After some intense deliberation, the Tank Factor judges have returned to give their final verdict. Now, you’ll all find out which of their favorite tracks displayed the best ideas, arrangement, and production and have won some fantastic prizes, as well as who will play on stage with Akira at WG Fest.
So, without further ado, here are the winners.
1st place— Янки (Yanki), “Holding On”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/254—performs on stage with Akira Yamaoka at WG Fest + Mackie DL32R iPad-controlled Digital Rack-Mounted Mixer.
2nd place—Johan Eriksen, “World of Metal Tanks”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/359—Shure PSM 300 Premium T11.
3rd place— Группа "Автобус", “Прорыв” (Autobus band “Breakthrough”), https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/150—Boss GT-100 Guitar Multi-Effects Pedal.
4th place—Lyosha Helga, “WoT Theme II”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/73—Shure SM58S Vocal Microphone.
5th place—Toni Sarell, “Goliaph”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/77—Shure SM58S Vocal Microphone.
6th place—Reclaim the Future, “WoT” (Metal Cover), https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/100—Shure SM58S Vocal Microphone.
7th place—Pavel Rumiantsev, “Warzone (Ost WoT)”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/103—Shure SM58S Vocal Microphone.
8th place—Михаил ProgMuz Собин (Mikhail ProgMuz Sobin), “World of Metal Tanks”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/78—Shure SM58S Vocal Microphone.
9th place—Alex_Delorian, “Sympho-Metal Tanks”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/300—Shure SM58S Vocal Microphone.
10th place—Siluetless, “Ghostanks”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/193—Shure SM58S Vocal Microphone.
1st place—Satim, “Login Screen Ost Rmx”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/181— a master class from Akira Yamaoka at WG Fest + Moog Sub 37 Tribute Edition Analog Synthesizer.
2nd place—IHAR, “Theme” (Ihar Remix), https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/270—Moog Sub Phatty Analog Synthesizer.
3rd place—Anymole, “A Shot in the Sky”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/304—Korg Minilogue 4-Voice Analog Synthesizer.
4th place—Yiğit Denizci, “War Synths”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/80—Korg Volca FM Synthesizer with Sequencer.
5th place—NAXOUND, “Deep World of Tanks”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/343—Korg Volca FM Synthesizer with Sequencer.
6th place—AK Audio, “World of Punks”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/87—Korg Volca FM Synthesizer with Sequencer.
7th place—Johann Senkevich, “The Last Fight”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/350—Korg Volca FM Synthesizer with Sequencer.
8th place—Mark Twell, “Comeback”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/369—Korg Volca FM Synthesizer with Sequencer.
9th place—BLGN & Alister Merge, “Spirit of War”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/268—Korg Volca FM Synthesizer with Sequencer.
10th place—Константин (Constantine), “History of the War”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/334—Korg Volca FM Synthesizer with Sequencer.
In addition to the Top 10 from each category, Akira has singled out several tracks from the cover and remix category that did not make it into the Top 50 who he believes are worthy of some special prizes. We have 2 winners in addition of two special prizes.
Cover category—Eisbecher, “A Capella WoT”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/230—SHURE P9HW monitor.
Remix category—Mikhail Maksurov, “Tanks Epic Rework”, https://tankfactor.com/ru/vote/186—Arturia MiniBrute Synthesizer.
Sabaton guitar winner
Let’s not forget that Sabaton’s Chris Rörland is giving away his guitar to the artist of his choosing who put on the best guitar performance.
Cover category – Johan Eriksen, “World of Metal Tanks”, https://tankfactor.com/en/vote/359 – Chris’s guitar
“Guys—you rock! I was really impressed with all the awesome tracks you submitted,” said Chris Rörland. “It was difficult, but I’ve chosen one track that I feel shows what tank metal is all about. Maybe we’ll see you on stage one day! Keep on rocking!”
The Tank Factor was a grueling, awesome event and the community showed us just how talented they are. You all blew us away with our tracks and we can’t thank everyone enough for sharing their work with us.
“We’ve been amazed by the quality of the tracks that were submitted,” said Aleksey Tomanov, World of Tanks Audio Team. “Working on new soundtrack for the game, it’s so inspiring to get to know the kinds of music our players love. We want to say a huge thanks to all of you who participated. #TankersGotTalent for sure!”
For the winners out there, you’ll need make sure you have given us the correct postal address so you can claim your prizes. Remember to check your emails!
We’ll see everyone at WG Fest!
The Tank Factor Team