08.04.2013 15:21: Washburn Parallaxe Guitars Teams Up with W:O:A Metal Battle

Washburn Parallaxe Guitars has recently signed a strategic partnership with Metal Battle that will take place worldwide. The Metal Battle started in 2005 and is a talent contest for unsigned heavy metal and rock bands. This year a total of 30 countries will participate and includes Germany, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Finland, Brazil, ex-Yugoslavia, Poland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Austria, Italy, Israel, Greece, Lithuania and China. There will be at least one live heat in each country with over 90 live heats in 2013 altogether.

The competition will culminate at the international finale which will take place at the Wacken Open Air Festival from August 1st to August 3rd, 2013. As in previous years, the 2013 Metal Battle promises to be one of the premier music competitions specifically geared towards heavy metal bands around the globe. “Metal Battle is an amazing platform for upcoming metal bands aiming at international attention and coverage. One of our key missions at Washburn Parallaxe Guitars is to support upcoming metal guitarists with the best possible and affordable metal guitars. Teaming up with Metal Battle was the most natural thing to do.” says Greg Heritier Washburn Parallaxe Guitar Division Mananger and Director of European Sales and Marketing from U.S. Music Corp.

“We are extremely excited about our partnership with Metal Battle,” says Xavier Martinez, Product Manager and Artist Relations at Washburn Parallaxe Guitars., “it further connects Washburn Parallaxe Guitars to our company roots and the pulse of metal market.” Washburn Parallaxe Guitars will be the official guitar partner for the competition. Washburn Parallaxe Guitars will award the Metal Battle international finalists which will perform live at the Wacken Open Air Festival in Wacken, Germany with a "Friend of Washburn" endorsement. In addition, the winning band will receive a free guitar for the band. “With Washburn Parallaxe Guitars we have found a great new and dynamic partners that go the extra way to support the Metal Battle and the world wide metal community,” says Enno Heymann from Metal Battle. Let the Battle begin...

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