Open for The Mighty Mighty Bosstones on New Years Eve

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New online music channel is offering an up and coming band a great opportunity– to be the opening band for the recently reunited Mighty Mighty Bosstones at their sold out concert on New Year’s Eve. One band will be selected by Mi145 and The Mighty Mighty Bosstones to perform at the Bosstone’s sold out New Year’s Eve bash at Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel in Providence, R.I.

The concert will also be broadcast worldwide this February exclusively on This is a Supersonic only opportunity, as emerging alternative, ska, punk, rock and hardcore bands must submit music videos, online video demos or live performance footage for consideration. So if you own a Minor Threat record, still mourn the loss of CBGB’s, and can pick Desmond Dekker out of a line up, this contest is definitely for you.

Other contest details include:

  • All material submitted must be original, no covers will be accepted.
  • One winning band will receive $2,000 and complimentary hotel accommodations for the evening.
  • In addition to opening for the Bosstones and performing in front of a sold out New Year’s Eve crowd, the winning band will also be featured on the world wide broadcast of the concert on
  • Five semi-finalists will be selected to be broadcast on in an exclusive “Mi145/Sonicbids feature"
  • The winner will be announced on Friday, December 21st, 2007.

Mi145 is the first channel offering from online video platform Hobnox, that features original programming including live performances, interviews, music videos and original programming covering the gamut of today’s music scenes. Visit to find out more. Hobnox is an online video platform dedicated to finding, celebrating and pushing media from the fringes, outside the framework of traditional entertainment. It’s a community built by artists for artists.

Formed in 1985, the Bosstones are credited with the creation of the ska-core genre, a form of music that mixes elements of third wave ska and hardcore punk. The band released seven full-length albums, three EPs and a live album while touring continuously before their announcement of a hiatus in December 2003. They are reuniting for this special occasion in 2007.

Terms And Conditions

Mighty, Mighty Opener Contest (Contest) Terms and Conditions.

As conditions of entry into this Contest, and by uploading and entering a submission to the
Contest (Submission), the entrant, on its own behalf and on behalf of each person and/or entity comprising the entrant (individually and collectively Entrant) agrees to the following terms and conditions:

Entrant warrants and represents that: (a) the Submission is original and has been legally created, (b) the Submission, and all elements thereof, do not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, defamation, privacy, publicity, false light, idea misappropriation, intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress, or any contractual rights; (c) Entrant owns all rights to his/her Submission, including, without limitation, the copyrights in the recording and the performance contained therein; and (d) Entrant has obtained permission from each person whose name, image, likeness or voice ("Likeness") is included in the Submission, and that such person(s) is/are legal resident(s) of the United States, is/are over the age of 18, and has/have reached the age of majority in his/her state of residence. If the Likeness of a minor is included in the Submission, such grant of rights must include written permission from the minor's parent or legal guardian authorizing the use of the minor's likeness on behalf of the minor.

Entrant irrevocably grants Hobnox and its affiliates, legal representatives, assigns, agents and licensees, the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, exhibit, distribute and/or otherwise use or reuse (without limitation as to when or to the number of times used), the Entrant's Submission, including, but not limited to, the recording and the performances contained therein (in each case, as submitted or as edited/modified in any way by Hobnox, in its sole discretion), as well as to use Entrant's Likeness, and/or statements regarding his/her participation in this Contest (with or without using the Entrant's name) in any and all media without limitation as to time or territory, to capture any and all data generated in connection with the Contest as such relates to the Entrants Submission and the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to use such data and without additional compensation or approval from the Entrant or any other party.

Entrant waives intellectual property rights, privacy/publicity rights or other legal or moral rights that might preclude Hobnoxs use of the Submission, and agrees not to sue or assert any claim against Hobnox for the use of the Submission or Entrant's Likeness or statements. Entrant agrees to indemnify and hold Hobnox, its agencies and their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders or other partners, and any of their employees (collectively, the "Indemnitees"), harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against any of the Indemnitees due to or arising out of the Entrant's Submission, or the Entrant's conduct in creating a Submission or otherwise in connection with this Contest, including but not limited to claims for trademark infringement, copyright infringement; violation of an individuals right of publicity or right of privacy; or defamation. Entrant further agrees to release Hobnox from any and all claims that any advertising subsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of Hobnox infringes Entrant's rights with regard to any elements, characters or ideas contained in any Submission. Except as expressly set forth herein, Entrant shall continue to own all rights in and to the Submission.

Entrant grants Hobnox the absolute and irrevocable right and permission to interview Entrant, to photograph, record and film and otherwise visually and audiovisually record Entrant in traditional or digital formats now known or hereafter devised in connection with the Contest (the Recordings), to use, reuse, publish and re-publish the Recordings in whole or in part, individually or in conjunction with other content without restriction throughout the universe in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, and for any purpose whatsoever, and any uses thereof, or to refrain therefrom on a gratis, royalty-free basis. Hobnox shall hold such right, title, and interest in and to the Recordings during and from the inception of their creation including, without limitation, all world-wide copyrights therein and thereto, the exclusive right to copyright such Recordings in the name of Hobnox, and the exclusive right to exercise all rights of the copyright proprietor thereof and free from the payment of any royalty or compensation whatsoever except as specifically provided herein. In connection with the foregoing, Entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Recordings are works made for hire in that they constitute works specifically ordered by Hobnox under the terms and conditions of the United States Copyright Act. To the extent, if any, that Entrant may be deemed an author of any of the Recordings, Entrant assigns all such rights to Hobnox and further grants to Hobnox a power of attorney, irrevocable and coupled with an interest, for Entrant, and in Entrants name, to apply for and obtain all such copyrights and other title or interest, which power of attorney may only be exercised if Entrant fails to execute and deliver to Hobnox any document that Hobnox may reasonably submit to Entrant for execution.

Entrant agrees not to sue, or threaten to sue, and fully, completely, unconditionally and irrevocably releases, remises, waives, acquits and discharges Hobnox and its employees, governors, affiliates, agents, partners, owners, members, shareholders, parents, subsidiaries, representatives, officers, directors, attorneys, insurers, players, successors and assigns (collectively, the Released Parties) from any and all liability to Entrant and Entrants personal representatives, assigns, heirs, children, dependents, spouses and relatives, from any and all claims, liabilities, causes of action, losses, judgments, liens, costs, expenses, attorneys fees, demands, obligations or damages as a result of, or in connection with, the Contest, whether known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, liquidated or contingent, which presently exist or which Entrant may now or hereafter possess, that are caused by, arise from, or relate or are attributable, in any way, to any injury (including death) to Entrants person or property regardless of the cause(s) of such injury.