Airwalk have announced the grand prize winner of their Unsigned Hero On Tour contest which was held in collaboration with AP. Vancouver four-piece Gentlemen Prefer Blondes have snagged the top honor and will be taking home $5,000, a ton of Airwalk gear, a full-page profile in AP and an opening spot during select dates of the upcoming AP Tour Fall alongside Bring Me The Horizon, August Burns Red, Emarosa, Polar Bear Club and This Is Hell.
A press release from Airwalk says, "[Gentlemen Prefer Blondes] are just a bunch of regular dudes who love rocking music that will get the room moving, and the fists in the air. They love rocking riffs, bumping drums, catchy vocals, and driving bass. Playing live is their passion, their love, and their lives, they try to leave their heart and soul on the stage every chance they get."
San Francisco's I The Mighty took second place and Chicago's Empires took third in the competition that received thousands of entries during the summer.
Listen to all the bands here and check out an introduction to Gentlemen Prefer Blondes below.