Sonicbids and Groove Rock Gear Announce Monthly Contest to Promote Independent Bands

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Groove Rock Gear Develops New Contest to Promote Artists by Awarding Cutting Edge Advertising Exclusively to Sonicbids Members

Los Angeles, CA—Groove Rock Gear, Inc. today announces that it has partnered with Sonicbids ( to launch an exclusive promotional contest every month for members of the Sonicbids community. Groove Rock Gear™ an online music media and apparel company, disclosed today they will award five Sonicbids members each month premium promotion spots on the website In addition to the banner promotion, artists will have a month of radio airplay on the radio station Groove Rock Radio, ( free apparel from Groove Rock Gear’s™ Platinum Label Collection, and exclusive VIP discounts off all merchandise. This new promotion is only available to members of the Sonicbids community. Available at, products range from ring-tones, accessories and apparel for juniors, men and women, including themes such as rock, hip-hop, and punk. In addition to its apparel website, Groove Rock Gear™ also specializes in promotion and marketing of independent and signed bands, along with its online blog. One of the core objectives of Groove Rock Gear™ is to promote artist advocacy and charity.

“Groove Rock Gear has set out to provide independent bands and artists with the tools they need to succeed in the music industry. Promotion is difficult for new artists to achieve and our companies are set up to allow bands to get their music heard.” said Aaron Beegle, President of Groove Rock Gear. “We joined forces with Sonicbids the leading online platform that fuses independent musicians with the world’s top music promoters which will allow bands and members of Sonicbids access to our exclusive technology and marketing solutions. The founders of Groove Rock Gear come from the music, e-commerce, marketing and cosmetology industries. As industry experts we develop custom campaigns and marketing solutions for each group we work with. Using our reach we allow independent bands access to not only our Internet radio station but also press in leading periodicals worldwide like Rolling Stone and Lucky Magazine. Add to that our core mission to allow our customers to purchase high quality products while donating a percentage of all proceeds to charity. Groove Rock Gear is set up to promote the social conscious lifestyle in a fresh and fun way.”

Sonicbids has set the industry standard with its Electronic Press Kit (EPK™) platform that enables music industry professionals to send and receive press kits online. Used by thousands of musicians, Sonicbids' EPKs offer a fast and easy web interface containing all the basic information of a standard press kit, including music, photos and date calendar. For more information on submitting to Groove Rock Gear’s Band Contest, please visit

About Sonicbids

In business since 2000, Sonicbids has become the standard way for people in the music business to send and receive press kits online. The company's main product is the Sonicbids EPK™ (Electronic Press Kit), an easy-to-use, web-based graphic interface that contains all the basic information of a musical act such as music, photos, date calendar and riders. The EPK™ can either be emailed to anyone with a click of the mouse or submitted in online promoter accounts through a virtual "Drop Box". Sonicbids currently has almost 50,000 bands and 3,600 exclusive partners in 107 countries, a list that includes prominent North American events and festivals such as MIDEM, CMJ, Summer fest, North By Northeast, Jagermeister Band Sponsorship Program, NEMO, Canadian Music Week, Folk Alliance, Locobazooka!, and the Billboard Song Contest. The rapidly growing size of Sonicbids' network and widening acceptance of its product have helped it quickly become the leading online submission platform for some of the world's best-known music events.


Groove Rock Gear™ is designed for both men and women who want to look good and feel good by providing urban contemporary clothes, merchandise and creative marketing opportunities for people in the music and entertainment industries. Groove Rock Gear™ will use its unique designs to fuse music, fashion and charity together to create the ultimate lifestyle brand designed by people from the entertainment, fashion design, and cosmetology industries. Groove Rock Gear™ provides the complete look from head to toe. Groove Rock Gear™ has a unique business model focusing on mostly sweatshop free or organic garments, and a social conscious corporate mission: Proceeds from every purchase will go towards charity. Groove Rock Gear™ is the first virtual music media company that not only has a clothing brand but also an internet radio station, online ring tone website, music marketing, online community fan base and stylist advice. Additional information on Groove Rock Gear™ is available at

Editors Note: Hi-resolution images of the artwork at Groove Rock Gear are available. To make a request, contact Laurie Champagne, 760-715-9054

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