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Linkin Park Announces June 26th Release for New Album, Living ThingsLead Single "Burn It Down" Impacts Radio & Digital Retailers; Linkin Park & Incubus Co-Headline 2012 Honda Civic Tour (April 16, 2012)
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/16/12 -- Through their official website, www.linkinpark.com, LINKIN PARK has announced a June 26th release date for their new album, LIVING THINGS (Machine Shop Recordings/Warner Bros.). The album is co-produced by Rick Rubin (Adele, Metallica) and Linkin Park vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Mike Shinoda, who co-produced Linkin Park's last two albums. Rolling Stone magazine says, "The material is the band's most powerful since its megahit 2000 debut."
The first single from the new album, "BURN IT DOWN," premiered today on radio, and is now available through iTunes. Starting later today, fans can pre-order LIVING THINGS from the band's website, www.linkinpark.com, and will receive an immediate download of the single. All orders come with a monthly subscription to receive eight new LIVING THINGS remixes.
The band also announced that it will be co-headlining the 2012 Honda Civic Tour with Incubus, along with support from Mutemath. The tour will be kicking off August 11th in Bristow, Virginia @ Jiffy Lube Live. Tickets begin going on sale to the general public the weekend of April 27, but anyone who pre-orders the album at www.linkinpark.com will gain access beginning on April 24th to buy tickets for the tour. Fans will also be able to buy LP Underground fan club memberships at a discounted rate, and earn the right to buy tickets first, get early access to the venues, and be eligible for meet and greets with the band.
Ticket sales for members of Linkin Park's fan club will begin April 23rd at www.linkinpark.com. Incubus fan club pre-sales will begin April 25th at www.incubushq.com. For pre-sale information, "like" Honda Civic Tour on Facebook and visit www.hondacivictour.com to receive tour news and sign up for email updates. Check www.hondacivictour.com for on-sale in each market.
Since 2001, Honda Civic Tour has provided music fans with an amazing concert experience at a great value -- offering various ticket prices, so there's something for everyone. "Linkin Park and Incubus fans have grown up together," said Chester Bennington of Linkin Park. "We're looking forward to bringing them all together for a great night of music." Brandon Boyd from Incubus adds, "We're going to have a blast on this tour, and I know the fans will too."
Continuing a Civic Tour tradition, fans will have an opportunity to check out Linkin Park's customized and autographed Honda Civic Si Coupe and Honda CBR250R motorcycle -- which will be displayed at every tour stop.
Honda Civic Tour Dates:
8/11 Bristow, VA @ Jiffy Lube Live*
8/12 Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena*
8/14 Boston, MA @ Comcast Center
8/17 Camden, NJ @ Susquehanna Bank Center
8/19 Atlanta, GA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
8/21 Detroit, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
8/22 Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
8/24 Chicago, IL @ First Midwest Bank Ampitheatre
8/25 Indianapolis, IN @ Klipsch Music Center
8/27 Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
8/28 Houston, TX @ Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
8/30 Denver, CO @ Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
9/5 Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome
9/7 Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
9/10 San Diego, CA @ Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
*Incubus will not appear at this event
Linkin Park with Incubus:
9/4 Vancouver @ Rogers Arena
About Honda Civic Tour
Produced by Marketing Factory, the Honda Civic Tour brings innovation and environmental consciousness to the masses by combining automotive technology and contemporary music.
About Honda Civic
One of the best-selling compact cars in the United States, the Civic features a lineup of six distinct models: the conventional gasoline-powered Civic Sedan and Civic Coupe, two high-performance Civic Si models, gasoline-electric Civic Hybrid, the Civic Natural Gas and Civic HF high fuel economy model. The Civic lineup embodies the Honda brand values of 'clean, safe and fun' with the Civic HF achieving an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating(1) of 41 mpg on the highway. The Civic Hybrid's EPA-estimated fuel economy rating(1) is 44/44/44 city/highway/combined. The Civic sedan has earned top safety ratings from NHTSA and a 'TOP SAFETY PICK' designation from IIHS. Now in its ninth-generation, the Civic remains one of the most fun-to-drive compact cars on the road today. The Civic sedan starts at a suggested retail price(2) (MSRP) of $15,995 and is available at Honda dealerships nationwide. For high-resolution photos, broadcast quality video and media information of the entire 2012 Civic lineup, please visit www.hondanews.com.
(1) Based on 2012 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
(2) MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $750.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
About Honda CBR250R
The all-new 2011 CBR250R brings a fresh take on the fun side of motorcycling. Beginners and experienced hands alike will key in on the extreme versatility of this sporty, fun-to-ride and affordable new offering from Honda. This dependable and lightweight machine delivers nimble handling, a broad spread of easily accessible power, a 200-plus-mile cruising range and low operating costs all in one. Whether the day calls for a commute to work, quick trips around town or all-day explorations in the countryside, the CBR250R offers as much fun per mile as anything around, all at a price that just about anyone can afford.
For photos and more info on the Honda Civic Tour, visit the HCT online media business portal at marketingfactory.com/hondacivictour.
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