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Contest: Win a Mastadon “The Hunter” Prize Pack

September 21, 2011 by  
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Next week, on September 27th, Mastodon drops their latest masterpiece titled The Hunter

For fans hoping for a preview, check out ‘Mastodon: The Hunter Visualizer” on YouTube here.

The Hunter is available in several different forms including some pretty sweet limited editions so check out all the options here.

In celebration of the release, we’ve got a Mastodon prize pack to give away to one lucky fan!

 

The prize pack includes:
T-Shirt – Hunter Head (Black) Large (check it out here)
Claw finger koozie (check it out here)
CTS Military Hat (check it out here)
The Hunter CD

To enter: 

Send an email to: staff@theywillrockyou.com with subject “Mastodon”.  Include your name, email address and mailing address.

On the day the album is released (Sept. 27) will pick one lucky winner at random!  Good luck!

Contest: Win Passes To Red Hot Chili Peppers – I’m With You: Live In Concert Screening!

August 25, 2011 by  
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Hey New England (and Albany, NY!) we’ve got a bunch of passes to check out the Red Hot Chili Peppers- I’m With You: Live In Concert Screening. All shows take place at 8:00 PM on Thursday September 1st!

The Chili Peppers are bringing their new album I’m With You to the global stage with a song-by-song live concert performance, via satellite to select movie theaters around the world, including more than 450 theaters in the U.S. The band will perform the entire album in sequence, followed by some of their greatest hits in a special high-definition cinematic in-theater event. You can watch the trailer below.

We have a pair of tickets for each of the following locations in Bostonn Swansea, & Hadley MA, Bloomfield, CT, Brunswick, ME & Albany NY.

Boston: Regal Stadium Fenway 13
201 Brookline Ave
Boston, MA 02215

Albany: Regal Crossgates Stadium 18
One Crossgates Mall Road
Albany, NY 12203

Hartford: Digiplex Bloomfield
863 Park Ave.,
Bloomfield, CT 06002

Hadley: Cinemark at the Hampshire Mall
367 Russell St
Hadley, MA 01035

Providence: Regal Swansea Stadium 12
207 Swansea Mall Drive
Swansea MA 02777

Brunswick: Regal Brunswick 10
19 Gurnet Road
Cooks Corner
Brunswick, ME 04011

TO ENTER:
To enter for the contest all you have to do is follow us on Facebook then shoot us an email to mailto:staff@theywillrockyou.comwith the subject header “Red Hot Chili Peppers“. The email should include the location of the tickets you’d like to win, your name, email address, phone number and mailing address! That’s it! Easy peasy.

Contest will close on Tuesday August 30th so enter now!

For more on the Red Hot Chili Peppers, their new album, and movie head over to their official website.

Contest: Win Lithographs From The Horrible Crowes & Chuck Ragan!

August 22, 2011 by  
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Double your pleasure, double your fun!  This contest is a good one!   We’ve got two limited edition lithographs from two very special releases that we’re going to give away to ONE lucky winner!

The Horrible Crowes have a new album coming out on September 6th called Elsie.   If you’re not familiar with The Horrible Crowes, the group is  comprised of The Gaslight Anthem’s frontman Brian Fallon and longtime friend Ian Perkins.    The first single is titled “Behold the Hurricane” and is available on iTunes now if you can’t wait for the full album.

But wait, there’s more!  Chuck Ragan’s new album Covering Ground is due out on September 13th.  The sound has been described “blue collar Americana”.   The album features longtime collaborator Jon Gaunt on fiddle and Joe Ginsberg on upright bass in addition to guest appearances from the Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon, Blind Melon’s Chris Thorn, Squirrel Nut Zippers’ Chris Phillips, Frank Turner and Audra Mae.  For more info on the album and to download the tune “Nomad By Fate” head over to Chuck’s website.

Fans can also check out Chuck live when he joins the Dropkick Murphys and their Shamrock-N-Roll Festival on the road.

To enter to win the lithographs:
1. Follow TheyWillRockYou on Facebook by “liking” us here.  (If you already do, then just say that in  your email!)
2. Send an email to staff@theywillrockyou.com with subject “The Horrible Crowes & Chuck Ragan!”
Include your name, email address and mailing address. 

**One winner will be selected at random on August 31st and notified via email.  Good luck and help spread the word on these two new releases!!!**

Contest: Win Two Tickets to Alkaline Trio at The Paradise in Boston, MA on August 11th

July 21, 2011 by  
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So Alkaline Trio JUST released their new album Damnesia on Epitaph Records.  Do you have it yet?  Of COURSE you do (if ya know what’s good for ya)!  So now we’re giving you the chance to hear it live!  The band will be playing at The Paradise in Boston, MA on August 11th and we’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky winner!

Oh, we should also mention  that is Alkaline Trio’s 15th Anniversary Tour and here’s what bassist and vocalist Dan Andriano had to say about THAT, “We’re looking forward to our 15th anniversary tour this summer. We’re going to really try to put together a set that encompasses everything the band has done over the past 15 years and plan to play some songs that rarely find their way in to the set list. We will also play some songs in an unplugged style similar to what we’ve recently recorded on Damnesia. It’s going to be a lot of fun.”   NICE!  This is definitely a show you don’t want to miss out on.  So enter for your chance to win the tickets!

