Wacken Metal Battle USA Winner… Corpse Hoarder!

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For those that need a refresher — since it has been a couple of weeks after all — the final round of the inaugural Wacken Metal Battle USA was this past weekend (May 20th) down in Philadelphia. The event took place at the Whiskey Tango and featured Philadelphia-based finalists Corpse Hoarder and Power Theory, while Boston was represented by Goblet and Upheaval. Well, after numerous regional rounds featuring a wide variety of impressive local metal, the time has come to celebrate the victor. Let us all congratulate Corpse Hoarder on winning their spot at the legendary Wacken Open Air festival later this summer! Continue reading

Wacken Metal Battle USA – Boston Winners and Final Round Details

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And just like that, we have reached the end of our Boston region bracket. If you need to get caught up, here are the recaps from rounds one, two, and three. The final round took place last week at ONCE down in Boston and the bands emerging from Boston, and earning a spot at the Wacken Metal Battle USA Finals, are… Goblet and Upheaval! Continue reading

Wacken Metal Battle USA – Round 3 Winner: Upheaval

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Ladies and gentlemen, we have our finalists! The third round of the Boston region for the Wacken Metal Battle USA took place March 29th at ONCE Somerville and I’m thrilled to introduce the last finalist: Upheaval. The finals are still a few weeks out, so before getting into all of those details, let’s take a closer look at last week’s winner…

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Wacken Metal Battle USA – Boston

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And now for something completely different.

Over the next several weeks, I am thrilled to announce that Nine Circles will be covering the Boston region of Wacken Metal Battle 2017. For those unaware, this is a regional competition that gives independent bands all over the world an opportunity to play at metal’s most prominent festival. For the first time ever, this battle has come to the United States and will feature bands from three different regions all competing to earn a single spot at WOA 2017. Continue reading