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Buzzworthy Band Of The Week: Calling All Captains

In less than two months, the Vans Warped Tour will embark on yet another journey around the United States! I know, I can’t believe it’s that time of year again either! While we all are excited to see bands such as Pierce The Veil, PVRIS, and Silverstein, there are a ton of bands fighting for their place on the biggest music festival to tour the U.S. And these bands can be found at none other than the Battle of the Bands powered by Ernie Ball! Each week we will highlight one band in this ultimate battle…

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INTERVIEW: Vada March

Infectious managing editor Joe Ballard recently had the chance to speak with fast-rising New York-based soul singer/songwriter Vada March. In this exclusive interview, Vada speaks candidly about auditioning for American Idol and The Voice, what it’s like competing with a lineup full of metal bands, plans for a brand new EP, and much more. I have to start by saying congratulations on achieving First Place at the audition round for Stand Against Suicide’s Battle of the Bands competition! Can you tell me a little more about the upcoming final in May…

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MY FIRST TIME: Dustin Bates Of Starset

The first time a musician plays a show, it’s definitely something they will never forget. Check out the story below as Dustin Bates of Starset recollects the first time he played what he thought to be his band’s big break. Starset is currently on tour, and you can buy concert tickets here. You can also purchase a CD here. If you’ve missed any of the previous “My First Time” stories, you can check them out here. Please follow and like us:

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Vote For Blink-182 In Warped Tour’s Battle Of The Bands

Warped Tour‘s annual online Battle of the Bands competition has begun! The competition is hosted by Warped Tour and Ernie Ball, and it gives several bands the opportunity to play live at the Vans Warped Tour 2014. Blink-182 is in the running, and so far they’re doing pretty well on the poll. They still need your help, though! If you’re a fan, show your support and vote for them here. While you at it, you can also purchase a CD of blink-182’s tunes here. And if you’d like to see…

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TOUR DIARY: BoyMeetsWorld Warped Tour 2013

BoyMeetsWord recently played the Cincinnati, OH Warped Tour date and were kind enough to share their experiences from the road with us! Check out their tour diary after the jump, and purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. Please follow and like us:

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Ernie Ball Hosts Battle Of The Bands For Uproar Festival

Ernie Ball is hosting a Battle of the Bands for unsigned bands. The grand prize is a spot on the 2014 Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival, a chance to record an EP at NRG Recording Studios, and much more. Get all of the details after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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CONTEST: Hot Topic Battle Of The Bands

Hot Topic is having their very own Battle of the Bands. You can enter your band now through June 13. Hot Topic will choose the top 10, and starting June 21, their Facebook fans will vote to select the winner. Enter your band here. Head below to read more details.   Please follow and like us:

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Fearless Records And Old Friends Records Holding Battle Of The Bands

  Fearless Records has announced a contest for local bands in the New England area. The winner of the contest will receive a studio recording, a feature in Alternative Press and more! Check out Fearless Records’ tweet below to see the contest announcement and details. Please follow and like us:

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Warped Tour Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands Competition Ends Friday

Friday night, the battle for bands to play on the Ernie Ball stage of this summer’s Warped Tour commences. The finals will take place at the House of Blues in Hollywood and will feature guests Reel Big Fish and more. You can view a tweet with the details after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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