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Ghost Cult Magazine and Shattered Sun have teamed up to bring you an awesome contest celebrating the release of the bands’ new album and Victory Records début Hope Within Hatred, out this week. They band is currently turning heads in the opening slot on the “Dark Roots of Thrash II” featuring Bay Area Thrash Metal legends Testament and Exodus. Shattered Sun plays a blend of balls out modern thrash, influenced by the greats, but with a lot of modern grit and originality in their song style that makes them a band to watch. Following their current tour, they can be seen all summer on The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.
To win an awesome prize pack of epic Shattered Sun merch, simply share a picture you have snapped of the band on tour with your Instagram, tag the band, Victory Records and Ghost Cult’s Instagram accounts and add the hashtag #HopeWithinHatred. Live shots of the band, pictures of you with the band or your Shattered Sun album or shirts are also cool! Get creative, regram (a lot) and you could win!*
*One grand-prize winner will be chose at random. Entrants must live in the continental United States. Contest ends Sunday May 10th at 5 PM EST.