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1 December 2014: Frank Zappa: 'Apostrophe'
22 November 2014: Nazareth: Metropolis Studios, Chiswick, London Plus Exclusive Audio Inerview
22 October 2014: Girlschool: 'The Bronze Years' (4CD Box)
22 October 2014: Rory Gallagher: Irish Tour 74 (40th Anniversary Edition) (7CD + DVD box)
23 September 2014: Zodiac: 'Sonic Child'
1 August 2014: The Allman Brothers Band: '1971 Fillmore East Recordings' (6CD)
10 July 2014: A Higher Demise: 'The Doctor Will See You Now' (EP)
17 April 2014: Nazareth: 'Rock 'n' Roll Telephone'
8 April 2014: Freedom Call: London Barfly
16 March 2014: Toseland: 'Renegade'
26 February 2014: Nazareth: '180 Vinyl Reissues'
5 February 2014: Freedom Call: 'Beyond'
29 January 2014: Def Leppard: 'Slang' (2CD Deluxe Edition)
15 January 2014: Manhattan Coast: 'This One's For You' (EP)
18 November 2013: Rhapsody Of Fire: 'Dark Wings Of Steel' Album Review Plus Audio Interview
18 September 2013: Deep Purple: 'Perfect Strangers' Live
18 September 2013: Human Fortress: 'Raided Land'
18 September 2013: Henry Parker: 'Red Fox' Single
16 September 2013: Manny Charlton: 'Helacious'
16 September 2013: Gary Moore: 'Back On The Streets'
23 July 2013: Michael Monroe: 'Horns And Halos'
4 July 2013: The Allman Brothers: 'Brothers And Sisters'
20 June 2013: Interview With Annihilator



Wacken Winter Nights 2018 takes place between February 23rd and 25th 2018 and the great news is that you can now experience a full-on, top class German Metal Festival easily and affordably.

It only takes an hour to fly to Hamburg from London and we've had longer journeys than that within the capital and they were certainly more expensive than the £33 air ticket that just appeared in our 'flights to Wacken Winter Nights' search.


Wacken Winter Nights is organised by the same team who are responsible for the world's greatest Metal festival, Wacken-Open-Air and the 2018 bill includes Skyclad, Orphaned Land, Elvenking, Finntroll, Grave Digger, Aeverium, Comes Vagantes, Coppelius, Corvus Corax, Die Pressgëng, Elvellon, Heimataerde, Hell-O-Matic, Ignis Fatuu, Ingrimm, Irdorath, Johnny Deathshadow, Krayenzeit, Letzte Instanz, Mr Hurley und die Pulveraffen, Pampatut, Pat Razket, Schandmaul, Sündenrausch, The Aberlour's, The Moon And The Nightspirit, Torfrock, Visions Of Atlantis, Vroudenspil, Wind Rose and more.

Besides this rich billing of superb Metal bands, there is so much more to see in the festival area including the medieval market and also the walking acts and jugglers you will meet at the theme worlds, including Robert Blake, three-time World Cup winner of street magic.

Wacken Winter Nights is something not to be missed and you can check out the amazing ticket and accommodation prices right here.

We just priced up the whole four day trip with hotels, flights, shuttles and festival tickets for less than £300 and we don't think you will get a better value festival than that, anywhere.


MetalTalk recently sat down with Wacken founder and owner Thomas Jensen and that interview will be online next week and it's a fascinating insight into how Wacken originated from nothing to become the world's premiere Heavy Metal event.


Wacken 2018 takes place from 2nd to 4th August 20218 and as with Wacken Winter Nights, if you have never experienced all it has to offer, then you owe it to yourself to remedy that.

Already announced for Wacken 2018 are Judas Priest, Nightwish, Running Wild (exclusive), Arch Enemy, Dirkschneider, Doro (Special Anniversary Show), In Extremo, Sepultura, Amorphis, Amaranthe, Firewind, W.A.R., Belphegor, Mantar, Knorkator, Deserted Fear, Watain, Night Demon, Epica, Knorkator, Belphegor, Firewind, Deserted Fear and many more and we'll have more Wacken 2018 announcements during December.

As well as being the greatest Heavy Metal festival in the world, it is without a doubt the Mecca of Metal and the one thing that every single person who loves our music should have on their bucket list.

For 2018, MetalTalk have joined forces with Wacken-Open-Air to help you get to Wacken easily and inexpensively and you can peruse the ticket and travel options right here.

If you are interested in going to Wacken 2018 and have questions, please fill out the form below and we will contact you with answers to all your enquiries. You are under no obligation whatsoever by filling this form out. We won't add you to any mailing lists or send you loads of spam - all we will do is help you get to Wacken as easily and inexpensively as possible.



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