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Upheaval

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Below is our complete Upheaval news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Corpse Hoarder Crowned Wacken USA Winner

It was a battle of the best from the Philadelphia and Boston areas for the first ever Wacken Metal Battle USA!

The competition was held to send one American band to play at this year’s Wacken Open Air in Germany as part of the festival’s international Metal Battle competition. The final four came down to Corpse Hoarder (Philadelphia), Goblet (Boston), Power Theory (Philadelphia) and Upheaval (Boston).

Bringing blasts of metal ranging from power, black, death, thrash and more, the first ever Wacken Metal Battle USA champion was crowned Corpse Hoarder, which brought an exciting, energetic set blending groove, death, and grind metal that the judges could not deny being presented to the Wacken stage.

The Wacken Metal Battle USA final was held in Philadelphia on May 20th at the Whiskey Tango. For those wanting to get in on the action next year, Wacken Metal Battle USA will be returning for 2018 - stay tuned for an announcement of participating cities and submissions info. More...

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Wacken Battle USA Final Round Announced

Wacken Metal Battle USA is proud to present the first-ever final to send one American band to play at this year's Wacken Open Air in Germany as part of the festival's international Metal Battle competition.

After battles hosted in Boston and Philadelphia, the final four Corpse Hoarder (Philadelphia), Goblet (Boston), Power Theory (Philadelphia) and Upheaval (Boston) will compete for one to be crowned champion and play the stage at Wacken.

The national final will be held in Philadelphia on May 20th at the Whiskey Tango where all four bands will be judged by a music industry panel. More...

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Upheaval Wins Wacken Metal Boston Round

Wacken Metal Battle USA is proud to announce Boston round 3 winner Upheaval. The band will now join previous round 1 and 2 winners Coffin Birth and Goblet at the city final being held on April 19th at Once Somerville.

Boston round 3 was held on Tuesday, March 29th along with other competing bands Lung Leather, Birnam Wood, Concilium. The winners of the Boston final will join Philadelphia round winners Power Theory and Corpse Hoarder at the national final (city and date to be determined). Remaining rounds are as follows:

Boston, MA
Final – Wednesday, April 19 @ Once Somerville (156 Highland Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts)
Round 1 Winner - Coffin Birth
Round 2 Winner - Goblet
Round 3 Winner - Upheaval
+ Wild Card Band To Be Determined

National Final (city and date to be determined):
Power Theory (Philadelphia Winner)
Corpse Hoarder (Philadelphia Winner) More...

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Upheaval Posts Video Update

French technical death metal band Upheaval, who made waves with its debut EP "Incubate the Wasteland" back in 2011, are back. The Parisians have posted a video update of the line-up change within their ranks over on YouTube, which is streaming below. A quintet before, Upheaval lost drummer Guillermo, vocalist Benjamin and guitarist Andrea. Upheaval is now a quartet, enlisting vocalist Stephen and drummer Jon. They are readying material for a 2012 full-length release. If you are unfamiliar with the band's five-song debut EP, all of the tracks are streaming from it over on YouTube.

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