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Music Events (more headlines) 03-06-2014

Wacken Metal Battle Canada - Vancouver, Edmonton Round One Winners; One Band To Rule Them All!; Unleash FREE Download Compilation Of 2014 Battling Bands

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Website: http://www.metalbattle.ca
Music: http://youtu.be/gQcxqsxchkQ

Wacken Metal Battle Canada is proud to announce the following round one winners in Edmonton and Vancouver.

EDMONTON Wed, March 5 @ Pawn Shop Live, 10551 82 Ave NW. - Event Details
Bring Us Your Dead
Immunize
Quietus - WINNER
These Colors Don't Run
With Malice

Quietus, winner of Edmonton round one will move on to the city-semi final on Wed, May 7 @ Pawn Shop Live, 10551 82 Ave NW. and compete for a spot at the Alberta Final in Calgary on Fri, May 23 @ Dicken's Pub, 1000 9 Ave SW. - Event Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/571319229622396/

VANCOUVER Wed, March 5 @ Red Room Ultra Bar, 398 Richards St. - Event Details
Crucifliction
Dead Asylum
Omnisight - WINNER
Without Mercy

OmnisighT, winner of Vancouver round one will move on to the city semi-final on Sat, May 3 @ Rickshaw Theatre, 254 E. Hastings St. - Event Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/594480213935242/

About: Over 100 independent Canadian metal bands have been selected to participate in this year's Wacken Metal Battle Canada line up in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. The bands will compete during the months of March, April and May in 22 qualifying rounds, 6 semi-finals, and an Alberta final along with the national final being held on June 7th in Toronto, ON at Opera House.

One band will be chosen to represent the nation with highest honour at this year's 2014 international battle at the worldís most prestigious metal festival Wacken Open Air in Wacken, Germany.

The finals will have the following representation and will be judged along with all other rounds by a panel of music industry representatives.

1 finalist from Vancouver, BC
1 finalist from Alberta (Calgary & Edmonton will face off in Alberta final)
2 finalists from Toronto, ON
1 finalist from Montreal, QC

Last year's battle was witnessed to Toronto, ON's epic power/death metal band Crimson Shadows not only winning the 2013 Canadian final but conquering the international final and performing in front of thousands unknown to their behemoth sound. (Video of that champion set can be viewed here.) The band joined a list of Canadian heavyweights such as Voivod, Exciter, Razor, Annihilator, Anvil, Kataklysm, Cryptopsy, 3 Inches of Bloods, Despised Icon and Danko Jones who have performed at the festival in years past.

Submissions were open from December 5, 2013 to January 31, 2014.

Rules: http://metalbattle.ca/rules.html

Wacken Metal Battle Canada Promo Video: http://youtu.be/gQcxqsxchkQ

For more info on Metal Battle Canada, please visit these links:

Official Website: http://www.metalbattle.ca

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MetalBattleCanada

Twitter: @MetalBattleCAN

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/WackenMetalBattleCAN

For more info on Wacken Open Air, please visit http://www.wacken.com

Wacken Metal Battle Canada 2014 Line Up (listed by date):

CALGARY Sat, Jan 25 @ The D, 222 7 St S.W. - Event Details
Shark Infested Daughters
Krepitus - WINNER
Zipgun Wisdom
Dethgod
Druidus
Video - Calgary Battle One - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NU2_jT9elUI

EDMONTON Wed, March 5 @ Pawn Shop Live, 10551 82 Ave NW. - Event Details
Bring Us Your Dead
Immunize
Quietus - WINNER
These Colors Don't Run
With Malice

VANCOUVER Wed, March 5 @ Red Room Ultra Bar, 398 Richards St. - Event Details
Crucifliction
Dead Asylum
Omnisight - WINNER
Without Mercy

CALGARY Sat, March 8 @ The D, 222 7 St S.W. - Event Details
Derailed
Penitentz
Osyron
Skymir
Breed of War
False Flag

TORONTO Sat, March 8 @ Hard Luck, 772a Dundas St. W. - Event Details
The Parallax
Sovereign Council
Oneiromancy
Pariah
Psycho Mad Sally

VANCOUVER Wed, March 12 @ Fortune Sound Club, 147 E Pender St. - Event Details
Celestial Ruin
Hallowed Catharsis
Witch of The Waste
The Fifth Circle

TORONTO Fri, March 14 @ Hard Luck, 772a Dundas St. W. - Event Details
Our Covenant
Operus
Protokult
The Fiction In Folklore
Endemise

EDMONTON Wed, March 19 @ Pawn Shop Live, 10551 82 Ave NW. - Events Details
Black XIII
Death Assembly
Display of Decay
Samandriel
Arrival of Autumn

