Another competitive Music City Mayhem has come and gone! Lightning 100’s discovery competition ended with Nordista Freeze being crowned the winner on Thursday night (April 29).
There were more than 340 submissions for Music City Mayhem and the contest started with 32 gifted bands. They were all put through the wringer with head-to-head matchups where the fans voted. Thursday night’s finale saw Freeze competing against Emily Hackett, Lombardy and Phillip-Michael Scales. If you missed it, there’s a replay of the finale on Volume.com.
Freeze won a spot in Lightning 100’s heavy airplay rotation for 12 weeks following the competition. Freeze will also be considered for future opportunities with Volume Records. The winner’s earnings also include an advertising package on Lightning 100 (valued at $3,200); a live broadcast performance from a Nashville venue; three days of studio time with an engineer from Forty-One Fifteen Recordings; $500 credit towards legal advice from Whiskey Ghost Entertainment Law; a pair of Adam Audio A7X monitors; 10 hours of production, song development, mixing, and mastering from Basement 3 Productions; a six-month Red6 membership to Ridenour Rehearsal Studios; and a $300 gift card to Gruhn Guitars; $500 gift certificate from Runaway Audio and seven days of rentals from Nashville In-Ear Rentals.
All four finalists received Volume merchandise and personalized technical support to help get started with the platform.