Press release from Business Wire
Linkin Park Celebrates Release of New Album with Cinema Concert Event
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Business Wire) -- Multi-platinum and Grammy® Award-winning band, Linkin Park comes to select movie screens nationwide on Monday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. local time with “Linkin Park One Night Concert Event: Recorded Live in Berlin.” Captured June 5 in Berlin, Germany during Linkin Park's World Tour, this memorable concert event invites fans to come to together and celebrate the debut of its new album, “LIVING THINGS,” which will be released the following day.
The band (drummer Rob Bourdon, guitarist Brad Delson, MC/vocalist Mike Shinoda, DJ Joseph Hahn, bassist Dave "Phoenix" Farrell and singer Chester Bennington) will perform new songs from its forthcoming album, as well as its biggest hits. “LIVING THINGS” takes Linkin Park back to its musical roots with Rolling Stone magazine proclaiming, “The material is the band's most powerful since its megahit 2000 debut.” Theater audiences across the country will also be treated to a special welcome message from the band before the start of the concert, as well as an exclusive sneak peek of the band's much anticipated summer tour.
Tickets for “Linkin Park One Night Concert Event: Recorded Live in Berlin” are available at presenting theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. For a complete list of presenting theater locations and prices, please visit the web site (theaters and participants may be subject to change).
Presented by NCM Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Records, this event will be broadcast to nearly 500 select movie theaters across the country through NCM's exclusive Digital Broadcast Network. NCM Fathom Events also teamed-up with Linkin Park for the highly successful cinema presentation of its album, “Minutes to Midnight” in May 2007.
“Linkin Park on movie theater screens is an experience like no other,” said Dan Diamond, senior vice president of NCM Fathom Events. “For the first time, fans will get the chance to see the band perform new hits, as well as rock the theaters with classics, all in one amazing event.”
About National CineMedia (NCM)
NCM operates NCM Media Networks, a leading integrated media company reaching U.S. consumers in movie theaters, online and through mobile technology. The NCM Cinema Network and NCM Fathom Events present cinema advertising and events across the nation's largest digital in-theater network, comprised of theaters owned by AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) and other leading regional theater circuits. NCM's theater advertising network covers 181 Designated Market Areas® (49 of the top 50) and includes over 19,000 screens (approximately 17,800 digital). During 2011, over 670 million patrons (on an annualized basis) attended movies shown in theaters in which NCM currently has exclusive, cinema advertising agreements in place. The NCM Fathom Events live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is comprised of over 700 locations in 167 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). The NCM Interactive Network offers 360-degree integrated marketing opportunities in combination with cinema, encompassing 42 entertainment-related websites, online widgets and mobile applications. National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCMI) owns a 48.6% interest in and is the managing member of National CineMedia LLC. For more information, visit www.ncm.com or www.FathomEvents.com.
About Warner Bros. Records
Warner Bros. Records is one of the most successful recording companies in music history and home to some of the most influential and innovative artists of our time. Its reputation and extraordinary roster of new and established recording artists is unparalleled, and its collective influence on pop culture is without precedent. Warner Bros. Records was founded 50 years ago by Jack Warner, the last of the original pioneering Warner brothers, as an offshoot of Warner Bros. Studios, which, thirty-two years earlier, had introduced its Vitaphone sound-on-disc system for feature films. The acquisition of Frank Sinatra's Reprise label in 1963 catapulted the company into one of the most dynamic organizations in popular music and throughout the next five decades built a family of labels that today represent a full spectrum of musical genres. With a visionary approach toward discovering and nurturing musical talent, the Warner Bros. family of labels is currently home to an impressive generation of major artists. The roster includes Avenged Sevenfold, The Black Keys, Cher, Green Day, The Flaming Lips, Gary Clark Jr., Goo Goo Dolls, Gucci Mane, Jason Derulo, Josh Groban, Kimbra, Linkin Park, LP, Maybach Music Group (MMG), Michael Buble, Muse, Neon Hitch, Outasight, Muse, Regina Spektor, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Seal, Waka Flocka Flame, and many others. The rich and diversified catalog on the Warner Bros. family of labels includes a lineup of recordings by Black Sabbath, Miles Davis, Dire Straits, The Grateful Dead, The Kinks, Madonna, Randy Newman, Prince, The Ramones, R.E.M, Talking Heads, James Taylor, Frank Sinatra, The White Stripes, Van Morrison, Van Halen and others. Now in its sixth decade, Warner Bros. Records' commitment to presenting the world's best music, maintaining the highest standard and attracting the most exciting and original artists of our time will keep the name Warner Bros. Records synonymous with excellence.
About Linkin Park
LINKIN PARK is a Grammy-Award-winning, multi-platinum alternative rock band comprised of lead vocalist, Chester Bennington, drummer/percussionist, Rob Bourdon, guitarist Brad Delson, bassist Dave 'Phoenix' Farrell, DJ, programmer Joe Hahn and Mike Shinoda - lead vocals, keyboards, guitar. The band has sold over 50 million albums worldwide, and had four #1 albums on the Billboard 200. Linkin Park are the biggest band on Facebook - with over 42 million fans and counting, and have received over 850,000,000 YouTube views. In 2005, Linkin Park founded Music For Relief, a 501 © (3) non-profit organization that has raised over 5 million dollars for victims of natural disasters. The band is currently gearing up to release their fifth studio album, LIVING THINGS (Machine Shop Recordings / Warner Bros) on June 26, 2012. Rolling Stone magazine says, "The material is the bands most powerful since its megahit 2000 debut." www.linkinpark.com
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NCM Fathom Events
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For Linkin Park
Kymm Britton, 310-656-5900