Tag: Germany

Next Year's WACKEN OPEN AIR Is Already Sold Out

All 75,000 tickets to next year’s edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 – August 2, 2014 in Wacken, Germany, were sold in less than 48 hours. Comment the festival organizers: “A dozen bands for the billing have been already announced including several special and exclusive shows as well as high-class …

ALICE COOPER BOOKS SYMPHONIC TOUR FOR 2014

The Rock Meets Classic tour’s mission statement promises “legendary voices of rock meeting a symphonic orchestra and a rock band.” And that’s exactly what they’ll be delivering next year, when Alice Cooper headlines a number of 2014 dates. Not too many details of Cooper’s Rock Meets Classic run have been revealed, but we do know that he’ll …

Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival To Celebrate 25th Anniversary Next Year

KING DIAMOND and ARCH ENEMY are among the first announced acts for the 25th-anniversary edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 – August 2, 2014 in Wacken, Germany. Confirmed acts so far: AMON AMARTH APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY AVANTASIA BEHEMOTH CHILDREN OF BODOM EMPEROR ICED EARTH KING DIAMOND KREATOR PRONG SCHANDMAUL Described as …

MOTÖRHEAD's WACKEN OPEN AIR Performance Cut Short Due To LEMMY's Health

MOTÖRHEAD was forced to end its performance at the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany earlier today (Friday, August 2) after only six songs due to frontman Lemmy Kilmister‘s health. According to people attending the concert, MOTÖRHEAD spent less than half an hour on stage — 45 minutes less than scheduled — including drawn-out pauses between tracks and an unusually early solo …

Reunited EMPEROR To Headline Next Year's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Reunited Norwegian black metallers EMPEROR will headline next year’s edition of Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31-August 2, 2014 in Wacken, Germany. The news was announced earlier today at this year’s Wacken Open Air at a press conference which was attended by EMPEROR members Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) andSamoth (real name: Tomas Haugen). EMPEROR released its swansong, “Prometheus – The Discipline Of Fire And Demise”, in September 2001. …