Submissions

Set Fire, Rumble 2019 champions | Photos by Coleman Rogers

Pictured: Set Fire, Rumble 2019 champions | Photos by Coleman Rogers

 

All Rumble consideration remains directly related to Boston Emissions. In all fairness, Rumble submissions happen year-round by sending music to Boston Emissions and being in touch with the show. You must send music to be considered. Boston Emissions Submissions page

IMPORTANT:
RUMBLE 2020 did not happen as a direct result of Covid-19. RUMBLE 2021 is on. All interested bands should do what you can to create content even while we are under social distancing measures. 

BAND/ARTIST 

-must be from the New England region and playing in the Boston area regularly
-have released new music within the past year
-have a full band – this is a live music event with live bands
– receive airplay in advance of Rumble consideration – you must send music to Boston Emissions
-have active presence online via social media and must be making a valid attempt at promotion
– be actively playing live shows (more than once or twice annually)
-play original music, no cover/tribute acts
-may only appear in The Rumble once
-DOES NOT PAY TO PLAY — ALL BANDS ARE PAID TO PARTICIPATE (it has always been this way)
-are expected to PROMOTE The Rumble and their appearance(s); a full and detailed explanation will be provided. If you are not comfortable telling people about your shows, maybe this isn’t for you.

Bands, get the following ready:

  • Good high resolution band photos, landscape format, in color
    —several great and affordable photographers available to you. Email me for recommendations.
  • A coherent band biography – two paragraphs max. If you can’t do it, have someone do it who can.
  • Get band pages in order
  • Have new music streaming and ready to be listened to, downloaded, and purchased.
  • Merch. Have band merch to sell.