No Cover Magazine: Groupies Suck CD, Volume 11

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No Cover Magazine is a music and action sports lifestyle publication focused on new and upcoming bands and athletes. The indie publication was responsible for highlighting and giving some of music's best talent their first-ever magazine cover. Artists like Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (May 1997), Ziggy Marley (August 1997), Ben Harper (Sept. 1997), Crystal Method (Dec. 1997), Blink 182 (March 1998), Eve6 (April 1998), Linkin Park (Oct. 2000), Alien Ant Farm (March 2001), Kut U Up (Feb. 2004) and many more. No Cover was also selected to be the "Official" JagerMusic Tour Magazine in 2003 with Slayer headlining.

Currently, No Cover Magazine is a 4-color glossy with 72 pages focusing on new music and action sports athletes. Music has always been a vital part of the action sports community and No Cover Magazine is now bringing them together!

No Cover Magazine is offering Sonicbids artists the chance to appear on our Groupies Suck, Volume 11 CD compilation along with major indie or major label artists. The CD will be bagged in every No Cover Magazine and distributed on the newsstand at all Barnes and Noble locations and Barnes and Noble College locations nationwide. Additionally, if you're selected for the compilation, you will be featured in print in the magazine.

Each selected artist will be given a write up in No Cover magazine's "Band Watch" or "Artist spotlight" profile section so our readers can read about your band and listen to your music at the same time. In addition, the CD Comp will be sent out to TV/Film production companies in attempt to license music to TV and movies for your band, not to mention all magazines are sent out on our comp mailing list to record label executives, management companies and our sponsors.

At least one Sonicbids artist will be selected and given a FREE spot on the CD, which will be in inserted into the magazine in all Barnes and Noble stores nationwide. Additionally, the artist will receive a write-up in the nationally distributed No Cover Magazine available at Barnes and Noble, Hastings Books and Music, Empire Books, Liberty Bookstores, select FYE Superstores, 7-11's, indie bookstores and newsstands, etc (for a complete listing log onto No Cover’s website).

All other Sonicbids entries will have an opportunity to participate for a discounted fee of only $500.00 (valued at $750). There are 15 total spots available on the CD and limited space in the magazine. If selected, each band member will receive 1 CD Compilation and reach the music industry with their music and write up by participating in this high impact promotion.

Previous bands that have participated and benefited from the national and festival exposure on No Cover Magazine's CD compilations/magazine coverage include Thursday, The Lashes, Shadows Fall, In Flames, Kottonmouth Kings, Hed(pe), The Dreaming, Strung Out, Funeral for a Friend, No Use for a Name, Dustin Kensrue of Thrice, Living Things, Unwritten Law, Matt Santry, Ice T's -Body Count, Never Heard of It and many more.

Please note:The track you submit must be 3:30 or less and you must have high resolution band photographs (300 DPI, 4-color, CMYK) available. No 72 DPI or website images (since they are all compressed to 72 DPI) will be accepted.