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Re: Wacken 2011

#151 Post by Little Dragon » 20 Feb 2011 19:27

you can't. that's the trick. :P :mrgreen:
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#152 Post by Draugwen » 20 Mar 2011 23:33

Will there be a forum camp again?

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#153 Post by Frozen within » 06 May 2011 19:05

Just what Wacken needs, a Polish speaking American gambling addicted spambot to make his appearence.

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#154 Post by Gandalf de Grijze » 16 May 2011 10:13

so.. in the end.. who is coming then?
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#155 Post by corrupted old gnom » 20 May 2011 23:01

1 - Simon
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#156 Post by Gandalf de Grijze » 21 May 2011 01:41

1 - Simon
2 - Steven
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#157 Post by Little Dragon » 21 May 2011 02:00

  1. Simon
  2. Steven
  3. Rieke
  4. Seb
  5. Michi
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#158 Post by Gandalf de Grijze » 21 May 2011 12:23

  1. Simon
  2. Steven
  3. Rieke
  4. Seb
  5. Michi
  6. Jolanda (steven's ma)
  7. Jan (steven's stepdad)
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#159 Post by corrupted old gnom » 08 Jun 2011 20:27

some kind of running order is put online

good to see that there's a highlight on each day
TH: BG
FR: JP
SA: Avantasia

unfortunately, Eläkeläiset is playing on Saturday...at a time I'd usually seek sleep - I don't wanna drive home tired and with a hangover...
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#160 Post by Steffi » 08 Jun 2011 20:48

corrupted old gnom wrote:some kind of running order is put online
TH: BG
FR: Rhapsody
SA: Avantasia

Just perfect!

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#161 Post by corrupted old gnom » 08 Jun 2011 21:34

you prefer Rhapsody over Judas Priest? what's wrong with you? ;)
it's going to be nice to see Rhapsody live again - I don't even remember when I saw'em the last time...must be about a decade ago...
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#162 Post by Gandalf de Grijze » 08 Jun 2011 21:57

i do remember when i last saw rhapsody.. that was 2001.. not an experience i'd like to revisit ;)

Anyway, I have some concerns about BG's playing time, considering that the biggest whining voice in rock seems to be claiming the headliner spot on thursday. If BG plays only about an hour or an hour and 15 mins I might actually consider selling my ticket.. I donno yet.
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#163 Post by corrupted old gnom » 08 Jun 2011 23:32

Ozzy most likely doesn't wann perform for 2h anyway
I expect BG and Ozzy to each play 90-105 minutes between 2000 and 2400
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#164 Post by Frantic94 » 11 Jun 2011 11:32

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#165 Post by Arwen Arianna » 17 Jun 2011 10:08

1. Simon
2. Steven
3. Rieke
4. Seb
5. Michi
6. Jolanda (steven's ma)
7. Jan (steven's stepdad)
8. Arwen Arianna
9. Eri (Arwen's mom)
10. Rando (Arwen's dad)


@Draug: well, I'm not exactly alive, but I'm still here :roll:

And Blind Guardian on the Black Stage? wtf? well, the entire running order looks incredibly strange, so I'll just wait and see. 3 years of absence and I feel like I have no clue anymore :P
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#166 Post by rdyfrde » 26 Jun 2011 18:35

Gandalf de Grijze wrote:so.. in the end.. who is coming then?
I'll be there. It will be my 2nd time at Wacken (first time was in 2008) :)
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#167 Post by Naurbereth » 27 Jun 2011 15:58

Ill be there ;D
How cold i miss BLIND GUARDIAN <3, Rhapsody of fire, Avantasia, Ensiferum, Crashdïet and Morgoth?
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#168 Post by Avelar » 27 Jun 2011 21:38

It's really sad that Blind Guardian won't play 2h set at the TM stage. It was a bad surprise for me, a strange decision of organisers. Also Rhapsody Of Fire won't be at the main stage unfortunately. Anyway, I think the festival will be fantastic. The closer august the harder is waiting. 38 days left!
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#169 Post by Gandalf de Grijze » 27 Jun 2011 23:25

i'm sad BG won't play the usual 2 hour set, but at least they don't play less than that wanker ozzy who is waaaay overrated.
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#170 Post by Arwen Arianna » 28 Jun 2011 15:29

Avelar wrote:It's really sad that Blind Guardian won't play 2h set at the TM stage. It was a bad surprise for me, a strange decision of organisers. Also Rhapsody Of Fire won't be at the main stage unfortunately. Anyway, I think the festival will be fantastic. The closer august the harder is waiting. 38 days left!
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#171 Post by rdyfrde » 28 Jun 2011 21:46

