Much like basketball fans everywhere look forward to March so they can forge their March Madness Brackets that they all hold so dear to their heart, MTV has decided that March Madness needs at least one more “M” word thrown into the mix, and that word, is “Musical”.
That’s right, MTV’s Musical March Madness tournament tips off today as 64 bands begin the quest towards the coveted big gold trophy and of course the bragging rights. 64 bands divided up into 4 regions will surely provide us with some interesting music news as we follow the tournament in the coming weeks until the 2013 title game set for April 8th.
Fantastic match-ups such as Goyte vs. Smashing Pumpkins for the Midwest region, FUN. vs. Silversun Pickups for the Western region, Bruce Springsteen vs. Coheed and Cambria for the East region, and Evanescence vs. Ke$ha for the Southern region are all open to be voted on until next Monday, March 25th when voting for all first round match-ups ends.
Voting for all first round match-ups started today and you can do your part to guide your favorite artists to victory by visiting MTV’s Musical March Madness page. Vote as many times as you like, and even share your vote via your favorite social media provider. Not everyone may like basketball but it’s a safe bet everyone likes music, so finally, here’s a March Madness Bracket music lovers everywhere can get behind!