DATE: MAY 18, 2010
FROM: MARCEE RONDAN/MITCH SCHNEIDER/ANGELA VILLANUEVA/MEG McLEAN
OZZFEST GOES ALL-IN! FIRST TIME EVER FANS RECEIVE TICKET, NO ADD ON FEES AND
A DIGITAL COPY OF OZZY’S NEW ALBUM ‘SCREAM’ FOR ONE ALL-IN PRICE ONLINE BEFORE JUNE 18
All Tour Dates, All Tickets, Feature All-Inclusive Flat Rate Ticket Pricing
OZZFest has announced all fans who purchase tickets for this summer’s explosive return of OZZFest, before June 18 at LiveNation.com, will receive a digital copy of Ozzy’s new album, SCREAM the day before the album is available in stores. It was also announced that all six dates on the Live Nation produced tour will feature all-in ticket pricing, starting as low as $30 per ticket when purchased in a 4-pack.
Tickets for this summer’s highly anticipated return of OZZFest go on sale to the public beginning May 22 at LiveNation.com.
All fans who purchase tickets at LiveNation.com through June 18 will receive an email with one unique download link per ticket for Ozzy’s new album, Scream, on June 21st, the day before the album is available in stores. (Offer valid for residents of the U.S. and Canada. Download links expire 8/25/10. Additional restrictions may apply.)
The main stage will feature full sets from Ozzy, Mötley Crüe, Rob Halford, DevilDriver and Nonpoint. Second stage headliners and six-time OZZFest veterans Black Label Society will be joined by Drowning Pool, Kingdom of Sorrow, and Goatwhore, Skeletonwitch, Saviours and Kataklysm.
Each OZZFest date will include 13 bands on two stages with music beginning at 1:00 PM. In addition, concert-goers can once again visit the OZZFest “Village of the Damned” featuring a mix of interactive activities, shopping and entertainment throughout the venue concourses.
OZZFest marks the first concerts in the U.S. in connection with the June 22 release of SCREAM (Epic Records), the OZZFest founder’s first album in three years and 10th studio album overall. The new album is fueled by the red hot first single “Let Me Hear You Scream.” Ozzy’s band consists of his Ozzy’s new guitar player, Gus G., bassist Blasko, drummer Tommy Clufetos and keyboardist Adam Wakeman.
THE 2010 OZZFest TOUR DATES:
DATE CITY VENUE
Sat, Aug 14 San Bernardino, CA San Manuel Amphitheater
Tue, Aug 17 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amp.
Thurs, Aug 19 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion
Sat, Aug 21 Hartford, CT Comcast Theatre
Sun, Aug 22 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
Tue, Aug 24 Boston, MA Comcast Center
Since 1996, OZZFest has been a virtual breeding ground for rising bands and has proven to be the blueprint for all new metal festivals. The festival has been instrumental in igniting the careers of platinum-selling artists like System of a Down, Disturbed, Linkin Park, Incubus, Slipknot, Queens of the Stone Age, Godsmack, Avenged Sevenfold, Mudvayne, Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage and Lacuna Coil, among others. It was cited as "one of rock's biggest juggernauts" in the cover feature of Sunday's New York Times' "Arts & Leisure" section (6/25/06).
About Live Nation Entertainment:
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE-LYV) is the largest live entertainment company in the world, consisting of five businesses: concert promotion and venue operations, sponsorship, ticketing solutions, e-commerce and artist management. Live Nation seeks to innovate and enhance the live entertainment experience for artists and fans: before, during and after the show. In 2009, Live Nation sold 140 million tickets, promoted 21,000 concerts, partnered with 850 sponsors and averaged 25 million unique monthly users of its e-commerce sites. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.