JOPLIN, MO. --- Joplin group Me Like Bees won the Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands this weekend.
They competed against more than 25,000 bands to be among four finalists to play at the House of Blues in Hollywood.
Band members say they had several gear malfunctions during Friday's show, and they were surprised to win.
"We're all super excited and I still am accepting the fact that we actually won, because that was very unexpected," Luke Sheafer says.
The band also won $15,000 to spend at Guitar Center, as well as a 3 song EP that will be produced by John Feldmann.
The group will also play at Van's Warped Tour this summer.
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