W:O:A Metal Battle Middle East 2015 - Final Battle Cancelled, Blaakyum To Perform In World Final At Wacken Open Air2015-04-15
The organizers of W:O:A Metal Battle Middle East 2015 have announced that the final round of this competition will not take place. Due to some unforeseen reasons, the UAE-based Metal band ASCENDANT will not partipate in it. As a result, the Lebanese Heavy/Thrash Metal band BLAAKYUM, the winner of Lebanon's Metal Battle, will represent the Middle East in W:O:A Final Metal Battle, which will take place during the Wacken Open Air Festival in Germany, on the first weekend of August.
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The final round of W:O:A Metal Battle Middle East 2015 was going to take place on 24th April in Cairo, Egypt. Apart from BLAAKYUM and Dubai battle winners ASCENDANT, it was also going to feature W:O:A Metal Battle Egypt 2014 winners CRESCENT, as well as Indian metallers THE DOWN TRODDENCE and the local band NATHYR as special guests.
According to the organization, the concert with special guests will be postponed for later this year.