Mixed band package for the side-stages and enlarged Running Order
Today’s band package fills some gaps at our side-stages at the Bullhead City Circus, the Wackinger Village and the beer garden. And also the church of Wacken will open again for a very special concert!
In addition, the Running Order was enlarged, the stages inside the Bullhead City Circus were added. You can find the Running Order here.
The British heavy metal band Hell can’t be categorized easily. The band which was found 1982 is often described as ahead of time. The music combines elements from genres like thrash, power, speed, doom and power metal, but most time they are mentioned as an NWoBHM band.
After some demos and one EP, the band split up due to the death of singer Dave Halliday. In 2008, the band reunited and in 2011, they finally released their first real studio album.
From power to heavy and thrash: Arthemis have changed their musical style, but they haven’t lost anything of their energy! They will rock the W:O:A for the first time this year.
The German thrash/NDH band Hämatom is going to hit Wacken for the second time. Since their first show at Wacken, they have released a lot of new material – get ready for a wild show with fresh sounds.
John Diva & The Rockets Of Love
Hair metal at its best! Band founder John Diva worked as a coach, manager and songwriter for legends like KISS, Van Halen, Guns N` Roses or Aerosmith. He was also involved at the songwriting of great songs like Poison, Here I Go Again or You Give Love A Bad Name – songs which he is going to play with his own band at Wacken 2014!
The all new power metal band Starchild is going to hit Wacken with their first album!
Victims of Madness
Our community band Victims of Madness is going to rock Wacken again! A lot of fun is guaranteed, when the band celebrates classic metal hits with a continual changing lineup of musicians.
The band from Hamburg is a project of some Gamma Ray and Dark Age members and combines metal and classical music. Their debut album Destined Ways will be released on the 11th of July.
The a-capella quartet FORK from Finland comes to Wacken. The band is well known for their unconventional shows, their own compositions and also their cover versions.
Another band from the first Wacken Open Air returns to the holy ground!
Eric Fish & Friends
The church of Wacken will again open its gates for a special concert! Subway to Sally singer Eric Fish is going to perform a special acoustic set with some friends.
The stage in our Bavarian beer garden gets two all new acts: Asrock (hard rock) and Los Vagabundos (acoustic metal). And also our unique Mambo Kurt and the legendary Wacken Firefighters will return!
The lineup for our Wackinger Stage grows too! Dordeduh (Folk/ Black Metal), Faun (Pagan Folk), Saor Patrol (Folk) and Mr. Hurley & die Pulveraffen (pirate rock) will rock the stage!