Wacken Metal Battle Australia!

Annihilist are set to play the world’s biggest heavy metal battle of the bands as Wacken Metal Battle come to Australia for the first time ever!

The legendary Wacken Metal Battle will be making it’s triumphant debut in the great southern land, giving unsigned Australian metal acts like Annihilist the opportunity to battle it out for a spot at the world’s largest and greatest heavy metal festival – Wacken Open Air. 30 years have passed since the creation of Wacken Open Air and now going into their fourth decade, the “holy land of heavy metal” has chosen Australia as it’s newest inclusion into the ranks of their fabled battle of the bands.

Wacken Open Air and national promoter Bailey Graham (Founder, Pinnacle Music Group) will be bringing the competition across Australia next year in search of the greatest unsigned metal band down under, and send them off to play Wacken Open Air 2020. The regional heats will hit Perth, Adelaide, Sydney and twice in Melbourne.

The process is simple – 8 bands are chosen per regional heat to compete. The winner of every regional heat is given a slot to perform at the grand final in Melbourne at the iconic Max Watts House of Music. The winner of the grand final is given a slot at Wacken Open Air in front of tens of thousands of the world’s biggest metalheads!

Winners are decided by a judging panel of some of Australia’s most prolific industry figures – label heads, journalists, promoters and other influential Australian heavy metal figures.

For further information and band applications, go to: https://www.metal-battle.com/