March Radness Champion Mickey Magnum

2020 Champion: Mickey Magnum

Who is Mickey Magnum?

Blues rock phenom Mickey Magnum is taking the world by storm coming off of their full length debut studio album "Mayhem" available on CD, iTunes and vinyl. For nearly a decade, the five bandmates performed together in various cover bands honing their talents before banding together in 2016 to form Mickey Magnum. Get ready for a wild ride of trials, tribulations and glory with Mickey Magnum behind the wheel.

During the 2020 March Radness Tournament, Mickey Magnum won five consecutive battles on their way to being crowned Champions of the inaugural tournament, presented by Wisconsin Rocks, Litost & Sweetwater. Out of the 230,927 total votes cast in the contest that featured 32 Wisconsin-based rock, hard rock & metal bands (representing dozens of different subgenres), Mickey Magnum accounted for an astounding 111,608 of those tallies. 

Congratulations to our Inaugural March Radness Tournament Champion MICKEY MAGNUM!!


Vocals - Nate Gindt (a.k.a. Mickey Magnum)

Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals - Steve Anthes

Rhythm Guitar - Willy Willenbucher

Bass - Garret Seiler

Drums - Devin Jeglum

What's Next?

The guys are hard at work putting finishing touches on their follow-up to 2018's "Mayhem" album. In the meantime, you can catch them at several shows in Wisconsin later in 2020 including Madison's Brat Fest in August. 

Keep an eye on their page for developments throughout 2020 and beyond!


How It Works

SELECTION: Each year, 32 Wisconsin-based bands battle it out bracket-style in this ultimate fan-voting experience within the Wisconsin Rock, Hard Rock & Metal communities.

THE CONTEST: 32 bands. 5 head-to-head rounds. 1 champion.

Bands square off against one another each week with unlimited voting open Sunday-Tuesday every week of March. The band with the most head-to-head votes moves onto the next round until a champion is crowned.

REWARDS: A $100 gift card to use at Sweetwater - the world's largest online music retailer.

One-year of exposure on this page of the Wisconsin Rocks website until next year's Tournament begins.

RULES: All bands must like & follow Wisconsin Rocks on Facebook for eligibility. Band must also be based in Wisconsin and fall somewhere into the general Rock, Hard Rock or Metal genres. Keep voting (unlimited) and share the contest with your friends & fans. After champion has been determined, gift card will be mailed out to the winner.

March Radness Tournament History:

2020 Champion: Mickey Magnum

Runner-up: A Coup De Grace