"Wacken Metal Battle" is a two-stage contest. In the first stage the six groups, selected by the Commission, will participate in the local finals. Final concert will be held in 2011 2 April Vilnius. The winners will travel to Wacken and participate in the international Metal Battle final round, which will take place during the Wacken Open Air 2011 in Germany.

According to the rules and local and international finals of the winners chosen by a jury appointed by the organizers, the audience has no influence to the results.

Groups in the contest terms and conditions

- Your band doesn't have a deal and isn't about to sign to a label in the near future.
- Your band can easily play a 30 minute set consisting of your own songs.
- You're not a band that won a heat in 2009.
- Bands, that participated in 2010, but didn't win any of the regional heats may re-apply.
- All bands hve to perform live (the finals will not allow pre-recorded instruments )
- The competition is only for metal bands
- The national finalists have to arrange the trip to the international finals by themselves.

W:O:A Metal Battle Lithuania winner will receive:

- Possibility to show their songs at the biggest metal music festival worldwide - The Wacken Open Air.
- The winner of the international finals will sign a contract with the publishing company Wacken Records and will been supported (endorsement) by leading music equipment manufacturers (Marshall, Mapex, Eden),

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Metal-Battle Tourdates in Lithuania


Schedule City Venue Date
Finals Vilnius PROPAGANDA Club 2nd Apr. 2011