Avelar wrote:It's really sad that Blind Guardian won't play 2h set at the TM stage.
Do they normally play a 2 hour set? I'm asking because in 2008 they weren't playing it. The most I've seen out of an opener was 90 minutes. That's what Iron Maiden, Avantasia, and Nightwish got in 2008.
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#172 Post by Gandalf de Grijze » 28 Jun 2011 21:55

in 2002 they played 2hours for sure... 2007 it was 90 mins (on the night to remember Saxon played 2 hours that year)
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#173 Post by Avelar » 28 Jun 2011 22:13

Iron Maiden played 2 hours last year. I was hoping that Blind Guardian will be in their role this year, and Ozzy with Helloween in a role of Alice Cooper with Motley Crue - they played before Maiden. That would be quite logical for me.

Judas Priest got the enormous amount of time this year - 2 hours 15 minutes - I'm glad they will play so long.
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#174 Post by corrupted old gnom » 08 Aug 2011 01:12

the xmas tickets for next year are already sold out - in less than an hour!
I couldn't even get our tix because there was just too much traffic on the page
btw, the tickets once more got more expensive: €150.-
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#175 Post by Gandalf de Grijze » 08 Aug 2011 13:04

hmmm, Metalcamp will be about the same time next year, so I guess that festival just became even more attractive.
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#176 Post by Gandalf de Grijze » 08 Aug 2011 13:07

Gotta admit though that this year I really felt that the general mood was waaaaay better than the last 2 years I attended ('07-'08) and eventhough there were 85000 people there, it didn't feel too crowded to me, it was always possible to reach a nice spot and there weren't too many crowdsurfers where I was standing. As a matter of fact, only during Priest I had to toss surfers away and even those were far less than I expected.
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#177 Post by Avelar » 08 Aug 2011 22:37

Crowdsurfers and squash made me to leave a good place in front of the scene during Blind Guardian's show. It was impossible to enjoy the concert in these conditions. Unfortunately I wasn't able to find a fine spot thereafter, the crowd was too tight. It spoiled my impression about the concert. Anyway, it was a f*cking great festival. Hope to see BG soon again in more favorable conditions.
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#178 Post by Steffi » 08 Aug 2011 23:24

Avelar wrote:Crowdsurfers and squash made me to leave a good place in front of the scene during Blind Guardian's show. It was impossible to enjoy the concert in these conditions. Unfortunately I wasn't able to find a fine spot thereafter, the crowd was too tight. It spoiled my impression about the concert. Anyway, it was a f*cking great festival. Hope to see BG soon again in more favorable conditions.
We managed to reach a spot in the second row which I had never thought possible and there I was surrounded by a bunch of real nice people, so I didn't mind being almost squeezed from all sides and I didn't mind the crowdsufers and being distracted from the concert - I just enjoyed every single minute!!! :D

The only incident that was somehow disturbing was during "wheel of time" when a really strange guy appeared and tried to get past us to the front. I don't think he was drunk, but he had an empty expression in his eyes, he wasn't cheering or singing, he was just moving his hands in a strange nervous way and at places where they shouldn't be... But all together we managed to keep him under control...

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#179 Post by Sarah » 11 Aug 2011 13:02

So come on people, bring on the pictures !
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#180 Post by Avelar » 14 Aug 2011 22:22

This is from where I watched BG's show
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Surrounded mostly by very passive people :( I'd better stay in front of the stage, even if I wouldn't see anything from there and was smashed by the crowd.
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#181 Post by Steffi » 15 Aug 2011 00:13

This was my stage view :-)
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#182 Post by rdyfrde » 15 Aug 2011 21:29

Sarah wrote:So come on people, bring on the pictures !
Sadly my Blind Guardian pics blow :(

Though I do have some of Rhapsody & Van Canto in my flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/31444560@N ... 408245462/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/31444560@N ... 288469697/
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#183 Post by corrupted old gnom » 21 Aug 2011 22:33

we didn't even see the stage - we were right behind the big screen
but with a great bunch of people around us, it didn't matter - we enjoyed it big time \m/
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#184 Post by Andreas » 22 Aug 2011 14:59

My first (and probably only) Wacken was good for me. But those crowdsurfers... one of them landed on my sister's neck, so I pulled the guy up by his arm, a bit too rough to be healthy. I feel sorry for it. A little bit.

At the Avantasia show we managed to send a few crowdsurfers back. It took me till the end of the festival to get used to them.

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#185 Post by corrupted old gnom » 02 Oct 2011 23:26

just for the record:
we're going again next year - but that might be it
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