Impericon contest 2019

Impericon contest 2019

Together with Impericon, we are looking for 5 talented upcoming bands at the Next Generation Contest Volume 5. The winning bands can look forward to some exciting prizes: One band has the chance to win a 1000-Euro-Thomann voucher. A jury prize will also give a band the opportunity to rock out in front of over 10,000 visitors at the Impericon Festival 2019 Leipzig 🎸 and share the stage with heroes from the hard and metalcore scenes.

Show us what you’ve got!

Round I – Application

The contest consists of two rounds: You can apply from the 1st to the 22nd of February 2019 under this link. Among the numerous applicants, the jury will select the 25 best entries and send the participants into the second round…

Round II – Fan Voting

Now it’s time to animate your loyal and new fanbase online and offline so that as many people as possible can vote for you and catapult you to the top of the list.

Why? The final winners will be determined by fan voting for 3 weeks starting March 1st. On April 1st you’ll find out if you made it.

👉 Click here to apply! 👈

🏆 The prizes in the “BANDS” contest category 🏆

1st place prize: a 1,000-Euro Thomann voucher

Additional jury prize: a slot at the Impericon Festival + 500-Euro Thomann voucher

The contest winners will be performing at the festival in good company: As 2019 headliner, “Hollywood Undead” from California will make the crowd thrash with a new album and a mix of metal and hip-hop. Further top acts await you with Jesse James’ hardcore punk and metalcore group Stick To Your Guns” and the Detroit melodic death metal band “The Black Dahlia Murder”. Various other acts from hardcore and metalcore genres are confirmed for the lineup, for example The Donots, Caliban, Deeznuts and more.

A bit of fame?

This much is clear: Even with the entry into the semi-final, i.e. the jury’s choice among the 25 best, you can make a huge step for your band’s career. Your logo will be seen on the Impericon homepage as well as on our Instagram account, Facebook page and here on the We’re also sure that among the visitors will be organizers, bookers, talent scouts and/or producers. So with a little luck this could be a win-win situation for everyone involved.

Creativity & talent also in demand in other disciplines

In addition to bands, the Next Generation Contest is also looking for talented models, photographers and graphic designers. Cool prizes await the winners and runners-up in all categories. Detailed information can be found on the Impericon website at


Join us, we wish you the best of luck!  Rock on! 👊

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Joe started playing the acoustic guitar when he was 10 years old and has been using it as a songwriting tool ever since.He is passionate about melody and harmony and admires singers who do this in unique ways.

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