Like all good things, our contest with the young thrashers in Shattered Sun has come to an end. The winner of our contest is Brenden James Patterson of San Francisco, CA. Brenden wins an exclusive prize pack of killer Shattered Sun merch from Victory Records and Ghost Cult. Thanks for entering Brendan and thanks to all the entrants!
Shattered Sun is playing two shows in their home state of Texas this weekend, celebrating the recently released Hope Within Hatred(Victory) album. It also marks the end of our contest for you to win a FREE, exclusive prize pack of the band’s merch from Ghost Cult and Victory Records. The band just finished a whirlwind tour opening for Testament and Exodus on the Dark Roots of Thrash II Tour. If you caught the band anywhere on tour this spring, or are going to one of the shows this weekend, you still have a chance to win:
Step 1: Take a picture of Shattered Sun, kicking ass on stage, in a photo with you at a meet and greet, you with your Shattered Sun gear, whatever you like. Photos from any date on the recent tour are acceptable.
Shattered Sun are tearing up the road as the opening act on the Dark Roots of Thrash II Tour and playing with legends like Testament and Exodus, opening both ears and eyes and minting new fans daily. Texas’ favorite six sons of modern thrash just released their new album Hope Within Hatred (Victory Records) and along the way on this coast to coast tour of the US, the bands has left an impression at festivals such as the New England Metal And Hardcore Fest as well as Welcome To Rockville. During their tour stop in Atlanta, the band captivated the fans at The Masquerade with their tight set of jams, active stage performance and ability to connect with the crow. Ghost Cult contributor Omar Cordy shot this photo set of this young, impressive band.
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!*