Wacken Metal Battle USA Announce Boston and Philadelphia Rounds

Wacken Metal Battle USA have announced the details for their rounds in Boston and Philadelphia.


Check out the trailer below

The details for both the Boston and Philadelphia rounds are below including links to some of the bands.
Boston, MA
Round 1 – Tuesday, February 21 @ Once Somerville (156 Highland Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts)
Swarm Of Eyes – http://swarmofeyes.com/

Round 2 – Tuesday, March 14 @ Once Somerville (156 Highland Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts)
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1365881590142958/
Upheaval – http://upheavalboston.bandcamp.com
Leather Lung – http://leatherlungcult.bandcamp.com
Birnam Wood – http://birnamwood.bandcamp.com

Round 3 – Tuesday, March 21 @ Once Somerville (156 Highland Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts)
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1841549376120623/
Pathogenic – http://pathogenic.bandcamp.com
Carnivora – http://carnivora.bandcamp.com
Ravage – http://www.RavageTheEarth.com
Goblet – http://goblet2.bandcamp.com

Final – Thursday, April 20 @ Once Somerville (156 Highland Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts)
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/364745117238312/

Philadelphia, PA
Round 1 – Saturday, March 18 @ Whiskey Tango (14000 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
In The Presence Of Wolves – http://inthepresenceofwolves.com/
Fatal Aggression – https://youtu.be/GW-oxme5duM
New York City
(To Be Confirmed)
How the competition works
“Each city will hold their qualifying rounds plus city finals, selecting the top band to move forward to the national final 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”
Wacken and Metal Battle USA links

ARCH ENEMY Release video and single for “War Eternal (Live at Wacken 2016)”

Metal giants ARCH ENEMY have released a live music video for “War Eternal”, recorded at Wacken 2016 which is taken from their upcoming live DVD/Blu-ray “As The Stages Burn!”, which is released on March 31st, 2017 via Century Media Records!   

Check out the video here: 

As The Stages Burn!” will be available as Limited edition Deluxe CD, DVD and Blu-ray Box Set, Special Edition CD and DVD Digipak, Gatefold 2 LP and DVD and as digital album.

War Eternal (Live at Wacken 2016)” is also available as a digital single and Instant Grat Track.

Click the following link to be redirected to the selected stores and download/streaming platforms: http://smarturl.it/ArchEnemyATSB

The Wacken 2016 show was recorded, produced and directed by Patric Ullaeus. The audio was mixed by Andy Sneap.

The DVD/Blu-ray has a bunch of extra features such as Behind The Scenes footage from Wacken 2016, as well as excerpts from the “Tokyo Sacrifice” live DVD, all “War Eternal” music videos and a previously unreleased video for “Time Is Black”. The Deluxe Box Set contains an Artbook, CD, DVD, Blu-ray, pop-up art, lanyard and “As The Stages Burn!” laminate.

ARCH ENEMY upcoming Tour Dates 2017

30.03.2017 – Bochum (Germany), Zeche*

31.03.2017 – Leipzig (Germany), Hellraiser*

01.04.2017 – Colmar (France), Rock in Hell*

02.04.2017 – Edinburgh (UK), Heavy Scotland Festival

04.04.2017 – Langen (Germany), Neue Stadthalle**

05.04.2017 – München (Germany), Backstage Werk**

06.04.2017 – Saarbrücken (Germany), Garage**

07.04.2017 – Durbuy (Belgium), Durbuy Rock Festival**

08.04.2017 – Cambrai (France), Betiz Fest*

09.04.2017 – Ludwigsburg (Germany), Rockfabrik**

 * with The Haunted

** with The Haunted and Lacuna Coil