British heavy steel legends IRON MAIDEN will headline subsequent yr’s version of Wacken Open Air competition, set to happen August 2-5, 2023.
Wacken Open Air takes place yearly within the village of Wacken, which has a inhabitants of nearly 2,000.
As much as 85,000 folks attend the occasion, which is 32 years outdated.
The primary Wacken Open Air occasion in 1990 drew lower than 800 folks, nevertheless it has since grown to develop into the largest open-air competition of its sort.
Round 30 p.c journey from different nations to the competition, which over current years has been rising in recognition.
To this point the next artists have been confirmed for the 2023 version of Wacken Open Air:
THE DROPKICK MURPHYS
TWO STEPS FROM HELL
200 bands carried out at this yr’s Wacken Open Air, together with headliners SLIPKNOT, POWERWOLF and JUDAS PRIEST.
Wacken Open Air was compelled to take a break for 2 years attributable to coronavirus restrictions.
Wacken Open Air usually doesn’t announce the names of its headliners earlier than tickets go on sale. Nonetheless, the competition often sells out inside hours.
The competition additionally would not promote VIP entry or upgrades and all purchases are for all the times with no single-day ticket choice, one thing they did away with almost twenty years in the past.