Tag: Wacken

Bootleg: Skeletonwitch at Wacken!

Long before the magnificent “Devouring Radiant Light” was even a twinkle in the evil eyes of Skeletonwitch, descended on the legendary Wacken Open Air Festival in Germany for a set of Blackened Thrash nightmares. Including “Upon Wings Of Black“, “Beyond The Permafrost” and “Crushed Beyond Dust“, the pro-shot full set features original vocalist Chance Garnette

Bootleg: Sepultura at Wacken in 2018!

We could argue long into the night over a bottle of Bourbon around a campfire about which Sepultura songs qualify as bonefide classics but with this portion of the Brazilian Thrash Gods set at the Bullhead City Circus at Wacken in 2018, the organizers have expressed their opinion. To be fair, they wouldn’t be too

Bootleg: Sepultura at Wacken!

Celebrating the last decade of aggression, the organisers of Wacken Open Air Festival have shared a full pro-shot set from Brazilian Thrash Gods Sepultura in 2011. The set comes as the band have announced that they will be releasing a quarantine collaboration album on 13th August titled “SepulQuarta” that will see the bands collaborations with

Bootleg: Deathstars at Wacken!

Oh what might have been had 2020 not been ripped from our arms by the Great Plague. Swedish Industrial Masters Deathstars would have been on a European tour trek for one thing but instead we are left remaining with this pro-shot full set from 2019 when they played the Bullhead City Circus at the 30th

Documentary: Crisix – A Great Wacken Story!

In 2009 Spanish Thrash Metallers Crisix won the Wacken Metal Battle under the moniker Crysys and haven’t looked back since. It was a major moment in the career of the Barcelona natives and in the decade since they have shared an incredible history with arguably the biggest Metal Festival on the Planet. This freshly released

Bootleg: Darkest Hour at Wacken!

2011 saw the last Darkest Hour album with drummer Ryan Parrish and bassist Paul Burnette and with “The Human Romance” the Washington DC Melodic Death Metallers managed to get Animals As Leaders guitarist Tosin Abasi to add a solo to “Terra Solaris“. The World tour that followed saw the band land at Wacken Open Air

Bootleg: Negative Approach at Wacken!

Sporadically touring since reforming in 2006, legendary American Hardcore Punks Negative Approach were among the highlights of Wacken Open Air Festival in 2016. Known for their firey brand of Hardcore with savage and nihilistic lyrics, exuding frustration, pessimism and rage, they took their influences and made them significantly more aggressive as they wrote their own

Bootleg: Equilibrium at Wacken!

Not quite a full set but none the less a trio of tracks, pro-shot from the Pagan Metallers set upon Faster Stage at the thirtieth Wacken Open Air in 2019 sees Equilibrium play “Born to Be Epic“, “Heimat” and the then previously unreleased and not yet performed live “Renegades“. That song is the title track

Bootleg: The Raven Age at Wacken!

Long before 2019’s “Conspiracy” was even a twinkle in their eyes, The Raven Age headed out to Wacken Open Air Festival in 2016 to take their place on the stage inside the Bullhead City Circus. That was the 27th Annual incarnation of the World famous event and saw the band smash five songs including the

Bootleg: Body Count at Wacken!

The welcome return after eight long years of Ice T’s crossover Thrash Metal act Body Count with “Manslaughter” in 2014 was not only a surprise but something that has lead on to a three album streak of success with 2020’s “Carnivore” getting mixed and mastered by Will Putney (Thy Art Is Murder, Knocked Loose). Each