We’re close to the finish line now, but we will not stop yet! Today we can announce some more exciting acts for the upcoming Wacken Open Air. Do you already have your ticket? No? No problem, get your ticket now at jetzt auf Metaltix.com!
The new bands:
Ready the longboats, Ensiferum are returning to Wacken! The Finnish Epic Folk Metal band is ready for battle again. Their new album Two Paths from 2017 is in their luggage and we can’t wait for their raid! Skindred will return with a new album too! On the 27th of April, the Alternative Metal band will release a new album called Bing Tings. Get ready to rock with them!
Steven Adler will play at Wacken for the very first time. The former Guns n´Roses drummer is reforming his band Adler`s Appetite to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Appetite for Destruction with us.
Another first-timer is 2Cellos. The two Croatian musicians are extremely versatile and use to mix AC/DC and Iron Maiden with Bach and Vivaldi at their shows!
Looking for some Hardcore? Ondt Blod from Norway is here to serve! The band just released it’s second album and it turned out great – check it out! Heavy Rock for outlaws and bikers is what Blessed Hellride is about, and they are known for great concerts!
Dirt-A-Gogo adds some Rockabilly with Hard Rock to the lineup and Plainride will present their Stoner Rock ´n` Roll at Wacken. Need some more punk? No problem! Der Wahnsinn and The Bloodstrings are playing some heavy punk music.
The last band for today got a Chinese name but hails from Frankfurt am Main in Germany: Chuan-Tzu is a fine Neo-Thrash band with some creazy ideas!
W:O:A 2018 – 02.08. – 04.08.
With: Judas Priest, Nightwish, In Flames, Ghost, Helloween – Pumpkins United, Danzig, Running Wild, Behemoth, Dimmu Borgir, Arch Enemy, Children Of Bodom, In Extremo, Hatebreed, Gojira, Steel Panther, Doro, Alestorm, Dirkschneider, Samael, Cannibal Corpse, Ensiferum, Schandmaul, Destruction, Clawfinger, Korpiklaani, Eskimo Callboy, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, Converge, Riot V, Epica, Tremonti, Wintersun, Oomph!, Amorphis, Vince Neil and many more acts.