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Archive / Wacken 2018: A Furnace Of Heavy Metal

2018 saw the first ever Wacken that we can think of which didn't see a single drop of rain. The sun was turned up to eleven the whole weekend.Words: Nikki RohlfingPictures: Wacken.TV,...

Wacken / More names released today for 2021 Festival

With the situation of current COVID-19 restrictions in the UK tightening up and with several European countries still struggling, the news that today Wacken will release more names for the July 2021...

Long Distance Calling / Wacken Video released

Long Distance Calling have released the video of their Wacken World Wide performance of 'Sharing Thoughts', which you can watch below.The band told MetalTalk: "We had a great time shooting our special...

Interview / Thomas Jensen speaks with MetalTalk about Wacken World Wide

Last weekends Wacken World Wide was a global success with over 11 million people watching the event. Metal icons such as Sabaton, Heaven Shall Burn, Kreator, Blind Guardian, In Extremo, Hämatom and...

Iron Maiden Frontman Takes On The Government: Bruce Shooting Clowns Just Hours After World Tour Ends

Bruce Dickinson was back at his day job as Head Of Cardiff Aviation around nine hours after departing Wacken's Main Stage on Thursday night after a triumphant final night of Iron Maiden's...

Iron Maiden Close The Book With Spectacular Wacken Performance

The Book Of Souls World Tour came to an end last night as a global viewing audience of twenty-seven million Iron Maiden fans joined the 85,000 in attendance at Wacken to witness...

No Sleep ‘Til Hamburg: Motörhead’s Bomber Makes Its Final Flight At Wacken

Motörhead's Bomber made its final flight late on Thursday night/early on Friday morning, depending on which time zone you were in. Phil Campbell and Mikkey Dee appeared onstage together to pay tribute...

WACKEN WINTER NIGHTS CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS

A new windstorm threat, Storm Dennis, looms for Europe just days after deadly Storm Ciara triggered widespread travel disruptions from the United Kingdom to Germany. As a result of this forecast, Wacken Winter...

WACKEN XXX BRINGS HEAVY METAL THUNDER

Thirty years Faster Harder Louder! It's hard to believe that this festival started off in the small field behind the main stages where I'm currently sat writing this. It is now a...

EXCLUSIVE: THERION STEAL THE SHOW AT WACKEN: CONTAINS NSFW STEEL PANTHER PHOTOS

A huge overnight downpour turned the Wacken site into a Download-esque mudbath but it wasn't like that for long as the sun rose and ensured the going was firm for Saturday's activities.And...

SCORPIONS: WACKEN FESTIVAL

The Scorpions are on their farewell tour but when this tour actually finishes is open to question as The Scorpions are clearly enjoying themselves and fans from all over the world are...

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