Ernie Ball Unsigned Band competition

Published on June 13th, 2012

2012 marks the 16th year that Ernie Ball Guitar strings have given unsigned bands the opportunity to play the Vans Warped Tour. The Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands has become known throughout the industry as a breeding ground for North America’s best unsigned talent.

This November Ernie Ball and the Vans Warped Tour will be giving one UK Band the opportunity to make history and be a part of the most successful festival of all time. In order to claim your bands’ spot you must register at Once you have built your bands’ profile the competition is on. Promote your band using all of the available tools and fight hard to get as many votes as you can. The top 100 vote-getting bands will be reviewed by a panel of industry experts who will select one lucky band to win the ultimate grand prize of playing the 2012 Vans Warped Tour!