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The Bamboozle Announces More Bands

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The Bamboozle Festival, the annual three-day music extravaganza scheduled for April 29, 30 and May 1 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, has announced additional main stage performers. Adding to an already exciting and diverse roster of today’s hottest artists, newly added main stage performers will include: Alkaline Trio, Sam Adams, Thrice, and Further Seems Forever featuring original members including Chris Carrabba (Dashboard Confessional).
Previously announced main stage performers include: Lil Wayne, Mötley Crüe, Taking Back Sunday, The Gaslight Anthem, Wiz Khalifa, Bruno Mars, LMFAO, Chiddy Bang, Dashboard Confessional, A Day To Remember, Boys Like Girls, New Found Glory performing their own set and a Ramones tribute featuring Marky Ramone, Circa Survive, Waka Flocka Flame, Streetlight Manifesto, and the RX Bandits. Tickets for three-day passes are currently available for purchase and beginning today, single day tickets will go on sale. For ticket information as well as additional artists announced and a day by day festival schedule please visit: www.thebamboozle.com. *The festival schedule will be posted today at 3:00PM EST.
Keeping with the tradition of getting fans involved, this year the festival has just announced the ultimate fan appreciation program, “BoozleTwist.” The program, powered by CrowdTwist, launches on TheBamboozle.com on February 1 and allows fans to interact and earn points for promotional activities they do online via Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and on Bamboozle’s website. In turn, they’ll receive amazing Bamboozle rewards and unique VIP artist experiences. For more information please visit: www.thebamboozle.com. In addition, another contest was held, “I Booked Bamboozle” where fans were invited to suggest bands for the 2011 lineup.
In addition to performances, The Bamboozle Festival will feature several events that attendees won’t want to miss. Making its debut this year, The Temple of Boozle will host some of the hottest DJs in the country including Wait What and The Hood Internet, among others. Returning events will include The B-Boy Battle, a breakdancing battle, held on the stage of the same name where the grand prize is the largest cash prize to ever be awarded for a breakdancing competition in the United States.
The Break Contest which, since 2005, has served as the official unsigned band competition of the festival. The winner will receive a performance slot on the main stage and other prizes. Originally held only at New Jersey venues, last year The Break Contest expanded to other states including New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Preliminary rounds began last weekend and finals will be held in April. For more information please visit: www.thebreakcontest.com.
The Bamboozle Festival has become a staple of the music festival circuit drawing over 80,000 fans. Since its inception in 2003, the festival has consistently featured the best music talent from established to new artists spanning multiple music genres. Always ahead of the musical curve, The Bamboozle Festival has previously featured up-and-coming acts who have gone on to become break out artists in their own right including Fall Out Boy, Paramore, My Chemical Romance, Jonas Brothers, and many more.

Taking Back Sunday To Release New Live Album

Reformed Line Up From Band’s First Full Length Release Begin Work on Fifth Studio Album

Burbank, CA – Warner Bros Records artists Taking Back Sunday will be releasing Live From Orensanz on August 17, 2010.  The live acoustic album was recorded over the course of two shows in December of 2009 at the Angel Orensanz Synagogue on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

Surrounded by some of their longest supporters and hometown fans, vocalist Adam Lazzara, guitarist Eddie Reyes and drummer Mark O’Connell along with then-bassist Matt Rubano and guitarist Matt Fazzi performed 11 favorite songs from their catalogue with new instrumentation, multiple drums, stand up bass, piano and the string section Judgement Day. 
A pre-order of Live From Orensanz begins today, July 13th only on www.takingbacksunday.com.  Fans who order the album via the band’s site will receive one track immediately as well an exclusive live DVD of the show.  A special trailer for the release can also be seen on their site.
Since the recording of Live From Orensanz, Lazzara, Reyes and O’Connell have reunited with vocalist/guitarist John Nolan and bass player Shaun Cooper, who departed in 2003 after the release of their 2002 debut Tell All Your Friends.Tell All Your Friends has sold over one million records worldwide, spawned breakthrough anthem “Cute Without the ‘E’ (Cut from the Team)” and launched the band as one of the most influential of its generation.  The band just wrapped a string of sold-out headlining shows and is currently at work on their fifth studio album, which will be recorded in Los Angeles later this summer with producer Eric Valentine.
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