News Segment


February 19, 2007

JON OLIVA’S PAIN, DIONYSUS and NOSTRADAMEUS will embark on their European spring tour beginning March 30. JOP will be heading up a series of fan contests for select shows. The first contest has begun and will give three fans/guitarists the chance to perform live on stage with the Mountain King! Official rules and regulations are listed below:

1. Contestants must make a video of themselves actually performing “Jesus Saves” live and post it on either YouTube or Google Video. This is not an air-guitar contest, so please be sure you know what you are doing.

2. Fans will be instructed to register and log onto the JOP message board. In this thread you will need to provide complete contact information, WHICH SHOW YOU WANT TO PERFORM AT and the link for JOP to review the video. The band is not going to patrol the Internet looking for you!

3. JOP will decide the winner for each show. Winners will be asked to arrive (with their guitar) and perform with the band during soundcheck. If you can really play… then you will perform.

4. Winners will receive two free tickets for that night’s show (so you can bring a witness to actually verify that you performed with the Mountain King).

5. Winners will be notified by e-mail with instruction’s for that day’s performance.

6. It is the winner’s sole responsibility to secure their own travel arrangements and guitar. Amp and cabinets will be provided.

7. JOP reserves the right to terminate the winner’s possible performance if it turns out you just plain suck!

8. Deadline for entries is March 25, 2007.

Log on to to register and post your video.

Shows for this contest are as follows:

Apr. 03 – Prattlen, SWI @ Z7
Apr. 12 – Oslo, NOR @ Johny Dee
Apr. 16 – Hamburg, GER @ Kantine

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