Avenged Sevenfold: Prize of Evil Black Ticket Contest

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

INTRODUCTION: This “Prize of Evil Black Ticket Contest” (the "Giveaway") offers five (5) Participants the chance to win one (1) signed lithograph and two (2) tickets to an Avenged Sevenfold live performance (the “Prize”). The details of the Prize and how to enter the Giveaway are contained in these Official Rules.

SPONSOR:
Warner Bros. Records Inc.
3300 Warner Boulevard
Burbank, California 91505

GIVEAWAY DESCRIPTION AND TIMING: The Giveaway begins June 2, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time and ends July 27, 2010 at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (the “Entry Period”). Participants may enter the Giveaway at any time during the Entry Period. Sponsor will randomly select five (5) winners for the Giveaway from the pool of eligible individuals on or about July 28, 2010.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers (and members of their immediate family and/or those living in the same household of each such employee) are not eligible.

HOW TO ENTER:
Eligible individuals (each a “Participant” or “you”) are either: (a) fans who have pre-ordered the Avenged Sevenfold album “Nightmare” from the website www.avengedsevenfold.com during the Entry Period, or (b) fans who have sent a postcard with their name, phone number and email address to: Warner Bros. Records Inc., 3300 Warner Blvd., Burbank, CA 91505, Attn: Prize of Evil Black Ticket Contest. Mail-in entries must be received during the Entry Period. Limit one (1) entry per person or household.

USE OF DATA and AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES. Sponsor may be collecting personal data about Participants (including, without limitation, e-mail addresses) when Participants enter the Giveaway. By participating in the Giveaway, Participants hereby agree to all personal information uses and disclaimers as explained in Sponsor’s privacy policy, which is located at http://www.warnerbrosrecords.com/privacy-policy. Participation in the Giveaway further constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and Sponsor’s privacy policy and willingness to be contacted by telephone and/or email.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION. Five (5) winning Participants (each a “Winner”) will be selected in a random drawing, conducted by Sponsor, from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period, and will be notified via email. All Participants must comply with all of the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.

Potential Winners may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that they are the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with their winning entry and will be required to furnish proof of eligibility (including, without limitation, proof of United States residency, and age) as a condition of receiving the Prize.

If a potential Winner does not claim his or her Prize within twenty-four (24) hours of notification, then an alternate potential Winner will be selected from among the remaining eligible entries for the corresponding Entry Period.

Potential Winners must execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability and, where permitted, publicity release within seven (7) days of notification. Noncompliance within this time period may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries for the corresponding Entry Period. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.

PRIZE: Sponsor will provide one (1) prize to each Winner.

The Prize: A “black ticket” redeemable for one (1) signed lithograph and two (2) tickets to an Avenged Sevenfold live performance. Approximate retail value of Prize: $200.

No refunds or credit for changes are allowed. No transfer of the prize is permitted. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.

The Prize is subject to the following material conditions and restrictions:

NO CASH OR OTHER SUBSTITUTIONS ARE PERMITTED, EXCEPT BY SPONSOR, WHO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SUBSTITUTE THE PRIZE WITH ONE OF EQUAL OR GREATER VALUE.

GENERAL CONDITIONS. Except where prohibited by law, all issues concerning the construction, validity and enforcement of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Participant and Sponsor shall be construed and governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflicts of law. Each Participant waives any and all objections to jurisdiction and venue in these courts. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Giveaway may only be entered in or from the United States and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. Except where prohibited by law (or if Winner is a resident of Tennessee), Winner grants to Sponsor (and its advertising agencies) the right to use and publish Winner’s photo, proper name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information and state in any media to promote Sponsor and the Giveaway without additional compensation.

By entering, Participants release and hold harmless Sponsor, Avenged Sevenfold, and their respective principals, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the Giveaway or receipt or use and/or misuse of the Prize.

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Giveaway if fraud or any other factor impairs the integrity of the Giveaway as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor’s decisions as to all matters related to administration of the Giveaway are final.

If, in Sponsor's opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Giveaway, or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to void any entries at issue (including disqualifying any individual who tampers with the entry process), and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway, in whole or in part, at any time without notice. In the event of such cancellation, Sponsor reserve the right to award the prize, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, from all eligible entries received before the time of cancellation.

Sponsor does not assume responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction of unauthorized access to, or alternation of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in the Giveaway.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

WINNER LIST. For a copy of the Winner List or Official Rules, send a self addressed stamped envelope to: WARNER BROS. RECORDS INC. 3300 Warner Boulevard, Burbank, CA 91505. Attention: “Prize of Evil Black Ticket Contest”. All requests must be received by December 31, 2010. Please note on the front left hand corner of your outer envelope that you are requesting the name of the "Winner." Vermont residents may omit return postage if requesting a set of Official Rules.