Germany's Wacken Open Air festival which will take place between August 2nd and 4th has already sold out. A message from the organisers reads as follows:
"Amazing! Wacken is sold out for the seventh time in a row! For the seventh time in a row Wacken Open Air is sold out and never before in such a short time! All 75,000 tickets are sold. Thanx for your support, Metalheads! A huge part of the billing is already announced including several special and exclusive shows as well as high-class acts.
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"As every year we have made every effort to provide a terrific billing! And the announcements don't stop. Via our online advent calendar at least one band will be announced every day during December. Together we will turn the 23rd Wacken Open Air into a mega party!"
The currently confirmed bands are as follows:
Axel Rudi Pell
Cradle Of Filth
Henry Rollins (Spoken Word)
Sick Of It All
Six Feet under