Man Overboard and Alternative Press Launch Build Your Own B-Side Contest

Man OverboardAnnounced today the New Jersey pop/punk band Man Overboard in association with Alternative Press are launching a unique experience for fans of the popular band.

Build Your Own B-Side Contest allows people to download an instrumental and you can write and record their own lyrics. The winner of the contest gets a chance to have their song released on Alternative Press as a free download. Here are the details on how to enter the contest:

-Download the wav file from the widget on

-Write your own lyrics and melody.
-Record your vocal parts (we suggest garage band if you don’t have access to a studio or home studio).
-Email an MP3 of the song to


Man Overboard will hand select a winner. The winning will receive the following
-Your version of the song will be offered as a free download along with Man Overboard’s version on

-A pair of tickets to the Suppy Nation Tour
-Two items from

-Autographed vinyl LP of ‘Before We Met’

Wednesday 2/6: Launch
Friday 2/15: Deadline for Submissions
Monday 2/18: Winner Announced / song DL offered exclusively on

Man Overboard will be going on tour soon with Story of the Year on the Supply Nation Tour. Also appearing on the tour Tonight Alive, Citizen and The American Scene. Following the tour they will once again be appearing on the Van Warped Tour this summer.

Supply Nation Tour Featuring Man Overboard and Story of the Year:

March 8 – Dallas, TX – Trees *
March 9 – Houston, TX- Fitzgerald’s *
March 10 – San Antonio, TX – Backstage Live *
March 12 – Mesa, AZ – The Nile *
March 14 – San Luis Obispo, CA – SLO Brew
March 15 – San Diego, CA – Epicentre
March 16 – Pomona, CA – The Glasshouse
March 17 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Metro
March 19 – Portland, OR – Branx
March 20 – Seattle, WA – El Corazon
March 22 – Salt Lake City, UT – Club Sound
March 23 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
March 24 – Lawrence, KS – Granada Theatre
March 26 – St. Louis, MO – Firebird
March 27 – Nashville, TN – The End
March 28 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade
March 29 – Tampa, FL – The Orpheum
March 30 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Talent Farm
April 1 – Jacksonville, FL – Brewster’s Roc Bar
April 2 – Columbia, SC – New Brookland Tavern
April 3 – Virginia Beach, VA – Shakas
April 4 – Baltimore, MD – Otto Bar
April 5 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
April 6 – Patchogue, NY – 89 North (Mixtape Festival)
April 7 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
April 8 – Boston, MA – The Sinclair
April 9 – Montreal, QC – La Sala Rosa
April 10 – Toronto, ON – Annex Wreckroom
April 11 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
April 12 – Chicago, IL – Reggies Rock Club
April 13 – Toledo, OH – Headliner’s (Jamboree Festival)


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Michael Sandoval

Michael created MUSE/MUSE TV after a career in professional sports and journalism. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in which he studied Electronics and Computer Science and California State University, Fullerton in which he graduated with a degree from the College of Communication in Journalism. He is a big Foo Fighters fan, loves Star Wars and loves photography.

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