01.03.2011 17:05 Age: 7 yrs
By: Metal-Battle Team

MB Sweden - Participation deadline has begun

Wacken Metal Battle is back!


The Wacken Metal Battle 2011 comes back to Sweden again! The Contest is giving the winner the possibility to play the worlds largest metal festival - Wacken Open Air in Germany. Finals will be held on Thursday 28th April at Kägelbanan in Stockholm.


Wacken Metal Battle started at Wacken Open Air festival wanted to give new unsigned bands the chance to play for large audiences. Wacken Metal Battle has been going around the world since 2004. This year cracked the 30 countries border, including Britain, Germany, France, Spain, and this year even India. Sweden is taking part for the second year.


The winners in all 30 states will get to play on the WET Stage at Wacken Open Air in August 2011. It is the largest metal festival in Europe and has been around since 1990. Wacken Open Air festival, over 75 000 visitors this summer, and was normally sold out long before.


The rules are simple. All unsigned metal bands are welcome to send in their contributions. Participation is starting today and ending April 1, 2011. Of those who submitted the materials we will select six bands which will play the Swedish finals in Stockholm on Thursday 28 April. Location is Kägelbanan in Stockholm. On site, a professional jury of music journalists, musicians and metal makers in the music industry will determine the winning band. That evening an established metal band will also play while the jury deliberates. 1st prize is to get to play on WET Stage at Wacken Open Air in August 2011.


The material must sent to: Wacken Metal Battle c / o Trotter Music & Media, Box 5043, 165 10 Hässelby


For more informaion: www.metal-battle.com and then click the Swedish flag.


Press Inquiries contact Anette on Enmusa Music anette@enmusamusic.com or 0707-180 120


Other questions, please contact Janne Lundqvist at Trotter Music & Media janne.lundqvist@lunkan.com or 070-2520000.