Metal-Battle Germany

You want to play with your band at the Wacken Open Air to have the chance to play in front of thousands of people and to get cool prizes? So don't hesitate and apply to the Metal Battle 2016.
After a break of two years the worlds biggest metal talent competition is also searching for the next big metal act in Germany again.
Many bands from all over the world will compete for being part of the international final which will take place at the W:O:A 2016 at the Headbangers and WET stage from 03 to 04 AUGUST 2016.
Send your application including demo CD, photo, biography (with links to your homepage, Facebook etc.) and contact address to:

ICS Festival Service GmbH
Catchword Metal Battle (+ Bundesland für das Ihr Euch bewerbt)
Reselithweg 17
25596 Wacken

Entry deadline is 31 January 2016

Metal-Battle Tourdates in Germany


Schedule City Venue Date
semi-final Hamburg Marx 06 MAY 2016
semi-final Jena F-Haus 10 JUNE 2016
final Neukirchen-Vluyn Dong Open Air 14 JULY 2016

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send applications to:

ICS Festival Service GmbH
Catchword Metal Battle
Reselithweg 17
25596 Wacken