Wacken, June 15th 2021: The wait is finally over! After two long years without live music in Wacken, Heavy Metal is finally returning to the world’s loudest village!
On September 16th, 17th and 18th, Bullhead City consisting of three stand-alone festival days will take place there for the first time. Several stages – led by the newly-desigend main stage on the Bullhead City Plaza – offer a lot of room for a quality programme filled with highlights for metalheads.
„We can hardly wait to finally party with the fans again – so why wait until the next edition of W:O:A? We, our crew, the bands and the fans are eager with respect to the positive outlook! With Bullhead City we want to offer something to look forward to in another year filled with cancellations”, comments Holger Hübner, managing director of WOA Festival GmbH. His partner Thomas Jensen adds: „Special thanks go to the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein whose step-by-step plan has opened real perspectives for events, as well as to all experts advising us – especially the authorities in Schenefeld whose project study offers a lot of recommendations of action for us. This support allows us to plan with respect to the safety of all persons involved and living in the region.”
These are the first reasons to look forward to the metal family gathering in September:
With Finnish symphonic metal masters Nightwish one of the biggest bands in the scene is finally returning to the stage, as will Blind Guardian are set to perform an epic greatest hits show for Bullhead City which will shake the Holy Ground. Euphoric scenes can be expected at Powerwolf’s metal mass as well, with them presenting their new album “Call Of The Wild”. Of course, the one and only true Metal Queen Doro must not be missing on such an occasion. Saltatio Mortis will celebrate their number one album “Für immer frei” with the fans. Nasty promise brutal hardcore and action in the moshpit, while scene legend Gaahl and his band Gaahls Wyrd will deliver intense black metal. Death metal fans will enjoy Endseeker and German newcomers Slope are sure to get friends of crossover into motion. The final band in this first announcement are Burning Witches with their 80s-styled heavy metal.
The capacity of Bullhead City will be coordinated with the authorities and limited. The hygiene concept will be also be adjusted with respect to the developments and the requirements for the given time in order to have a safe festival experience for everyone involved. In addition to 1-day tickets, 3-day tickets will be available with the possibilities for camping/staying overnight being limitd. The presale for Bullhead City is scheduled for the end of June/beginning of July – further updates will follow!