Metallica has announced a new competition that is sure to excite marching bands and heavy metal fans alike. The competition will feature high school and college marching bands from across the country battling it out for a grand prize of $150,000. Metallica’s drummer, Lars Ulrich, expressed his excitement for the competition, stating that “music education is crucial and often overlooked.”… The competition is set to take place later this year
Participants will be narrowed down to five finalists by professional judges, and we will select the final prize winners in each category. Fan Favorite winners will be chosen by popular vote. 1. Collegiate: Division 1 - $75,000 in prizing 2. Collegiate: Division 2, 3 - $40,000 in prizing 3. High School - $15,000 in prizing 4. Fan Favorite: Collegiate (across all divisions) - $10,000 in prizing 5. Fan Favorite: High School - $10,000 in prizing
Video submissions for the Metallica Marching Band Competition are due by November 16, 2023, with voting beginning November 17, 2023. Winners will be selected on December 1, 2023. To sign up and get more info, visit https://www.metallicamarchingband.com.