COMPETITION: Win a HUGE Christmas package of CDs, vinyl, and merch!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 12 months, you should be well aware that for new music and the emergence of fresh records, acts, and bands, 2017 has been an absolute belter of a year. Now that it’s that festive time of Christmas, what better way to celebrate with a HUGE package of goodies to join all those gifts you’re going to get from Santa.

We’ve gone and teamed up with a bunch of bands, labels, managers, publicists, and a load of our other friends across the industry to pull together a massive bulk of presents, including CDs, vinyl, t-shirts, posters, stickers, an ice scraper so you get drive to gigs in these icy weathers, and even a bottle of Irish whiskey to sip down whilst you’re sat by the fire, playing some new tunes.

Of course, you’re going to want to know exactly what’s in the package. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Everything that you could win is listed in full below.

• Akercocke – ‘Renaissance In Extremis’ (Peaceville Records)
• Arch Enemy – ‘Will To Power’ (Century Media Records)
• Bear Hands – ‘You’ll Pay For This’ (Spensive Sounds)
• Black Map – ‘In Droves’ (Long Branch Records)
• Blood Youth – ‘Beyond Repair’ (Rude Records)
• Boston Manor – ‘Be Nothing.’ (Pure Noise Records)
• Buried In Verona – ‘Notorious’ (UNFD)
• Butcher Babies – ‘Lilith’ (Century Media Records)
• Brawlers – ‘Romantic Errors Of Our Youth’ (Alcopop! Records)
• Can’t Swim – ‘Fail You Again’ (Pure Noise Records)
• CKY – ‘The Phoenix’ (eOne)
• Cover Your Tracks – ‘Fever Dream’ (Epitaph Records)
• Dark Funeral – ‘Where Shadows Forever Reign’ (Century Media Records)
• Dark Tranquility – ‘Atoma’ (Century Media Records)
• Dave Hause – ‘Bury Me In Philly’ (Rise Records)
• The Dear Hunter – ‘Act V: Hymns With The Devil In Confessional’ (Rude Records)
• Death Remains – ‘Destroy / Rebuild’ (Transcend Music)
• Decade – ‘Pleasantries’ (Rude Records)
• Doctrines – ‘ZE’ (Alcopop! Records)
• Dorje – ‘Centred And One’ (Invisible Hands Music)
• DragonForce – ‘Reaching Into Infinity’ (Ear Music)
• Dream Evil – ‘Six’ (Century Media Records)
• Elephant Stone – ‘Ship Of Fools’ (Burger Records)
• Eskimo Callboy – ‘The Scene’ (Century Media Records)
• Falling In Reverse – ‘Coming Home’ (Epitaph Records)
• Fight Like Apes – ‘Whigfield Sextape’ (Alcopop! Records)
• Fit For An Autopsy – ‘The Great Collapse’ (Long Branch Records)
• Fozzy – ‘Judas’ (Century Media Records)
• Freeze The Atlantic – ‘Freeze The Atlantic’ (Alcopop! Records)
• From Ashes To New – ‘Day One’ (Better Noise Records)
• Ghost Iris – ‘Blind World’ (Long Branch Records)
• The Great Discord – ‘The Rabbit Hole’ (The Sign Records) *
• Guttermouth – ‘New Car Smell’ (Rude Records)
• The Haunted – ‘Strength In Numbers’ (Century Media Records)
• Heaven Shall Burn – ‘Wanderer’ (Century Media Records)
• The Hirsch Effekt – ‘Escapist’ (Long Branch Records)
• Implore – ‘Subjugate’ (Century Media Records)
• The Interbeing – ‘Among The Amorphous’ (Long Branch Records)
• Jon Gomm – ‘Secrets Nobody Keeps’ (Performing Chimp Records)
• Josh Todd & The Conflict – ‘Year Of The Tiger’ (Century Media Records)
• Lower Than Atlantis – ‘Safe In Sound’ (Easy Life Records)
• The Lurking Fear – ‘Out Of The Voiceless Grave’ (Century Media Records)
• Kamikaze Girls – ‘Seafoam’ (Big Scary Monsters)
• Krokus – ‘Big Rocks’ (Century Media Records)
• The Lounge Kittens – ‘Sequins & C-Bombs’ (Grweat Records) *
• Malevolence – ‘Self Supremecy’ (BDHW)
• The Menzingers – ‘After The Party’ (Epitaph Records)
• Monster Treasure – ‘II’ (Leisure & District)
• No Warning – ‘Torture Culture’ (Last Gang Records)
• Nothing More – ‘The Stories We Tell Ourselves’ (Better Noise Records)
• Northlane – ‘Singularity’ (UNFD)
• Palisades – ‘Palisades’ (Rise Records)
• PVRIS – ‘White Noise: Deluxe Edition’ (Rise Records)
• Phoenix Calling – ‘Our Lost Hearts’ (The Fort)
• The Picturebooks – ‘Home Is A Heartache’ (Another Century)
• Of Mice & Men – ‘Cold World’ (Rise Records)
• Otherwise – ‘Sleeping Lions’ (Century Media Records)
• Radio Moscow – ‘New Beginnings’ (Century Media Records)
• Righteous Vendetta – ‘Cursed’ (Century Media Records)
• ROAM – ‘Backbone’ (Hopeless Records)
• Rob Lynch – ‘Baby, I’m A Runaway’ (Xtra Mile Recordings)
• Saosin – ‘Along The Shadow’ (Epitaph Records)
• Savage Messiah – ‘Hands Of Fate’ (Century Media Records)
• Set It Off – ‘Upside Down’ (Rude Records)
• Sixx:A.M. – ‘The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack: 10th Anniversary Edition’ (Eleven Seven Music)
• Sleeping With Sirens – ‘Gossip’ (Warner Bros. Records)
• Slowcoaches – ‘Nothing Gives’ (Leisure & District)
• Sons Of Texas – ‘Forged By Fortitude’ (Spinefarm Records)
• Soulburn – ‘Earthless Pagan Spirit’ (Century Media Records)
• The Spills – ‘Collecting Dust’ (Alcopop! Records)
• Sudden Feeling – ‘Half Noise’ (Congrats Records)
• Sumo Cyco – ‘Opus Mar’ (Fontana North) *
• Then Thickens – ‘Death Cap At Anglezarke’ (Hatch Records)
• This Wild Life – ‘Low Tides’ (Epitaph Records)
• Too Close To Touch – ‘Haven’t Been Myself’ (Epitaph Records)
• Touché Amoré – ‘Stage Four’ (Epitaph Records)
• Twelve Foot Ninja – ‘Outlier’ (Volkanik Music)
• Uneven Structure – ‘La Partition’ (Long Branch Records)
• Various Artists – ‘Alcopopular 6: Highway To The Velodrome’ (Alcopop! Records)
• Veil Of Maya – ‘False Idol’ (Sumerian Records)
• Vitja – ‘Digital Love’ (Century Media Records)
• We Came As Romans – ‘Cold Like War’ (SharpTone Records)
• Wild Lies – ‘Prison Of Sins’ (Wild Recordings)
• Witchery – ‘I Am Legion’ (Century Media Records)
• Within The Ruins – ‘Halfway Human’ (Long Branch Records)
• Youth Killed It – ‘Modern Bollotics’ (Rude Records)
• Zeal & Ardor – ‘Devil Is Fine’ (Radicalis Music)

