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Band Hero Name-A-Rocker Contest

Guitar Hero is challenging you to exercise your originality, creativity and smarts by entering the Band Hero Name-A-Rocker Contest.

About Band Hero

The same people who made Guitar Hero are set to launch Band Hero, which features new music focused on today’s hottest hits and classic songs pretty much everyone knows and loves headlined by some of the biggest names in pop music as in-game artists and playable characters.

Band Hero also features more social gameplay, which lets you create the band you’ve always dreamed of using any combination of guitar or drum controllers and vocals.

About The Contest

Starting July 8, 2009, you can login or register at http://www.BandHero.com and submit your entry to name a brand-new in-game character featured in Band Hero. The winner will get a copy of Band Hero on your platform of choice, a microphone, drum and guitar instrument controllers and other great prizes. Entries for the contest will be received through July 14, 2009.

About The New Character

He grew up in Brooklyn with two siblings, a younger brother and sister. Both of his parents were teachers: his father, a college history professor, and mother, a music teacher in a local school. Because of his background, he was always well-versed in culture and music, but he especially loved music. He was also interested in comic books, videogames and skateboarding. As a young boy, he started getting into hip-hop and writing his own rhymes. This led him from rapping in front of his friends at house parties to performing at local talent competitions. He displayed in his rhymes a style that was both educational and sometimes humorous, without getting too vulgar. Most of his rhymes dealt with typical experiences of a young teen in the streets of New York. It was from one of these talent competitions that he was discovered by a record label and was signed to do his first album.

Fast-forward to present day where he is living a life of a successful music artist. His musical style is decidedly urban but incorporates aspects of the various musical genres that his mother exposed him to when he was a child. This sort of diversity in his sound has helped him crossover and attract a diverse following. As an adult, he continues the balanced lifestyle that his parents instilled in him as a child. When he isn't break dancing he's breaking beats in his hip-hop happening downtown studio. He likes sublime times at the opera or with a book, but he's as happy with his action figures and videogames - no two days are ever the same.

So … what would you name this character? Go to http://www.BandHero.com and submit your entry now!

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