Wacken Open Air is the world’s biggest festival for heavy metal music fans. Up-and-coming acts from 30 countries go head to head in the Wacken’s Metal Battle competition. Here are 2015‘s winners.
As part of the world's biggest heavy metal festival in Wacken, the Metal Battle pits new bands from around the world against each other. PopXport presents this year’s five winners. Savage Machine from Denmark took fifth.
Wacken – the world’s biggest metal festival and a place for only the best in the genre. But its Metal Battle is open to emerging bands too, and PopXport has the 2015 winners. In at number 4: UK’s Metaprism.
Wacken’s Metal Battle is one of the world’s top contests for emerging hard rock bands. This year Blaakyum from Lebanon were there. Back at home in Lebanon, heavy metal is seen as music for outsiders.
It’s not just established acts who play at the world’s biggest heavy metal festival in Wacken. The Metal Battle features up-and-coming acts from around the world. Walkways from Israel finished runners-up at the contest.
The Wacken Open Air's Metal Battle pits around 30 international bands against each other. In 2015, Canadian death metal crew Vesperia emerged victorious.
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