W:O:A Metal Battle Austrian winners: Suckceed

Dear Metalheads,

the Austrian W:O:A Metal Battle for this year is over and the winners are Suckceed.


Congratulations, see you in Wacken!

Your Metal Battle team
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Austrian semi-finales winners

Dear Metalheads,

the semi-finales in Austria are over and three bands made it into the national finals. The semi-finales winners are:

Devastating Enemy

Sektor 7


The national finale will take place on 26th of June in the Viper Room Vienna!

Your Metal Battle team
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Results from first semi-finale

Dear Metalheads,

the first semi-finale in austria is over, the winners from the battle that took place on 15th of may are Devastating Enemy.


Congratulations. See you in Wacken!

Your Metal Battle team
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Semi-finalists for Austria

Dear Metalheads,

the semi-finalists for Austria have finally been chosen. The following bands made it through:








The dates for the semi-final are 15.5. with Devastating Enemy, Scarecrow N.W.A., Sadako and 29.5. with Sektor 7, Katjuscha, Suckceed.
W:O:A proudly presents:  Metal Battle 08

.... Get Ready To Rumble Metalheadz ....
and once again it’s time to step into the ring. The Metal Battle is growing. In only 4 years the W:O:A Metal Battle has built itself to the biggest talent contest for Metal bands of all styles. This is still not enough. The international section is also growing and becoming more important. Not just with the success Lordi had at the Eurovision Song Contest, but even before, it has been shown that the Metal community knows no boundaries. Now, alongside France, Switzerland, Italy, Finland, Brazil & Belgium, the Metal Battle 2007 has new participants from Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro & …. The international competition is growing and growing.
The final for the Metal Battle 2008 will once again take place at the Wacken Open Air festival.
The winner of Metal Battle 2007 is Torture Squad. www.myspace.com/torturesquadband

Conditions of participation 2008:
- You don’t have a contract with a label and you’re not about to sign a deal in the near future.
- You can play a set of at least 30 minutes consisting of your own songs.
- You’re not a band that won one of the 2007 heats.
- Bands, that participated in 2007, but weren’t successful in one of the heats is allowed to apply.
- Please send your application (demo CD with 3 – 4 tracks, photo, bandinfo,

For every region, a qualified jury will choose six bands from the applications to battle live against each other.
At the heats, a jury consisting of members of the music business will decide on a local winner.

See you in Weert & Wacken 2008 !!
Your W:O:A Team