Wacken Metal Battle USA returned again for another year to the United States, with qualifying rounds taking place in March. The time has now come for the top three bands who have made it out “alive” to compete for the ultimate crown. Over fifty bands competed in the qualifying rounds with the final three emerging as Withering Earth (Florida Winner), Eyes of The Living (East Coast Winner – Philly) and Voices of Ruin (California Winner). The three bands will come together on May 26th at The Viper Room, in West Hollywood where one of them will be crowned the 2018 Wacken Metal Battle USA champion. The winner will perform at the 2018 Wacken Open Air taking place from August 2nd – 4th in Wacken, Germany.

In addition to the three finalist bands performing, the national final will host special guest headliner, Los Angeles old-school metal legends Bitch.

USA National Final
Date: Saturday, May 26th
Venue: Viper Room (8852 Sunset Blvd, West Holywood)
Event Link: www.facebook.com/events/142549226414495
Withering Earth (Florida Winner)
Eyes of the Living (East Coast Winner – Philly)
Voices of Ruin (California Winner)