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MGMT Offer Fans Chance to Make Unlimited 'More Cowbell' Jokes

Win a chance to play alongside the band in your city

MGMT
Danny Clinch
November 21, 2013 1:55 PM ET

Your dreams of playing cowbell onstage with MGMT are one step closer to becoming a reality: Read on for instructions for how to enter the band's new contest, which will grant fans the chance to play "Your Life Is a Lie" with the band live in your city! Note that Rolling Stone is not a sponsor of, nor a participant in, this Contest. And good luck!

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