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This is the first year WMBC is in Victoria there will be one qualifying round for one winner to move on to the BC final in Vancouver April 10th at the Rickshaw for one winner for that final to move on to the national final in Toronto at The Opera House on June 6th.
The best Canadian band whom wins the national final will rule them all and play at the world's largest metalfest, the Metal Superbowl, Wacken Open Air in Wacken, Germany taking place from July 30th - August 1st, which has over 80,000 in attendance and is a sold out event.
Live Video - Wacken 2014 - Winner - Mutank - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJaymA4JipU
Live video - Wacken 2013 - Winner - Crimson Shadows - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGnPfOeRwe4
Full details are below
March 28, 2015 @ The Cambie Esquimalt, 856 Esquimalt Road
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/772331709528191/
FRACTURED ANATOMY aka BLOOD DEMON
VANCOUVER - FINAL
April 10, 2015 @ Rickshaw Theatre, 254 East Hastings
NATIONAL FINAL - TORONTO June 6, 2015 @ Opera House, 735 Queen Street East
Wacken Metal Battle Canada is part of an international competition where band’s from across the country in Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Quebec City will 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 25 years. 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. This year’s festival will be taking place from July 30th to August 1st.
How it works:
Each city will hold their qualifying rounds plus city finals from the months of January to May 2015 selecting the top band to move forward to the national finals in Toronto, ON in June (date to be determined) with one being selected to perform at the 26th edition of Wacken Open Air taking place from July 30th to August 1st. All bands will be judged during battle rounds by respected local music industry.
The finalists will be selected as follows.
1 finalist from BC (Vancouver & Victoria will face off)
1 finalist from Alberta (Calgary & Edmonton will face off)
2 finalists from Toronto, ON
1 finalist from Quebec (Montreal & Quebec City will face off)
1 finalist from Ottawa, ON
1 finalist from Saskatoon or Winnipeg (Saskatoon and Winnipeg will face off)
Wacken Metal Battle Canada Promo Video: http://youtu.be/gQcxqsxchkQ
Wacken Metal Battle 2014 Canada Finals by Ondeschocs.com: http://youtu.be/RrOGyBtqwaQ
For more info on Metal Battle Canada, please visit these links:
Official Website: http://www.metalbattle.ca