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Nightwish Confirmed For Wacken Open Air 2008

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Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have been been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows:

AS I LAY DYING
AT THE GATES
AUTUMN
AVANTASIA
AXXIS
CARCASS
CHILDREN OF BODOM
CREMATORY
DESTRUCTOR
DREAM OF AN OPIUM EATER
EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS
GOREROTTED
GORGOROTH
HATEBREED
IRON MAIDEN
KAMELOT
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE
KREATOR
KRYPTERIA
LORD BELIAL
NIGHTWISH
OBITUARY
POWERWOLF
PRIMORDIAL
SABATON
SALTATIO MORTIS
SONATA ARCTICA
THE BONES

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. funk writes:

barf.

# Dec 7, 2007 @ 4:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Lord Iain Paysant writes:

Yay! Nightwish rock! Funk, if you don't like, then p*** off and read something else!

# Dec 8, 2007 @ 7:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. exhibit_666 writes:

Its great to have a selection of sh** bands like nightwish, KSE, Hatebreed and AILD so that decent bands can play at the same time to keep everyone happy regarding clashes

# Dec 8, 2007 @ 8:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Lord Iain Paysant writes:

f*** you Ehibit 666! Different people have different tastes. Attacking everything that isn't to yours just makes you look like an a$$hole. There's a lot of bands there I'm not interested in - but I'm not attacking them.

# Dec 8, 2007 @ 4:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Saint Blasphemy writes:

Dark Passion Play was incredible. Everyone should hear Poet and the Pendullum at least once in their life. They'll surely bring some life to the stage.

# Dec 8, 2007 @ 4:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. cruor writes:

Nightwish is good exhibit_666 i dont know wat ur talkin aboout

this is a very good lineup as hatebreed and killswitch are my least fav. bands on here and they wouldnt affect my desicion one way or the other but first im gonna have to get a plane ticket to Germany

# Dec 8, 2007 @ 5:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Jackrum writes:

i've seen nightwish 3 times, saw their first london gig with brainstorm and then the 2 following years and all 3 were good gigs at the astoria. not too keen on them anymore because my tastes have evolved and their new singer isnt really what id consider a replacementto tarja but i'll watch them at wacken, this is one band i aint going to heckle because they "dont fit the bill" KSe and hatebreed dont, nightwish do, in the same vein as moonspell this year.

# Dec 8, 2007 @ 10:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Hardcore Drummer 89 writes:

Thats a great line up, those bands are going to kick ass.......Nightwish are amazing, like a mixture of Symphony/ orchestra/ and with opera and metal combined.......thats pretty f***in sic......Nightwish rocks...:)

# Dec 21, 2007 @ 9:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. darenluster writes:

I wish i could be there. Maiden, Kamelot, Nightwish, Avantasia, Sonata Arctica - even AS I LAY DYING and Killswitch Engage...too bad Manowar isn't a part of the lineup....yet still Metal-Heaven indeed....strange mix though with Christian and PRO-Christian bands with Black Metal bands.....there's definately something there for everybody....i hope mutual respect will be maintained.

# Dec 28, 2007 @ 12:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. outcast writes:

gorgoroth and as i lay dying...u kidding....i wonder who had that idea

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