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The Global Battle of the Bands (GBOB) 2010 finals in KL!

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Wohoo Churpers!

Want to headbang to the biggest, baddest, bands around? Okay make that the best bands globally in the year of 2010! We have an awesome Twitter contest especially for you and be sure not to miss it! The world’s biggest live music challenge, the Global Battle of Bands is here!

The Global Battle of the Bands (GBOB) is one of the world’s biggest live talent competition for bands of all genres playing their original material.  Only one of a truly global magnitude – up to 30 countries now involved, it is open to all bands – professional or amateur, signed or unsigned by a recording label.  Yup, aiming to find raw talent wherever it is and expose them… GLOBALLY!

Thank Heavens, this year Malaysia has been appointed to be the Host Country for The Global Battle of the Bands 2010 World Finals where up to 30 bands from all over the world will rock it out in Kuala Lumpur to compete for the grand prize of US$100,000.  This will be the first time that GBOB will be holding the World Finals outside of London. Malaysia Boleh!

Check out the previous years’ winners:

Here comes the best part! be the lucky few Churpers to stand a chance to headbang with the bands competing in the contest and win passes for the qualifying heats in various live music club venus around Klang Valley. ROCK ON!

Winners will represent the National Final where the National Champion and will be awarded RM50,000 in cash and prizes and the right to be the official Malaysian representative to The GBOB Challenge World Finals 2010!

So don’t wait! Log into your Twitter account and tweet to rock with these awesome rockstars!


These are the locations for GBOB in Malaysia:

Jan 7, Fri – Qualifying Heat 1(Jazz & Blues Discovery, Johor Bahru) – 10 pair of exclusive passes up for grabs!

Jan 15, Sat – Qualifying Heat 2 (Soundmaker, Weld Quay, Penang) – 10 pair of exclusive passes up for grabs!

Jan 22, Sat – Qualifying Heat 3 (Bangkok Connexion, Jln Ampang, KL) – 5 pair of exclusive passes up for grabs!

Jan 29, Sat – Qualifying Heat 4 (The Celebrities Club, Solaris Mont Kiara, KL) – 5 pair of exclusive passes up for grabs!

Feb 12, Sat – National Finals (Dragonfly, Jln Kia Peng, KL – To be updated

Feb 24, Thurs –  Pre-World Finals Press Con (KL Tower)

Feb 26, Sat – World Finals (KL Live, Jln Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur) – To be updated

We will post up a question from @Churp and the first 10 or 5 to answer our question with the following keywords gets the exclusive passes! Remember to include @Churp2 and #GBOBMY in your tweet or comment here to win passes!


Sample tweet:

Woohoo! I can’t wait to check out the qualifying heats for #GBOBMY to cast my vote! @Churp2

It’s just as simple as this! The most creative tweets will be picked and you will be give the privilege to watch the awesome bands!

Terms and Conditions :

1. Only open to existing ChurpChurp users to take part.

2. Invites will be sent out via emails to winners 48 hours before each leg of the competition and will require confirmation of attendance through email 24 hours before. Winners who fail to confirm their attendance by the deadline will have their invites revoked and passed to winners who  didn’t make the initial cut.

3. Judges’ decisions are final and not disputable.

4. ChurpChurp reserves the right to ammend this Terms and Conditions without prior notice.