FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 17, 2005

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AWARD WINNING INDEPENDENT LABEL CEOS STEVE VAI AND VERNON NEILLY TEAM UP FOR BLOCKBUSTER GIVEAWAY

Independent Record Labels and Online Promotions Company Coordinating Massive Online Contest


Musicians - Vernon Neilly and Steve Vai

Los Angeles, CA (BlackNews.com) - Grammy Award winning, and six-time Grammy Nominee guitarist Steve Vai, and Two Time Consecutive Jazz Award winning guitarist Vernon Neilly in conjunction with their respective labels Favored Nations LLC, Boosweet Enterprises LLC, and online marketing company On Target Media Group, have teamed to put together a blockbuster giveaway contest called Six-String Extravaganza.

Ever extremely creative, innovative, and thinking out of the box musically, both Steve Vai and Vernon Neilly have a history of being on the cutting edge in the music industry. In a gesture to show appreciation, give back to their loyal supporters, admiring musicians, and lovers of music worldwide, these independent label icons are presenting the opportunity for some fortunate individuals to win some great free prizes from some of Vernon and Steve's sponsoring companies.

These prizes will range from guitars, guitar pickups, effects pedals, guitar strings, CDs, t-shirts, hats, magazine subscriptions, and many more items to create one of the largest giveaway pots ever. Regardless of what genre of music that one has as their favorite, all who enter for a chance to win will have the same rules to follow. Contest pages to enter the giveaway will be hosted on 3 sites FavoredNations.com, Boosweet.com, and OnTargetMediaGroup.com

Steve Vai (www.vai.com) considered to be one of the most innovative, and technically sound rock, instrumental guitarist of our time, has in the past performed with David Lee Roth, Whitesnake, Alcatrazz, and others. With a vision to give very talented, passionate musicians a vehicle for their musical projects, as well as his own, Steve formed the very popular independent label Favored Nations Records (www.favorednations.com), which is distributed by Red Distribution.

Vernon Neilly (www.vernonneilly.com), a highly skilled and versatile guitarist, has in the past worked with the legendary blues artists Johnny Guitar Watson, Etta James, Pee Wee Crayton, ZZ Hill, and contemporary artists Teena Marie, Billy Paul, George Clinton, Howard Hewitt, and others. With a very similar vision and mission in mind, Vernon formed the independent label Boosweet Records (www.boosweet.com), which is distributed by Synergy Distribution.

On Target Media Group (www.otmg.net) was founded by Jason Feinberg, and is one of the top independent marketing/promotional music related companies in the industry. Jason and On Target Media Group have not only worked the recording projects of Steve Vai and Vernon Neilly, but also legendary artists Larry Carlton, Neal Schon, Vernon Reid, Bob Seger, Stanley Jordan, Johnny A., David Pack, and many others.

Sponsors of the giveaway contest are Seymour Duncan, Tagima Guitars, Digitech Electronics, Cakewalk, Sony Media, Morely, Xotic Effects, Giannini Strings, Indie Bible, Musico Pro Magazine, MI2N Music News Network, Favored Nations Records, Boosweet Records, Meteoro Amplifiers, On Target Media Group, IZZO products and others to be announced.

For more information and details for the upcoming Six-String Extravaganza contest giveaway, Steve Vai and Favored Nations, or Vernon Neilly and Boosweet Records, please contact Jason Feinberg, On Target Media Group, at (323) 461-4230 or email jason@ontargetmediagroup.com


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