Patch Video Battle of the Bands 2012 is here!
More than 20 bands from across Eastern Massachusetts submitted videos of original songs over the past two weeks to multiple area Patch sites in hopes of taking home the top prize.
First off is a regional round in which we pit bands and musicians from the South Shore and Cape Cod and the Islands against one another. They will square off to win bragging rights in the area, a cool prize and a chance to go to the final round and win a rockstar prize pack!
Voting for the regional round will run until noon on Friday, May 4. Please vote by telling us your choice in the comment section below the article. One vote per person per day please.
The winner of the this regional South Shore/Cape Cod and the Islands round will win two hours of recording time at Seasound Audio, which is donating time in conjunction with Plimro Record Label, located in Plymouth.
Those musicians, along with the second place finisher in this regional round, will then square off against the top two finishers from and
The winner of the final round will win a rockstar prize pack! The grand prize winner will headline a gig at The Harp in Boston, as well as receive a cut/color at Avanti Hair Salon, a party bus ride around Boston on Bustonian Party Bus and lunch at M.J. O'Connor's!
Here are the bands competing in the South Shore/Cape Cod and the Islands round and the names of band members:
Todd Nickerson -- "For What It's Worth"
Todd Nickerson of Barnstable
BlackLight SunRise -- "The One"
Derek Measor of Plymouth; Zakk Doucette of Kingston; Ryan Quinn of Plymouth; Courtney Petersen of Kingston; and CJ Carroll of Halifax
DCLA (Dukes County Love Affair) -- "Capture the Cove"
Mike Parker of Tisbury; Jamie Greene of West Tisbury; John Stanwood of West Tisbury; and Phil Darosa of Chilmark