Wacken Open Air marks a major debut for Romanian heavy metal band Hteththemeth. It's the first time they've appeared on the big stage. How did the six musicians get psyched up to take part in the Wacken Metal Battle?
Lao Kreegan and Jamm Klirk set up Hteththemeth in 1999 in their home town Brașov in central Romania. But after their debut album, a long time passed before they cut their second, the self-produced "Best Worse Case Scenario" in April, 2016. Now, they've made it through the national finals to represent Romania at the Wacken Metal Battle.