Monthly Archives november 2016


Starting on the 1st of December, there will be a lot of action going on at, and in the whole W:O:A network!

We will release new bands for the Wacken Open Air every day until the 24th of December. More than 60 bands are waiting for you in our huge X-mas calendar!

Another part of the calendar is again our big raffle with more than 120 prizes! You can win for example a package of merchandise or a luxury cruise trip. And every day we will draw new winners!

And that’s not all! Every day we will reduce one W:O:A article for 24 hours with a 24% discount at If you’re looking for a gift for friends and family, you should check it out!

Last but not least: There will be some special content at WackenTV during the christmas time to sweeten the end of the year a li...

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Bråvalla Festival, Norrköpings kommun och RFSU i flerårigt projekt + Bråvalla Festivals värdegrund

Idag arrangerades en pressträff i Norrköping. Där gav polisen sin syn på säkerheten under årets Bråvalla Festival och Norrköpings kommun redogjorde för hur de ser på samarbetet med festivalarrangören FKP Scorpio. Dessutom presenterade FKP Scorpio några av de insatser som kommer att genomföras för att höja säkerheten och tryggheten inför nästa års festival.

På pressträffen avslöjades också ett kommande, flerårigt samarbete mellan Bråvalla Festival, Norrköpings kommun och RFSU, som går ut på att diskutera frågor gällande sexualitet, kommunikation och gränser med skolungdomar i Norrköping.

– Sexuella övergrepp förekommer i olika sammanhang och över hela landet, men många blundar för problemen...

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The second round of bands confirmed for BA 2017 is here! This time lets start with Swedish OPETH, unique metal act combining heavy riffs and prog elements for more than 20 years. British SIKTH will finally come to festival to play their influental music to the djent movement within progressive metal.

The other bands also do not need any special introduction: Greek gothic black metal matadors ROTTING CHRIST or American PRONG playing groovy crossover thrash.

Polish tech death metal DECAPITATED announced a special set to 20th anniversary. Another death metal act on the bill DESERTED FEAR is raging fierce take on the genre. Norwegian TSJUDER is known best for their relentless, aggressive approach to Black Metal. American COUGH is bringing their devastating heavy sludge/doom.

Three acts will o...

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The first big batch of bands confirmed for BA 2017 is here! Let’s start first with bands, that were forced to cancel their appearance this year but will come to play for You in 2017: ELECTRIC WIZARD, NILE and TERROR. While ELECTRIC WIZARD are the best stuff the drug-infused sabbathian doom has to offer, NILE helped to reshape death metal with new themes and energy by the turn of the millenium and TERROR are years proven veterans of the HC scene!

But the other bands also do not need any introduction! AUGUST BURNS RED will bring their powerful metalcore, AMORPHIS will present their unique transformation from old school death metal to their distinctive melodic take on the genre, GADGET will bring blasting swedish grindcore and MAYHEM will play the legendary De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas in its e...

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