Do not try this while drunk. Hell don’t ever try this.

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So you thought those Russian teens hanging from the top of buildings were crazy? These Ukrainian kids bring insanity to a whole new level. Hanging from moving trains, one armed grabs from skyscrapers… wow. Try to watch this and not sweat. After watching this I could barely hold onto my beer my hands were so wet.

Hardwell chooses winners for the 2014 New Years Eve Contest of a Lifetime

Hardwell, freshly crowned as the world’s #1 DJ by DJ Magazine, recently teamed up with Vancouver powerhouse promoters Solid Events & clubZone to hold a New Year’s Eve contest where winners would receive the NYE prize of a lifetime.  The prize included:

  • Flights for 4 people, anywhere in North America to Vancouver
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation
  • VIP tickets to see Hardwell’s NYE 2014 Event by Solid
  • Limo pick up from the airport
  • Complimentary “bottle” of something suspicious
  • … and even $500 cash

Entrants had to submit a 30 second original video telling Hardwell why they should be the lucky ones.  The top 10 entrants based on votes were eligible to win, and the winner was then chosen by Hardwell himself based on creativity, humour & relevancy.

Official Contest Promo Video
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As the contest close date loomed closer (Friday Dec 13th), it turned into a vicious battle between the final contestants.  On the last day of voting, over 50,000 people showed up to help their friends win.

Today, Hardwell announced the winner: Josh from Nova Scotia (apparently somewhere in the remote Eastern part of Canada) for his team’s very creative “Hardwell meets The Hangover part IV” 30 second short film.  Josh will be bringing his best friends for life Dexter, Cameron and Christien (who is notably absent from the video, presumably stuck on a rooftop somewhere) on the journey to Vancouver, flying out on Dec 31st for one hard adventure.

Winning Submission by Josh & crew
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All videos can still be viewed at
Hardwell Video Contest

There were some very unique & creative entries that included a dancing lamb, 2 marriage proposals, a Hardwell twist on the classic holiday hit “Santa Clause is Coming to town”, and lots of begging and pleading.

Special thanks to Hardwell, Solid Events and everyone who contributed content to this contest and helped round up votes.  We’ll be running this contest again in 2014 so stay tuned.


USA vs. Canada: The New Years Eve Celebration Faceoff

New Year’s Eve is a time when big cities compete to have the best celebration in the region – or even the whole country. After all, New Year’s comes but once a year! 

So in the battle for the best parties, who comes out on top: Canada or the USA?

Starting off, it doesn’t look good for the USA.  Continue reading

clubZone Announces 2013 Vancouver Nightlife Awards Winners

Media company and partners celebrated the best of nightlife with a few surprises in store.

VANCOUVER, BC – On June 10th, clubZone presented the 10th Annual Vancouver Nightlife Awards (VNA’s), honouring the best in the industry including Celebrities as Nightclub of the Year and JW Tatum from Ginger 62 as the Best Bartender. Awards were presented in 20 categories and over 1,200 industry professionals attended the much anticipated the event.

A surprise performance by big time Canadian artist k-os, who released a double LP Black on Blonde earlier this year, made the crowd go wild with songs like “4 3 2 1” and “I Wish I Knew Natalie Portman.” His most recent album charted at number 16 on the Canadian Albums Chart. During the four hour show, music by DJs Jamie Van Goulden and SLKA kept the party going while local personalities Tyson Villeneuve and Zahf Paroo hosted. Continue reading