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SHINEDOWN ANNOUNCE TOURING PLANS FOR 2009

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  • January 14 2009
    SHINEDOWN ANNOUNCE TOURING PLANS FOR 2009
    By  Shinedown

    Hey everyone, here is the press release we are sending out announcing our tour. We wanted you to see it first:

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    JANUARY 14, 2009

    SHINEDOWN ANNOUNCE TOURING PLANS FOR 2009;
    Eight Country European Tour begins January 21st in London, with U.S. Dates To Follow;
    Second Chance goes to #1 At Rock Radio;
    Companion Music Video Added
    to Fuses Rock & Alternative Countdown Shows

    New York, NY Atlantic recording group Shinedown will kick off 2009 with an eight-country, European tour starting on January 21st at Londons O2 Academy Islington. The Jacksonville, FL-based band will make stops in Paris, Amsterdam and Stockholm for the Radio Bandit Awards among numerous other cities.

    Beginning with the Punk To Crunk Festival in Lafayette, LA, on February 23rd, the group returns for another run of U.S. tour dates (see attached itinerary). More shows will be announced as the band expects to be on the road for the rest of the year in support of The Sound Of Madness. Fans can check www.shinedown.com for the latest tour updates and information.

    In other news, Shinedown has landed their second consecutive #1 hit at rock radio with http://shinedown.com/videos">Second Chance</a>. The bands run of hit singles from their first three albums makes them one of the most successful rock bands of the decade. Shinedown launched Second Chance with a blistering performance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno this past fall. The songs companion music video made its debut on MSN.com at the start of the new year and has been added to FUSEs Rock & Alternative Countdown shows. Second Chance goes to Top 40 radio later this month.

    Shinedowns latest album, The Sound Of Madness, was produced by multiple Grammy Award-winner Rob Cavallo (Kid Rock, Green Day, My Chemical Romance). Upon its release it became the bands biggest debut of their career landing at # 8 its first week on the charts. The album has remained on the Billboard Top 200 album chart for 16 consecutive weeks. Both singles from The Sound of Madness: "Devour" and "Second Chance" have reached #1 on the Billboard Active and Mediabase Rock charts.

    SHINEDOWN 2009 WORLD TOUR DATES
    Europe
    Jan 21 London, UK O2 Academy Islington
    Jan 22 Birmingham, UK Barfly
    Jan 23 Glasgow, UK King Tuts Wah Wah Hut
    Jan 25 Manchester, UK Academy
    Jan 27 Amsterdam, NE Melkweg
    Jan 28 Paris, FR La Maroquiniere
    Jan 30 Stockholm, SWE Radio Bandit Awards
    Feb 1 Helsinki, FIN Tavastia
    Feb 3 Hamburg, GER Logo
    Feb 4 Berlin, GER Lido
    Feb 6 Cologne, GER Luxor
    Feb 8 Munich, GER Ampere
    Feb 9 Zurich, SWT Abart
    Feb 10 Vienna, AUS Verein Forum Wien Arena

    U.S.
    Feb-23 Lafayette, LA Punk to Crunk Festival
    Feb-25 Charleston, SC Music Farm
    Feb-27 Jacksonville, NC Hooligans
    Feb-28 Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theater
    Mar 2 Columbia, SC Level
    Mar 3 Asheville, NC Orange Peel
    Mar 5 Jim Thorpe, PA Penns Peak
    Mar 6 Albany, NY Northern Lights
    Mar 7 Rochester, NY The Armory
    Mar 9 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
    Mar 10 Cincinnati, OH Bogarts
    Mar 11 Mokena, IL Pearl Room
    Mar 13 Kansas City, MO Midland Theater
    Mar 15 Kearny, NE First Tier Event Center
    Mar 17 Sioux Falls, SD Ramkota Hall
    Mar 18 Bismarck, ND Civic Center
    Mar 20 Rochester, MN Mayo Civic Center

    For up-to-the-minute news and information, please visit www.shinedown.com and www.myspace.com/shinedown .

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Hey everyone, here is the press release we are sending out announcing our tour. We wanted you to see it first:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JANUARY 14, 2009

SHINEDOWN ANNOUNCE TOURING PLANS FOR 2009;
Eight Country European Tour begins January 21st in London, with U.S. Dates To Follow;
Second Chance goes to #1 At Rock Radio;
Companion Music Video Added
to Fuses Rock & Alternative Countdown Shows

New York, NY Atlantic recording group Shinedown will kick off 2009 with an eight-country, European tour starting on January 21st at Londons O2 Academy Islington. The Jacksonville, FL-based band will make stops in Paris, Amsterdam and Stockholm for the Radio Bandit Awards among numerous other cities.

Beginning with the Punk To Crunk Festival in Lafayette, LA, on February 23rd, the group returns for another run of U.S. tour dates (see attached itinerary). More shows will be announced as the band expects to be on the road for the rest of the year in support of The Sound Of Madness. Fans can check www.shinedown.com for the latest tour updates and information.

In other news, Shinedown has landed their second consecutive #1 hit at rock radio with http://shinedown.com/videos">Second Chance</a>. The bands run of hit singles from their first three albums makes them one of the most successful rock bands of the decade. Shinedown launched Second Chance with a blistering performance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno this past fall. The songs companion music video made its debut on MSN.com at the start of the new year and has been added to FUSEs Rock & Alternative Countdown shows. Second Chance goes to Top 40 radio later this month.

Shinedowns latest album, The Sound Of Madness, was produced by multiple Grammy Award-winner Rob Cavallo (Kid Rock, Green Day, My Chemical Romance). Upon its release it became the bands biggest debut of their career landing at # 8 its first week on the charts. The album has remained on the Billboard Top 200 album chart for 16 consecutive weeks. Both singles from The Sound of Madness: "Devour" and "Second Chance" have reached #1 on the Billboard Active and Mediabase Rock charts.

SHINEDOWN 2009 WORLD TOUR DATES
Europe
Jan 21 London, UK O2 Academy Islington
Jan 22 Birmingham, UK Barfly
Jan 23 Glasgow, UK King Tuts Wah Wah Hut
Jan 25 Manchester, UK Academy
Jan 27 Amsterdam, NE Melkweg
Jan 28 Paris, FR La Maroquiniere
Jan 30 Stockholm, SWE Radio Bandit Awards
Feb 1 Helsinki, FIN Tavastia
Feb 3 Hamburg, GER Logo
Feb 4 Berlin, GER Lido
Feb 6 Cologne, GER Luxor
Feb 8 Munich, GER Ampere
Feb 9 Zurich, SWT Abart
Feb 10 Vienna, AUS Verein Forum Wien Arena

U.S.
Feb-23 Lafayette, LA Punk to Crunk Festival
Feb-25 Charleston, SC Music Farm
Feb-27 Jacksonville, NC Hooligans
Feb-28 Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theater
Mar 2 Columbia, SC Level
Mar 3 Asheville, NC Orange Peel
Mar 5 Jim Thorpe, PA Penns Peak
Mar 6 Albany, NY Northern Lights
Mar 7 Rochester, NY The Armory
Mar 9 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
Mar 10 Cincinnati, OH Bogarts
Mar 11 Mokena, IL Pearl Room
Mar 13 Kansas City, MO Midland Theater
Mar 15 Kearny, NE First Tier Event Center
Mar 17 Sioux Falls, SD Ramkota Hall
Mar 18 Bismarck, ND Civic Center
Mar 20 Rochester, MN Mayo Civic Center

For up-to-the-minute news and information, please visit www.shinedown.com and www.myspace.com/shinedown .

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