Ernie Ball – Battle Of The Bands – how to guide

Published on July 10th, 2012

OK! So you wanna play alongside Bring Me The Horizon, Lostprophets, New Found Glory and all the other great acts at Warped Tour in London this November?

Well thanks to our friends at Ernie Ball you can! And it’s really pretty simple

Here’s the lowdown on how…

  1. Head over to www.battleofthebands.com . Now don’t get confused, you’ve not gone to the wrong site. This is the central hub for Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands to play Warped shows all across the globe. From here you can register your band to compete for a slot on the London leg!
  2. At the top of the page you’ll see a “Signup” button. Click it and fill out the registration details. Now click “Register”.
  3. Check your email, and click the link to verify your address. This will take you to the account settings page to create your Username and select your location which to enter to play Warped Tour UK needs to be “United Kingdom”.
  4. Now it’s time to set up your band profile to get votes! Click the “band” tab on the settings page and enter all the info. You need to select the venue “London, UK” and fill out all your bands details to enter the contest to play Vans Warped Tour UK.
  5. Now you have registered it’s time to upload your songs, videos and photos using the relevant tabs in the “band” section of your settings. This will make your profile more exciting and help you to get votes.
  6. So you are happy you’ve got a cool profile and songs people will be into. Now it’s time to get pimping and driving people to your profile to vote for you. The top 100 bands with the most votes go through to be judged by our music industry panel which includes Mr Warped Tour himself, Kevin Lyman.
  7. So what are you waiting for? This is your big chance to play Vans Warped Tour! Get registered and getting pimping your Facebook, Myspace, and Twitter to get people voting for you. You can find some helpful tools for this by going to the Toolkit section of your profile where you will find custom widgets and banners for your band!

If you need any more help check the “help” section of www.battleofthebands.com where you can find handy info and raise support tickets for help from the Ernie Ball team.

Best of Luck!
See you at Vans Warped Tour UK