Whiskey Brand Launches Band Battle

Coldcock Battle of the BandsCOLDCOCK American Herbal Whiskey has announced their first-ever official “Battle of the Bands,” offering unsigned bands the chance for a year-long agency deal with a top booking agency in the industry. Additional prizes will include a record deal with Century Media Records/Another Century Records, a management deal through Street Smart Management, COLDCOCK Whiskey-branded Schecter Guitars, a Sponsorship deal with KRANK Amplifiers, custom REMO Drumheads, Miktek Microphones, Monster Products prize packs, Vic Firth drum sticks and more. This “Battle of the Bands” contest is designed to show up-and-coming artists how to represent themselves professionally.

Rock, hard rock and metal bands can earn points by responsibly promoting COLDCOCK Whiskey to their fans who are 21 and over. The top ten bands with the most points will be chosen as finalists. Finalists will be judged by a celebrity panel of judges (based on originality of material, songwriting skills, public appeal) for a chance at the grand prize.

The contest takes place from May 1 until Aug. 31. All band members from participating bands must be 21 years old and over.

“COLDCOCK Whiskey has always been a supporter of up and coming musicians and this is our way to help bands further their careers and get heard by the masses…while having a great time drinking and promoting COLDCOCK Whiskey to their fans!” states COLDCOCK American Herbal Whiskey founder and Zeiler Spirits CEO Rick Zeiler. “We couldn’t be more proud to be teaming up with a major booking agency to offer bands this opportunity.”

Judges include:

John Reese of Synergy Global Entertainment (Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival Tour)
Kevin Lyman (Warped Tour)
Sam Bettley of Asking Alexandria
Yesod Williams of Pepper
Chris Linck of Attila
Dan Jacobs of Atreyu
CJ Pierce of Drowning Pool
Mike Orlando of Adrenaline Mob
Don Jamieson (comedian and co-host of VH1’s “That Metal Show”)
Shannon Gunz of Sirius XM
Don Robertson of Street Smart Management
Tony Couch of Indegoot Management
Maria Ferrero of Adrenaline PR
Chad Vogelsong of Monster Products
Ryan Harlacher of Creative Artist Agency
Larry Mazer of Entertainment Services Unlimited

For more information and to enter, visit battle.coldcockwhiskey.com.