Wacken Metal Battle 2018: USA
Metal Assault brings you the Los Angeles debut of the Wacken Metal Battle USA! LA’s finest compete for a chance to represent the USA in the global battle at the 2018 Wacken Open Air! We are hosting the two Los Angeles preliminaries, as well as the California Regional Final, and the USA National Final. All our WMB events will be held at The Viper Room. Here is all the info you need, and keep tabs on this page for any and every update.
Los Angeles preliminary #1: Saturday March 24
Los Angeles preliminary #2: Saturday April l4
California Regional Final: Saturday April 28
Bands from Los Angeles and San Diego fight it out for a spot in the national final!
Band lineup in alphabetical order (running order TBA):
Nightshadow (San Diego prelim #1 winners)
Rest of the lineup will be revealed as the competition progresses.
USA National Final: Saturday May 26
Lineup and judges TBA