- Your band doesn't have a deal and isn't about to sign to a label in the near future.
- Your band can easily play a 30 minute set consisting of your own songs.
- You're not a band that won former, which means the year before, Metal Battle heats.
- Bands, that participated the years before, but didn't win any of the regional heats may re-apply.
- Bands that won national or international finals can’t participate anymore
- Please send your application (Demo CD with 3-4 songs, photo, band info and contact address) to the address of your National Metal Battle Department.