To Enter: 
Step 1: 
 LIKE us on Facebook or FOLLOW us on Twitter
Step 2: Send an email to staff@theywillrockyou.com with subject “Alkaline Trio”. 
Include your name, email address and phone number.  In the email note that you followed us on Twitter or liked us on Facebook.
That’s it!  You’ll be entered into the drawing for the tickets and we’ll notify the lucky winner on August 7th.  So what are you waiting for!  Get those entries in now people!!

For more on Alkaline Trio head here.

Contest: Win Tix To See Taking Back Sunday in Boston, MA on July 20th at the House of Blues!

July 18, 2011 by  
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Taking Back Sunday is coming back to Boston!  The band will be playing at the House of Blues on July 19th along with Thursday and Colour Revolt.  The tour is presented by Coca-Cola.

We got our hands on two last minute pairs of tickets to give away to  YOU!  So who wants to go on us?  This is going to be a quick contest, winners will be announced tomorrow at noon EST.

To enter:
Send an email to staff@theywillrockyou.com with the subject “Taking Back Sunday”.  Please include your name, email address and phone number.  Two winners will be selected at random and each will win a pair of tickets to the show!

Already have tickets to the show?  Here’s a great contest you might be interested in.  Coca-Cola is running a contest for access to an exclusive Coke Secret Soundcheck, an intimate pre-concert three-song set performed by Taking Back Sunday.

Contest! Win Tix & Bus Passes To Wilco’s Solid Sound Festival This Weekend!

June 22, 2011 by  
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Wilco’s second Solid Sound Festival is set to go down this weekend, June 24-25 at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA!!!!  The music and arts festival is curated by Wilco and features two headlining concerts by Wilco, plus 18 bands including Levon Helm, Thurston Moore, Syl Johnston, Dave Douglas, Neil Finn, Liam Finn, Jamie Lidell, Wilco side projects, special pop-up performances and more, plus a comedy cabaret hosted by John Hodgman and featuring Wyatt Cenac, Eugene Mirman and Morgan Murphy.  Check out the full event program here.

That’s a whole lotta goodness packed into one weekend and you probably think it’s too late to go right?  WRONG!  We have two tickets and two bus seats (departing at noon on Friday from the Woburn-Anderson Transportation Center) for one lucky winner!    The only think you need to worry about is lodging but you probably have friends going right?  Hit them up and share a room!  (Please note that contest winner has to take the provided transportation to receive the tickets.)

TheyWillRockYou.com will be on hand reviewing the show and now you can be there too! 

TO ENTER:  email staff@theywillrockyou.com with the subject “SOLID SOUND”.  Please include your name, email address and phone number. 

This is going to be a quick contest so get your entries in now!  We’ll pick a winner on Thursday afternoon.  If you’re already going to Solid Sound, please help us spread the word to your friends with great taste!

To find out everything you ever wanted to know about Solid Sound, the location, the line-up and everything awesome, hit up their official website.

Contest: Win Tix To Each Stop Of All Time Low’s “Gimme Summer Ya Love” Tour

June 21, 2011 by  
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All Time Low are preparing to hit the road for the “Gimme Summer Ya Love” Tour in support of the band’s recently released album, Dirty Work. All Time Low will be joined by bands such as The Starting Line, Cartel, The Cab and more.

To celebrate the tour and the new album, All Time Low and Theywillrockyou.com would like to hook up 1 fan on each date of the tour with a pair of tickets. 5 of those winners will receive a copy of the Sims Generations game which includes the band’s first single, “I Feel Like Dancin,'” sung in gibberish.  ENTER TO WIN NOW

Fans can order Dirty Work over at iTunes now. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the “Gimme Summer Ya Love” Tour which kicks off July 28th and a chance to win a copy of the new Sims Generations game for PC!

Enter now!

For more on ALL TIME LOW check out our recent interview with Alex here.

Contest: Win Tix & Meet & Greet Passes To See Taking Back Sunday at The Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, NH on July 19th!

June 16, 2011 by  
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Taking Back Sunday is set to kick off their nationwide headlining tour on June 14, 2011 in Denver, CO. The summer-long run also features Thursday and Colour Revolt.

The tour will hit New England a handful of times including Boston, MA on July 20th at the House of Blues, Wallingford, CT on July 21st at The Dome and Hampton Beach, NH on July 19th at the Casino BallroomWe just so happen to have TWO pairs of tickets and meet & greet passes for the show on July 19th to give away to two of our loyal followers!  A great live show AND you get to meet the band.  NICE!

To enter: 

Send an email to staff@theywillrockyou.com  with subject “Taking Back Sunday”.  Please include your name, email address, phone number and mailing address.  TWO lucky winners will be selected on July 12th.  If you want to double your chances just follow us on Twitter & Facebook and include that in your entry.

