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Vancouver Wacken Metal Battle Final
Come join us to watch Vancouver's finest up and coming metal bands
duke it out for the grand prize!
Check out the event pages for the QUALIFYING SEMI FINALS here:
Round #1 - https://www.facebook.com/events/1539612429656208/
Round #2 - https://www.facebook.com/events/414469048729597/
Round #3 - https://www.facebook.com/events/385901688244304/
Round #4 - https://www.facebook.com/events/853541984668430/
Canada: Mountains, trees, lakes, beer… metal? You bet.
Often under-estimated, but always a force to be reckoned with. Canada has forged such heavyweights as Strapping Young Lad, Devin Townsend, Voivod, Annihilator, Anvil, Into Eternity. The Quebec region, re-known for their love of extreme metal, has spawned the likes of Kataklysm, Cryptopsy, Martyr and Quo Vadis. Not to mention an impressive new wave of modern metal including Alexisonfire, 3 Inches of Blood, Protest The Hero, Cancer Bats, Baptized In Blood and Despised Icon. Canada continues to be a strong supporter in the global metal scene by offering such contributions as the Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles publication, the critically acclaimed film Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey, the annual Noctis Valkyries Metal Festival & Conference, and the Heavy MTL and Heavy TO festivals.
The year 2015 will see Canada’s third year of participation in the Wacken Metal Battle. Only the strongest of contenders will be chosen to participate, to yield one true champion, and represent their nation with highest honor at the Wacken Open Air Festival.
Being held in Toronto, ON, Montreal, QC, Ottawa, ON, Saskatoon, SK, Winnipeg, MB, Calgary, AB, Edmonton, AB and Vancouver, BC and Victoria, BC during the months of Februaray to June, Canadian metal bands from across the country will challenge one another to join a list of Canadian heavyweights such as Voivod, Exciter, Razor, Annihilator, Anvil, Kataklysm, Cryptopsy, 3 Inches of Bloods, Despised Icon and Danko Jones who have performed at the festival in years past. The W:O:A Metal Battle was founded in 2004 to encourage future generations of heavy metal and rock, as Wacken Open Air believes in supporting the future of metal music and its musicians.