Play Live on the Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival!

ReverbNation partners with Ernie Ball for the 2nd straight year to get unsigned bands on the Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival!  Use your ReverbNation Press Kit (RPK) to register at Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival. Artists using their RPKs automatically get free marketing tools to help them get votes! This opportunity ends September 1st.

About 2012 Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival

The main stage will feature performances from multi-platinum rock bands Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind and Papa Roach, along with breaking band Adelitas Way. In addition, the Ernie Ball Stage and Jägermeister Stage in the festival area will include performances from multi-platinum headliner P.O.D., as well as up-and-coming artists Deuce, Fozzy, Redlight King, Mindset Evolution, In This Moment, Thousand Foot Krutch, Candlelight Red and a local Battle Of The Bands winners.

This is how it works

To enter the competition, artists upload music and create a profile on the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival and have until September 1st to have their fans vote for them. Use your ReverbNation Press Kit (RPK) to register for FREE at Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival.

The bands that submit their RPK tend to have an advantage over the bands that do not use an RPK because they get the benefit of getting a free marketing toolkit to help them get their fans to vote for them. For last year’s contest, Mindset Evolution, signed up with their RPK and they won the Grand Prize! You’ll see them on the tour this year. Congrats Mindset Evolution!

The Top 100 bands receiving the most fan votes in each tour market will be judged by a panel of industry professionals and UPROAR artists. This panel will then choose one (1) ReverbNation winner for each tour market. There are 28 tour markets, so a total of 28 ReverbNation artists will get the chance to perform! Winners for each market will be announced two weeks before that tour date. The winners will perform on the Ernie Ball Stage at the 2012 Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival and will be automatically entered into the grand prize competition.

Grand Prize Package includes:

• A coveted spot to play live on the entire 2013 Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival
• Record an EP with legendary producer/mixer Jay Baumgardner at world famous NRG Recording Studios in North Hollywood, CA
• $10,000 worth of music gear
• Professional photo shoot with rock photographer Lisa Johnson
• Exclusive editorial feature in Revolver Magazine
• Music video by video director Strati Hovartos
• Featured content on
• One year supply of Ernie Ball Strings
• One year supply of Rockstar Energy Drink

You must be 18 years old or older to join.

Ready to rock? Head over to Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival site and use your ReverbNation Press Kit (RPK) to register for FREE!

Good luck and see you at the Tour!

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Music Placement Opportunities on NBC, ESPN, USA Network, Summer Olympic Games, more!

Do you want to get you music placed on major television shows?

Some of the most influential music supervisors in the world have been listening to music from ReverbNation artists, and they love what they’re hearing. Musicians in all kinds of genres and from all corners of the world have had the chance to hear their music on TV shows, like “So You Think You Can Dance,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” Saturday Night Live,” and others! Did you miss out on those opportunities? Don’t worry, here are four more chances for you and your band to get your music placed on TV!

  • UPDATE: SUBMISSION PERIOD HAS ENDED. White Knight Music Group, Inc. (Publishing – BMI) and Pulse Records are seeking independent music for producers at NBC and CTV (Canada), two power house media giants and home of the official 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, airing on July 27th. All artists must be SOCAN or AVLA affiliated in Canadian Territories to earn royalties. US applicants music have PRO affiliation for NBC coverage. The track must be high energy and appropriate for the content that it will be supporting. Submit by July 20th. Click here for more info >>
  • USA Network is looking for cool, hip indie rock bands for background music in bar and restaurant scenes for use in their hit drama. Submit by August 27th. Click here for more info >>
  • Real Music Opportunities (RMO) and ESPN are looking for great new songs to be featured in ESPN 2012 College Sports Programming with exposure to millions of potential fans around the world. Submit by September 1st. Click here for more info >>
  • White Knight Music Group, Inc (BMI) Publishing and Pulse Records are selecting music for Pro Skater, Urban icon Tony Hawk’s high profile urban skate shows as seen on Ride Channel. Hawk is specifically looking for Alternative, Hip-Hop and Indie Rock/Punk genres. Submit by September 20th. Click here for more info >>
Which one are you going to submit to? Let us know in the comments!
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DJs: Perform at the Gathering of the Vibes Festival’s Inaugural Silent Disco

… and receive 4-day artist passes including food and drink… and perform in front of 25,000 people… and play at the festival where the founding members of the Grateful Dead, the Allman Brothers Band, James Brown, the Black Crowes, and others have played!

How, you ask? Easy. We are providing you this opportunity at NO SUBMISSION FEE – all you have to do is get your RPK (Reverb Press Kit) ready and submit it to the festival’s promoters to take a listen [Click here to submit]. That’s it. A total of two Reverb artists will get to spin at the festival! But do it now because the submission period ends on July 12th!

UPDATE (7/6/12): The lineup is out!


