Win $10,000: The Offspring “Hammerhead” Video Contest Announcement

The Offspring have created a YouTube group as a gathering place for fan created video clips set to the new song “Hammerhead.”

“We are excited to see what people will do to add their perspective and talents to ‘Hammerhead.'” – Dexter Holland

Be creative. Be current. Be literal. Be abstract. Use your own self-shot/documentary footage. Find the right footage for your voice. Share your experiences. Use this as another way to tell your own story. Whatever makes sense to you to make the best video you can.

The band will pick their favorite from the top rated videos and award prizes as follows:
Grand Prize Winner: $10,000 (picked by band)
Most Viewed Submission: $3000
Most Favorited Submission: $2000

No rules, except these:
Please do not use any videos/photos of The Offspring in your video.
No length requirement, you can use as little or as much of the song as you like.
Acceptance of the submission agreement required.


PLEASE NOTE: This is a TWO step entry process. 1) Uploading your video to the
group. 2) Registering your video in the contest via the entry web page.

Submissions accepted 5/14/08 – 6/24/08, Open to U.S. residents only.

More information at

About bobvinyl

bobvinyl, writer and co-editor of No Song is an Island, founded its predecessor, Rock and Roll and Meandering Nonsense (whose archives are found here), in 2005 and served as editor and principal contributor until it went on hiatus in 2010. He has also been published in AMP and Loud Fast Rules! (in print) as well as Glide and FensePost on the web. He has been an avid record collector since he was seven years old and enjoys sharing his love of music from the common to the esoteric.

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