Tribute Band Names Champion of Champions tournament

Last year I conducted the World Cup of Tribute Band Names and the World Championship of Tribute Band Names. Now is the time to go from two champions to one. The semi-finalists from each tournament will be competing in a straight knockout tournament. Below is the schedule:

Monday 20th April: By Jovi V Iffy Clyro (Match 1)
Tuesday 21st April: Courtbetweeners V Oasish (Match 2)
Wednesday 22nd April: Antarctic Monkeys V Chick Jagger (Match 3)
Thursday 23rd April: T Rextasy V Clone Roses (Match 4)
Friday 24th April: Winner of Match 1 V Winner of Match 2 (Match A)
Saturday 25th April: Winner of Match 3 V Winner of Match 4 (Match B)
Sunday 26th April: Third Placed Playoff
Monday 27th April: Final

Voting opens at 19:00 each day (20:00 for the Third Placed Playoff) and closes at 19:00 the following day. In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote.

The 20 Greatest Green Day Songs

Kerrang have compiled a list of the top 20 Green Day songs of all time. There are songs that I definitely agree with in the list. And there are songs that I can’t believe made the list. For example, Macy’s Day Parade has never been close to being a song I would have in a top 20 list. Regardless of what rightly or wrongly made the list, it got me thinking about my top 20. It took some time and after much thought, I finally got down to my top 20, with East Jesus Nowhere narrowly missing out. So, here is my top 20:

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What if…

A friend of mine recently posted on Facebook:

“What if Wham never went to Club Tropicana? Keep it going”

So…

What if Green Day wanted to be American Idiots?
What if Oasis needed more than Cigarettes and Alcohol?
What if Joan Jett didn’t love rock and roll?
What if Billy Talent knew where the line was?

Leave a comment with your ‘What if…’ suggestions.

The World Cup of Christmas Songs Quarter Finals – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas V Do They Know It’s Christmas

Recap on the draw.

In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote. Voting closes at 19:00 on Thursday 19th December.

Not sure who to vote for? Listen to the songs:

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Do They Know It’s Christmas

The World Cup of Christmas Songs Quarter Finals – Merry Xmas Everybody V I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

Recap on the draw.

In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote. Voting closes at 19:00 on Wednesday 18th December.

Not sure who to vote for? Listen to the songs:

Merry Xmas Everybody

I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

The World Cup of Christmas Songs Quarter Finals – Wonderful Christmastime V Driving Home For Christmas

Recap on the draw.

In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote. Voting closes at 19:00 on Tuesday 17th December.

Not sure who to vote for? Have a listen to each song.

Wonderful Christmastime

Driving Home For Christmas

The World Cup of Christmas Songs Quarter Finals – Last Christmas V All I Want For Christmas Is You

Recap on the draw.

In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote. Voting closes at 19:00 on Monday 16th December.

Not sure who to vote for? Have a listen to each song.

Last Christmas

All I Want For Christmas Is You

The World Cup of Christmas Songs – The Quarter-Finals

Recap on the draw.

Voting will open at 19:00 each evening and close at 19:00 the following evening. In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote.

Sunday 15th December:Last Christmas V All I Want For Christmas Is You
Monday 16th December: Wonderful Christmastime V Driving Home For Christmas
Tuesday 17th December: Merry Xmas Everybody V I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
Wednesday 18th December: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas V Do They Know It’s Christmas

World Cup of Christmas Songs Last 16 – Do They Know It’s Christmas V White Christmas

Recap on the draw.

In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote. Voting closes at 19:00 on Saturday 14th December.

Not sure who to vote for? Have a listen to each song.

Do They Know It’s Christmas

White Christmas

World Cup of Christmas Songs Last 16 – I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday V Christmas Wrapping

Recap on the draw.

In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote. Voting closes at 19:00 on Friday 13th December.

Not sure who to vote for? Have a listen to each song.

I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

Christmas Wrapping

World Cup of Christmas Songs Last 16 – It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas V Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Recap on the draw.

In the event of a tie, I will have the deciding vote. Voting closes at 19:00 on Thursday 12th December.

Not sure who to vote for? Have a listen to each song.

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas