together each year to break records in headbanging. Here's a guide to everything you need to know.
All hard-boiled W:O:A fans know that the camping ground usually turns into sludge. Camping there implies reducing your lifestyle to the basic necessities for sheer survival. And that's actually possible.
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