Video Killed The Radio Star: Seymour Duncan launchesYouTube competition

Seymour Duncan is offering guitarists and bassists worldwide the chance to win prizes in an worldwide compeition to be hosted on beginning May 1st.

The first step to enter is to upload a unique product demonstration video for any Seymour Duncan, Duncan Designed, Antiquity, Custom Shop, Benedetto or Basslines pickup, or Seymour Duncan stompbox, to

Clips will be evaluated by an esteemed panel of international judges, including Seymour Duncan himself, guitarist Dino Canzares, Guitar World´s Paul Riario, and Guitarist's very own Simon Bradley.

Each of the 10 first place winners will receive their choice of a Twin Tube Classic or Twin Tube Mayhem stompbox, 25 second place winners will each be offered their choice of a Pickup Booster, Lava Box, or Power Grid stompbox, and 50 third place winners will receive a Seymour Duncan beanie.

Any guitar or amp can be used for the demonstrated, and playing skill and technique is not as important as how the products are being showcased and demonstrated. Check out one or two of the many Seymour Duncan product demos already on YouTube for an idea on what to focus on.

Film and upload the clip to YouTube, then send the link via from 1 May.

This contest is open to anyone who uses Seymour Duncan products regardless of where in the world they are and Seymour Duncan will be announcing a dedicated micro site soon. There will even be a selection of logos and stencils there ready for use should the entry require a further touch of class.

The contest will end on 15th June and the list of winners will be posted on the official Seymour Duncan website