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February 8, 2006

Maximum Bands Presents: “The Gig of a Lifetime Contest”
Get out the Van and Get on the road!

Your band could be one of 5 Unsigned Rock Bands to Battle if out on Friday June 2nd for great prizes and a chance to open on June 3rd, for one of the top touring US Bands for over 16 years:


The Winner gets:
*Play on 6/3/2006 in front of hundreds of screaming fans at Bourbon Street in New Port Richey Florida for 40 minutes, opening for FIREHOUSE!
*$250.00 Band Accessory Prize Pack from Sam Ash Music, plus $3,000.00 per year in free gear sponsorship
*10 hours of free recording time at one of Tampa’s top digital studios – RedRoom Recorders!
*A showcase for WP Records executives who will be on hand to review and possibly sign your band on 6/3/2006
*A web page of your own which will help you get more gigs!
*Top consideration as an opener for National Band Tours that come through Florida that Maximum Bands books.

All 5 Finalists get:
*A Wp Records Label Rep. will be on hand at the Battle to check out your band!
*A web page of your own!
*$3,000.00 per year in free gear ($250.00 per month) from Sam Ash Music!

What we are looking for:
We want the total package!
If you have great well written original songs with hooks, a cohesive tight sounding band, and a professional looking package overall, then don’t waste a second and submit your band now!

What Style you ask? You must play Hard Rock or Heavy Metal or Melodic Hard Rock.
For example: Velvet Revolver, Judas Priest, Godsmack, Dream Theater, LIVE, Green Day, Iron Maiden, Nickelback, Soundgarden, Disturbed, STP, Black Sabbath, Trapt, or Blink 182, etc.. is fine. No Death metal, Thrash metal, Hardcore Punk, Rap…Etc. please. We at Maximum Bands book ALL music styles, it’s just this contest is not geared towards every style.
If you think your band has what it takes, then visit the contest page at

..and Submit now!

Sponsored by:
Sam Ash Music –
RedRoom Recorders –
WP Records –

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