Wacken 2023 first lineup and headliner bands announced the end of the festival. The festival takes place in the village of Wacken from August 4th to August 6th, 2022.
Wacken Open Air first started as a small festival in 1990, but its popularity over the years increased massively. This festival is considered the biggest metal festival in the world and gets around 80,000 metalheads every year and always sold out and nearly possible to find tickets. And the latest version of Wacken 2023, that was 85,000 peoples are attend. Around 40 percent travel from other countries to the festival, which over recent years has been growing in popularity.
Wacken Open Air also forced to suspend its activities for two years because of pandemic restrictions. Wacken Open Air normally does not reveal the names of its headliner before the festival tickets are sold out. But, it typically sells out in a matter of hours.
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Here are the first bands for Wacken 2023:
- IRON MAIDEN
- THE DROPKICK MURPHYS
- TWO STEPS FROM HELL
- BURNING WITCHES
If we look at the bands currently announced we can say with confidence that Wacken 2023 is going to be a blast for heavy metal and rock music fans all over the world but particularly for Germans because it is an annual German festival. Wacken Open Air 2023 is scheduled to begin on August 2nd and run through August 5, 2023, located in Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. We hope that they don’t suffer more luck and that the fans will enjoy the event.
There are many bands coming and adding the list soon.
You can watch the first Wacken Open Air 2023 trailer below!