Wacken Open Air is looking to continue its role as one of Europe’s (if not the worlds) greatest metal festivals. As it reaches its 28th anniversary the festival is still growing and adding new ideas to improve for the fans that travel from around the world to attend.
Below we will be keeping you up to date with all of the Wacken 2017 band announcements as well as providing you with some information about the festival itself.
The lineup so far includes: Aborted, ahab, Alice Cooper, Amon Amarth, Annihilator, Apocalyptica, Architects, ASP, Aura Noir, Avantasia, Batushka, Beyond The Black, Boomtown Rats, British Lion, Brujeria, Candlemass, Clawfinger, Crowbar, Cypecore, Dawn of Disease, Dog Eat Dog, Emil Bulls, Emperor, Europe, Evil Scarecrow, Fates Warning, Fit For An Autopsy, Flotsam and Jetsam, Grand Magus, Grave Digger, HÃ¤matom, Heaven Shall Burn, Heldmaschine, Hell-O-Matic, High Fighter, Imperium Dekadenz, Insomnium, J.B.O., Johnny Deathshadow, Kadavar, Katatonia, KÃ¤rbholz, Kissin Dynamite, Kreator, Kryptos, Lacuna Coil, Lords of Black, Marilyn Manson, Max & Iggor Cavalera return to Roots, Mayhem, Megadeth, Memoriam, Morbid Angel, Mortiis, Napalm Death, Nile, Orange Goblin, Paradise Lost, Possessed, Powerwolf, Primal Fear, Prong, Psychotic Waltz, Rage, Russkaja, Sacred Reich, Saltatio Mortis, Sanctuary, Serenity, Skull Fist, Snoozebutton, Soilwork, Sonata Arctica, Stahlmann, Status Quo, Steak Number Eight, Subway To Sally, Tankard, The Amity Affliction, The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Hirsch Effekt, Thundermother, Trivium, Turbonegro, Twilight Force, Ugly Kid Joe, UK Subs, Uli Jon Roth, Volbeat, Volbeat, Walls Of Jericho, Warpath, Warrant, Witchery and Wolfbrigade
For more information about Wacken Open Air check out their website here.