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Wacken Battle Announces Boston And Philadelphia Rounds

For over a decade at the world's largest outdoor metal festival Wacken Open Air, independent metal bands from around the globe have been performing in front of thousands and competing against one another for one to be crowned champion of the world along with winning multiple prizes.

For the first time ever, Wacken Metal Battle USA is coming to America for its inaugural year and will be hosting qualifying rounds in New York City as well as newly added events in Boston and Philadelphia. The national champion of those battles will perform at the 2017 festival taking place from August 3rd - 5th. The first batch of qualifying rounds have been announced for Boston and Philadelphia as follows:

Boston, MA
Round 1 – Tuesday, February 21 @ Once Somerville (156 Highland Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts)
Event Link
Coffin Birth
Skull Hammer
Swarm Of Eyes
1 TBD

Round 2 – Tuesday, March 14 @ Once Somerville (156 Highland Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts)
Event Link
Upheaval
Leather Lung
Birnam Wood
1 TBD

Round 3 – Tuesday, March 21 @ Once Somerville (156 Highland Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts)
Event Link
Pathogenic
Carnivora
Ravage
Goblet

Final – Thursday, April 20 @ Once Somerville (156 Highland Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts)

Philadelphia, PA
Round 1 – Saturday, March 18 @ Whiskey Tango (14000 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia)
Event Link
In The Presence Of Wolves
Power Theory
Corpse Hoarder
Fatal Aggression
Assayer
Malphas

New York City
(dates coming soon)

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