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Nuclear Blast Records Holds Contest For Record Deal

Nuclear Blast Records is offering YOUR unsigned, underground metal band the chance to sign a worldwide record deal. In a unique contest in collaboration with MySpace International, unsigned metal bands from around the world will have the opportunity to win a contract with the leading label for (extreme) metal music.

The duration of the contest is from May 5, 2008 until October 1, 2008. At the end of the contest, Nuclear Blast Records will select 10 bands that will go into the finals. Finalists will be contacted by Nuclear Blast, and then the grand prize winner will be announced. Finalists’ band names cannot be revealed.

The rules for the contest are as follows:

  • Band must be unsigned

  • Band should play Metal

  • Absolutely no cover bands

  • Own your song material

  • No offensive material – Fascism and racism will not be tolerated

  • No song material older than 2 years

  • Bands music should be in the English language

  • Bands must be able to speak and communicate in English

  • Don’t send mp3s , myspace adresses only

  • Nuclear Blast has the first rights on signing the band

Runner up winners will win a download contract (your band songs will be available for sale) at the Nuclear Blast Music Shop, www.nuclearblast-musicshop.de. The Nuclear Blast Music Shop is the MP3 purchase platform of Nuclear Blast. In addition, your band will receive a touring support slot for a Nuclear Blast band.

For more information, rules and everything you need to apply, go to the official MySpace page.

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