Wacken Metal Battle Canada Starts This Week; Montreal – March 16, 31, April 27, May 12

Crowning one Canadian champion from 2013 to 2016 to play Wacken Open Air, the world’s largest metal festival in Wacken, Germany, Wacken Battle Canada returns for its fifth edition after a one year hiatus in 2017. This year’s 2018 edition is being hosted in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Hamilton, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City and will witness bands from across the country battle for one to perform at the prestigious festival and join previous winners Hamilton’s Profaner (2016), Oshawa’s Vesperia (2015), Montreal’s Mutank (2014 winners) and Toronto’s Crimson Shadows (2013) whom have had the honour of playing in front of thousands.

Montreal, QC

Round 1
Date: Friday, March 16
Venue: Piranha Bar (680 Saint-Catherine St W.)
Event Link at this location
Bands:
Behind An Empire
DistortHead
Ultyma
Dumpster Mummy

Round 2
Date: Saturday, March 31
Venue: Piranha Bar (680 Saint-Catherine St W.)
Event Link at this location
Bands:
NonHuman Era
Tribal Bones
Confined to Oblivion
Skullmace

Quebec Final
Date: Friday, April 27
Venue: Piranha Bar (680 Saint-Catherine St W.)
Event Link: TBA
Bands: TBA

Eastern Final
Date: Saturday, May 12
Venue: Piranha Bar (680 Saint-Catherine St W.)
Event Link: TBA
Bands: TBA

Full List of 2018 battles and participating bands in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Hamilton, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City can be found at this location.

About:
Wacken Metal Battle Canada is part of an international competition where over a hundred band’s from across the country battle each other for one to be selected and join over 20 other countries for an international battle of the bands at the world’s largest outdoor metal festival Wacken Open Air, which has been taking place in Wacken, Germany for the last 28 years.

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