“Godfather of metal” Ozzy Osbourne has confirmed he will appear as the headlining band on Thursday, August 4, 2011 at the 22nd Wacken Open Air festival. It is being reported as Ozzy’s only German festival appearance for 2011.
The Wacken festival began back in 1990 and has grown to become one of heavy metal’s largest and most respected festivals. It takes place annually in the small town of Wacken in northern Germany. During the 3 day festival concert goers typically camp on the grounds of the festival and revel in an aural assault from more than 70 bands from around the world.