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Ernie Ball Announces "Match The Master" with John Petrucci
(Source - Ernie Ball Press Release)
(Coachella, CA – January 28, 2016) – Ernie Ball, the world’s premier manufacturer of guitar strings, musical instrument accessories, guitars and basses, has teamed up with legendary progressive rock guitarist and Ernie Ball Music Man signature artist John Petrucci on Match The Master, a new interactive online competition that puts guitar players skills to the test and offers a high stakes prize. Match The Master offers guitar player across the United States a chance to win a private master class with Petrucci himself, a VIP trip to see Dream Theater live and take home new John Petrucci signature instruments including his Ernie Ball Music Man Majesty guitar, and gear from Sterling by Music Man, Dunlop, TC Electronic, DiMarzio, MESA/Boogie, Fractal Audio Systems and more.
Starting January 29th, unsigned guitarists can visit music-man.com/matchthemaster to study exclusive videos of John Petrucci performing 10 signature riffs off of the new Dream Theater album The Astonishing. Contestants can than upload a video submission of their best solo impression. Each week over a two-month period, one winner will be chosen to receive a weekly prize pack and at the end of the contest one grand prize winner will be selected to win the ultimate John Petrucci experience.
Weekly Winners will receive:
• A Sterling by Music Man JP60 Series Guitar
• Brand new gear from Ernie Ball, TC Electronic, DiMarzio, Dunlop, MESA/Boogie, Fractal Audio
System and more
Grand Prize Winner will receive:
• A private master class with John Petrucci backstage at a Dream Theater concert
• VIP trip for two to see Dream Theater live
• An Ernie Ball Music Man Majesty Guitar
• Year supply of Ernie Ball strings
• Brand new gear from TC Electronic, DiMarzio, Dunlop, Mesa Boogie, Fractal Audio System and
Read the complete press release HERE