Goldmine Gives Away More Than $8,000 In Prizes In Superfan Competition

Whether you’re a card-carrying member of the Kiss Army or have boxes and boxes of Beatles memorabilia, we want to see your collection! Goldmine magazine is offering music-lovers the chance to demonstrate their dedication to collecting and compete for the title of Ultimate Superfan and a grand-prize package worth more than $4,000. Ten other contestants will also win prize packages; the total of all prizes being offered is more than $8,000!

Contestants must submit an essay along with digital photos or video clips demonstrating their claim to superfandom. The deadline for entries is Aug. 15, 2009. Winners will be announced Sept. 15, 2009.

The Grand Prize winner will receive a new Spector Bass Guitar with case from KScope Records and Spector Bass; a Ringo Starr autograph with Certificate of Authenticity from Auction Outlet; a signed copy of Billy Joel’s album The Stranger with Certificate of Authenticity from and more.

Ten First-Place winners, as well as the Grand-Prize winner, will receive a set of nine Ben Harper vinyl albums from EMI/Capitol Music; a $750 prize pack from SPV Records; a copy of “Lennon and McCartney: Together Alone, A Critical Discography of Their Solo Work” from Jawbone Press and more.

Other prize sponsors include Music Video Distributors, Streetlight Records, Horizon Music, Mooreland Street Records,, Arhoolie Records, JAM Records, Righteous Babe Records, Poobah, On the Rock Books, Angel Air Records and Varese Sarabande Records.

For complete rules and prize lists, and to enter online, visit