Backstreet Boys Never Gone in Stores June 14
Buy Two Tickets Get Two Free Exclusively Through AOLCityGuide.com Starting June 10
Jive Records will be releasing Never Gone, the first studio album from the Backstreet Boys in almost 5 years, on June 14, 2005. Never Gone will also be released as a DualDisc. The DualDisc version will contain the "Incomplete" video, 'Making Of' "Incomplete" video, the entire album in 5.1 Surround Sound and enhanced stereo, bonus photos and a discography. A special exclusive digital version of the album including the "Incomplete" video and a digital booklet will be available for download at iTunes beginning on June 14.
Upcoming television appearances include The Today Show concert series (6/10), The View (6/14), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (6/16) and The CBS Early Show (6/17). VH1 will air "Backstreet Boys: Behind the Music" starting June 13. On-line, a "Sneak Peek" full album listening party of "Never Gone" will be available on participating Clear Channel radio station websites from June 10-12 and on AOLMusic.com from June 13-20. Additionally, Clear Channel Music Group is promoting their upcoming national tour. Upcoming print features include People Magazine, Teen People, USA Today and Associated Press.
Backstreet Boys, who are AOL Music's "Artist of the Month" for June, will kick off their summer tour, which is also presented by AOLMusic.com, on Friday, July 22, with a performance in West Palm Beach, FL. Through an exclusive arrangement with AOL, from June 10-24, fans that purchase a pair of top price tickets at AOLCityGuide.com for the upcoming Backstreet Boys summer tour will be given a free pair of lower price tickets to the same performance, at participating venues. Tickets on AOLCityGuide.com will be available one week before anywhere else and, while general tickets for the tour go on sale June 17-19, the buy two get two free offer will continue to be available for an additional week exclusively on AOLCityGuide.com. For more information on this special promotion and to check out Backstreet Boys' exclusive in-studio performance for AOL Music Sessions go to www.AOLMusic.com.
Backstreet Boys summer tour dates are: Friday, July 22 West Palm Beach, FL Sound Advice Amphitheatre Saturday, July 23 Tampa, FL Ford Amphitheatre Sunday, July 24 Atlanta, GA Gwinnett Arena Tuesday, July 26 Cleveland, OH Tower City Theater Wednesday, July 27 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall Friday, July 29 Atlantic City, NJ Borgata Hotel Spa & Casino Saturday, July 30 Wantagh, NY Tommy Hilfiger Jones Beach Theater Sunday, July 31 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center Wednesday, August 3 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre Thursday, August 4 Buffalo, NY Darien Lakes Amphitheatre Saturday, August 6 Washington DC Nissan Pavilion Sunday, August 7 Saratoga Springs, NY SPAC Tuesday, August 9 Wallingford, VT CTNow.com Theatre Wednesday, August 10 Portland, ME Cumberland County Civic Center Friday, August 12 Hershey, PA Star Pavilion at Hersheypark Stadium Saturday, August 13 Camden, NJ Tweeter Center at the Waterfront Sunday, August 14 Boston, MA Tweeter Center Tuesday, August 16 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center Wednesday, August 17 Pittsburgh, PA Post Gazette Pavilion Friday, August 19 Chicago, IL Lakefront Pavilion at Northerly Island Saturday, August 20 Minneapolis, MN US Bank Theater at Target Center Sunday, August 21 Kansas City, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Thursday, August 25 Los Angeles, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Friday, August 26 Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theatre Saturday, August 27 Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Tuesday, August 30 Concord, CA Chronicle Pavilion Wednesday, August 31 Sacramento, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre Friday, September 2 Portland, OR Clark County Amphitheater
Never Gone is the 4th studio release from the group since their debut in 1997. To date they have garnered 2 Diamond albums (RIAA certification for 10 million sold), as well as numerous multi-platinum certifications for albums, singles and videos. In total they have sold over 73 million albums worldwide.
National media contact: Gina Orr/Jive Records tel. 310-449-2650 Tour media contact: Carlos Vega/Jive Records tel. 212-824-1384 http://www.backstreetboys.com/ http://www.thebackstreetboys.com/
SOURCE: Jive Records
CONTACT: Gina Orr, National media, +1-310-449-2650, or Carlos Vega,
Tour media, +1-212-824-1384, both of Jive Records