Ripsaw won Netherlands W:O:A Metal Battle

Dear Metalheads,

the winners of the final in Holland have now been determined! The winner band Rip Saw will enter the battlefield in Wacken this year. Congratulations!

Your Metal Battle team
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Metal Battle 2008 - The finalists

Dear Metalheads,

here are the finalists of the metal battle of Netherlands 2008:

1.Circle of Silence

2. Ex Libris

3. Ripsaw

4. The New Dominion

5.When All Life Ends

6. Dark Intentions

Metal-Battle team
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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 3 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.

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,

- contact adress, to which you are applying (only for Dutch Bands), to the following adress:

Rock Inc. Promotion
C/O Wacken Battle
P.O. Box 32002
6370 JA Landgraaf  (NL)

Closing application date is the 31.01.2008
Dates for the opening heats:
For the Netherlands it will take place in Weert at M.C. de Bosuil on the 6th of April 2007 !!
Actual tour dates coming soon at :

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 Wacken 2008 !!
Your W:O:A / Aardschok / M.Cde Bosuil & Rock Inc. Team
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