Project Independent Launches US Tour with Peavey

Posted by Michael Mueller on August 30, 2010 at 10:12 AM

PRESS RELEASE: August 27, 2010, Meridian, MS … Peavey Electronics is sponsoring the Project Independent 2010 US Tour, which launches tonight in Atlanta, GA. The nationwide showcasing program provides independent metal bands with the opportunity to perform for music industry reps and ultimately win the headlining spot on the 2011 tour.

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All bands appearing on the tour will perform with an all Peavey backline including:  6505+ Head, 6534 Head, Tour 700 Bass Head, and Peavey guitar and bass Cabinets. The artists will also have the chance to be profiled on

A few showcase spots are still available in select cities on the tour.  Interested bands should apply online at Selected bands perform in exclusive artist showcases and receive a critique by a panel of industry experts including a promoter, a producer, and a touring musician. Groups who receive high marks advance to the finals where online voting will decide the 2011 Project Independent Featured Artist.

The winning band will receive over $10,000 in prizes to jump-start their career, including gear from Peavey, a headlining spot on the 2011 Tour, cash, music distribution, CD duplication, and tour merchandise. Details on the rules and prizes can be found here.

Peavey will follow the tour with online photos and highlights at

For more information about the Project Independent Tour visit

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