I'd just like to remind everyone to vote for their favorite band in our Saints & Sinners Festival contest in order to get them a slot tot play the festival. You Me And Everyone We Know had to drop out of the competition (for amicable reasons, don't worry), so you may want to rethink your vote!
The poll to vote in AP's Saints & Sinners Contest has been moved. It can now be found (and voted upon) in the Featured Poll section on the right side of the homepage, near the middle. It will can be found there for the next week while voting takes place.
Armor for Sleep have launched a new contest, in which fans can vie for their opportunity to attend an exclusive listening party to preview the group's upcoming release, Smile for Them, which is scheduled to hit shelves on October 30th via Sire Records.
Spoken have launched a new contest in which fans can vie for their chance to win a Paul Reed Smith guitar, a prize pack courtesy of Ernie Ball, and more. The group are currently preparing for the release of their forthcoming, self-titled full-length, which is scheduled to hit shelves on October 25th via Tooth and Nail Records.
Dashboard Confessional have launched a new contest, in which fans are challenged to create a music video for "Thick as Thieves," a track from the group's forthcoming release, The Shade of Poison Trees, which is scheduled for release on October 2nd via Vagrant Records. For complete contest details, a video statement courtesy of frontman Chris Carrabba can be seen in the replies.
Hot Hot Heat will be having a private CD release show tomorrow night in Los Angeles at Cinespace and there are only two ways to get in: either purchase Hot Hot Heat's new album Happiness Ltd. at select Best Buy locations in LA to receive a laminate or be one of the first three people to reply to this thread. The first three will each win a pair of laminates to the show (you provide your own transportation), although admission is not guaranteed; you must still get there early to make sure you get in. If the venue reaches capacity, the laminates won't do anything. The venue is 18+, 21+ for the after-party. Sorry, passes have been given out. Better luck next time!
AbsolutePunk and Vegoose Festival are teaming up to bring you a new contest to win a pair of tickets and VIP passes to see Rage Against The Machine, Daft Punk, Muse, Mastodon, Iggy & The Stooges, Gogol Bordello, Queens of the Stone Age, The Shins, Ghostface Killah and more on Halloween weekend in Las Vegas. Find all of the details here and start submitting your Halloween pictures!
We are giving away one pair of VIP tickets to Cornerstone California (September 28th and 29th), featuring Underoath, Anberlin, and lots more. The prize package includes two tickets to the festival with backstage access, meals with the bands, VIP parking and two Cornerstone CA t-shirts.
You can now see the information and instructions for the Thursday contest we posted about earlier on the front page of the band's website. Check it out and live in infamy by submitting the best merch design.
AbsolutePunk and Thursday are teaming up to bring you a design-your-own-merch contest. Thursday is looking for undiscovered and talented artists out there interested in creating band merchandise. Find all of the details in the replies. Besides the contest, Thursday is officially confirming their holiday show at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ. The show will be on December 31st with Gaslight Anthem opening and a special guest for the main support. Two hundred and thirty tickets will be released to the public at 3 pm EST today, find all of the details here.
Fuse has launched a brand new contest, in which one lucky winner can enter for their chance to win an all expense paid trip to see Bjork live in concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City. For complete details, and information on how to enter, please click here.
Want to win tickets to see The Fold on their upcoming "Secrets Keep You Safe" tour? The band is holding a contest right now for people distributing the most information about the band and in a creative way. Check out the promotional materials here and full details for the contest here.
Jones Soda created a set of limited edition MxPx Jones Soda bottles using some photos from their new album Secret Weapon. There are four limited editio bottles in the set, one for each member, and one group shot as well. There are only 120 of each bottle in existence and the only way to get them is to enter the MxPx Jones Soda Bottle Contest, which you can enter here. Also, before you enter the contest, please watch the video in the replies. Jones Soda is donating 25 cents for each play of the video to Vitamin Angels. The money donated will be used to provide vital nutrition to children in need.
Holiday Parade will be playing Just Surrender's CD release show next Friday, August 31st at Knitting Factory in New York City. In celebration of this, they are giving away two guestlist spots to an AP.net user. If you live in NYC and are interested in entering the contest, here's how: It's very simple, all you need to do is reply to this news post and type out the sound that an elephant makes as accurately as possible. Whoever comes the closest to resembling this sound, wins.
AbsolutePunk and Saints & Sinners Festival team up to bring you a new contest where your band can win a slot to play at this year's festival! The event will be taking place on November 3rd & 4th in Asbury Park, NJ at the Conventional Hall Complex. For more details, read the replies.
Blender.com has a new weekly contest entitled “Blender Bytes”. Each week a different musical artist asks a music related trivia question, and fans can answer for a chance to win musical gear. This week’s installment features My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way asking Ramones trivia, and it can be viewed here.
