Arch Enemy we be releasing a new live DVD, As the Stages Burn!, in March 2017. The footage will show Arch Enemy’s largest stage production to date from the band’s Wacken Open Air set last summer. As the Stages Burn! marks the pinnacle of Arch Enemy’s War Eternal cycle — the band’s first record with former Agonist vocalist Alissa White-Gluz. Arch Enemy gave fans a DVD, War Eternal Tour: Tokyo Sacrifice, earlier this year, but the Wacken set captured for this next DVD is expected to exceed previous releases.
Gods of Violence is the fourteenth studio album by the German thrash metal band Kreator, released on January 27, 2017. It is the band's first studio album in almost five years since Phantom Antichrist (2012), marking the longest gap between two studio albums in their career. A music video for the album's title track was released on November 18, 2016. Special editions of the album were released with a bonus Blu-ray/DVD of Kreator's performance at Wacken 2014.
Deep Purple: From the Setting Sun (In Wacken) has been filmed by 9 HD cameras at Wacken Open Air Festival 2013. For the first time in Deep Purple's history, the band will release a 3D version of their performance on Blu-ray, filmed at Wacken.
Wacken Open Air quickly grew its reputation as the most important metal festival in continental Europe. A peaceful gathering of metal fans coming from all over the world. Long hair, leather clothes, mud and a lot of fun for what seems to be the closest music to resemble the spirit of festivals in the early seventies…