WACKEN OPEN AIR 2015 ANNOUNCES THE FIRST FIFTEEN BANDS AND SELLS OUT IN RECORD TIME!

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WACKEN OPEN AIR 2015 ANNOUNCES THE FIRST FIFTEEN BANDS AND SELLS OUT IN RECORD TIME!

The annual Wacken Open Air festival celebrated its 25th Anniversary this past weekend in Germany, and it was huge success! As you saw from the footage we posted yesterday, there were tons of memorable performances from Emperor, Amon Amarth, Kreator, Behemoth, Slayer, Carcass, Children Of Bodom and many more! As the festival came to a close, the first fifteen bands were revealed for 2015, and it’s already HUGE! The confirmed lineup so far includes SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, RUNNING WILD, IN FLAMES, IN EXTREMO, U.D.O. (special orchestra show), SABATON, AMORPHIS (special “Tales From The Thousand Lakes” show), DEATH ANGEL, POWERWOLF, ENSIFERUM, KATAKLYSM, CANNIBAL CORPSE, SEPULTURA and THYRFING! Insane right?! Do you want to hear something more insane!? After the announcement of these first fifteen bands, the tickets went on sale, and the festival that holds over 75,000 sold out in twelve hours! The promoters had this to say on the quickest sell out in the Wacken history, “We are absolutely overwhelmed. “Last year we were sold out in 48 hours. Now it only took 12 hours. We would like to thank all our fans for their amazing support and loyalty.

Check out a trailer for Wacken Open Air 2015 below, and stay tuned as more bands are revealed!

For more details, go to Wacken.com!

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