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Wacken Open Air
Wacken Open Air
Wacken Open Air
Algemene informatie
Datum eind juli, begin augustus
Locatie Wacken, Vlag van de Duitse deelstaat Sleeswijk-Holstein Sleeswijk-Holstein, Vlag van Duitsland Duitsland
Genre(s) Metal
Geschiedenis
Oprichter Holger Hübner
Thomas Jensen
Eerste editie 1990
Portaal  Portaalicoon   Muziek

Wacken Open Air (W:O:A) is het grootste metalfestival van Europa, jaarlijks sinds 1990. Het vindt plaats in het kleine dorpje Wacken in Sleeswijk-Holstein, Noord-Duitsland. Dit spectaculaire gebeuren trekt elk jaar veel bezoekers uit Europa en zelfs daarbuiten: ruim 45.000 bezoekers in 2004 tot ruim 82.000 bezoekers in 2010, waarbij het festival ook zes maanden van tevoren was uitverkocht. Meestal wordt het in begin augustus gehouden en duurt het drie dagen waarbij de vele bezoekers rondom het festivalterrein kamperen. Tegenwoordig bevat de lineup minimaal 60 bands op verschillende podia.

De meest voorkomende stijlen zijn powermetal, deathmetal, thrashmetal, black metal, folkmetal en gothic metal.

Line-ups tot 2008[bewerken]

  1. 24 augustus - 25 augustus 1990: 5th Avenue, Axe'n Sex, Motoslug, Sacret Season, Skyline, Wizzard
  2. 21 augustus - 22 augustus 1991: Bon Scott (HH), Gypsy Kyss, Kilgore, Life Artist, Ruby Red, Shanghai'd Guts, Skyline
  3. 22 augustus - 23 augustus 1992: 5th Avenue, Asmodis, Axe'n Sex, Bad Sister, Bai Bang, Blind Guardian, De La Cruz, Doc Eisenhauer, Dr. Hörp, Eddie E., Highlander, Ides of March, Incubator, Jolly Hangman, Mama's Boys, Morbid Mind, Motoslug, Pagan Spell, Paradise, Play'n'Bleed, Saitensprünge, Saxon, Störspatzen of Des, STS 8 Mission, The Waltons, Vivian
  4. 20 augustus - 22 augustus 1993: 5th Avenue, Abi Wallenstein, Ax'nSex, Blue Velvet, Bon Scott (HH), Buddy Lackey (Sänger v. Pychotic Waltz), Chalice, Doro, Fast Lover, Fates Warning, Gary Hughes, Gorefest, Häwi Mädels, Heavenward, Highlander, Holocaust, Jacks Hammer, Jingo de Lunch, Michael Dickes, Noisy Act of Protest, Plan B, Railway, RAX, Riverdogs, Samael, Sahara, Skew Siskin, Torment, Toy, Trespass, Vivian, Warpath
  5. 19 augustus - 20 augustus 1994: Ace Öf Spades, Atrocity, Chemical Breath, Deceased, Decision D, Dixi Gunworks, Easy Livin' (Uriah Heep met Markus Grosskopf van Helloween), Gamma Ray, Hannes Bauer & Orchester, Gnadenlos, Ken Templin, Many Acts Of Maniacs, Moray, Pagandom, Paul Di'anno's Killers, Prollhead, Rausch, Riff Raff, Riverdogs, Roan, Saintcatee, Skyclad, Stoney Rudolph & The Happy Mc Cardies, Suiciety, Tears for Beers, The Tea Party, The Waltons, Torment, U.K. Subs
  6. 19 augustus - 20 augustus 1995: 5th Avenue, Amentia, Angra, Bad Sister, Chalice, Creep, D:A:D, Dark At Down, Das Auge Gottes, Depressive Age, Dixie Gunworks, Ghosts of Dawn, Graue Zellen, Hate Squad, Laberinto, More About Dogs, Morgoth, Paragon, Phantoms of Future, Pothead, Power of Expression, Pretty Maids, Prime, Rape, Revelation, Schweisser, Solitude Aeturnus, Temple of the Absurd, Tiamat, Trauma, Trieb, Vanden Plas, Vocation
  7. 9 augustus - 10 augustus 1996: Asylum, Atrocity, Bad Sister, Big Nothing, Böhse Onkelz, Crematory, Desert Storm, Dice, Dimple Minds, Dritte Wahl, Gorefest, Gorn, Grave Digger, Grind Machine, Kingdom Come, Kreator, Manos, Oomph!, Pyogensis, Ramones Mania, Randalica, Ricochet, Schweisser, Secret Discovery, Sieges Even, Temple of the Absurd, Theatre of Tragedy, The Exploited, The Gathering, Tom Angelripper, Vicki Vomit, Whils
