Louder than hell – that ́s the motto of the Wacken Open Air which takes place every year on the first weekend of August in the tranquil village of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein. Music giants such as Motörhead, Ozzy Osbourne, Rammstein or Iron Maiden already performed live on the stages of the biggest heavy metal festival in the world. For three days in the year Wacken becomes home of 75.000 metal heads from all over the world. This family celebration distinguishes itself from any other festival by real music celebrated harmonically. The Wacken Open Air is a festival from fans for fans.