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We've kept tabs on 98.7's "Rockstar Contest" throughout its run--first, there were several Orange County bands in the top 15, then Irvine's Entice and Non-P both made the final five. Following Friday night's competition at CityWalk up in Universal City, Entice are the official winners of the contest, beating out a total of 120 other bands from across Southern California and once again proving that OC music is a force to be reckoned with (they also beat out a band fronted by a Power Ranger, no small feat).
Prizes include $10,000 in cash, $5,000 in music gear from Best Buy, and some more impressive goods. We'll get a hold of them to talk about their newfound fortunes (provided they're not too busy buying sold-gold houses and rocket cars); the band wrote briefly about their victory on their MySpace (which has some neat new graphics on the top of the page), read that after the jump.
last night ENTICE won the Star 98.7FM Rockstar Competition! We finished 1st out of 120 bands. They handed us a huge novelty check for $10K, $5K gear credit for the Best Buy musical instrument store, a new Gibson SG, some more recording time, and we get to cruise on the Gibson tour bus...a bunch of other stuff too!
tons of new pics and video from theevent coming soon!
big night! we're all still buzzing!
thanks again for your help voting and coming out to support us @ the shows. we couldn't have done it without you : )