News Segment


April 5, 2006

LOS ANGELES — It was announced today that Poison,one of hard rock’s most iconic and controversial bands, and Cinderella, one ofrock’s most popular bands, will celebrate their 20 Year Anniversaries on theroad this summer with the “20 Years of Rock Tour.” Kicking off on June 13 atthe Midwest Wireless Center in Mankato, MN and culminating on Labor Dayweekend, “20 Years of Rock” will visit over 50 cities across the United Statesand Canada. The tour is being presented by VH1 Classic and Live Nation.

Both bands are commemorating 20 years of making rock history with releasesthat celebrate their important musical legacies. Poison, who have sold morethan 25 Million records worldwide to date, is releasing today a new hits CD,The Best of Poison: 20 Years of Rock. Then on May 23, an expanded, limitededition CD/DVD, The Best Of Poison 20 Years of Rock — Deluxe Tour Editionwill be released just as the band is preparing for their summer trek.

On April 25, Cinderella will release Cinderella: Gold, a 2-CD set of theband’s hits, which highlights the strength of the band’s three multi-platinumalbums, illustrating to rock fans everywhere of their undeniable place in rockhistory.

“Poison is bringing the kind of the kind of summer tour package that rockfans have been waiting for,” said Live Nation Senior Vice President ofTouring, Bruce Kapp. “We are so happy that both Poison and Cinderella decidedto spend their 20th birthdays on the road — it’s a terrific tour at a greatprice.” To coincide with the bands’ 20th anniversaries, and keeping withPoison’s tradition of staying loyal to their music and their fans, lawntickets for each of the outdoor amphitheatre dates will be priced at $20 orunder.

Joining the two bands on a majority of the dates is the Sacramento-basedactive rock quartet EndeverAfter who have been described as the new wave ofHard Rock ‘n’ Roll. Newly signed to Sony Music, the band is honored to be ontour with musicians that inspired their sound.

Presented by VH1 Classic and Live Nation

Jun 13 Mankato, MN Midwest Wireless Center*
Jun 14 Burlington, IA Burlington Steamboat Days*
Jun 16 St. Louis, MO UMB Bank Pavilion
Jun 17 Des Moines, IA Waterworks Park*
Jun 18 Sioux Falls, IA Arena*
Jun 20 Green Bay, WI Oneida Bing & Casino*
Jun 21 Chicago, IL Tweeter Center
Jun 23 Newtown, ND Four Bears Casino*
Jun 24 Fargo, ND Red River Valley Fair*
Jun 25 Rapid City, SD Rushmore Arena*
Jun 27 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre
Jun 29 Lemoore, CA Tachi Casino*
Jun 30 Concord, CA Chronicle Pavilion

Jul 01 San Bernardino, CA Hyundai Pavilion
Jul 02 Phoenix, AZ Cricket Pavilion
Jul 04 Las Vegas The Joint
Jul 06 Oklahoma City, OK Zoo Amphitheatre*
Jul 07 Dallas, TX Smirnoff Music Centre*
Jul 08 San Antonio, TX Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Jul 09 Houston, TX Verizon Wireless Theater
Jul 11 Nashville, TN Starwood Amphitheatre
Jul 12 Lansing, MI Common Ground Music Festival
Jul 13 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
Jul 15 Comstock, NE Comstock Rock Festival*
Jul 16 Denver, CO Coors Amphitheatre*
Jul 18 Indianapolis, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center
Jul 19 Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center*
Jul 20 Pittsburgh, PA Post Gazette Pavilion
Jul 22 Kansas City, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Jul 23 Cadot, WI Rock Fest/Chippewa Valley Music*
Jul 25 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion
Jul 26 Washington, DC Nissan Pavilion
Jul 28 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
Jul 29 West Bend, WI Washington County Fair Park*
Jul 30 Columbus, OH Germain Amphitheater

Aug 01 Toronto Molson Amphitheatre*
Aug 02 Buffalo, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Aug 04 Clearfield, PA Clearfield County Fair*
Aug 05 Boston, MA Tweeter Center
Aug 06 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug 08 Wantagh, NY Jones Beach Theater
Aug 09 Hartford, CT Dodge Music Center
Aug 11 Hershey, PA Hershey Park Star Pavilion
Aug 12 Virginia Beach, VA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Aug 13 Wildwood, NJ Wildwood Convention Center
Aug 15 Raleigh, NC Alltel Pavilion at Walnut Creek
Aug 16 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Aug 18 Birmingham, AL Verizon Wireless Music Center
Aug 19 St. Petersburg, FL Times Forum*
Aug 20 West Palm Beach, FL Sound Advice Amphitheatre
Aug 22 Orlando, FL Hard Rock Live
Aug 23 Myrtle Beach, FL Hard Rock Live*
Aug 25 Atlanta, GA Hi Fi Buys Amphitheatre

*Not Live Nation Events
All dates, cities and ticket prices subject to change.

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