9/26/2010

Meanwhile, at the WOA '10

The Wacken Open Air is one of the most important heavy metal open air festivals in Europe. It happens every for three days during the summer on the small city of Wacken, in northern Germany.

It attracts all kinds of metal music fans, such as fans of black metal, death metal, power metal, thrash metal, gothic metal and folk metal, from around the world.
The festival was first held in 1990 as a small event for local German bands. By 1998 the event had become the major festival on the European metal calendar and has included over 70 bands from all over Europe, North America and Australia. W:O:A is usually held at the beginning of August and lasts three days, during which the festival-goers camp on several large camping grounds surrounding the actual festival area. The 70 or more bands perform across four separate stages over the course of the even







18 comentários:

  1. I'd love to be there. Just hope there aren't any people that get trampled to death!

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  2. someday i'll be there!

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  3. Wow, that's incredible! I can't imagine how intense it would get at the front. What kind of speaker system could they use, and how extensive a network of cabling?

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  4. Although I don't usually care for metal, I do enjoy watching people thrash each other in a mosh pit... that's kinda the draw for me lol

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  5. Germany has some kickass metal bands. All I know is that Blind Guardian is one of my favorite bands right now

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  6. Wish I could be there looks sick.

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  7. Take me to that concert right now plz!

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  8. Definitely something that I need to go to. I'm more in to hardcore, but I'm always down for some good death metal too aha.

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  9. damn looks awesome from the top!

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  10. Germany is always where its at for good music festivals

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