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Academy Events and Fireball have announced that the Fireball’s Hottest Band 2019 Competition is now open for entry, with this year’s newly introduced live heats presented in association with Kerrang! Magazine.

Bands can enter via the link below. 

New for this year, the initial top 3 entrants from each city will perform at 5 regional heats to be held at O2 Academy venues around the country, with the 9 overall winners in each city hand-selected on the night by a panel of judges including music industry professionals from Academy Events, Fireball UK, Kerrang!, and a host of specialist regional music websites, blogs and radio shows.

From there, the 9 regional winners will each perform at a slot on this year’s ‘Fireball – Fuelling The Fire Tour’ in their respective city, with the overall finalist crowned Fireball’s Hottest Band 2019 and going on to play the entire ‘Fireball - Fuelling The Fire Tour’ next year, along with a host of other incredible opportunities and year-long support and guidance from both Fireball and Academy Events.

The competition closes on Monday 16th July with finalists announced on Wednesday 1st August.

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