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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.
Julia Conny on 09/10/07 - 09:07 AM
Driving East will be posting a new song on their myspace tomorrow only as part of a contest with Carraway Clothing. Check out the details in the replies.
Steve Henderson on 09/08/07 - 07:36 PM
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.
Garett Press on 09/08/07 - 12:15 AM
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.
Paul Tao on 09/07/07 - 11:54 AM
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.

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Brandon Allin on 09/07/07 - 10:27 AM
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.
Anton Djamoos on 09/05/07 - 04:40 PM
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.
Paul Tao on 08/31/07 - 06:07 PM
I'd just like to remind everyone that Monday at noon PST is the deadline to submit your band for the Saints & Sinners Festival contest in order to get a chance to have your band play.
Paul Tao on 08/31/07 - 11:38 AM
Time for a quick contest where four winners can each win a Saosin t-shirt courtesy of Absolutepunk.net. Head to the replies for the details.
Steve Henderson on 08/28/07 - 06:05 PM
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.
Joe DeAndrea on 08/27/07 - 04:36 PM
Here is a reminder about our Saints & Sinners Contest where you can enter your band for a chance to play at this year's festival. Please click on the link to find out all of the information.
Paul Tao on 08/25/07 - 10:36 AM
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.
Paul Tao on 08/20/07 - 12:48 PM
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.
Jared Kaufman on 08/15/07 - 11:52 AM
Win the guitar used by Corey Warning of The Graduate during their stint on this year's Vans Warped Tour. You can also head over and check out the new t-shirt and CD combo Smartpunk has for the band.
Melissa Johnson on 08/09/07 - 08:35 PM
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."
Garett Press on 08/03/07 - 02:36 PM
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.
Scott Irvine on 08/03/07 - 01:38 PM
The Number Twelve Looks Like You is running a contest.

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Jared Kaufman on 07/30/07 - 08:15 AM
Below is a contest The Panic Division has set-up in order to celebrate and get the word out about the release of their new album, Songs From The Glasshouse, which will be released on August 21st.
Contest DetailsUse The Panic Division’s phoenix logo and the release date (8/21/2007) of their new album Songs from the Glasshouse in a creative, effective, and unique display. Take a photo of your display. Set this photo as the default on your MySpace profile. Send the picture and your Myspace link to streetteam@themilitiagroup.com. Here’s what’s up for grabs:

• The most creative and effective display will win an autographed drum head along with the copy of the new album Songs from the...
Jared Kaufman on 07/26/07 - 12:41 PM
There are only three days left to enter the Fuse sponsored Muse contest. 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.
Jared Kaufman on 07/24/07 - 02:07 PM
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.
Scott Irvine on 07/24/07 - 01:21 AM
In honor of MxPx's new album, Secret Weapon, hitting stores today we picked 5 more winners from the contest! We will be picking 5 more this Friday so enter here. You can find the winners in replies.
Scott Irvine on 07/17/07 - 06:09 PM
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.
Scott Irvine on 07/16/07 - 12:59 PM
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.
Rohan Kohli on 07/14/07 - 11:33 PM
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.

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Jared Kaufman on 07/12/07 - 08:02 AM
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.
Scott Irvine on 07/10/07 - 06:54 PM
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.
Jared Kaufman on 07/09/07 - 02:10 PM
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.
Jared Kaufman on 07/09/07 - 10:33 AM
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.
Paul Tao on 07/08/07 - 10:13 PM
MxPx is giving you a chance to win merch, an iPod, a watch and autographed goods. Go here for more details.
Joe DeAndrea on 07/03/07 - 06:08 PM
Attention Guitar Hero II nuts in Chicago and Cleveland, check out our new Bang Camaro contest which challenges you to master the band's track in the game. Have you got the chops to win?
Garett Press on 06/29/07 - 12:34 PM
Head here to vote for The Audition for Best International Newcomer for the 2007 Kerrang! Awards.
Joe DeAndrea on 06/27/07 - 03:14 PM
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!
Paul Tao on 06/27/07 - 01:25 PM
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!
Garett Press on 06/27/07 - 12:27 PM
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!
Paul Tao on 06/21/07 - 11:26 AM
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.
Julia Conny on 06/19/07 - 08:34 AM
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.
Paul Tao on 06/15/07 - 12:03 PM
Enter this contest to have a chance of winning PlayRadioPlay!'s new EP The Frequency, along with a signed poster.
Joe DeAndrea on 06/14/07 - 09:22 PM
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.
Brandon Allin on 06/13/07 - 11:04 AM
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.

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Brandon Allin on 06/12/07 - 01:08 PM
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.
Garett Press on 06/11/07 - 06:24 PM
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.
Garett Press on 06/07/07 - 11:49 AM
Sum 41 is having a t-shirt design contest to celebrate their upcoming album Underclass Hero. More information can be seen in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on 06/05/07 - 01:26 PM
Enter to win the ultimate tour package from Guitar Center.
Tour Package ContestIn a Band? Win a Van! Upload Your Music And Hit The Road. TuneCore In Collaboration With Guitar Center To Give Away Complete Tour Kit: ‘07 Ford Econoline, $5000 Cash, Apple Macbook, Year Of Internet Access, $500 Gas Card And Case Of Ramen Noodles

TuneCore, which allows musicians to quickly, cheaply and easily upload their music to iTunes, Rhapsody, Napster and eMusic and many more understands the necessity of touring and the resources needed to go on tour. To enter, bands can go to http://www.guitarcenter.com/winavan during the month of June and submit the following information:

• How your band could benefit...
Garett Press on 06/05/07 - 12:12 PM
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.
Paul Tao on 06/05/07 - 08:42 AM
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 paul.tao@absolutepunk.net 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?
Paul Tao on 05/31/07 - 05:18 PM

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