• Adrenaline Mob – ‘We The People’ (Century Media Records)
• Arch Enemy – ‘Will To Power’ (Century Media Records)
• Bullet Height – ‘No Atonement’ (Superball Music/Sony Music)
• The Charm The Fury – ‘The Sick, Dumb & Happy’ (Nuclear Blast Records)
• Deez Nuts – ‘Binge & Purgatory’ (Century Media Records)
• Imminence – ‘This Is Goodbye’ (Nuclear Blast Records)
• Savage Messiah – ‘Hands Of Fate’ (Century Media Records)

• Aborted (Black, L)
• Arch Enemy (Black, S)
• Dark Funeral (Black, XL)
• Dark Tranquility (Black, M)
• Imminence (Black, L)
• Kreator (White, XL)
• The Lurking Fear (Black, M)
• Moonsorrow (Black, L)
• Queensrÿche (Black, S)
• Stoneghost (Black, S)
• Turisas (Black, XL)

• Big Scary Monsters sticker
• Black Bush Irish Whiskey, 700ml bottle
• Black Table sticker
• Blue Pills vinyl slip mat
• Bullet Height signed postcard
• Casey temporary tattoo flash sheet
• DragonForce flag
• False Advertising sticker
• Hassle Records sticker
• Jamie Lenman sticker
• letlive. sticker
• Lockjaw Records stickers
• Nuclear Blast Records ice scraper
• The Number 12 Looks Like You stickers
• Suicide Silence poster *

* = Signed

To be in with a chance to win this fantastic prize, simply choose your choice of entry below and follow the instructions for that respective method. You can enter using more than one entry method, but only one entry per method will be accepted. So, you can enter via email and Facebook if you wish, which will count as two entries, but entering twice via Facebook will only result in one valid entry.

Answer the following question: Name one of the three headlining bands confirmed for Download Festival 2018 in the UK.

Please email your answer in full with the subject title “XMAS COMP” to along with the following information:
– Full name
– Age (Must be 18+, evidence will be required if chosen as the winner)
– Postal address

Only submissions that supply all of this information will be counted as valid entries. Make sure that you don’t miss anything.

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You must follow ALL steps of your desired entry method for your entry to be valid. We can and WILL check to ensure your submission counts.

Only one entry per submission method will be counted, however, you are allowed to enter more than once using different methods, meaning you can enter four times in total if you submit your answer via email, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The same email address for entry can only be used once.

This competition closes on December 29th 2017 at 11:59PM (UK time). All entries submitted after this time or those who are no longer following/liking us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram will be classed as invalid entries.

The winner will then be contacted shortly after via email, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram (depending on your submission option) with full details on how to redeem their prize. Any winners who don’t respond to this within 48 hours will lose the prize and it will be passed on to a runner-up.

Good luck!