After a few months of intense heats, it’s almost time for the Wacken Metal Battle Finals. Who will be crowned as the best that South Africa has to offer? Head through to Rumours Rock City on the 27th of April to find out!
When: 27 April 2019
Where: Rumours Rock City
Corner Weltevreden Road & Valley Ave,
More than a simple battle
The Wacken Metal Battle is more than a simple showcase or your run of the mill battle of the bands. Whoever wins at the finals will go on to represent South Africa as a whole at the Wacken Open Air Metal Battle in Germany.
There is no battle of the bands in country that has a more prestigious grand prize. Because of the calibre of the grand prize, most of the top metal bands in South Africa throw their hat into the ring.
As Sashquita Northey, the local representative for the Wacken Metal Battle said,
After a few months of insenive heats, the best of the best have been selected to battle it out in the finals.
The line up:
Battle 1: 25 Jan @ Rumours Rock City
Battle 2: 26 Jan @ Aandklas Hatfield
WINNER: BLEEDING SPAWN
Battle 3: 01 Feb @ Thrashers Skate Park Pretoria
WINNER: Human Nebula
Battle 4: 02 Feb @ Pool City Walmer
WINNER: Forsaking Fate
Battle 5: 08 Feb @ AJ’s Pub
Battle 6: 09 Feb @ Sundowners Alberton
WINNER: Facing the Gallows
Battle 7: 01 March @ Mercury Live
WINNER: Thread of Omen
Battle 8: 22 March @ The Winston Durban
WINNER: TO BE ANNOUNCED
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