Wacken Metal Battle Canada News: Montreal, Calgary and Winnipeg Winners

MONTREAL‬ ROUND 1 WINNER Ordoxe (Trois Rivieres, QC)

MONTREAL
ROUND 1 – FRIDAY, FEB 26 @ Piranha Bar (680 Rue Ste-Catherine O.)
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1680018885579008/
Seismic Breach
Chronolith
Ordoxe – WINNER
Kruhl

Judges
CJLO – 1690AM – Andrew Wieler
Asher Media Relations – Jon Asher
Bucketlist Music Reviews – Angie Radczenko
Metallic Montreal – CKUT 90.3 FM – Noah Baxter

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#CALGARY ROUND 3 WINNER Hrom

ROUND 3 – FRIDAY, FEB 26 @ Distortion (3828 MacLeod Trail S.)
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/934620566623312/
Nuclear Oath
Naraka
Concrete Funeral
Hrom – WINNER

Judges
Kevin Woron from Megawatt Mayhem on CJSW 90.9 FM
Joshua ‘JP’ Wood from Megawatt Mayhem on CJSW 90.9FM and Managing Editor/Writer at Metal-Rules.com
Sacha Laskow, Audio Architect at Perfect Fifth – Audio Architects
Chad Persley, Art Director/Business Development Executive at Absolute Underground TV/ Magazine

And the Calgary final ready to go!
CALGARY FINAL – SATURDAY, MARCH 19 @ Distortion (3828 MacLeod Trail S.)
(winner will move on to Prairie Final in Calgary on April 16 @ Distortion (3828 MacLeod Trail S.)
Sentient
Statue of Demur
Hrom

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‪WINNIPEG‬ ROUND 1 WINNERS CELL AND Commencing Human Desperation (the two bands will move on to MB final)
ROUND 1 – SATURDAY, FEB 27 @ Windsor Hotel (187 Garry St.)
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1716613095241054/
Angstrom
Cell – https://www.facebook.com/Cell-685637841536366/
Commencing Human Desperation
Five Hundred Pound Furnace

Judges 
Mike Toews from Endless Chaos
Bob Fitzgerald from Noire
Robin Lee from Dreadnaut

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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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