While this year’s Wacken Open Air Festival is taking place, today –Saturday August 1st- on its official webpage there is

an official announcement about the first band that are going to play… next year! The biggest of them all is Blind Guardian, while also included are: Steel Panther, Ministry, Eluveitie, Dragonforce, Callejon, Axel Rudi Pell, Legion of the Damned, Orden Ogan, Orphaned Land, Borknagar, Eskimo Callboy, Henry Rollins – Spoken Word, Therion, Unisonic, Kylesa, Pyogenesis