Tag Archives: Wacken Open Air

Emperor To Reunite At Wacken Open Air 2014

Posted by on August 2, 2013

The Wacken Open Air festival literally just kicked off today. Yet we already know one major addition to next year’s lineup: Emperor. Ihsahn and Samoth took part of a press conference earlier today at the German metal festival to announce that the legendary black metal group would be reuniting at next year’s edition (taking place […]

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Want To Win The New Motörhead Live Album On Vinyl? Of Course You Do.

Posted by on October 19, 2012

Motörhead will be releasing their new live album The Wörld Is Ours – Vol 2 – Anyplace Crazy as Anywhere Else on Tuesday (23), and you could win your own copycourtesy of Metal Insider. The album comes in several formats, including CD/DVD and vinyl, which is what we’ll be giving away. The album features the […]

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Wacken Open Air 2013 Already Sold Out

Posted by on September 24, 2012

Hoping to travel Germany next summer to catch the Wacken Open Air festival? Well unless you already bought a ticket, then you’re out of luck. That’s because the 2013 edition of Wacken Open Air is already sold out. That’s right, all 75,000 tickets have been sold to next summer’s German metal festival. This marks the […]

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Wacken Open Air Reports A Death At This Year’s Festival, Announces First Batch Of Groups For Next Year’s Edition

Posted by on August 6, 2012

Yet another edition of the Wacken Open Air festival concluded this past weekend. While most of the attendees experienced a great weekend of metal, tragedy did struck as one attendee passed away at the German festival. The emergency medical service on hand gave the following statement via the festival’s website regarding the death: “At this […]

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Forbidden Loses Bassist, Singer Takes A Break From The Business

Posted by on July 5, 2012

The San Francisco Bay Area-based metal band Forbidden is now two band members short. First off, Matt Camacho, the band’s bassist,  has decided to leave the band for good. Guitarist Craig Locicero comments on the departure of his fellow band mate: For those that know and love Matt, this may be a shock to you. […]

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Unsigned & Streamed: We All Fall

Posted by on April 18, 2012

Why should major label bands be the only ones who get love? Unsigned & Streamed is a new column where we stream a song from an unsigned band we at Metal Insider really dig. This week, we’re excited to showcase We All Fall from Madrid, Spain. Formed in 2005, this five piece band has shared the stage with […]

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Scorpions Announce North American Dates For ‘Final Sting’ World Tour

Posted by on March 1, 2012

It’s been about two years since the Scorpions announced that their album Sting in the Tail (as well as the extensive tour in support of it) would be their last. By now, then, you’d think that the German metal veterans would have completed their “farewell” tour…right? Well in case the release of Comeblack wasn’t enough […]

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Wacken Fest 2011, Day Two: Metal And Wrestling, What A Lovely Combo

Posted by on August 5, 2011

Damn it, we wish we were at the Wacken Open Air Festival! Lucky for us, our publicist buddy Jon Freeman from Freeman Promotions offered to do some guest blogging for us. Just like Day 1, Jon seemed to consume his fair share of beer and metal madness during the festival’s second day. Oh, and he got to see […]

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Cradle Of Filth Cancel Wacken Open Air Appearance Due To Frontman’s Injuries

Posted by on July 22, 2011

Because of the injuries frontman Dani Filth sustained at Selestat, France’s L’ez Arts Sceniques Festival (have you seen the picture yet?), Cradle Of Filth have been forced to cancel their appearance at this year’s Wacken Open Air festival.

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