First, head to June's AP Profile to stream the song "Tempter" off of the band's new record Make It Blur, hitting stores this Tuesday. Second, enter our new June Contest for a chance to win an autographed Telecaster guitar with which you can rock along to "Tempter."
The winners of the 2nd place prize for the AP MxPx Contest can be found in replies. The prize package includes an autographed copy of the band's new album Secret Weapon, an autographed record flat, a Bed Head prize pack, limited edition custom MxPx Jones Soda Bottle set, and a MxPx shirt. The grand prize winner will be picked tonight.
There are only three days left to enter the Fuse sponsored Musecontest. Here is your friendly reminder that you have a chance to win airfare, hotel accommodations, and tickets to the band's show in New York City at Madison Square Garden.
In honor of MxPx's new album, Secret Weapon, hitting stores, we picked (5) more winners from the contest! We will be picking (5) more this Friday so enter here for your chance to win. The winners can be found in replies.
We have picked the first five winners of our MxPx Avatar Contest. Tomorrow in honor of MxPx's new album, Secret Weapon, hitting stores we will be doing another drawing for 5 more winners! Enter here for a chance to win. The first 5 runner ups can be found in replies.
If you're interested in winning an autographed copy of Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers' brand new album, Glassjaw Boxer, riddle me this: What was the name of Stephen's high school metal band? The first person who responds with the correct answer will be deemed the winner. Don't fret if you don't win - we have several more of these contests coming. Glassjaw Boxer is in stores now via Everfine.
HIM's new single, "Kiss of Dawn," will be released soon, but you can hear it now by going here, getting the sheet of music, and performing it yourself; then follow the directions for a chance to win. Three entries will be chosen to appear on the band's new DVD, which will be released in early 2008; the winners will receive a signed copy.
MXPX is running an exclusive contest on AP.net where you can help spread the word on the band's upcoming album, entitled Secret Weapon. All you have to do is set your AP.net avatar to our special "Secret Weapon" avatar and enter to win. Prizes include a 30 gig Video iPod, autographed copy of Secret Weapon, limited edition MXPX Jones Soda set, Bed Head gift pack, a Vestal watch, and more. Head here to get the official low-down and enter to win! The Grand Prize winner will be chosen August 4th with the rest of the prize winners being announced the rest of the month.
Holiday Parade is running an exclusive contest on Absolutepunk.net called "Sh*t On Their Parade". Whoever posts the meanest, nastiest, and cold-hearted comment about the band, wins a free CD and t-shirt; you have to be creative. The only rule is: you can't make fun of the band's look or image, because that just lacks creativity and is super unoriginal. Post as many comments as you'd like because there is no limit at all; feel free to use pictures to get your point across as well.
Muse is playing Madison Square Garden in New York City on August 6th and Fuse is giving you a chance to win airfare, hotel accomodations, spending money and two VIP tickets for the show. Head here for further details on how to buy tickets and how to enter the contest; check the replies as well for a video.
MxPx have posted their new song "Contention" on their purevolume. With new album Secret Weapon hitting stores next week (the 17th), the band is having a contest - download a Secret Weapon image here and set it as your MySpace default image. Then enter here to win merch, a personal phone call from the band and much more.
AbsolutePunk and Shiny Toy Guns present to you an exclusive contest where two grand prize winners can win a pair of Super.fi Pro 5 headphones (retail for $250), an autographed 12" vinyl of the album We Are Pilots, and an autographed CD copy of We Are Pilots as well. To enter, all you have do is watch their latest video for "You Are The One" and there is a form on the page to enter!
We are running a contest for the Act Like You Know Tour where the best submitted live video from anyone who attends the tour will win a Garden State movie poster signed by actor/director Zach Braff and the two runners up will receive signed merch from each band. If you plan to attend and take video at one of these shows, post the footage in the replies to this thread for your chance to win!
The Automatic Automatic will be playing in Los Angeles on June 25th at The Viper Room. AP.net is teaming up with the band to do a quick giveaway - the first five people to reply to this post (who can provide their own transportation to the venue) will get two free tickets each to the show. Once the first five have responded, make sure to check your PMs!
Today is the first day you can purchase items from Glamour Kills Clothing's new summer line. To go along with this launch date, we have a new contest for you. You can win a collection of new t-shirts, including fresh off the press styles from Glamour Kills, Valencia, and a limited edition Unplugged Acoustic Tour tee from All Time Low.
If you want to win a pair of tickets to see The Audition in Chicago on June 23rd at the House of Blues, listen to Crash Test Radio on Q101 with Ryan Manno for your chance - he will be giving away tickets all week. There will also be a grand prize where a winner spends an evening bowling with The Audition and 1997, including free bowling, food and drinks. The contest is sponsored by The Audition, Q101, 10 Pin Chicago and Live Nation.