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Wacken roll: Thomas Jensen on what makes Wacken the world's best metal fest

We talk to Wacken Open Air founder Thomas Jensen about the world’s biggest metal festival

Wacken. It’s a name synonymous with being the biggest and boldest pure metal showcase on the planet. Since its first tiny outing on a hill outside the town of the same name, founder Thomas Jensen has been at the helm, carefully moulding it into one of the must-attend events in the metal calendar, cultivating the lineup every year and forging strong bonds with bands and fans to ensure the perfect atmosphere across generations of metalheads.

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