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If you haven’t heard THE MATERIAL yet, you’re missing out. The MTV Buzzworthy band is hitting the road later this week for a West Coast run with the RED JUMPSUIT APPARATUS and EVERSAY (check out the full details and dates here), and to celebrate the new tour and the recent release of their fantastic album, EVERYTHING I WANT TO SAY (available on iTunes), THE MATERIAL and THE ROCK FATHER are getting one lucky reader hooked up with a killer summer prize pack. Get your entry in today, and be sure to read on to get up to speed on the band and what they’re all about.
One Reader Will Receive the Following:
BORN TO MAKE A SOUND Tank Top
THE MATERIAL Sunscreen
EVERYTHING I WANT TO SAY (2013) CD
WHAT WE ARE (2010) CD
About THE MATERIAL:
In a world where the music that moves us is so often defined by its genre or label, The Material, comprised of Colleen D’Agostino (Vocals), Jon Moreaux (Guitar), Roi Elam (Guitar), Kevin Pintado (Drums) and Jordan Meckley (Bass), represent art that is thoughtful, powerful, organic and inspiring. Soulful and raspy female lead, D’Agostino, delivers powerhouse vocals over precise drumming, melodic guitar riffs and driving bass lines – creating an undeniable connection between their music and audience. It’s no surprise that connectivity is at the core of the group’s collective mantra, “To Life,” which is inked in each members’ skin.
The band’s growing fan base has risen with every mile added to their tour van’s odometer. From owning a spot in PureVolume’s Top 20 Unsigned Bands, to headlining the Picture Healing Winter Tour, to the Motel 6 “Rock Yourself To Sleep Tour” (Every Avenue, There For Tomorrow), to co-bills with Eyes Set To Kill, Sing It Loud, The Secret Handshake, New Years Day, Ivoryline, Bad Rabbits, I the Mighty and Blameshift, to spots on multiple Vans Warped Tours (2008, ‘10, ‘11, ’13) and three featured performances at SXSW, The Material’s passion-filled music and electrifying live performances have made a significant impact on tastemakers everywhere. Revered by MF Magazine as “smashing,”and highlighted by Alternative Press, MTV, Music Connection, Beatweek Magazine, Black Velvet Magazine, Substream Music Press and Grammy.com, the band is without question leaving an impact on true music enthusiasts.
The Material are also making an impact on their peers in the industry as D’Agostino was hand-picked to contribute her powerful vocals to “Four Letter Words,” a track on the recently released I the Mighty album Satori. Words quickly became a band and a fan favorite, so when I the Mighty played House of Blues Sunset as a part of the Equal Vision 2013 summer tour with Say Anything, Eisley and HRVRD, D’Agostino joined ItM on stage for a soaring performance of “Four Letter Words” before reprising her role afterwards during an exclusive live acoustic performance for Absolute Punk.
These moments were just two more storied signposts from the past five years that show the band at the precipice of breakthrough success.
The Material were born to make a sound, both musically and sociometrically. Their organic and authentic approach to making music manifests in their commitment to their fans – always encouraging audiences everywhere with their heartfelt, positive messages to keep believing and keep on breathing.
To Enter:LEAVE A COMMENT ON THIS POST (scroll down to the Disqus Comments) SHARING WITH US “WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE CONCERT?” Tell us who the band was! Tell us where or when it happened! After this (mandatory) entry, you can attempt to stack the deck Chicago-style by completing a variety of social actions.
The Fine Print: Promotion open to U.S. residents ages 18+, void where prohibited. Winner will be chosen at random on, about, or after August 22, 2013, and will be notified via email to obtain their shipping addresses. If no response within 24 hours, an alternate winner will be chosen. Shipping address must be a street address – no P.O. Boxes. Prize provided The Material and shipped by 1888 Media. Not responsible for lost or misdirected mail.
Disclosure: As noted above, this promotion is sponsored by The Material.