VANCOUVER Wed, March 19 @ Red Room Ultra Bar, 398 Richards St. - Event Details
Lethal Halo
Mournir
Over The Coals
Scimitar

TORONTO Fri, March 21 @ Rivoli, 334 Queen St W. - Event Details
Burning The Day
The Curse Within
SludgeHammer
Empyrean Plague
My Hollow

TORONTO Fri, March 28 @ Hard Luck, 772a Dundas St. W. - Event Details
Beg For Mercy
Tsargrad
At Dawn's Edge
Shattered Remains
Santuarium

VANCOUVER Sun, March 30 @ Venue Night Club, 881 Granville St. - Event Details
Neck of the Woods
88 Mile Trip
Unleash The Archers
Xul

EDMONTON Wed, April 2 @ Pawn Shop Live, 10551 82 Ave NW. - Event Details
BLňED
Earth's Ashes
Eye of Horus
Netherward
This is War

TORONTO Fri, April 4 @ Rivoli, 334 Queen St W. - Event Details
Shotgun Cure
The Blackcloud Syndicate
Dawn Vally
Wretchedpain
FINAL TRIGGER (Special Guest Headliner)

CALGARY Sat, Apr 5 @ Vernís, 622 8 Ave SW - Event Details
Osyron
The Cadavor Dog
Morbidly Depraved
Hell Hounds
Vile Insignia

EDMONTON Wed, April 23 @ Pawn Shop Live, 10551 82 Ave NW. - Event Details
Death Toll Rising
Dieuponaday
Ides of Winter
Fear The Living
Kryosphere

TORONTO Toronto - Semi-Finals:
Sat, April 26 @ Hard Luck, 772a Dundas St. W. - Event Details
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA

CALGARY Sat, Apr 26 @ Vernís, 622 8 Ave SW - Event Details
The Reckless Heroes
Anakronis
Black Pestilence
Hammerdrone
Slagduster
Scythia

MONTREAL Sun, April 27 @ Katacombes, 1635 Boulevard Saint-Laurent
NearGrey
Sudden Spawn
Fanachronic
Eclipse Prophecy

MONTREAL Thur, May 1 @ Katacombes, 1635 Boulevard Saint-Laurent
Kruhl
Warsenal
Mutank
Chemical Way

CALGARY Sat, May 3 @ Lord Nelsonís Pub, 1020 8 Ave SW. - Event Details
Moosifix
Train Bigger Monkeys
Burning Effigy
Exit Strategy
Every Hour Kills

TORONTO Toronto - Semi-Finals:
Sat, May 3 @ Rivoli, 334 Queen St W. - Event Details
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA

VANCOUVER Vancouver Semi-Final:
Sat, May 3 @ Rickshaw Theatre, 254 E. Hastings St. - Event Details
Special Guest Headliners: Mitochondrion and Aevangelist
Omnisight
TBA
TBA
TBA

EDMONTON Edmonton Semi- Final:
Wed, May 7 @ Pawn Shop Live, 10551 82 Ave NW.
Quietus
TBA
TBA
TBA

MONTREAL Wed, May 14 @ Katacombes, 1635 Boulevard Saint-Laurent
The Catalyst
Forbidden Sin
Ogenix
Evertrapped

CALGARY Sat, May 17 @ Vernís, 622 8 Ave SW - CALGARY FINAL - Event Details
Krepitus
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA

MONTREAL Wed, May 21 @ Katacombes, 1635 Boulevard Saint-Laurent
Hidden Pride
Dark Century
Tunguska Mammoth
Uriel

CALGARY Alberta Final:
Fri, May 23 @ Dicken's Pub, 1000 9 Ave SW. - Event Details
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA

MONTREAL Montreal Semi-Final:
Wed, May 28 @ Katacombes, 1635 Boulevard Saint-Laurent
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA

National Final:
TORONTO Sat, June 7 @ Opera House, 735 Queen St E. - Event Details
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA
TBA

Sponsors:
Rehearsal Factory - http://rehearsalfactory.com
Pearl Drums - http://pearldrum.com
Boonsdale Records - https://www.boonsdalerecords.com
TicketFly - http://www.ticketfly.com
H.M.M.A.C. - https://www.facebook.com/HMMACANADA
Dungeonworks - https://www.facebook.com/dungeonworksprods
The Invisible Orange - http://www.theinvisibleorange.com
Concertworks - www.concertworks.ca
Big Nate Productions - www.calgarymetalfest.com


Media Sponsors:

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Absolute Underground - https://www.facebook.com/groups/10034445807
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Bravewords - http://www.bravewords.com
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