The tour will support the release of their new album Taking Back Sunday, due out June 28, 2011. The self-titled release is a return to the band’s original line-up from their 2002 debut Tell All Your Friends:  vocalist Adam Lazzara, guitarist Eddie Reyes and drummer Mark O’Connell have reunited with vocalist/guitarist John Nolan and bass player Shaun Cooper, who departed in 2003.   Tell All Your Friends has sold over one million records worldwide, spawned breakthrough anthem “Cute without the ‘E’ (Cut from the Team) and launched the band as one of the most influential of its generation. 

Not in New England?  Never fear, TBS is probably hitting your city too!  Check out the full  list of tour dates below.  For more information please visit www.takingbacksunday.com
06/14/2011 – The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
06/15/2011 – In The Venue – Salt Lake City, UT
06/17/2011 –  Roseland Theater – Portland, OR
06/18/2011 – The Showbox at Market – Seattle, WA
06/19/2011 – Knitting Factory – Spokane , WA
06/21/2011 – Knitting Factory – Reno, NV
06/22/2011 – The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
06/24/2011 – House Of Blues – San Diego, CA
06/25/2011 – House of Blues – Las Vegas, NV
06/26/2011 – House Of Blues – Los Angeles, CA
06/28/2011 – House Of Blues – Anaheim, CA
06/29/2011 – House Of Blues – Anaheim, CA
07/01/2011 – House of Blues – Los Angeles, CA
07/02/2011 – Marquee Theater – Tempe, AZ
07/03/2011 – Summerfest – Milwaukee, WI
07/04/2011 – House Of Blues – Houston, TX
07/05/2011 – House Of Blues – Dallas, TX
07/08/2011 – House Of Blues – Orlando, FL
07/09/2011 – Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
07/10/2011 – The Ritz – Tampa, FL
07/12/2011 – House Of Blues – North Myrtle Beach, SC
07/13/2011 – Center Stage – Atlanta, GA
07/14/2011 – The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC
07/15/2011 – Tower Theater – Philadelphia, PA
07/16/2011 – Rams Head Live – Baltimore, MD
07/17/2011 – Best Buy Theater – New York, NY
07/19/2011 – Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom – Hampton Beach, NH
07/20/2011 – House Of Blues – Boston, MA
07/21/2011 – The Dome – Wallingford, CT
07/22/2011 – Kool Haus – Toronto, ON
07/23/2011 – House Of Blues – Cleveland, OH
07/24/2011 – Bogart’s – Cincinnati, OH
07/26/2011 – St. Andrews Hall – Detroit, MI
07/28/2011 – Orbit Room – Grand Rapids, MI
07/29/2011 – Egyptian Room – Indianapolis, IN
07/30/2011 – House Of Blues – Chicago, IL
07/31/2011 – House Of Blues – Chicago, IL

Contest: Win Tix To See Grouplove at Great Scott on June 15th!

June 1, 2011 by  
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Alright Allston/Bostonian music lovers!  Atlantic Records recording artists Grouplove are coming to Great Scott on  June 15th.  Who wants to go?  We have a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky music enthusiast – should it be you?

Grouplove released their self-titled EP earlier this year and you might have caught their performance on Carson Daly last night!  To find out more about the band, head over to their website, like them on Facebook, or follow them on Twitter!

To enter:  Send an email to staff@theywillrockyou.com with subject “Grouplove“.  Please include your name, email address and phone number.  One winner will be selected at random and notified on June 13th.  Tickets are non-transferable.  Please visit the venue website for any age restrictions.

 

Contest: Win An Arctic Monkeys “Suck It And See” Prize Pack!

May 31, 2011 by  
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It feels like we’ve been waiting forever for a new release from Arctic Monkeys but the wait is almost over!  Their new album Suck It And See will be released on June 7th!  Whee! Until then,  you can head over to the band’s website to preview the album track by track.

To celebrate the release we have an Arctic Monkeys Prize Pack to give away to one lucky winner!
The prize pack includes:
-The new album on LP
-A Copy of the UK Record Store Day Exclusive 7” Single for “Don’t Sit Down”
-A limited, hand numbered letterpress poster

To enter:  Email staff@theywillrockyou.com with the subject “Arctic Monkeys“.  Include your name, email address and mailing address.  On June 7th, the release date, we’ll pick one winner at random!

More about Suck It And See:
Suck It and See features 12 new Arctic Monkeys’ songs and was produced by James Ford at the legendary Sound City Studios in Los Angeles.  The album was engineered by James Brown and mixed by Craig Silvey.

The album will be available on CD, vinyl and via digital download.  The tracklisting for Suck It and See is as follows:

1.   She’s Thunderstorms
2.   Black Treacle
3.   Brick by Brick
4.   The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala
5.   Don’t Sit Down ‘Cause I’ve Moved Your Chair
6.   Library Pictures
7.   All My Own Stunts
8.   Reckless Serenade
9.   Piledriver Waltz
10. Love is a Laserquest
11. Suck It and See
12. That’s Where You’re Wrong

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