Backstreet Boys Never Gone in Stores June 14

Buy Two Tickets Get Two Free Exclusively Through 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 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, 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 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 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 For more information on this special promotion and to check out Backstreet Boys' exclusive in-studio performance for AOL Music Sessions go to

  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
   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 Theatre
    August 10          Portland, ME          Cumberland County Civic Center
   Friday, August 12   Hershey, PA           Star Pavilion at Hersheypark
    August 13          Camden, NJ            Tweeter Center at the
   Sunday, August 14   Boston, MA            Tweeter Center
   Tuesday, August 16  Cincinnati, OH        Riverbend Music Center
    August 17          Pittsburgh, PA        Post Gazette Pavilion
   Friday, August 19   Chicago, IL           Lakefront Pavilion at Northerly
    August 20          Minneapolis, MN       US Bank Theater at Target
   Sunday, August 21   Kansas City, MO       Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
    August 25          Los Angeles, CA       Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
   Friday, August 26   Phoenix, AZ           Dodge Theatre
    August 27          Las Vegas             Mandalay Bay
    August 30          Concord, CA           Chronicle Pavilion
    August 31          Sacramento, CA        Sleep Train Amphitheatre
    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

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

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