Date / Time / Location
July 11 2015 / 8:30 PM / Metro Al Madina–Hamra Beirut Time
After the Huge success of the first WACKEN-related event in Lebanon, W:O:A Metal Battle – Lebanon Battle, Metal Bell Magazine presents yet another event: NEW BLOOD
They participated in the W:O:A Metal Battle and many said they should have won. April’s style, ambient progressive metal, gathers a diverse group of fans from metalheads to rockers, from young to older people. The band has released its first EP “Archives of the Mind” earlier this year.
April’s page: https://www.facebook.com/Aprilised
Qantara made their debut performance as a guest band at the W:O:A Metal Battle and, even though not participating, they won. Their music and performance hooked everyone and left them waiting for their next performance. Expectations were high but the feedback was even higher. The band plays a blend of various metal genres including ethnic progressive and Djent. They have a full album recorded.
Qantara’s page: https://www.facebook.com/qantaraband
Well known for their talent and advanced technical abilities, Shadowalls play progressive rock. They have a wide range of fans. Shadowalls recently released their debut album “Runaway Train”.
Shadowalls’ page: https://www.facebook.com/Shadowalls
This band is not well-known in the metal scene as a whole, but is highly active and well-known in the Jbeil/Batroun area. They play their own originals and cover Heavy/Thrash metal bands.
Madjera’s page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Madjera/423909534383573