Blackened death metal of Coffin Birth have won the first-ever round of Wacken Metal Battle USA thanks to their win in Boston. The group are celebrating and are now placed in the city's final on April 20th.
Round 2 - Tuesday, March 14 @ Once Somerville (156 Highland Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts): Facebook event link
Bands: Upheaval, Leather Lung, Birnam Wood, and 1 TBD
Round 3 - Tuesday, March 21 @ Once Somerville (156 Highland Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts): Facebook event link
Bands: Pathogenic, Carnivora, Ravage, Goblet
Final - Thursday, April 20 @ Once Somerville (156 Highland Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts): Facebook event link
Round 1 - Saturday, March 18 @ Whiskey Tango (14000 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania): Facebook event link
Bands: In The Presence Of Wolves, POWER THEORY, Corpse Hoarder, Fatal Aggression, Assayer, Malphas
HOW IT WORKS:
- Each city will hold their qualifying rounds plus city finals (dates to be determined), selecting the top band to move forward to the national finals in New York City (date to be determined) with one being selected to perform at the 28th edition of Wacken Open Air. All bands will be judged during battle rounds by respected local music industry.
The finalists will be selected as follows by city.
2 Finalists from Boston
2 Finalists from Philadelphia
2 Finalists from New York City
National Final in New York City