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schwag ‘stache: SMACK + LAUNCH SNOWBOARDS Want You To Live Like A Pro This Winter

December 20, 2012 Leave a comment

Enter to win the ultimate snowboarding experience, Launch gear, and more!

SMACK teamed up with LAUNCH SNOWBOARDS to bring you the Live Like a Pro Sweepstakes. Fans can enter for a chance to win the ultimate snowboarding experience including airfare & hotel for two at Mammoth Ski Resort in Mammoth, CA, as well as free boards and gear from Launch Snowboards!


SMACK’s December/January double issue featuring Soundgarden on the cover is on shelves now and includes a free 15 track digital sampler of new music curated by Launch Snowboards, the ultimate tuneage for the slopes!


For more great music, check out the What’s the SMACK Best of 2012 Playlist on Spotify.

schwag ‘stache: Win AXEWOUND And LEGACY OF DISORDER Goods From Gun Shy Assassin

October 15, 2012 Leave a comment

GUNSHYASSASSIN.COM is holding a contest that all of the biggest metal fans can enter online to win AxeWound and Legacy of Disorder prize packs.

Here is what Gun Shy Assassin has up for grabs:

AxeWound Prize Pack

One copy of new album, Vultures

AxeWound patches

Legacy of Disorder Prize Pack

One copy of new album, Last Man Standing

Legacy of Disorder T-Shirt

Although the people at Gun Shy Assassin claim on their website that they would rather keep these two prize packs for themselves, they’d prefer to give them away to some really lucky fans! Find out what tasks you have to complete to win here.

Follow AxeWound Online: Website | Facebook | Twitter

Follow Legacy of Disorder Online: Website | Facebook | Twitter

schwag ‘stache: Win A Thrillah From EASY STAR ALL-STARS

October 2, 2012 Leave a comment

Enter to win a pair of tickets to see the Easy Star All-Stars live, a signed copy of their new album, Thrillah, and a Thrillah t-shirt from Superglued this October.

This past August the Easy Star All-Stars released  Thrillah, a genius reggae reworking of Michael Jackson’s best-selling masterpiece, Thriller. In support of Thrillah, which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s reggae charts, Superglued is holding a contest that fans can enter to win tickets to see the Easy Star All-Stars on tour this October, as well as a Thrillah t-shirt and a signed signed copy of the album.

Enter to win this sweet contest on Superglued here!

For more information on Easy Star All-Stars tour dates, go here.

Follow Easy Star All-Stars Online: Website Facebook | Instagram

Purchase Thrillah iTunes | Amazon

schwag ‘stache: Pre-Order RNDM’s ‘Acts’ From Newbury Comics And Score An Autographed CD Booklet

October 1, 2012 Leave a comment

RNDM’s debut album, Acts, is available October 30th on Monkeywrench Records/RED.

RNDM (pronounced “random”) is a new musical group featuring Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament, singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur and drummer Richard Stuverud. The band will release its debut album, Acts, via Monkeywrench Records/RED on October 30th. Acts is available for pre-order now, and those who pre-order the album from  will receive a limited autographed CD booklet from the band. This is a deal that die-hard Pearl Jam fans should get on before the autographed booklets run out of stock!

Newbury Comics New Release Special Offer: RNDM Acts with Limited Autographed CD Booklet

If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure to watch the video for RNDM’s first single, “Modern Times”, below.

For more information on the beef with RNDM, please visit:



schwag ‘stache: Win Tickets To See ALANIS MORISSETTE On Tour

September 27, 2012 1 comment is running an exclusive sweepstakes that fans can enter for a chance to win tickets to see Alanis Morissette perform live on The Guardian Angel Tour this fall.

Alanis Morissette is currently on tour in support of her latest album, havoc and bright lights, which was released last month on Collective Sounds. In honor of havoc’s release, ARTISTdirect is giving away a handful of tickets to Alanis’ Guardian Angel Tour to some very lucky fans!

One pair of tickets will be given out for each tour date listed below:

The Guardian Angel Tour 2012

10/8/12 | Boise, ID | Knitting Factory
10/12/12 | Minneapolis, MN | State Theater
10/19/12 | Waterbury, CT | Palace Theater
10/23/12 | Silver Spring, MD | The Fillmore
10/29/12 | Grand Prairie, TX | Theatre at Grand Prairie
10/30/12 | Austin, TX | Stubb’s
11/1/12 | Phoenix, AZ | Comerica

Those dates are right around the corner so don’t miss your chance to see Alanis when she is in your town! Enter to win your pair of tickets HERE.

Follow Alanis online: Website | Facebook | Twitter | ‘stached

havoc and bright lights iTunes | Amazon

schwag ‘stache: STEVE VAI Announces New Microphone App

September 21, 2012 Leave a comment

Steve Vai, in collaboration with Allen Sides and Metal Sidecar, releases Ocean Way Microphone Locker, a vital tool for musicians and recording engineers.

Ocean Way Microphone Locker, created by virtuoso guitarist and visionary composer Steve Vai’s Favored Nations, LLC in collaboration with Allen Sides and Metal Sidecar, is an indispensable and vital tool for any musician or recording engineer who is looking to pair the right microphone with the right instrument and how to use it. This app also contains a comprehensive list of microphones and instruments and gives diagrams and specs on each. Available on iPad and iPhone, the app is $9.99 and can be purchased via iTunes here.

Allen Sides is considered the world’s leading authority on vintage and contemporary recording microphones and their uses. Allen owns the world’s premier microphone collection. He is also the owner of Ocean Way and Record One recording studios and is a legendary Grammy-winning engineer with close to 40 years of experience, having worked with everyone from Frank Sinatra to Green Day. With this app, learn his secrets on how to pair the right microphone with the right instrument with its optimum placement.

 Vai is currently touring North America behind is recently released studio album The Story of Light. For more information and to purchase the album, visit

Steve Vai Upcoming North American Tour Dates:


20 – Toronto, ON – Sony Centre

21 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Hall

22 – Buffalo, NY – University of Buffalo Center for the Arts

23 – Rochester, NY – Water Street Music Hall

24 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues

26 – Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights

27 – Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theater

28 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues

29 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant

30 – Salina, KS – The Stiefel Theatre


01 – Denver, CO – The Ogden Theatre

03 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory

04 – Seattle, WA – The Moore Theatre

05 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom

06 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theatre

07 – Napa, CA – Uptown Theatre

09 – San Francisco, CA – Regency Ballroom

10 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades

11 – Anaheim, CA – City National Grove of Anaheim

12 – Los Angeles, CA – Club Nokia

13 – Agoura Hills, CA – Canyon Club

Purchase The Story of Light: Amazon | iTunes

Steve Vai Online:  Website | Facebook | Twitter