Wacken Open Air

Top 15 Must Dos at Wacken Open Air

Fuck Disneyland, they no longer deserve the title of 'Happiest Place on Earth'

Once you’ve got your Dettol, wet-wipes and sun block sorted, five days at Wacken Open Air is pretty much smooth sailing.

Wacken Celebrate 25 Years: Part Two - "our dressing room was right near a truck that was pumping raw sewage out of the toilets"

"I just kept my head down and played my guitar, I did my part"

Wacken is fast approaching; there's  a mere 35 days to go to liftoff - however in the minds of the lucky few (100,000 odd) it is 35 days too long.

Wacken Celebrate 25 Years!!

Metal As Fuck takes you down the rabbit hole with some of our favourite bands and their time at Wacken Open Air!

Many heavy metal festivals have come and gone and many are still yet to rise yet there is one festival that extends beyond; one festival that by sheer mention of its name has metal enthusiasts the

Wacken Open Air: Only 22 Days to Go!

W-O-A hits the ground running on July 29th!

Twenty three years after first opening it's gates to the metal masses, Wacken Open Air is back and open for business.

M.O.A (Metal Open Air - Brazil) – A Complete Fiasco

One of the greatest fiascos in the history of WORLDWIDE METAL!

For years now, there’s been gossip that an official Brazilian version of the world-famed festival Wacken Open Air would occur in the country.

Wacken 2012 Already 50% Sold Out!

First bunch of bands revealed, overseas WOA afficionados encouraged to get in quick!

Wacken Open Air organisers have revealed that  50% of the Tickets for next years edition of the festival have already been sold, and especially want to inform overseas visitor

Blitzkrieg 2010: Wacken Open Air, Party.San, and Summer Breeze

Faster, harder, louder... just how much metal is too much?

In 2008, Metalbeast and I made the long pilgrimage from Perth, which often feels like the most remote corner of the earth, to Germany for Wacken Open Air.

20 Years of Wacken Open Air: Part One - the First Five Years (1990-1994)

2009 sees the Wacken Open Air metal festival celebrate its 20th year. This article is the first in a series of four features that trace W:O:A's history and significance as the Mecca of metal festivals.