Wacken 2022

August 4-6, 2022

Wacken, Germany

Photo Credit: ICS Festival Service GmbH
The Scene
It's been dubbed The Mecca of Heavy Metal Culture. For three days in August, the population of the tiny town of Wacken swells from 2,000 to 75,000 for this annual gathering of German metalheads. This monster of a festival started off small in 1990 as a showcase for local bands, but has become a juggernaut of the metal festival scene.
Festival Info
Venue: Wacken

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Headliners
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Judas Priest
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Limp Bizkit
Trailers
2022 Lineup
  • All Hail The Yeti
  • As I Lay Dying
  • Auðn
  • Avantasia
  • Brothers Of Metal
  • Crypta
  • Death Angel
  • Gloryhammer
  • Gwar
  • In Extremo
  • Judas Priest
  • Lacuna Coil
  • Limp Bizkit
  • Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons
  • Rose Tattoo
  • Thundermother
  • Varang Nord
  • Wolves In The Throne Room
  • Belphegor
  • Mork
  • Kampfar
  • Pestilence
  • Rotting Christ
  • Vomitory
  • Gaerea