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September 08, 2009 08:00 ET

Deadline Looms as Sole Canadian Nominee for Prestigious Showcase Needs Internet Votes

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 8, 2009) - Toronto group AWAKING STATE, the only Canadian Band selected as a finalist in the Airwalk - Unsigned Hero Contest needs to generate enough Internet votes before September 30 to win a prestigious performance showcase at SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST 2010, the world's largest music expo in AUSTIN, TEXAS, MARCH 12 -21ST. The prize includes an interview in SPIN Magazine and $5000 cash.

The group is conducting an electronic viral crusade rallying friends, families and fans to visit the Internet contest page and vote for them. Their EP 'Into the Machine', was co-produced and mixed by Grammy-winning SYLVIA MASSY (TOOL, JOHNNY CASH, SYSTEM OF A DOWN). They appear at the Barrie New Music Festival September 10.


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