Canadian Metal Bands Can Now Apply for Wacken Metal Battle

Canadian metal bands are now able to apply to Wacken Metal Battle for the chance to play Wacken Open Air 2019. 

This is the sixth year of the battles and for the first time, Wacken Metal Battle Canada will be expanding to the east coast. Additionally, the national final this year will be held in Calgary instead of Toronto, where the final was held for the past five years. The winner of this year’s Wacken Metal Battle Canada national final will receive $2000CAD towards airfare to travel and perform at the 30th Wacken Open Air in Wacken, Germany taking place from August 1st – 3rd, 2019. The Canadian champion also has the opportunity to win monetary and gear prizes from the international Wacken Metal Battle.

Here’s the full list of participating regions for Wacken Metal Battle Canada:

BC – Island
BC – Vancouver/Lower Mainland
BC – Interior
AB – Edmonton
AB – Calgary
SK – Saskatoon
ON – Hamilton
ON – Toronto
ON – Ottawa
QC – Montreal
QC – Quebec City
NS – Halifax
NL – St. John’s

The deadline to submit is December 21. Bands can apply here.

Check out the promo video here.

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