Warped Tour’s annual battling bands competition has become a significant event among unsigned acts across the country. 

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This year, 41 winners will be chosen to perform on Warped, and one grand prize group will receive $10,000 and a three-song EP produced by New Found Glory’s Chad Gilbert.

Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman has issued a warning to all bands competing for a spot on this year’s trek.


Below, you can watch a video on how to correctly participate in the battle. Sign up now.