In celebration of their long-awaited, seventh full-length release, Blackhawks Over Los Angeles, punk rock outfit Strung Out have teamed up with Fat Wreck Chords to present the first ever air drummer contest, in which one grand prize winner will receive a custom made Paiste cymbal, signature Jordan Burns drumsticks, and additional autographed merchandise. For more information and details on how to enter, please visit the replies.
Mayday Parade have launched a new contest in support of their highly-anticipated, forthcoming release, A Lesson in Romantics, in which thirty lucky winners can win an autographed copy of the album and a poster from the band. For more information and details on how to enter, please click here.
We've got a new contest running, for residents of the Chicago area, in which you can win tickets to the The Junior Varsity's CD release show for Cinematographic, dinner with the band before the show, and an autographed copy of the record. Check that and all of our other contests out here.
We've posted a bundle of new contests and have announced the winners for several of the contests that have ended in the past weeks. Head over the contests section to check it all out and potentially win a Sony PSP, a Nintendo DS, a skate deck, concert tickets, or a whole slew of other goods.
Music Nation has announced the upcoming launch of its second series of online multi-genre video music competitions. The competition will launch June 18th and will be a chance for unsigned rock and hip-hop acts to be discovered online - winners will be given recording contracts with Original Signal Recordings (the label arm of Music Nation) and Epic Records.
AbsolutePunk and Hollywood venue The Roxy are teaming up for a contest for fans to win tickets to see Melee in Los Angeles on June 7th for their first LA headlining show, playing with Ronnie Day. The first five people to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with the correct answers to the trivia questions below will each win a pair of tickets to the show. Please put "Melee Contest" as the subject of the email.
1. What is the original name of Melee?
2. What kind of drums do Mike play?
3. Name three cover songs that Melee has played live?
4. Ricky appeared in what FOX TV show before his career in Melee?
5. Chris has sung on what two recent records by bands that AbsolutePunk loves?
You can now preorder the new My American Heart record, Hiding Inside the Horrible Weather. This preorder is AP.net sponsored in two ways: A) The first 100 people to preorder will be invited to an intimate acoustic performance and BBQ with the band B) We will be posting a special preorder page later today where anyone who has ordered (even if you do it now) may enter to win a trip for two to Warped Tour.
Don't forget that today at 12 PM Pacific Time is the deadline to enter the contest to win tickets and a VIP table to see The Audition play at The Roxy in Los Angeles on May 26th. Find out all of the info here.
Don't forget about our contest with The Audition where you can win up to four free tickets and a table in the VIP section to see the band play in Los Angeles on May 26th! Deadline for entries is this Friday. Find all of the information here.
The Hush Sound have been invited to play the concert before the Chicago Fire soccer game on May 17th and they're giving away a pair of tickets to see the show and the soccer game. Enter and find out all of the info here.
AbsolutePunk and Hollywood venue The Roxy are teaming up for a contest for fans to win tickets to see The Audition in Los Angeles on May 26th. Four winners will each receive a pair (2) of tickets and the grand prize winner will receive four (4) tickets as well as a table in the VIP section of The Roxy for the show.
To enter, write a 500 word essay/blurb/paragraph (whatever you would like to call it) on why you are the biggest Audition fan and email it to me at email@example.com - please put "The Audition Contest" as the subject. The deadline for entries is this Friday, May 18th at 12 PM Pacific Time. Out of all of the entries, we will pick five that we like the most and send...
The Avett Brothers will hit the road this Thursday. At their show in Philly, their album will be available for only $7. In addition, FYE is running a contest to give everyone a chance to win Scott Avett's first banjo.
Just reminding everyone that we're still taking entries in theAudition basement show contest we are hosting alongside Punk the Clock to celebrate theAudition's first headlining tour. You can find all of the details concerning the contest here.
We now have a new contest for The View, in which you can win a killer Levi's jacket. Also, there are six days left to enter the Foreverinmotioncontest for some sick Logitech speakers. iPods, Guitar Heros, and other goods are constantly coming at you from all our contests, so check them out! If you look under the left side featured band, you'll see a listing of all your current chances to win.
If you're interested in winning a LARGE Boys Like Girls t-shirt, riddle me this: name two bands vocalist/guitarist Martin Johnson played in before joining Boys Like Girls. The first person to respond with a correct answer to the question in the replies of this thread will be deemed the winner.
Interested in winning a signed Fountains Of Wayne poster? Be the first to reply to this thread with the correct answer as to where the band got their name from, and it shall be yours. The band's new album, Traffic and Weather, is in stores now.
Canadian-based quintet Ten Second Epic are offering fans the opportunity to win free tickets to any performance on the group's forthcoming Hug Life tour, on which the Blackbox Recordings act will be joined by various support outfits. For a complete tour schedule, as well details on how to enter for your chance to win, please visit the band's myspace profile.
Several contests have just ended so please bear with us as the winners and prizes get sorted out. On that note, don't miss all the amazing contests going on right now. ForeverInMotion wants to give you a batch of Logitech speakers, New Atlantic wants to give you a guitar, and Men Women and Children want you to perform live with them!
RecCenter and Give it a Name are excited to announce an exclusive flyaway contest in which one grand prize winner will be selected to attend the three Give it a Name festival dates at London’s Earls Court, featuring Brand New, Jimmy Eat World, The Used, The All-American Rejects, and many more. Prizes include round trip airfare and hotel accommodations, as well as VIP Access to the shows. You will also be selected as the official “behind the scenes blogger” and have your experiences shared with everyone who checks out RecCenter’s exclusive Give It A Name festival community. To enter for your chance to win, please visit RecCenter's official website.
Want to perform on stage with Men Women and Children? Check out our new contest for the Back On Dry Land tour and find out just how easily this dream could become a reality! Trust me, jamming on stage with MWC is an opportunity not to be missed and you need no prior instrument training at all. A winner will be drawn for every date.
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."