JUDAS PRIEST To Headline Wacken Open Air 2022; ROSE TATTOO, GWAR, DEATH ANGEL, AS I LAY DYING, PHIL CAMPBELL And Others Confirmed "...After the festival has been postponed, we are now looking forward to Wacken Open Air 2022: We can already unveil the first bands for W:O:A today, which will take place from August 4 to 6, 2022. There are also first announcements for Wacken Wednesday on August 3, 2022..." "...And that's not all yet! Although Till Lindemann unfortunately doesn't have time on Wacken Wednesday next year, several all-time fan favorites have been added to the line-up. The additional day (separate ticket required) brings five more bands - four of them can already be unveiled: First up is Wacken veteran and power metal legend Tobias Sammet with his project Avantasia! For the fifth time the world’s best metal opera will be performed in Wacken. Gloryhammer, whose last Wacken concert was shorter than originally planned due to a thunderstorm, will be part oft he game as well. The Brothers Of Metal are among the most promising newcomers, therefore the W:O:A premiere of the brothers and sisters is just in time. On top you can also look forward to Varang Nord, the winners of the last Metal Battles.