14|07-2010

Wacken - Loads of news

Band deployment in the metal market tent

In our well known Metal Market tent you not only have the possibility to get merchandise but also a blast through your ears!

With Rezet, Lower Than Zero and Cardiac Casper you will get 3 further bands , acting from alternative to death metal to grindcore, which will blow-dry your hairs!

Don´t miss it!


Metal Battle Winner - Germany & Czech Republic

Finally Germany has announced it´s finalist taking part at the Metal Battle international finals in Wacken! Vice from Berlin have catched themselves on against the rivalry and won the pre-finals at the Rockharz Open Air. Now they will try their best to represent Germany worthy at the international finals in Wacken.

Dymytry is the name of the just chosen winner of the Czech Metal Battle finals. The group, somehow looking a bit like a Predator, plays a solid mix of industrial, thrash and core and will bring the audience to a boil in their own ways.


Wacken goes wireless!

As first of all festivals ever and as a small world premiere, the Wacken Open Air offers it´s visitors the possibility to surf the web with a notebook, i-phone etc. at the entire festival grounds, equally if it´s in front the stages or on the camping grounds. That doesn´t only mean surfing nearby a few dedicated hotspot´s but surfing in every corner of the whole festivalarea. Such an offer on a festival never existed before!

For just 9 euro you will get access with our 5-Day-WLAN-Festivalflat-Ticket for the whole duration of the festival. That means from Wednesday to Sunday.

How does it work!?

First of all you need a WLAN capable end device (like notebook or IPhone)
Than activate your WLAN and scan the area for the strongest W:O:A hotspot und connect.
After connection you have to set IP-address and DNS Server to “Automatic” (DHCP)
Open your browser and type a random link.
The W:O:A login comes up
Enter your username and password – ready!

Further Info at the following hotline:
+49 (0) 4367 – 996 994 0
Or by writing to the following e-mail address:
wackenlan@wacken.com

The WLAN tickets can be purchased at the W:O:A info office, supermarkets, and at the merchandising stands.


Full Metal Bag 2010

Also this year again we offer the new FULL METAL BAG for every visitor to pick up for free after exchanging their festival ticket against the wristband.

This bag contains all kinds of items and goodies you need to survive the daily grind of a festival.

Here is a short list:
ear plugs
flashlight
ball-pen
sticker
town sign hanger
condom
reflecting hanger
rain poncho
patch

IMPORTANT! ONLY WHILE STOCK LASTS!


Toilet and shower pass reservation

As mentioned earlier we will offer shower and toilet passes at the Wacken Open Air which will be purchasable at the camping grounds. Additionally we give you the opportunity to pre-order these passes by using our online platform
http://reservation.wacken.com
A detailed list including prices can be found there.

The reserved passes can be picked up against cash payment at the Info Office in Wacken.

Just follow the link and get started!
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