  8. 8 augustus - 9 augustus 1997: Aion, Alastis, Amorphis, Birth Control, Dimmu Borgir, Dismember, Dissection, Don Bosco, Entrust, Fox Force Five, Gainsay, Grave Digger, Grinning Sinner, Hammerfall, Hassmütz, In Flames, Iron Savior, Late September Dogs, Lake Of Tears, Love Gun, Motörhead, Mummlox, Overkill, Paunch, Rage & Lingua Mortis Orchester, Raven, Rock Bitch, Samael, Saviour Machine, Scanner, Sceptic Acceptance Sinner, Sodom, Steiger, Subway To Sally, Tank, Theatre of Tragedy, The Automanic, Therion, Tom Angelripper, Torment, Totenmond, U.D.O., Umbra et Imago, Undish, Virgin Steele, Waltari, Zed Yago
  9. 7 augustus - 8 augustus 1998: Am I Blood, Angel Dust, Anvil, Arch Enemy, Atrocity, Benediction, Blind Guardian, Blind Passenger, Blitzkrieg, Bonfire, Borknagar, Children of Bodom, Covenant, Crack Up, Cradle of Filth, Crematory, Darkseed, Dew-Scented, Disbelief, Doro, Dritte Wahl, Edguy, Gamma Ray, Goddes Of Desire, Gorgoroth, Hades Almighty, Haggard, Heavenwood, Hollow, Holy Mother, Hypocrisy, Iced Earth, Iron Savior, In Extremo, J.B.O., Krabathor, Kreator, Lacuna Coil, Manos, Nevermore, Night In Gales, Nocturnal Rites, Old Man's Child, Pegazus, Postmortem, Primal Fear, Raise Hell, Rough Silk, Ryker's, Sacred Steel, Sadist, Savatage, Sentenced, Skyclad, Soulburn, Sons Of Damnation, Stahlhammer, Stigmata IV, Stratovarius, Sundown, Sweet Noise, Sweet Savage, Tom Angelripper, Tankard, Temple Of The Absurd, Devin Townsend, Unrest, Vader, Virgin Steele, Voivod, Warrior
  10. 6 augustus - 7 augustus 1999: Amon Amarth, Angra, Agent Steel, Atrocity, Axel Rudi Pell, Axxis, Blind Passengers, Bewitched, Brainstorm, Cannibal Corpse, Crematory, Cult, Death SS, Destiny's End, Dimmu Borgir, Destruction, Eisregen, Eläkeläiset, Enslaved, Edguy, Europe, Fates Warning, God Dethroned, Graveworm, Hammerfall, Immortal, In Aeternum, In Extremo, Jaguar, Jag Panzer, Killers, Leatherwolf, Labyrinth, Lefay, Marduk, Marshall Law, Mayhem, Memory Garden, Metal Church, Metalium, Mercyful Fate, Mindfeed, Mystic Circle, Napalm Death, Nevermore, Paradox (band), Paragon, Pariah, Powergod, Pretty Maids, Primal Fear, Rage, Razor, Reverend Jürgen & Igor, Richthofen, Roland Grapow & Band, Saxon, Sinner, Six Feet Under, Solitude Aeturnus, Spock's Beard, Steel Prophet, Subway to Sally, The Crown, Temple of the Absurd, Therion, Treshold, Torment, Totenmond, Tristania, Tygers of Pan Tang, The Gathering, The Sygnet, Tom Angelripper, U.D.O., Uli Jon Roth, Umbra et Imago, Warrant, Wardog, Warhammer, Witchery, Whiplash
  11. 4 augustus - 5 augustus 2000: Agathodaimon, Ancient, Angel Witch, Annihilator, Artillery, Black Sweden, Black Label Society, Blaze Bayley, Breaker, Chantal Chevalier, Dark At Dawn, Dark Age, Dark Funeral, Dee Snider, Demon, Doro, Deranged, Desperados, Engine, Entombed, Freedom Call, Gamma Ray, Gaskin, Grim Reaper, Hades, Heir Apparent, Hypocrisy, Iced Earth, Immolation, Jacob`s Dream, Knorkator, Labyrinth, Late Nite Romeo, Liege Lord, Lizzy Borden, Lock Up, Marduk, Molly Hatchet, Morbid Angel, Mob Rules, Nightmare, Nightwish, October 31, Overkill, Pain, Pink Cream 69, Praying Mantis, Raise Hell, Rhapsody, Rose Tattoo, Royal Hunt, Samson, Savage, Sentenced, Six Feet Under, Skew Siskin, Solstice, Spiritual Beggars, Squealer, Steel Attack, Stratovarius, Testament, Tom Angelripper, Twisted Tower Dire, Umbra et Imago, Vader, Vanishing Point, Venom, Zakk Wylde
