Frontman Rob Halford is like fine wine, which gets better and better with age. Judas Priest is a headliner on day two and rightfully so. Wacken experiences many metal bands these days, but none has shaped heavy metal as much as Judas Priest has and still does.
Where better to seek a miracle cure for a particularly nasty bout of Autumnal Man-Flu than at the second annual pilgrimage to the Voodoo Lounge for a sermon by Black metal fore-fathers Rotting Christ?
For me it was an ‘interesting’ day, a mix of highs and lows, with the highs including Paradise Lost, Fear Factory and Gojira, the biggest low was not getting to the front for Cambion.
Greece’s black metal legends return with their epic latest album Rituals released through Season of Mist