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Wave Gothic Festival Storms Into Germany

05/25/2015 02:21 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2015

You've goth to see this.

Around 20,000 people trudged into Leipzig, Germany, this weekend for the annual Wave Gothic festival, according to the Associated Press.

The first Wave Gothic festival took place in 1992 with around 10 bands, the Orlando Sentinel reports. But the four-day event now includes more than 100 acts.

Take a look at some of the participants from this year and years past.

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    Participants of the Wave Gothic Festival pose for photographers in Leipzig, Germany, on Saturday. About 20,000 members of the scene are expected to attend one of the world's largest gothic festivals. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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    A participant of the Wave Gothic Festival poses for photographers in Leipzig, Germany, on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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    Participants of the Wave Gothic Festival pose for photographers in Leipzig, central Germany, on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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    Participants of the Wave Gothic Festival walk in costumes in Leipzig, Germany, on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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    A participant of the Wave Gothic Festival poses in a costume for photographers in Leipzig, Germany, on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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    Participants of the Wave Gothic Festival arrive the festival area in costumes in Leipzig, Germany, on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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    A participant of the Wave Gothic Festival walks in a costume in Leipzig, Germany, on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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    Participants of the Wave Gothic Festival walk in costumes along the festival area in Leipzig, Germany, on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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    Participants in the Wave Gothic Festival on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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    A participant in the Wave Gothic Festival on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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    Participants in the Wave Gothic Festival on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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    Participants in the Wave Gothic Festival on Saturday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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    A participant in the Wave Gothic Festival poses at the "Victorian Picnic" in a park in Leipzig, central Germany, on June 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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    Participants in the "Victorian Picnic" at the Wave Gothic Festival take a stroll in a park in Leipzig, central Germany, on June 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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    A participant arrives at the Wave Gothic Festival in Leipzig, central Germany, on June 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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    A participant arrives at the Wave Gothic Festival in Leipzig, central Germany, on June 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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    In this June 8, 2014. photo, a participant with painted face and special contact lenses arrives at the Wave Gothic Festival in Leipzig, central Germany. (AP Photo/dpa,Hendrik Schmidt)
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    Wave Gothic Festival participants kiss in Leipzig, central Germany, on May 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

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