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Superstruct partners with International Concert Service

By | Published on Monday 19 August 2019

Wacken Open Air

Still acquisitive live music outfit Superstruct Entertainment has taken a stake in German promoter International Concert Service, best known for the Wacken Open Air heavy metal festival.

The deal will see Superstruct invest in ICS to help grow the company further. As well as Wacken Open Air, ICS also promotes events including Hamburg Metal Dayz, Wacken Winter Nights and the Werner Race.

ICS co-founders Holger Hübner and Thomas Jensen say in a statement: “Joining the Superstruct network is terrific news for our team and our fans. We will continue providing world-class experiences through our portfolio of live events and now we are able to additionally benefit from a partner with a global network and experience”.

“This will help us grow further and make what we do even better”, they add. “We very much look forward to working with the Superstruct team to continue pushing the envelope. Our goal is always to inspire and enthuse heavy metal fans around the world and to make people happy with our live activities”.

Superstruct CEO James Barton adds: “We are very excited to join forces with ICS, the global leaders in metal. Led by Holger and Thomas, and supported by an experienced team overseeing a portfolio of quality events, we are confident that together we can continue to expand ICS and take the company and its events to the next level”.

The agreement is still subject to regulator approval.