By Mike T. West.
[EDIT: this competition is now closed. Click here to see if we're running any open competitions]
Quicksand, one of the most influential post-hardcore bands of all time, re-enters Germany this month for some stinking festival appearances. But the real good news is that they are back in Berlin next week special like and we have a pair of tickets to give away to a lucky überliner! Find out how after these messages #tease
Formed in 1990 as a New Yoik underground supergroup and featuring one of the founding fathers of hardcore (and former Berliner) Walter Schreifels, Quicksand took the first decade of this century off to form great bands (Rival Schools) and join even greater ones (Deftones).
Here is the band covering (and nailing) a song originally recorded by some band called The Smiths:
HOW TO WIN 2 X TICKETS FOR QUICKSAND AT SO36 ON TUESDAY 10TH JUNE:
Quicksand are playing the historic SO36 on Oranienstrasse next Tuesday, and the wonderful people at Trinity Music are giving a pair of tickets to a couple of lucky humans! Just leave us a comment below with the answer to this easy question:
What is your favourite punk cover of a not-so-punk-song? And why?
You have until 6pm on Saturday 7th June to enter. ROCK ON \m/
The Boring Bit (yawn, RULES):
1. You must be 18 years or older to enter.
2. ONE ENTRY PER PERSON!
3. Our favourite track win. Simple as.
4. Remember to include your full (real) name and email address, so we can contact you if you win.
5. We will announced the winners via our Facebook page on Sunday 8th June.