Wacken Metal Battle Canada Compilation Vol. 5

One Independent Canadian Band To Play At Wacken Open Air (Germany) World’s Largest Metal Festival

Wacken Metal Battle Canada is proud to present this year’s 2018 free digital sampler of competing bands from across the country. This year’s compilation features hours of headbanging tracks from Canada’s up and coming underground metal talents!

Get your FREE DOWNLOAD at the following link: wackenmetalbattlecanada.bandcamp.com/album/wacken-metal-battle-canada-compilation-vol-5

Crowning one Canadian champion from 2013 to 2016 to play Wacken Open Air, the world’s largest metal festival in Wacken, Germany, WACKEN METAL BATTLE CANADA returns for its fifth edition after a one year hiatus in 2017. This year’s 2018 edition is being hosted in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Hamilton, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City and will witness bands from across the country battle for to one perform at the prestigious festival and join previous winners Hamilton’s Profaner (2016), Oshawa’s Vesperia (2015), Montreal’s Mutank (2014 winners) and Toronto’s Crimson Shadows (2013) whom have had the honour of playing in front of thousands.

The upcoming 2018 battles and participating bands are as follows (rounds listed by city):


Round 2
Date: Thursday, March 15
Venue: Temple – The Starlite Room (10030 102 St NW.)
Event Link: www.facebook.com/events/169319503846144/
Dahlmers Realm www.reverbnation.com/dahlmersrealmsexmetal
Remnants remnants2.bandcamp.com
Sins Of Sorrow silverthornmetal.wixsite.com/silverthornmetal
Sol Runner solrunner.bandcamp.com/album/no-hope-demo

Date: Friday, March 23
Venue: Temple – The Starlite Room (10030 102 St NW.)
Event Link: TBA
Breaking The Silent http://www.facebook.com/BreakingTheSilent (EDMONTON ROUND 1 WINNER
Protosequence http://protosequence.bandcamp.com (EDMONTON ROUND 1 WINNER)

Southern Ontario Final:

Date: Saturday, March 24
Venue: Hard Luck (772A Dundas St W.)
Event Link: www.facebook.com/events/149368032394849/
Lutharo www.facebook.com/Lutharoband (HAMILTON ROUND WINNER)
Centuries of Decay www.centuriesofdecay.com (TORONTO ROUND 1 WINNER)
Wind Cries Mary windcriesmary.bandcamp.com (TORONTO ROUND 2 WINNER)
Astaroth Incarnate astarothincarnate.bandcamp.com (TORONTO ROUND 3 WINNER)

Ottawa, ON

Round 1
Date: Thursday, March 22
Venue: House of Targ (1077 Bank St.)
Event Link: www.facebook.com/events/212141199350874/
Ominous Eclipse ominouseclipse.bandcamp.com
Lycanthro lycanthro.bandcamp.com
Sovereign Council sovereigncouncil.bandcamp.com
A Scar For The Wicked asftwband.bandcamp.com
The Dead Centuries thedeadcenturies.bandcamp.com

Montreal, QC

Round 1
Date: Friday, March 16
Venue: Piranha Bar (680 Saint-Catherine St W.)
Event Link: www.facebook.com/events/1593013987442361/
Behind An Empire www.facebook.com/behindanempiremtl
DistortHead distortheadmetal.bandcamp.com
Ultyma ultyma.bandcamp.com
Dumpster Mummy dumpstermummy.bandcamp.com

Round 2
Date: Saturday, March 31
Venue: Piranha Bar (680 Saint-Catherine St W.)
Event Link: www.facebook.com/events/1599714390066090/
NonHuman Era nonhumanera.com
Confined to Oblivion confinedtooblivion.bandcamp.com
Skullmace skullmace.bandcamp.com
Tribal Bones http://www.facebook.com/tribalbones

Quebec Final 
Date: Friday, April 27
Venue: Piranha Bar (680 Saint-Catherine St W.)
Event Link: TBA
Bands: TBA

Eastern Final
Date: Saturday, May 12
Venue: Piranha Bar (680 Saint-Catherine St W.)
Event Link: TBA
Bands: TBA


Quebec City, QC

Round 1
Date: Saturday, April 14
Venue: Source de La Martiniere (201 de Lanaudière St.)
Event Link: www.facebook.com/events/1785329911761153/
Lancaster www.facebook.com/lancastermetal
Meet The Mailman meetthemailman.bandcamp.com
Ice Vinland www.facebook.com/siteofficielicevinland
Dépérir deperir.bandcamp.com/releases
Nordheim www.facebook.com/nordheimofficial
Restless www.facebook.com/RestlessMetal


National Final

Date: Saturday, June 9
Venue: Opera House (735 Queen St E.), Toronto, ON
Event Link: TBA
Bands: TBA





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