Published 17 June 09

20 Years of Wacken Open Air: Part Two - the End of the First Decade (1995-1999)

The rise of Wacken Open Air metal festival from almost nothing in 1990 to a reasonable festival five years later, heralded the beginnings of something really big. That 'really big thing' played out over the next five years of the festival, during which time it became known as the biggest outdoor metal festival in the world.