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WACKEN METAL BATTLE USA 2019

Metal Assault is extremely proud to bring back to Los Angeles, the 2019 edition of Wacken Metal Battle USA! We will be organizing and hosting the LA preliminary battle rounds, the LA Final, the West Coast Final, and the National Final! All of our events will be held at The Viper Room. Dates and details at our new WMB USA 2019 landing page!

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