Verizon Wireless Gives Puddle of Mudd Fans a True Interactive Concert Experience

IRVINE, CA — Alternative rock band Puddle of Mudd's 'Life on Display' album release tour will be an interactive experience for all fans who choose to participate, thanks to Verizon Wireless. The Web site opens the door to register-to-win concert tickets, a Web-based music remixing tool, band bios and more. Specialized Get It NowSM ring tones and wallpaper content are available for fans who are also Verizon Wireless Get It Now customers.

Fans can register to win free tickets to concerts in Phoenix, San Diego, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco. At each of these concerts, 20 winners will be randomly drawn to meet the band and one fan will be chosen to remix a Puddle of Mudd single, "Away From Me."

From the five winners selected to remix the single, the band will award one grand prizewinner a trip to the final performance in Seattle, Wash., complete with hotel suite accommodations and a ride to the show in a Hummer limo. The grand prize winner's remix will also become a wireless ring tone, available to Verizon Wireless customers using Get It Now service.

"We are excited to be able to use wireless technology to create lots of ways to connect music fans to the Puddle of Mudd 'Life on Display' tour," said Gregg Yacovone, director of marketing for the West Area, Verizon Wireless.

Tour dates hosted by Verizon Wireless include: Nov. 13, 2003 in Phoenix, Ariz. at the Celebrity Theater; Nov. 14, 2003 in Los Angeles, Calif. at the Avalon; Nov. 15, 2003 in San Diego, Calif. at Soma; Nov. 16, 2003 in Las Vegas, NV at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino; Nov. 18, 2003 in San Francisco, Calif. at the Grand Ballroom; Nov. 20, 2003 in Portland, Ore. at the Roseland Theater and Nov. 21, 2003 in Seattle, Wash. at Moore Theater.

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