The lucky competition winners are awarded recording time at Peter Gabriel’s Real World studio and an appearance at The Glastonbury festival.
Gabriel’s UK-based studio is a residential recording studio that is the dream location of any warm-blooded musician, with numerous recording rooms, high-end gear and luxury accomidations. Real World is set in the Berkshire country side and has hosted the likes of Amy Winehouse, Deep Purple, GoldFrapp, The Happy Mondays and King Crimson.
A spokesperson for Real World studios stated: “We are eager to hear and see some of the undiscovered rock talent the UK has to offer in 2009. We were thrilled to be so heavily involved in RockStar 08, the standard of the finalists was phenomenal, and this year? …Well, let's just say we're all very excited!”
Since winning last year’s RockStar competition, Liverpool’s Major Major have supported Franz Ferdinand and the Ting Tings at the Pilton Equinox party and have become the first confirmed act of Glastonbury 09.Article continues below
The competition is open to all, bands, solo artists, young and old, the only criteria is to be unsigned. Entries must be in before the closing date on 1st of March 2009. To enter bands and artists must download and complete the entry form, available at http://www.rockstarbands.co.uk/5/09news.html and send a clear recording, of no less than two tracks, of themselves/their band playing to: RockStar 08, PO Box 4249, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 8UU.