Our Owen Video Contest has ended. You can head to the contest thread to check out the impressive video submissions we received. Mike Kinsella (Owen himself) will now be involved to help choose a winner! Thanks to all those who submitted!
Substream Music Press is giving away five autographed My Chemical Romance posters. All you have to do is go to their MySpace and read the details; 5 weeks, 1 poster giveaway per week. Also, they have a poll going on where you can choose which band will win a free feature in the next issue. Don't forget, AbsolutePunk will have a two-page article in the next issue as well.
Our Owen Video Contest will now be extended through February 15th. If you head to the contest thread, you'll see there have been several highly impressive video submissions (page 1, 2) that have done a great job matching the enormous emotional ambiance of the song. However, we know YOU can do better, so throw your own video in that thread. Remember, there's an iPod, a discography (on CD and LP), concert tickets, and merchandise on the line.
In light of the upcoming The Early November tour with The Rocket Summer and Melee, we have a gigantic contest to announce. Enter to win a Hagstrom guitar autographed by The Early November, as well as a CAD microphone and a year supply of Dean Markley guitar strings! Pinch yourself, believe it, and then head to the contest page to enter! Dates for the tour are in the replies.
AP.net and Night Kills Day have teamed up to give you a shot at winning a hot new Nintendo Wii. Click here to visit the contest page where you can also watch the new Night Kills Day music video for the song "Dive."
Click here to enter a contest where the winner will play Cobra Starship in Mario Kart on their tour bus after one of their shows with Cartel and Boys Like Girls. You'll also win a copy of their new album and every item available at their merch booth.
AbsolutePunk has set-up a contest in order to celebrate the release of our good friends in Fall Out Boy's new album, Infinity On High. We are offering you a chance to win Pete Wentz's Fender® Squier® Pete Wentz P Bass® guitar. The entry rules and guidelines can be seen in the replies.
Fall Out Boy and MTV have teamed up for the Infinity Flight 2006 Tour. This one day, three city tour is FREE for fans in New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles on Tuesday, February 6th (Infinity On High's release date). Head here and enter to win for your chance to travel with the band and MTV's private jet to all three cities and shows.
Instructions for the winners of our recent Jack's MannequinWest Coast Winter Tour meet and greet contest can be found in the replies. Winners must read these in order to successfully pick up their meet and greet pass.
Our winners for the Jacks MannequinMeet & Greet contest can be found below. All winners will get one (1) pass for the meet and greet to meet the band. Winners please await further instructions to receive your prize via Absolutepunk and the band's myspace page. Thanks to everyone that entered!
Don't forget about our Owen Video Contest! Head on over to this thread to read the details and post your video submissions in the replies. We have had one excellent entry so far (seen here), so where's the competition at? Step up! Remember there's an iPod, CDs, vinyls, merchandise, and show tickets on the line.
In the near future AbsolutePunk will be launching a fairly large contest and giveaway. In fact, it's going to be so big we're going to need some help from you. If you work in the music industry and think you have keen senses for great music, let us know. Contact Gabe at email@example.com for more details regarding information and responsibilities about the contest. More information will be made in the coming weeks. Thanks!
Don't forget about our Owen Video Contest! Head on over to this thread to read the details and post your video submissions in the replies. We have had one excellent entry so far (seen here), so where's the competition at? Step up! Remember there's an ipod, CDs, vinyls, merchandise, and show tickets on the line.
Tired of contests where you just click submit? Then enter our new Owen video contest! Just create some sort of video to accompany the song "The Sad Waltzes of Pietro Crespi" by Owen (which can be heard on his purevolume), post it on youtube, google video, myspace, or metacafe, and then using our new "insert video" button post it in the replies to this thread (or just post a link to the video). The chosen winner will receive an iPod shuffle, the Owen discography on CD and LP, a hoodie, a t-shirt, AND a free pair of concert tickets! Show us what you got!
Have you heard about Music Nation? Musicians everywhere are submitting their videos for a ginormous competition which, based on popular vote and celebrity judges, will ultimately result in three contracts with Epic Records. Unsigned artists should head over there and sign up, and everyone else should go check out some of the videos that have been posted.
The winner of Fall Out Boy's "Overcast Kids Name The Song" Contest is Colin Yip. The winning entry chosen by the band is "It's Hard To Say 'I Do' When I Don't". This will be used as the title for a b-side on an upcoming release from the band.
Motion City Soundtrack recently established a group on Buzznet and besides photo blogging on their site, they are holding a contest where Buzznet and MCS are giving away a chance for 1 person and a friend to win a trip to Chicago on 12/19 to see MCS on tour with All American Rejects, Gym Class Heroes and The Format. You can find instructions on how to enter at the previous links.
MTV and Epic Records have teamed up for a "best music on campus" contest. The winner will receive a a record deal with a minimum of one album, two music videos, retail and radio support, marketing, video premieres on mtvU, booking on mtvU series, and a "Making Of" series on mtvU.
ABSOLUTExclusive presents the amazing Kiss Kiss. First head to the band's AP Profile to stream and download (free) an exclusive digital EP from the band on which you can hear 5 tracks from the band's forthcoming full length: Reality vs. The Optimist. Then, enter our contest where you can win a limited edition copy of this very full length.
Halifax is currently a part of the Dew Circuit Breakout contest. Voting ends in about 10 days, so help the band make it to the finals by voting non-stop and posting the web banner to advertise. The band will show their gratitude and reward their fans for the continued support by offering a limited amount of tickets for their upcoming 2007 Halifax Appreciation Headlining tour for only $5. This two month tour is set to kick off in March and will hit up most of the US and Canada. More details, including the line-up and dates, will be announced in the near future. Their upcoming dates with Hoobastank, however, can be found below.
So here's our most creative contest yet. Enter to win not only the new EP from Autodrone, but a hand silk-screened t-shirt custom made by the band themselves... and I literally mean made, not just designed. Tell me that's not cool!
Everybody loves Damien Rice and subsequently his new album: 9. Hence, you should enter our new contest to win a limited edition 14x14 lithograph commemorating the release. The breathtaking sophomore record hits stores today, don't miss it!
We've got a new contest running for SideCho Records artist, Peackcake. The band is currently on tour with Spitalfield and you can win tickets to the show of your choice as well as a bunch of free merch. Enter now!
We've chosen the winners for our Samiam and The Horrors contests, and the names of our lucky participants can be found in the replies. We'd like to extend our appreciation to our partners, as well as anyone who took the time to enter either of these fabulous contests. Congratulations, winners!
Our Bomb the Music Industry!contest has closed it's doors, and our eleven, lucky winners, whose names can be found in the replies, have been chosen. We'd like to take a moment to thank each and every one of you who tested your luck, and our gratitude goes out to Asbestos Records for sponsoring this lovely event.
One Eleven Records is currently having a contest featuring prizes like in-home performances by Rookie of the Year and Rory, CDs, and tons of Logitech goodies. You can view all the details at the label's official site.
Just a quick reminder that our Bomb the Music Industry!contest comes to a close tomorrow, so be sure to enter for your chance to win while you still can. Also, please don't hesitate to check out all of our other contests, in which you can win a handful of great prizes from our wonderful partners.