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Dec282013

Megadeth To Perform At Wacken Open Air 2014

Megadeth is confirmed to perform at next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival on Saturday, August 2, 2014 in Wacken, Germany. All 75,000 tickets to the festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, were sold in less than 48 hours. For more information, visit wacken.com.

Described as "The biggest Metal Festival worldwide!"

Wacken Open Air (W:O:A) takes place annually in the small town of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. With 75,000 festival visitors, it attracts all kinds of metal music fans, such as fans of black metal, death metal, power metal, thrash metal, gothic metal and also folk metal, from around the world.

The festival was first held in 1990 as a small event for local German bands. By 1998 the event had become the major festival on the European metal calendar and one of the most important in the world and included over 70 bands from all over Europe, North America and Australia. W:O:A is held at the beginning of August and lasts three days.