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Headliner: BLIND GUARDIAN / DORO / J.B.O. / SAVATAGE
- August 7th/8th, 1998 in Wacken, Germany
- confirmed are the following bands:
Agathodaimon, Am I Blood, Angel Dust, Anvil, Atrocity, Benediction, Blind Guardian (main stage), Blitzkrieg, Bonfire, Children of Bodom, Covenant, Crack Up, Cradle Of Filth (?), Crematory, Darkseed, Dew-Scented, Disbelief, DORO, (main stage, 07.08.), Dritte Wahl, Emperor, Exciter, Fair Warning, Gamma Ray, Goddess of Desire, Gorgoroth, Grave Digger (?), Hades, Hollow, Holy Mother, Hypocrisy, Iced Earth, Iron Saviour, J.B.O., Manos, Moonspell, Night In Gales, Nocturnal Rites, Old Mans Child, Pegazus, Primal Fear, Raise Hell, Riot, Rough Silk, Sacred Steel, Sadist, Savatage (main stage), Skyclad (they will play on both days, one day unplugged, one day plugged), Stahlhammer, Stratovarius, Steel Prophet, Sweet Savage, Tankard, Temple of the Absurd, Tom Angelripper, Vader, Virgin Steele (mainstage), Warrior
and few more...
- Though previously announced, Nevermore won't play. It's not the fault of the band, they really want to play...
- There are also rumors that the previously announced bands Blind Passengers, Dimmu Borgir and Kreator won't play...
- 60 bands on 4 stages. Yes, last year it were 3 stages, this year they have an extra Death & Blackmetal stage.
- Metalmarket, games, workshops, tattoo, piercing
- entry fee for 2 two days: 69 DM (+ pre sale taxes) = ca. 76 DM
- free camping from 05.08.98
- hotline / ticket presale: +49 -(0)4331-149 285, fax: +49 - (0)4331-149 685
- tickets also available at CTS & START ticket counters (probably ugly computer tickets...)
- a small but great open air, just the right size...
- click here, to see which bands played last year...
Wacken Open Air 1997
- 08.-09.08.97 - D, Wacken
- Action on 3 stages... over 50 bands...
- Ticket price for two days was DM 69 + presale taxes.
- Camping was free (starting at Thurday noon), parking cost 10 DM per car.
- Friday - main stage
Rage with Lingua Mortis Orchestra + Samael + Sodom + Dimmu Borgir + In Flames + Dissection
- Friday - party stage
Love Gun + Therion + Theatre of Tragedy + Saviour Machine + Virgin Steele + Undish + Aion
- Friday - W.E.T. stage
Entrust + Dismember + Sceptic Acceptance + Late September Dogs + Soylent Green + Steiger + Don Bosco
- Saturday - main stage
Tom Angelripper + Rock Bitch + Motörhead + Grave Digger + Hammerfall + Overkill + U.D.O. + Tank + Zed Yago + Scanner
- Saturday - party stage
Raven + Subway To Sally + Amorphis + Waltari + Birth Control + Iron Savior + Hassmütz
- Saturday - W.E.T. stage
Mummlox + Grinning Sinner + Umbra Et Imago + Torment + Totenmond + The Automanic + Fox Force Five + Headcase + Punch + Gainsay
- CANCELED: Cradle Of Filth + Morgana Lefay + Sinner + Satyricon + Post Mortem
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