  12. 3 augustus - 4 augustus 2001: 16 Hell Ventiler, Annihilator, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, Arch Enemy, Artch, Behemoth, Bionix, Blackshine, Brainstorm, Cage, Carnal Forge, Chinchilla, Circle Of Grief, Crematory, Cryptopsy, Crystal Shark, Culprit, Dark Tranquillity, Death SS, Deceased, Desaster, Dimmu Borgir, Exciter, Exhumed, Exumer, Finntroll, Grave Digger, Hammerfall, Helloween, Holy Moses, In Flames, Jag Panzer, Kamelot, Kju, Knight Errant, Krisiun, Lacuna Coil, Lost Horizon, Metalium, Mortician, Motörhead, Mägo de Oz, Naglfar, Napalm Death, Nasum, Nevermore, Night in Gales, Nightfall, Nightwish, Nostradameus, Opeth, Overkill, Paragon, Paul Dianno & Killers, Primal Fear, Rage, Rawhead Rexx, Sacraphyx, Saxon, Silent Force, Sins Of Thy Beloved, Smoke Blow, Sodom, Soilwork, Sonata Arctica, Soul Doctor, Stigma IV, Subway to Sally, Tad Morose, Tankard, Deströyer 666, The Haunted, Impotent Sea Snakes, The Traceelords, Therion mit Chor, Trail Of Tears, Vintersorg, Warhammer, WASP
  13. 1 augustus - 3 augustus 2002: Alabama Thunderpussy, Amon Amarth, Angel Dust, Angra, Avalanch, Blaze, Blind Guardian, Blitzkrieg, Borknagar, Bruce Dickinson, Candlemass (Reunion), Cannibal Corpse, Children of Bodom, Criminal, Debris Inc. (Members Of Trouble), Destruction, Dimple Minds, Domine, Dornenreich, Doro, Dream Evil, Dying Fetus, Edguy, Eisregen, Evergrey, Exodus, Falconer, Fleshcrawl, Green Carnation, Haggard, Heathen,Heathen (Reunion), Heavenly, Hollenthon, Hypocrisy, Immortal, In Extremo, Iron Savior, J.B.O., Justice, Kalmah, Kotipelto, Kreator, Lock Up, Macabre, Metalucifer, Mezarkabul, Mob Rules, Mörk Gryning, My Dying Bride, Necrophobic, Nightmare, Nocturnal Rites, Nuclear Assault (Reunion), Onkel Tom, Pretty Maids, Primordial, Pungent Stench, Raven, Rebellion, Red Aim, Rose Tattoo, Rottweiler, Sabbat, Savatage, Shakra, Sinergy, Stormwarrior, Stormwitch, Suidakra, Thunderstone, Torfrock, U.D.O., Unleashed, Vanden Plas, Vicious Rumors, Vision Divine, Vomitory, Warlord (Reunion), Wizard, Wolf
  14. 31 juli - 2 augustus 2003: Ancient Rites, Annihilator, Assassin, Bai Bang, Callenish Circle, Carpathian Forest, Circle II Circle, Dark Age, Dark Angel, Dark Funeral, Darkane, Dew-Scented, Diamond Head, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, Dismember, Eidolon, Evidence One, Extreme Noise Terror, Freedom Call, Gamma Ray, Graveworm, Heavenshallburn, Human Fortress, In Flames, Kataklysm, Lordi, Lotto King Karl, Malevolent Creation, Masterplan, Metalium, Nile, Obscenity, Onkel Tom, Oratory, Primal Fear, Psychopunch, Rage, Raise Hell, Raunchy, Rotting Christ, Running Wild, Sentenced, Seventh One, Sinister, Sinner, Slayer, Soilwork, Sonata Arctica, Stratovarius, Subway To Sally, Symphorce, Testament, The Almighty Punchdrunk, The Crown, Thyrfing, Twisted Sister, Twisted Tower Dire, V8 Wankers, Vader, Victims Of Madness, Victory
  15. 5 augustus - 7 augustus 2004: After Forever, Amon Amarth, Anthrax, Arch Enemy, Artefact, Astral Doors, Bal-Sagoth, Brainstorm, Böhse Onkelz, Cannibal Corpse, Cathedral, Children of Bodom, Death Angel, Destruction, Dio, Dionysus, Disbelief, Doro Pesch & Warlock (1986's line up), Dr. Rock, Ektomorf, Eläkeläiset, Engine of Pain, Everfest, Feinstein, Grave Digger, Griffin, Gun Barrel, Gutbucket, Helloween, Hobbs Angel of Death, Hypocrisy, J.B.O., Knorkator, Kotipelto, Mambo Kurt, Mayhem, Methedras, Misery Index, Mnemic, Motörhead, Mystic Prophecy, Nevermore, Nocturno Culto, Onkel Tom, Orphanage, Paragon, Quireboys, Raunchy, Reckless Tide, Satan, Satyricon, Saxon, Schandmaul, Sufferage, Supersoma, The Rods, Thora, Thunderstone, Unleashed, Vanguard, Voodoma, Wackener Feuerwehrkapelle, Weinhold, Zodiac Mindwarp
