LINKIN PARK ADDS
TO SUMMER LINEUP
Copyright 2004 www.tombraiderchronicles.com
[ March 5th 2004 ]
Revolution, headlined by Linkin Park for the third
time, will kick off July 23rd in Cincinnati and
hit 32 North American stops this summer. Reprise
recording artists The Used have been added to
the lineup. Additionally, MTV2 has signed up as
a media sponsor of the tour, which will also feature
groundbreaking artists Korn and Snoop Dogg. The
summer tour will continue in the tradition of
past Projekt Revolution tours, born on the idea
of merging and showcasing a variety of music styles.
Projekt Revolution began in 2002 with openers
Cypress Hill, Adema and DJ Z-Trip. Last year's
musical guests were Xzibit, Mudvayne and Blindside.
Used coming out with us this summer just adds
to what I think is the best tour out there," says
Chester Bennington, vocalist for Linkin Park.
"Our fans are going to get a great festival with
all these huge bands ... and we aren't even done
adding all of the bands yet." Ticket prices for
the show will range from $35.50 to $49.50 plus
applicable parking and service charges. There
will also be various fan club and online ticket
presales occurring prior to the general on-sale
Linkin Park are finishing up their headlining
Meteora World Tour, which has seen the band playing
sold-out concerts at major arenas across the country.
The tour began in January 2004 and will end on
March 15th at The Forum in Los Angeles. Linkin
Park's "Meteora" was the best selling rock album
of 2003, moving over 4 million copies in the US
alone. In November 2003 they released "Linkin
Park: Live in Texas," a CD/DVD combo that was
filmed during last year's Summer Sanitarium tour
with Metallica. Their debut album, "Hybrid Theory,"
has sold 15 million copies worldwide and was the
best selling album of 2001.
have sold more than 20 million albums worldwide
and have received widespread critical acclaim
for their music. The band -- Jonathan, Munky,
Head, Fieldy and David -- has redefined the parameters
of heavy music, revolutionizing the genre by matching
unsettling guitar textures and volcanic rhythms
with jagged, introspective lyrics and intense
vocal stylings. "Take a Look in The Mirror," released
in November 2003, marks the band's sixth -- and
first self-produced -- album. The two-time Grammy
Award-winning group recently received a third
Grammy nomination in the "Best Metal Performance"
category for "Did My Time," a track from "Take
a Look in the Mirror"; the song was also featured
in the film "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle
acclaimed rapper Snoop Dogg burst on the scene
in 1992. Since then, Snoop has emerged as one
of hip hop's most acclaimed artists, rapping with
everyone from Outkast to Pharell to Wu-Tang Clan
to Kid Rock. The Long Beach rapper has sold tens
of millions of records and starred in numerous
movies such as "Training Day" as well as the upcoming
"Starsky & Hutch" and "Soul Plane." In 2004, Snoop
Dogg will release two new records, the long-awaited
213 album, featuring Warren G and Nate Dogg, and
a new solo album. Snoop has a successful line
of clothing and has his own edition of a Cadillac
called the Snoop DeVille.
from Orem, UT, have become a musical force in
short order since the release of their critically
acclaimed self titled debut in June 2002. The
band's honest and straightforward approach to
their music has captivated an audience worldwide,
fueling record sales past the 1 million mark.
Since their debut, The Used has performed over
600 live shows around the world, an amazing feat!
It's an achievement made even more impressive
considering the band's humble beginnings and singer
Bert McCracken's well-documented rise from virtual
homelessness, substance abuse and more. Look for
the band's second studio offering on Reprise early