The biggest metal party of the year was still raging, but festival producers just couldn’t wait to offer a glimpse of Wacken Open Air 2019. The festival takes place over four days in the village of Wacken, Germany, and is currently considered the biggest heavy-metal festival in the world. That’s right. THE WORLD. And next year, they will be celebrating their 30th anniversary.
Without further ado, the first 11 bands of Wacken 2019 announced are: Sabaton, Parkway Drive, Demons & Wizards, Powerwolf, Airbourne, Rose Tattoo, Within Temptation, Meshuggah, Krokus, Dark Funeral and Avatar.
Of course, there are many, many more bands to be confirmed. Tickets will go on sale on August 6th at midnight, but don’t expect them to last long – Wacken has sold out for 15 consecutive years.