The results for round 1 are in. In The Keyboard Bracket, all of the favorites held serve. Doors over Jefferson Airplane (24-1), Allman Brothers of Steely Dan (19-6), Beach Boys over Steve Miller Band (19-6), CCR over REM (20-5)
There was one upset in the Guitar Bracket, as the 5 seed, ZZ Top took down 4 seed Kiss (16-9). The others saw all the favorites winning: Eagles over Doobies (21-4), Skynard over REO (21-4) and Guns and Roses over Heart (16-9)
The Bass Bracket had another 4 vs. 5 upset with Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers taking down The Ramones (16-9). All other higher seeds won their games: Aerosmith over Chicago (19-6), The Grateful Dead over Little Feat (15-8), and Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band over Bob Seeger and The Silver Bullet Band (15-10).
The Drums bracket had another 4 vs. 5 upset, with Journey beating Pearl Jam (15-10). Van Halen over BOC (20-5), Metallica won in a buzzer-beater over Foo Fighters (13-12) and Nirvana beat Styx (17-8).
Here are the match-ups for the Sweet 16. Voting will begin on Friday, January 30, and will go through Thursday, February 5th. Please remember to be respectful of other people's opinions and don't forget to rate each post.
Keyboard Bracket Guitar Bracket
1- The Doors vs. 1- The Eagles vs.
4 - The Allman Brothers Band 5- ZZ Top
2- Beach Boys vs. 2. Lynyrd Skynyrd vs.
3- CCR 3- Guns and Roses
Bass Bracket Drums Bracket
1- Aerosmith vs. 1- Van Halen vs.
5- Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers 5- Journey
2. The Grateful Dead vs. 2- Metallica vs.
3- Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band 3- Nirvana