  16. 4 augustus - 6 augustus 2005: Accept, Apocalyptica, Axel Rudi Pell, Bloodbath, Candlemass, Cataract, Contradiction, Corvus Corax, Count Raven, Dissection, Doomfoxx, DragonForce, Edguy, Eisregen, EmKay, Endhammer, Endstille, Ensiferum, Equilibrium, Finntroll, Goddess Of Desire, Gorefest, Hammerfall, Hard Time, Hatesphere, Holy Moses, Illdisposed, Kreator, Machine Head, Machine Men, Mambo Kurt, Marduk, Markey Ramone, Mercenary, Metal Church, Metalium, Mob Rules, Morgana Lefay, Mucc, Naglfar, Nightwish, Noise Forest, Obituary, Oomph!, Overkill, Panic Cell, Potentia Animi, Primordial, Reckless Tide, Regicide, Saeko, Samael, Sentenced, Sonata Arctica, Stratovarius, Suffocation, Suidakra, Teräsbetoni, Torfrock, Tristania, Turisas, Vanguard, W:O:A Firefighters, Within Temptation, Zyklon
  17. 3 augustus - 5 augustus 2006: Aborted, Amon Amarth, Atheist, Battlelore, Bloodthorn, Born from Pain, Celtic Frost, Children of Bodom, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, D'espairs Ray, The Dogma, Ektomorf, Emperor, End of Green, Finntroll, Gamma Ray, In Extremo, Korpiklaani, Krieger, Lake of Tears, Mambo Kurt, Metal Inquisitor, Michael Schenker Group, Ministry, Motörhead, Mystic Circle, Nevermore, Opeth, Orphaned Land, Primal Fear, Scorpions, Six Feet Under, Soilwork, Subway to Sally, Uli Jon Roth, Victory, WE, Wintersun
  18. 2 augustus - 4 augustus 2007: 1349, All That Remains, Amorphis, Die Apokalyptischen Reiter, Belphegor, Benedictum, The Black Dahlia Murder, Black Majesty, Blind Guardian, Bullet For My Valentine, Cannibal Corpse, ChthoniC, Communic, Destruction, Dimmu Borgir, Dir en grey, Disillusion, Enslaved, Falconer, Grave Digger, Haggard, Heaven Shall Burn, Iced Earth, Immortal, In Flames, J.B.O., Kampfar, Lacuna Coil, Letzte Instanz, Lordi, Mendeed, Moonsorrow, Moonspell, Municipal Waste, Napalm Death, Narziss, Neaera, Norther, Rage, Sacred Reich, Samael, Saxon, Schandmaul, Sodom, Sonic Syndicate, Stormwarrior, Stratovarius, Swallow the Sun, Therion, Týr, Unheilig, Vader, The Vision Bleak, Volbeat (Update: 2007-03-22)
  19. 31 juli - 2 augustus 2008: 3 Inches of Blood, Airbourne, Alestorm, As I Lay Dying, At the Gates, Autumn, Avenged Sevenfold, Avantasia, Axxis, Before The Dawn, Carcass, Children of Bodom, Concept Insomnia, Corvus Corax, Crematory, Cynic, Destructor, Dream Of An Opium Eater, Enemy Of The Sun, Ensiferum, Evocation, Excrementory Grindfuckers, Exodus, Girlschool, Girugamesh, The Rotted, Gorgoroth, Grave, Hatebreed, Headhunter, Holy Moses, Iron Maiden, Job for a Cowboy, Kamelot, Killswitch Engage, Kreator, Krypteria, Lauren Harris, Leaves Eyes, Lord Belial, Lordi, Machine Men, Massacre, Mercenary, Metakilla, Mortal Sin, Mustasch, Nashville Pussy, Negura Bunget, Nifelheim, Nightwish, Obituary, Opeth, Powerwolf, Primordial, Psycho Punch, Sabaton, Saltatio Mortis, Soilwork, Sonata Arctica, Stam1na, Stone Gods, Sturm und Drang, Sweet Savage, The Bones, The Haunted, Torture Squad, Unearth, Van Canto, Watain

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