Wacken Metal Battle News: Montreal Round 5 Winner, Prairie Final Winner, Toronto 1/2 Semi Final Winner

CONGRATS TO MONTREAL ROUND 5 WINNER – Vantablack Warship

ROUND 5 – SATURDAY, APRIL 16 @ Piranha Bar (680 Rue Ste-Catherine O.)

Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/465233043687038/

Skeleris

Vantablack Warship – WINNER

Distoriam

Sacrificed Alliance

Judges:

Simon McKay – The Agonist

Andrew Wieler – CJLO – 1690AM

Jason Greenberg – Bucketlist Music Reviews

Alain Labonte – Québec-Métal

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MONTREAL FINAL LINE UP! (event link coming soon)

SATURDAY, MAY 7 @ Piranha Bar (680 Rue Ste-Catherine O.)

(winner will move on to National Final in Toronto on June 11 @ Opera House)

Ordoxe

DistortHead

Confined to Oblivion

[EVERTRAPPED]

Vantablack Warship

CONGRATS TO TORONTO ROUND 1 SEMI-FINAL WINNER – Profaner

‪#‎TORONTO

SEMI-FINAL – SATURDAY, APRIL 16 @ Hard Luck Bar (772A Dundas St. W.)

(winner will move on to National Final in Toronto on June 11 @ Opera House)

Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1713390422207967/

Profaner (Hamilton Winner)

Door To Door Human Gore (Official) (Toronto Winner)

AstarothOfficial (Toronto Winner)

Wind Cries Mary (London Winner)

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Judges:

Andy Hawke – Cadence Music

Richard Fernandes – New Damage Records

Craig Rose – ROSE management

Drew Masters – M.E.A.T.

Dean Arnold – Vital Remains / Primalfrost

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CONGRATS TO PRAIRIE FINAL WINNER – Tales of the Tomb

‪#‎Calgary – PRAIRIE FINAL – SATURDAY, APRIL 16 @ Distortion – Live Music Venue (3828 MacLeod Trail S.)

(winner will move on to National Final in Toronto on June 11 @ Opera House)

Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/159916031057594/

Finalist – Calgary – Sentient

Finalist – Edmonton – Tales of the Tomb

Finalist – Saskatchewan – Scythra

Finalist – Manitoba – Cell

 

Judges:

Kevin Woron – Megawatt Mayhem – CJSW 90.9 FM

Sacha Laskow – Perfect Fifth – Audio Architects

Chad Persley – Art Director/Business Development Executive at Absolute Underground TV/ Magazine

Cameron Dalgetty – Metal Nation Radio

Tyson Boyd – Director, Partner, Talent Buyer at ConcertWorks

Drew Copland – Death Toll Rising

 

CANADIAN FINAL – SATURDAY, JUNE 11 @ OPERA HOUSE (735 Queen St. E.), Toronto, ON

Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1526172981010202/

Tales of The Tomb – Prairie Final Winner – (Edmonton, AB)

Profaner – Ontario Final Winner – (Hamilton, AB)

TBA – Ontario Final Winner

TBA – Quebec Final Winner

TBA – BC Final Winner

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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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