Sixteen shredders enter, one shredder leaves. In the first annual Texas Shred-Off guitarists will battle head-to-head in a series of tournament style challenges to determine who will reign supreme as the greatest shredder across Texas.Guitarists born or based in Texas are invited to compete for the $1666 grand prize. The champion will be anointed by a brutal panel of 5 judges including Kyle Shutt (The Sword), Laurie Gallardo (KUTX), Rusty Cooley (Day of Reckoning), Chuck Loesch (NO CONTROL Radio), and Mike Wiebe (Riverboat Gamblers). Join us for a night of electric mayhem, sure to crucify.Hosted by Thor Harris & Erica Nix. Backing band Shred Bed provided by members of The Sword. Also featuring on the inside stage: Big Balls TX (AC/DC) and Think Lizzy (Thin Lizzy).More info at: www.texasshredoff.comProceeds of the Texas Shred-Off benefit The Museum of Human Achievement (MoHA) and Fusebox, two arts non-profits of Austin, TX. Together MoHA and Fusebox have served artists, musicians, and the Austin community for more than two decades through innovative festivals, residencies, programs and events.