A little bit about Gathering of the Vibes…

Gathering of the Vibes is an annual music, arts and camping festival now in its 17th year. Vibes has grown into a four-day festival that has featured such world-class talent as Crosby, Stills and Nash, the founding members of the Grateful Dead, the Allman Brothers Band, James Brown, the Black Crowes, Buddy Guy, Jimmy Cliff, Primus, George Clinton and P-Funk, Bruce Hornsby, Les Claypool and many, many more big names, while continuing to showcase extraordinarily talented, young, up-and-coming bands to the 15-25 thousand people who attend each year.

Click here to submit to DJ at the Gathering of the Vibes Festival!

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Hey sibling musicians, want to be on Randy Jackson’s new MTV show?

Do you think you and your siblings can be the next Jackson Five, Oasis, Kings of Leon, Hanson, Dixie Chicks, or The National? MTV and Randy Jackson (America’s Best Dance Crew, American Idol) are on a hunt for unsigned sibling duos or groups for an upcoming TV series!

Click here for info on how to submit with NO SUBMISSION FEE! >>>

But do it fast because submission period closes on July 31st!

They’re looking for:

  • Musical acts with at least two sibling members who have the star power to light up the stage and the screen
  • Any genre of performance style
  • Members must appear to be between the ages of 16 to 24
  • All applicants must be US citizens or have proper US work permits

Got what it takes? Click here to get started with NO SUBMISSION FEE >>>


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Hip Hop artists: Wanna get a feature on, in partnership with ReverbNation, is looking for the freshest artists out there to feature on their site!

As THE place for Hip Hop news, features and reviews, iHipHopMusic has been featured on, named one of the best websites on the net in 2010 by Infolinks, and currently holds the number one spot for Hip Hop music blog on both Google and Bing (they’ve held that last title for over four years). And now they’re offering hard-working urban artists a way up a chance to get some press on a totally legit blog. With over 38,000 visitors per day, iHipHopMusic represents an amazing opportunity for new ears to hear your tracks!

So yeah, if I were you, I’d stop reading and click here to submit your RPK to the Hip Hop Music promoters!

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Open for punk rock band The Offspring at House of Blues Cleveland!

The Offspring has sold over 36 million albums worldwide, making them one of the best-selling punk rock acts of all time. Many of us (at least I do) remember listening to their hits “Pretty Fly for a White Guy,” “Self Esteem” and “All I Want” in the 90s (ahhh the 90s…) and wonder what the heck The Offspring guys are up to these days. Well, they actually just released their new album, Days Go By, yesterday and to kick off the U.S. tour, they’ll perform at House of Blues in Cleveland on July 17th.

And that’s where you, the artist, come in! The Offspring is looking for a rock band to open up their Cleveland show! Do you want to add “Opened for The Offspring” and “Performed at the House of Blues” to your gigging resume? This is your chance!

Click here for more info on how to get started with NO SUBMISSION FEE >>>

Remember this gem?

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DJ on Main Stage at Electric Zoo Festival for over 85,000 Attendees

Concert-goers call Electric Zoo, a weekend-long EDM festival in NYC, “mind blowing,” “amazing,” “best life experience ever,” and “for anyone who is even remotely interested in electronic music, this is an experience.” Last year, acts like Armin van Buuren (pictured), Tiesto, David Guetta, and Rusko had 85,000 people going crazy for three straight days on the Main Stage. This year, YOU could be spinning on the same stage alongside today’s biggest electronic artists!

Click here for more info on how to get started with NO SUBMISSION FEE >>>

That’s right. We’re very excited to partner with Made Event, the guys behind the festival, in the search of one lucky DJ who will grace the Main Stage at this year’s festival and perform a one hour opening set. As if this wasn’t enough, travel, hotel, and meals/artist hospitality will be provided to the selected DJ. Your name will also appear on both the Electric Zoo website and set times schedule, alongside names such as Tiesto, David Guetta, Pretty Lights, Above & Beyond, Skrillex, and Diplo!

Watch this Electric Zoo 2011 recap video (quite possibly the best festival video I’ve ever seen):

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Up-and-coming Hip Hop Artist Looking for Opener for Show at The Roxy

This is a great opportunity for independent artists to open for the rising hip-hop artist, Logic, AND to perform at the famous Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles!

Logic has been blowing up with his Young Sinatra: Undeniable mixtape featuring tracks like “All I Do” and “Numbers” (click here to watch music video). Usually only touring the East Coast, Logic announced via Twitter that he’ll be touring the whole country this summer, along with Tayyib Ali on the Visionary Music Group Tour. And this is where YOU, the independent artist, come in! Logic is searching for solid artists (Hip hop, Rap, Pop, Rock, Indie genres) to open up for his show at The Roxy Theatre on July 12th. 

Now, ask yourself: Do I want to add “performance at the legendary Roxy” to my portfolio? Do I want to get crazy with Logic and Tayyib Ali? Do I want to have an experience of a lifetime? If you answered YES to any of these questions, you’re ready to go to this page to submit your music with no submission fee.


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