Wacken Battle Canada News: Round 1 Winners for Toronto and Vancouver, and Round 2 Winner for Winnipeg, MANITOBA FINAL: MARCH 18

Congratulations to Process! Winners of #‎Vancouver‬ Round #1

ROUND 1 – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2 @ Red Room Ultra Bar (Vancouver)(398 Richards St.)
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/635063959968057/
Mournir
Uncle Sid
Process – WINNER
Sleepcircle
Ætherion

Judges:
Mark McKitrick from Rain City Recorders
Myk Shaflik from The Red Room and Allstar Show Industries
JJ from SCRAPE Records
Mayo from The Invisible Orange

CONGRATS TO #‎TORONTO ROUND 1 WINNER PYTHON

TORONTO
ROUND 1 – FRIDAY, MARCH 4 @ Bovine Sex Club (542 Queen St. W.)
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/523617461148763/
Six of Swords
My Frost
MeNTaL CirCuiT
Crawl
Python – WINNER

Judges:
Morgan Rider (Vesperia – WMBC 2015 Champions)
Ingrid Newton (Metal Master Kingdom)
Dan Turcotte (Pet Shop Productions)
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CONGRATS TO #‎WINNIPEG ROUND 2 WINNERS Perilous AND Speed Demon

ROUND 2 – SATURDAY, MARCH 5 @ Windsor Hotel (187 Garry St.)
(two bands from round will move on to MB final)
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/949623465119194/
Ossific
Perilous – WINNER
Speed Demon – WINNER
The Void.

Judges:
Mike Menza and James Burton from Endless Chaos
Craig Peeples from Noire 
Carl Brown from VathekEntity

The MANITOBA Final will be on March 18th at The Windsor Hotel for this year’s 2016 national competition to send one independent metal talent to the world stage at Wacken Open Air in Wacken, Germany, which holds an attendance of over 80,000 metalheads from around the world. After two battle rounds in Winnipeg on Feb 27th and March 5th, four bands from the area will be performing for one to move on the Prairie Final in Calgary on April 16th. One finalist from the Prairie Final will then move on to perform at the National Final in Toronto on June 11th for ‘One Band To Rule Them All’ and play at Wacken Open Air 2016.

MANITOBA FINAL – FRIDAY, MARCH 18 @ The Windsor Hotel (187 Garry St.)
(winner will move on to Prairie Final in Calgary on April 16)
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/462909903910604/ 
Cell
Commencing Human Desperation
Perilous
Speed Demon

wacken

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 30 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 26 years. Oshawa’s Vesperia (2014 winners – video at Wacken), Toronto’s Crimson Shadows (2013 winners – video at Wacken) and Montreal’s Mutank (2014 winners – video at Wacken) have had that honour playing in front of thousands. The 2016 festival will be taking place from August 4-6.

How it works:

Each city will hold their qualifying rounds plus city finals from the months of January to May 2016 selecting the top band to move forward to the national finals in Toronto, ON on June 11th at Opera House with one being selected to perform at the 27th edition of Wacken Open Air taking place from August 4-6. All bands will be judged during battle rounds by respected local music industry.

The finalists will be selected as follows by province.

1 finalist from BC
1 finalist from Prairies (AB, SK, MB)
2 finalists from Ontario
1 finalist from Quebec

Rules: http://metalbattle.ca/rules.html

Wacken Metal Battle Canada Promo Video: http://youtu.be/gQcxqsxchkQ

Wacken Metal Battle 2014 Canada Finals by Ondeschocs.comhttp://youtu.be/RrOGyBtqwaQ

For more info on Metal Battle Canada, please visit these links:

Official Website: http://www.metalbattle.ca

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MetalBattleCanada

Twitter: @MetalBattleCAN

Live Video @ Wacken – 2015 – Vesperia – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Lwkzc4zGUY

Live Video @ Wacken – 2014 – Mutank – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQrLaG8BPL4

Live Video @ Wacken – 2013 – Crimson Shadows – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prOdgG4OwQU

 

 

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