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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Shred For Your Life in NYC next Saturday

gonna be busy @ the ft job again today, but i've got a short window to try and tell you about some cool shit and some not so cool shit so let's get started -

Andrew W.K., Justin Theroux (actor/writer) and Jaleel Bunton (TV on the Radio) have been announced as judges for the 6th annual Shred For Your Life guitar battle.

Shred For Your Life from All Day Everyday on Vimeo.

This year's event will take place a week from Saturday (April 17) at Webster Hall and is presented by Dickies.

Here's the history - From its humble beginnings in the back of Max Fish in 2005, to Santos Party House in 2008, musician/artist Marc Razo’s “Shred For Your Life” has been challenging 13 to 54 year olds to shred their best for the past 5 years and will take the show to it’s biggest venue yet with this year’s battle taking place in the Grand Ballroom at Webster Hall on April 17th. In addition, this year “Shred For Your Life” has secured some of the coolest and shred worthy judges including Andrew W.K., Justin Theroux (actor/writer Tropic Thunder, Iron Man 2), and Jaleel Bunton (TV On The Radio). Past judges have included actor/comedian David Cross (Arrested Development/Mr. Show), Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), and Ray Barbee (Skateboard Legend/Musician) among others.

Winners get a crown, oh and a 3 foot guitar pick. Certainly makes the MTV moonman award look like  piece of shit doesn't it.

btw, if anyone wants to cover my flight, hotel and any other expenses to get me there, i'm all ears -
well, didn't take long to get stacked up with more crap here, hopefully be back round lunch for more news about Grateful Dead, Roger Waters, Blank Dogs and Hanson -

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