Red Bull Sound Vault Winners Announced
The doors have closed on Red Bull Sound
Vault 2011; Three lucky New Zealand bands have won 24 hours
recording in the Red Bull Studio.
variety of entries was fantastic; all areas of New Zealand
were represented across all musical genres. The fans voted
in the thousands, the people spoke and the winners have been
The three winners of the Red Bull Sound Vault
2011 are The Crimson Vendetta, Kaos Factory and Olie
Bassweight & Timmy P.
The winning bands will be flown to
Auckland where they receive 24 hours recording time in the
Red Bull Studio, accommodation and studio transfers.
inside the studio, the clock will be ticking. Could this be
the big chance these bands are waiting for? What will they
record? Could this launch them to stardom?The Crimson
For more info
on each band check out…
Olie Bassweight & Timmy
Keep up to date with Red Bull
Sound Vault and follow the winning bands at www.redbullstudio.co.nz
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