WACKEN online Advent calendar latest band announcements!

The Wacken advent calendar started on the 1st Dec and the first bands revealed so far are: Skid Row, Bring Me The Horizon, Excrementory Grindfucker, Crematory, Hammerfall, Steel Panther, Bülent Ceylan, Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Vogelfrey, Pampatut, The Vintage Caravan, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Saxon and August Burns Red.

C.O.P UK Wacken2 new bands behind door no. 11

Another double band package behind door no. 11

C.O.P. UK (Crimes of Passion) are a hardrock / heavy band from Sheffield / Uk. Their last album was released in 2011 and gained a lot of good reviews in the press. Biff Byford from Saxon is also a big fan of the band and invited them as tour support in the same year. In 2012 they played at Wacken for the first time and in 2014 they will return for a second live appearance.

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Godsized WackenGodsized will play Wacken for the first time. The UK based band was founded in 2008 and did already more than 300 successful clubs shows.
The style of the band can be described as a mix of classic rock bands like Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin and modern famous bands like Down and Clutch. In a review the Metal Hammer wrote: “Godsized really do have what it takes to be the next British metal band to make an impact on a global scale.”

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Nailed to Obscurity behind door No. 12

Nailed To Obscurity  wackenTodays X-Mas Calendar band is Nailed To Obscurity

The north german death metal band will play for the first time at Wacken Open Air. The band released their debut back in 2007 and shared the stage with bands like Voivod, Dying Fetus, Sinister and Lay Down Rotten.
This year the second album “Opaque”was released and continues the course of the band.

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Chthonic behind Door No. 13

Chthonic WackenIt´s Friday 13 and today there is something dark hiding behind today´s X-Mas Calendar door.

Chthonic is currently Taiwans hottest metal export. The band already played at Wacken in 2007 and 2012 and this year they have released their newest album “Bú-Tik”. In the next year they will honor us for the third time with a live appearance.

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Every night another door opens on the Advent Calendar releaving new bands for Wacken 2014 and raffle nice prizes at Metaltix.com.


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Wacken online Advent calendar





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