75,000 metalheads in one German village: That’s Wacken Open Air! 28 bands competing there for ultimate glory: That’s the epic Metal Battle! In 2018, Motanka from Ukraine is just one of the bands that emerged victorious.
The 29th edition of Germany's top open air heavy metal festival is fully sold out. Rain or shine, Wacken gives fans a break from their regular lives and a time-out for some outdoor heavy metal.
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.
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.
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