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    MAMM SLAM: MECA offers scholarships to winning band – Registration extended to March 21

    MAMM SLAM welcomes high school bands and solo performers (singer/songwriters and DJs) from around Maine to showcase their talents during this annual battle of the high school bands. Read on

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    Posted: January 20, 2015
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    2015 MAMM SLAM Rules & Regulations

    BAND REQUIREMENTS Bands and solo performers (including DJs) are all welcome to compete in the MAMM SLAM. All solo performers have to be currently enrolled in a Maine high school or alternative program. For bands, at least one (1) band member needs to be currently enrolled in a Maine high school or alternative program. Other… Read on

    Posted: January 7, 2015
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    MAMM SLAM 2014

    MAMM SLAM 2014 | About MAMM SLAM | Complete rules Saturday’s MAMM SLAM prelims were a showcase of local high school talent, with band and solo performances. But only a handful could move on to the finals. Those bands are: Guilty Bystanders, If You Insist, Cover One Eye, Simple Burden, Pretty Nice Weather, and the… Read on

    Posted: May 19, 2014
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    MAMM SLAM 2014: Sasha McClure

    Hello, all! My name is Shasha McClure and I am a musician in the Portland area. I am currently a junior at Casco Bay High School and have been pursuing music since before I can remember. I participate in several music programs including MAMM and the music course at the Portland Arts and Technology High School. Read on

    Posted: March 1, 2014
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    MAMM SLAM 2014: Simple Burden

    Simple Burden is a hard rock band hailing from Southern Maine. Founded by front man Dylan Sinclair and bassist Ryan Beagan in September of 2011, the band was filled out with addition of guitarist Joey Clayton (who was also a guitarist in the founder's previous project, SHIFT). Read on

    Posted: March 1, 2014
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    MAMM SLAM 2014: Fading Dawn

    What happens when the worlds of four of the craziest musicians and the craziest drummer in Maine collide? Fading Dawn! A hard rock, metal, and punk band from Camden, Rockport, and Cushing, Maine. D.Frost, of the new guy, sings lead and occasionally adds some shredding guitar and keys. Read on

    Posted: March 1, 2014
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    MAMM SLAM 2014: Guilty Bystander

    Guilty Bystander is an alternative band based in Scarborough, Maine. Started in February 2012 by guitarist/back-up vocalist Jamie Kerr and bassist/lead vocalist Talya Davis-Day, the band quickly found inspiration in various alternative bands from the '90s and '00s, such as Nirvana, Foo Fighters, and Weezer. Read on

    Posted: March 1, 2014
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    MAMM SLAM 2014: Cover One Eye

    Cover One Eye was conceived, birthed, and nursed in the summer of 2012 by Noah Libby (guitar, vocals), Kenzie Tufts (bass), and Trevor Laliberte (drums, vocals). Over time, the band has found their style in a unique blend of punk and hardcore. The three have spent a great deal of time writing, recording, and playing shows, as well as going through high school. Their future sees no predictable end, and they will continue to feed off of both positive and negative energy in their lives to keep making music. Read on

    Posted: March 1, 2014
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    MAMM SLAM 2014: If You Insist

    If You Insist is a four-piece pop-punk/alternative rock band born out of Portland, ME in early 2013. With big plans, and a big sound to match, If You Insist is working hard at becoming a reputable artist in the local music scene. Combining musical interests from all across the board, they've found their own unique sound in hopes to please all. Read on

    Posted: March 1, 2014
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    MAMM SLAM 2014: Metal Sideburns

    Formed in 2012. Four members: Sigrid, Aidan, Luc, Scott. We make music on Tuesday, with exceptions. We like Oreos (hint, hint) Technology is ruining us. Turtles. Read on

    Posted: March 1, 2014