Take a look at the list of registered bands ones more: Black Dahlia Murder - Deathcore [Detroit,Michigan] Heaven Shall Burn - MDM,metalcore,deathcore [Germany] Cannibal Corpse - brutal death [USA] In Flames -Melodic Death Metal [Sweden] Napalm Death - grindcore/death metal [England] Neaera - SMDM metalcore,deathcore [Germany] Municipal Waste - trashcore,Crossover [Richmond, Virginia] Vader - death metal [Poland] J.B.O. - Fun-Metal,parody [Germany] Die Apocalyptischen Reiter - [Germany] Amorphis - death/doom...mainstream [Finland] Belphegor - death/black [Austria] Benedictum - heavy metal/prog metal [California] Black Majesty - power metal [Australia] Blind Guardian - power metal [Germany] Bullet For My Valentine - emo/fashioncore [Bridgend, South Wales] Communic - progressive/power metal [Norway] Destruction - trash metal [Germany] Dimmu Borgir - true [Norway] Disillusion - progressive metal band who play a unique combination of black, death, progressive and thrash metal [Germany] Enslaved - norwegian black/viking metal [Norway] Grave Digger - power metal/speed metal [Germany] Haggard - symphonic metal combining folk, classical, renaissance and medieval music with modern doom metal [Germany] Immortal - norwegian black metal [Norway] Kampfar - folk/black metal [Norway] Lacuna Coil - alternative metal/gothic metal [Italy] Letzte Instanz - rock band particularly noted for their use of the violin and cello [Germany] Moonsorrow - folk/viking metal [Finland] Moonspell - Doom-death,Gothic-doom [Portugal] Norther - melodic death metal [Finland] Rage - heavy metal [Germany] Sacred Reich - thrash metal [Phoenix] Samael - black metal [Switzerland] Saxon - heavy metal [England] Schandmaul - folk-rock [Germany] Sodom - thrash metal [Germany] Sonic Syndicate - Melodic Death Metal [Sweden] Stormwarrior - speed metal [Germany] Stratovarius - power metal [Finland] Therion - symphonic metal [Sweden] TYR - heavy metal/folk [Faroe Islands] Vision Bleak - gothic metal [Germany] Volbeat - heavy metal [Danmark] to many heavy and power,dont u think?...boaring ... I think it would be great to see some new school bands at wacken...for example metalcore! also mathmetalcore,deathcore,artcore,sludgecore bands! My list: A Life Once Lost Architects Between The Buried And Me Bridge To Solace Burnt By The Sun Dillinger Escape Plan Mastodon Norma Jean Textures Converge Burst Unearth Bleeding Through All Shall Perish Animosity Through The eyes of the Dead Winds of Plague Who else would like to see them? Or any other progressive bands of this genres?