Wacken 2022 just ended, which means it’s time to start looking forward to Wacken 2023! The next iteration of the festival will take place between August 2 and 5, and so far features the following lineup:
Though if you didn’t get tickets within the first six hours of them being on sale, you’re outta luck. In a statement, festival organizers said “Metalheads! We absolutely cannnot believe what just happened: The Wacken Open Air 2023 is completely sold out after a record time of 6 hours — all 80,000 tickets are sold out! Thanks for your incredible loyalty, support and the trust you give us!”
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“You are the best fans in the world! So we can’t wait to celebrate another superlative metal party with you next year. Look forward to many more great bands and a festival with which we will take you back to the age of the Vikings — officially on four days instead of three!”
“A sold-out festival in that amount of time — unbelievable,” added promoter Thomas Jensen. “And especially in these times, the backing of the community is enormously important.
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