India was the 27th country to be a part of the Wacken Metal Battle. The metal scene has been growing in India over the recent years. INFINITE DREAMS are the promoters of the Wacken Metal Battle in INDIA and also organize the Bangalore Open Air Festival. The finals of the Wacken metal Battle happen at the Bangalore Open Air festival which also is powered by Wacken Open Air.

2011 saw the first Indian Metal battle band to play at Wacken Open Air. The band was called Eccentric Pendulum from Bangalore. They emerged winners of the competition after competing with over 130 bands across the country

2012, Zygnema from Mumbai won the 2nd edition of the Wacke Metal Battle

2013, Devoid from Mumbai won the 3rd edition of the Wacken Metal Battle.

2014, Plague Throat from Shilling won the 4th edition of the Wacken Metal Battle

With the growing number of bands and fans, India is the next destination for Heavy Metal

Metal-Battle Tourdates in India


Schedule City Venue Date
semifinale Guwahati TeraMaya June 9th
semifinale Kolkata Someplace Else June 10th
semifinale Pune AFK June 11th
semifinale Chennaii Bay 146 June 16th
semifinale Bangalore TBC June 17th
semifinale Hyderabad House of Blues June 18th
semifinale Mumbai Rockville June 30th
finale Bangalore Bangalore Open Air July 8th

Metal-Battle Winner in India

Winner Band: Elemental

- 14.07.2016
Please welcome Elemental to one of our last slots for the WOA Metal Battle. They want[...] more »

- 30.05.2016
Metal Battle India is starting this year's round of Metal Battles. And all indian bands[...] more »

- 27.01.2015
We have done an interview with last year´s finalist from India as first part of our[...] more »

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