Out of the 96-odd entries received, the 16 shortlisted bands for the Wacken Metal Battle India have finally been announced.
The list is as follows:
Rabbit is Rich
These four bands have been selected from each of the four zones to compete in the first round of performances at Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Guwahati starting the 7th of November. Post this, 2 bands will be selected from each of the four zones and will play the National finals in Bangalore on the 12th of December, 2010. The band that wins the National Finals will represent India at the Wacken Metal Battle in Germany in August 2011.