The first wave of bands have been announced for Wacken 2015.
Europe’s largest festival celebrates its 26th year in 2015 and to help celebrations, German pirate rockers Running Wild will take the stage for the first time in six years having disbanded in 2009.
US prog/power metallers Savatage have also confirmed to be reforming for the occasion.
Among the other bands confirmed for the big event are Swedish metal heroes In Flames, Death Angel and Wacken regulars Sepultura.
Although unconfirmed at this stage, its likely that stalwarts Saxon will make an appearance, as is traditional.
More news as it breaks…