|WHAT IT IS||
Volbeat, the hit Danish rock ‘n’ roll band want to bring fans and designers together to help the recent natural disaster in Japan. Volbeat is commencing their 2011 North American Tour and in conjunction, are calling out to graphic designers around the world to create the official artwork for a limited edition tour poster with all proceeds donated to the Japanese Relief Fund.
Volbeat is looking for unique and innovative artwork that reflects the band’s heavy metal and rock ‘n’ roll image.
|WHO IT’S FOR||Graphic artists, graphic designers, illustrators.|
|WHO IT’S FROM||
Volbeat is a Danish metal band formed in 2001 and play a fusion of rock ‘n’ roll, heavy metal and punk. Their studio albums have been certified gold in Denmark and their latest released Beyond Hell/Above Heaven was subject to widespread international critical acclaim, receiving gold in Denmark and Sweden.
For Volbeat’s 2011 North American tour details visit: houseofblues.com/tickets/tour/2011volbeat
|HOW THE WINNER WILL BE CHOSEN||Volbeat will select the winner from the pool of outstanding entries. The 20 top-voted submissions will be considered, but Volbeat may select the winning entry from the larger group of submissions.
|WHAT THE WINNER WILL GET||
The winning artwork will receive worldwide exposure, $1000 and will be featured as the official design for Volbeat’s limited edition tour poster. A further 99 posters will be sold on the House of Blues’ official website (HOB.com) and in HOB retail stores across the country to aid the Japanese Relief Fund.
|WHAT TO DO NEXT||
Click on “Get Started” to submit your artwork design in jpg format.
|DATES TO REMEMBER||
Submission Deadline: May 31, 2011
Voting Starts: June 1, 2011
Voting Ends: June 7, 2011
Winner Announcement: June 14, 2011
To find out when Volbeat will be coming to your town, go to: www.volbeat.dk/2/dates.php