Date: 04 Aug 2011 - 06 Aug 2011
Venue: Wacken, Schleswig Holstein, Germany
From dubstep to death metal and from Poland to Holland, we look back at our critic's favourite overseas festivals from this summer - and you can vote for yours in the UK Festival Awards too.
After decades of hearing 'The Ace of Spades' being played in clubs and pubs the world over, it's easy to forget that Motörhead have been consistently releasing new material since 1975 and have if anything, too much music for the 75 minute headline slot.
Legendary midland metallers fail to follow in the footsteps of fellow Birmingham metal-god, Ozzy.
For the British, Ozzy Osbourne is an undisputed legend, almost a caricature of the rock and roll lifestyle he has exuded for years.
Norwegian mettalers Triosphere, thrash newcomers Shraphead and Irish rockers Stormzone are the latest acts unveiled for the festival, which takes place from 4-6 August at Wacken, Schleswig Holstein in Germany.
Florida's finest metallers, Trivium, will make Wacken Open Air festival in Germany their only European festival appearance of 2011.